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Lake Information for Waiakea Pond


The Waiakea Public Fishing Area includes that portion of the Waiakea fish pond in the Wailoa River State Park in Hilo, south of the footbridge over Wailoa River, including the flood control channel and Mahohuli fish pond. A boat launching ramp is located within the park. Rules of the state parks system also apply to the use of the facility.

The following is permitted at Waiakea Pond:
To fish with not more than one line and one lure, or two single hooks in tandem no more than two inches apart.
To use a dip net not exceeding 18 inches in diameter to land crabs lured to baited lines or to catch shrimp for bait purposes.
To fish for, take or possess an overall total of 20 fishes that include aholehole, ulua (including papio) and mullet, provided mullet shall not comprise more than ten fishes.
With a valid Freshwater Game Fishing License, to fish for, take or possess any introduced freshwater game fishes.

Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Bass Family
Waiakea Pond
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Businesses Located Nearby

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    Chiripa Sport Fishing Incorporated
  • - Hilo, HI
  • (808) 325-7278

Vacation Rental

    A Aloha Vacation Rentals
  • 605 Ponahawai St - Hilo, HI
  • (808) 217-7494

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