Hurricane Kayaks and Legacy Paddlesports are pleased to announce an agreement to combine their companies. The owners of Hurricane and Legacy will each have a significant stake in the new entity. Don Grigg, co-owner of Hurricane, will serve as Chief Executive Officer.
“YakAngler’s Inside and Out” - What is it? What does it mean? Why are we doing it?
These are the questions that came to mind when we started the long journey to develop this series. It all started at the Kayak Fishing Boondoggle™, when Adam Hayes, Mark Watanabe, and I discussed what we could do to promote the sport we all love and show why we love it so much.
Earlier this month, we dropped the press release about “YakAngler’s Inside and Out”, the new web series brought to you by YakAngler.com and host Jameson Redding.
YakAngler.com - your ultimate kayak fishing resource - is launching a new web series titled “YakAngler’s Inside and Out”, hosted by well-known kayak fishing personality Jameson Redding. Jameson will travel around the country capturing kayak fishing events, tournaments, manufacturer tours, fishing with local celebrities, and bringing you the inside and out of the kayak fishing industry.
If you have been following the fishing media about the James Lebowitz Memorial Cal Poly Pomona Scholarship, you have already seen some incredibly generous acts of kindness. Multiple manufacturers have donated kayaks to help raise money for the fund.
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.