There are few things in life that get me excited more than the thought of camping - the sights, the sounds, the smells... Ever since I was a very young child, my parents would take me and my brother camping. We usually went four or five times a year, and waited anxiously between campouts. The minute the truck backed into our spot and stopped, we would jump out and cover every inch of whatever state park we were visiting.
With the growth of kayak fishing, it's no surprise to hear about Wilderness Systems expanding their Pro Staff for 2015. The Wildly Pro Staff has been beefed up with an additional nineteen kayak anglers representing the company throughout the country in kayak fishing tournaments, kayak shows, and other events specific to the kayak fishing industry.
Regional Pro Richard Ofner is a Hobie Top Gun. Does this mean Hobie is now in the fighter manufacturing business, or maybe Richard will be trading call signs with Iceman and Maverick; no. (We just couldn't resist the Top Gun Head In A Hole.) The Top Gun Educational Program is a group of elite kayak angers from the Hobie fishing team that have been picked because of their contributions to the sport of kayak fishing. It was no surprise we found Richard on this inaugural list.
Earlier today Bending Branches announced their newest team members for 2015. Marty Huges our long time Pro Team member out of Nebraska and 2014 Kayak Anglers Choice Awards Angler of the Year Joel Abrahamsson were some of the names on Bending Branches impressive list of kayak fishermen. See the below press release for the full list of anglers.
Drew Gregory walked us through the prototype "Coosa HD" at Outdoor Retailer 2014. The well-rounded Coosa HD will give kayak fishermen a little more room and stability, especially when compared to the original "Coosa". See Jackson Kayaks' full press release below.
I have been a photographer for the last twenty-five years, and a kayaker eight of those. It was inevitable my two passions would come together. This “Tips” article is for those of us who like to bring more than just a point-and-shoot camera along for the ride.