Here I was trying to pull the Moray out on a 30lb class trolling rod. It wasn't even close to pulling the Moray out of its hole.
We then moved to Makai Pier so Michael can pick at more species. I fished bread hoping to catch the Bluespine Unicornfish, Orangespine Unicornfish and other herbivores. I caught lots of reef fish, Millet Butterflyfish, Threadfin Butterflyfish, Saddle Wrasse, Green Damselfish, Hawaiian Gregory, Hawaiian Dascyllus...etc...but none of the targets I wanted could get at the bait with all these bait thieves around.
After a while, a Spotfin Porcupinefish joined the party. Since I had already caught one, I gave Michael first try at it. The fish refused his suspended chunk of squid. I decided to try for it and it rather fancied my squid that was resting on the bottom.
I returned to bread fishing and was merely feeding the fish until the last drop when I finally hooked a juvenile Yellowfin Surgeonfish fairly.
Yellowfin Surgeonfish (Acanthurus xanthopterus) - Species #511
To top off a fun afternoon session, we saw a great sunset (as always) near Hawaii Kai.