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  • Net result, Wallen wins Hobie Bass Open

    Monday, June 12, 2017

    The one that got away didn’t and the third time was the charm for Jay Wallen of Lexington, Kentucky, who, after finishing third the past two years, battled through to take the Hobie Bass Open win. This was year four of the tournament that took place on Kentucky Lake in Marshall County, Kentucky, June 10-11. “I’m […]

  • Wilderness Systems sponsors top 2017 tournaments

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    Wilderness Systems is fueling anglers’ competitive edge as the fishing kayak manufacturer has stepped up to sponsor the world’s largest freshwater and saltwater kayak fishing tournaments in 2017, including the Kayak Bass Fishing National Championship and Louisiana’s famed Ride the Bull event. “Wilderness Systems is dedicated to promoting, strengthening and growing the kayak fishing community,” […]

  • Fish and Wildlife Service Bans Fishing Tackle

    Monday, January 23, 2017

    According to the American Sportfishing Association, the day before President Obama left office, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued an edict to phase out the use of traditional fishing tackle on the hundreds of thousands of square miles of public lands under its management. Director’s Order No. 219 will, “require the use of nontoxic […]

  • Utah Supreme Courts Weighs Stream Access

    Friday, January 13, 2017

    SALT LAKE CITY – Years of legal uncertainty surrounding public access of Utah streams and waterways soon could be resolved, as the Utah Supreme Court prepares to issue a ruling on a controversial state law prohibiting public access on waters that cross private property. On Monday, the court heard oral arguments on Utah’s stream access […]

  • Dolan steps down as Heroes CEO

    Tuesday, December 20, 2016

    Dolan’s Journey: from just fishing to CEO to just fishing again As of December 31, 2016, Jim Dolan will no longer be the CEO of Heroes on the Water, a 501c3 non-profit that serves veterans, active duty military and their families through the pleasure and power of therapeutic kayak fishing. When Jim Dolan decided to make a change […]

  • Lessard Scores Second Hobie Title

    Sunday, December 11, 2016

    Steve Lessard of the USA became the first two-time Hobie Fishing World Champion when he held off Richard Somerton of Australia to win the Hobie Fishing World Championship 6 Presented by Rhino-Rack.Lessard, a Louisiana resident, credited the tough conditions for his victory. “Had we not had this weather I wouldn’t be standing here,” he said […]

  • Scotch Doubles, Leads Hobie Worlds

    Friday, December 9, 2016

    Team USA’s Matthew Scotch leads with 56 total inches of fish after day one of three days of competition in Hobie Fishing World Championship 6 action out of Leeville, Louisiana. Scotch, who qualified via the Hobie Bass Open, tallied a 38-inch redfish and an 18-inch seatrout in windy conditions that ended with 7 members of Team USA in the […]

  • Hobie Fishing Worlds Underway

    Wednesday, December 7, 2016

    The top kayak anglers from around the globe launched this morning (Wednesday, Dec. 7) in the bayous of Leeville, Louisiana for one last day of pre-fishing as the 2016 Hobie Fishing Worlds 6 presented by Rhino-Rack® is underway.The 49 anglers from 17 countries all qualified for the event in local tournaments or because of success […]

  • Latest Kayak Fish Video Magazine Rocks

    Monday, November 21, 2016

    Kayak Fish Video Magazine Issue 8, better known as KFVM8, is live and the new video magazine rocks with both the best in fishing tips and gear, not to mention some more great recipes and the latest in how to film your hot action on the water. Leading off the lineup is Hobie’s Morgan Promnitz. […]

  • Heroic Veterans Thrive Kayaking

    Friday, November 11, 2016

    This video provided by Heroes on the Water sponsor Wilderness Systems tells the story of Jason Austin, a military policeman with 19 years of service, who was injured in an explosion when his car hit several IEDs. On top of the serious physical injuries he faced from the accident, he suffered from post traumatic stress. […]

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