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Keeping Tradition Alive with Ancient Hawaiian Fishing Lures [VIDEO]

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Ancient Hawaiian fishing methods reveal much about a culture and the origin of the sport we all love. 

The ancient Hawaiians utilized available materials and methods to feed themselves, and there are people who keep those traditions alive by making lures and fishing like the ancients.

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Fishermen today go to the store or online and purchase ready-made gear. Imagine having to build your own boat, make line, and craft lures out of bone and shell.

The people using the ancient techniques in Hawaii are truly getting a hands-on cultural fishing experience by moving away from synthetic materials and working with sustainable and traditional materials.

Their lures are really works of art.

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Keeping Tradition Alive with Ancient Hawaiian Fishing Lures [VIDEO]