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Amazingly, yes, there is trout fishing on Kauai -- in Kokee on the northwest side of the island. And, of course, the trout are rainbow. Here's the hook-line-and-sinker, quoted verbatim, from the State of Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources:
"Location: The Kokee Public Fishing Area includes certain streams, reservoirs and ditches in the Kokee State Park on Kauai.
And when you get bored with all the fishing regulations, there's also seasonal plum picking and pig hunting! You don't want to know the rules...
May da Big Kahuna suggest that, instead of fishing, you consider leaving the fish in their water homes where they live (unless you are in a survival situation). We are learning that fish do us humans more good when they stay in the water.
To visit fish in their natural habitat, try a snorkeling or SCUBA diving adventure, though you won't see freshwater trout in the Blue Pacific.
The fish and I thank you, as do our respective descendants...
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