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September 26, 2019
National Geographic’s current issue is about that fragile connection between all things
We all need nature to help us
Celebrate by locating an NHF Day event near where you live, there are many.
By Rick Clunn
Saturday is National Hunting and Fishing Day, and I know that there is some special day to celebrate ... Read More >>
September 11, 2019 Every fisherman knows, or quickly learns, that retrieving your catch or baitfish from the Livewell can be a sticky and painful experience—that is until now. With the Angler’s Best Livewell Buddy, retrieving your catch or baitfish, even the elusive pinfish, is quick, easy and painless.
The Livewell Buddy is a flexible, ... Read More >>
May 23, 2019
Elite Kayak Anglers from Around the Globe to Attend First-of-Its-Kind Competition
Cookeville, Tennessee selected to host the first-ever Pan-American Kayak Bass Championship May 28-31, 2019
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Cookeville-Putnam County Visitors’ Bureau, along with USA Bass and Pan-American Sportfishing Federation, announced today that Cookeville will serve as home to the inaugural Pan-American ... Read More >>
April 19, 2019
“We Keep It Wild” program set for needed help from Outdoor Industry
EVERYDAY PEOPLE Can Support this program through product purchase and donation
Together, we have helped protect 51 million acres, 3,107 river miles, removed or halted 34 dams, purchased 14 climbing areas & designated 5 marine reserves
A diverse assortment of 22 ... Read More >>
August 31, 2018
Quieter, Faster, More Stable
Massive Storage, H-Rail Deluxe
By Matt Aboussie
OCEANSIDE, CALIFORNIA. (August 27, 2018) – Hobie, the leading manufacturer of pedal kayaks and other premium watercraft, today announce a new evolution of the world’s most popular pedal kayak, the Mirage Outback. The new Outback blends technical innovation and twenty ... Read More >>
August 27, 2018 By Mike Pehanich
Sturgeon ancestry dates back to the dinosaurs. But catching these giants from a kayak, is a fresh new sport!
For us outdoor folks, Northwoods travel comes with great expectations. Anticipation grows feverish when the destination is a renowned fishery.
My destination this August was the Rainy River, fabled for its ... Read More >>
August 22, 2018 By Mike Pehanich
Getting a kayak from your vehicle to the water can sometimes be the toughest challenge of the day. Save time and energy for the fish by outfitting your kayak with a set of wheels!
One of the kayak angler’s most important accessories seldom reaches the water.
The kayak cart!
Wheeled kayak ... Read More >>
August 3, 2018
Kayak bass fishing star Jay Wallen provides ledge fishing tips
Texas rig and Carolina rig worms and heavy jigs are key deep water tools
Foot-controlled Mirage Drive on Hobie Pro Angler aids boat control
By Mike Pehanich
To WIN summer tournaments often means mining big bass from deep-water “ledges.” Here kayak pro Jay Wallen ... Read More >>
July 24, 2018
2015 Hobie Bass Open winner Tyson Peterson takes 2018 crown
Peterson and Komyati to fish Hobie World Fishing Championship 8
Eric Siddiqi takes back one-day tournament record
Kristine Fischer (3rd place) earns first Top Five finish by female angler
By Mike Pehanich
The 2018 Hobie Bass Open on Kentucky Lake, won by Tyson Peterson, featured ... Read More >>
June 27, 2018 After Dwayne Taff celebrated his historic $100,000 win at the 2018 KBF National Championship awards ceremony, he thanked many people, but only one lure — the Chatterbait Jack Hammer.
It took awhile for Dwayne Taff to put his win over 751 competitors on Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley during the 2018 ... Read More >>
July 31, 2017
Kentucky Lake, Kentucky
Home of Big Bass
The third time was the charm for Jay Wallen of Lexington, Kentucky. After finishing third the past two years, Wallen has battled through to take the Hobie Bass Open win. This was year four of the tournament that took place on Kentucky Lake in Marshall ... Read More >>
June 22, 2017
Certain optional kayak gear is handy and necessary.
Customize your fishing kayak for comfort and function.
By Jim Low
With a new Kayak, there are quite a few features to look for, understand and think about. Here are some of the features that are important to me:
ADJUSTABLE SEATS & FOOT BRACES
Before writing a ... Read More >>
June 13, 2017
These craft are made to order for fishing small and remote waters.
You will never go back to aluminum canoes once you’ve fished from a kayak.
You can customize a fishing kayak for anything.
By Jim Low
Ask anyone who has fished an Ozark stream (or anywhere) in a kayak, and you are likely ... Read More >>
March 5, 2017 • Brandon Buckner & Mark Sepe Win $30,000 Top Prize
• Micro-Power Pole was Key for Heavy Wind
• Schooled Fish: In Sandbar/Grassbed Potholes
• Scented Soft-Plastics and Topwater Baits Most Effective
By Forrest Fisher
The weather provided an extra challenge for competitive Redfish anglers as the 2017 Inshore Fish Association kicked off the Redfish ... Read More >>
March 2, 2017 The clear and warmer than usual waters off the southwest Florida coast at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda, will be the site this weekend where Redfish Anglers will gather to compete on March 3 (boats) and 4 (kayaks). Photo Credit: Hobie Fishing
• IFA 2017 Florida West Division events set for ... Read More >>
February 20, 2017
How to Choose, Many Makers
Things to Consider, Tackle Storage
Peddle or Paddle? Sit or Stand?
By Forrest Fisher
There is a new wave of fishing access, waterway fun and outdoor adventure that is sweeping our young-minded nation. The portability and capability of new kayak products are more popular and in greater demand every ... Read More >>
October 18, 2016 -Mechanism is Lightweight, Innovative
-Paddling with Legs: Good for Healthy Body Circulation
-Perfect for the Weekend Fisherman or Recreational Boater
By Forrest Fisher
My first introduction to Hobie Kayak’s was five years ago and resulted in just one simple word of expression – that word was “WOW!” In our first use, my granddaughter and ... Read More >>
May 10, 2016 June 3-5, 2016 – Epic Bass Fishing Event
If you are a kayak angler and you fish for big bass, you will want to be sure to check out the third annual Hobie Bass Open. Presented by Marshall County Kentucky Tourism and Kentucky Dam Village, the classic event will take place ... Read More >>