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.
Love it, hate it – let us know what you think about those kayak fishing products! YakAngler is assembling the ultimate kayak fishing review site, and we need your help. Starting in February, we will be giving away a $25 Austin Kayak gift certificate every month for the next four months. All you have to do to enter is review your gear. Every new review you post each month is another entry for a chance to win.
Let’s say you lived in the NY/NJ area and loved to kayak fish saltwater, but didn’t have anywhere to go fishing or anywhere to store your kayak. So you sell your kayak and after a while you begin to really miss it. What would you do? You would bicycle from your home to the Bahamas, right? “Yeah, that’s what I would….SAY WHAT?”
November 04, 2014 – The Werner Paddles story is a unique one, family owned, handcrafted in Sultan WA, a pursuit of performance born from and carried on from a love for paddling. Today we are honored to better tell this story and showcase our paddle line, with our latest website.
On October 31st, 2014, the feature video of Joel Abrahamsson’s record breaking catch was publish on YouTube. In the feature film, Abrahamsson sets the new kayak fishing world record by catching a 1,225 pound Greenland shark measuring 13’1” in length. The fish was estimated to be over 200 years old.