While shore fishing with a father and his 9 year old son, at a secret spot on the northwest side of Maui, we had quite a bit of action right from the start. We lost a couple big fish but they ended up landing a really nice lai (leatherback jack). They are strong fighters and give a good pull. Their skin is a shiny, white, silvery color like a mirror. Some people in Hawaii like to use the skin of the lai to make lures with. Another catch from that trip was a giant needle fish dubbed the poor man’s marlin because they are so acrobatic when on the line. Because of this they usually come off the hook but this boy was able to bring it in!