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Brendan Bayard

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USA Brendan is known down in Louisiana as one of the “go-to-guys” for anything kayak fishing related. Whether it’s a simple tip on what lure to use for tomorrow’s trip out on the water, to the more complicated kayak rigging applications, Brendan is always looking to help his fellow kayak […]

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Guillermo Gonzalez

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USA Guillermo Gonzalez was born in Puerto Rico and raised in South Florida. During his teenage years, he could be found way back in a brackish canal chasing Largemouth Bass, Peacock Bass, and Snook; or on an open flat in the middle of Everglades National Park stalking Redfish. He currently […]

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Aaron Spry

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USA Aaron grew up on the Texas Coast fishing for redfish and trout. Floundering was on of his favorite thing to do as a kid. He currently lives in Austin Texas and has been into competitive kayak bass fishing for the last 7 year. If he isn’t fishing the Central […]

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Matthew Vann

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USA Matthew Vann is a Florida Native, husband, & father of 5 sons. He grew up fishing with his Dad for bass, bluegill, & catfish in North West Florida on the Escambia River. As a young boy, he learned to fly fish on the creeks & rivers of Western North […]

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Benton Parrott

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USA Benton currently resides in Florida but he is originally from North Carolina and his childhood was spent fishing the Carolina coasts. A move to central Alabama in the early 80’s introduced him to fresh water fishing, where he frequented the Tallapoosa River and Lake Martin areas. In the mid […]

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Eric Harrison

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USA Eric Harrison has been fishing from Hobie kayaks for ten years and he has been an avid kayak fisherman for the last fifteen years. Growing up in Southern California, he fished almost every day, year round. Living in the Boston area he doesn’t get out as much, but still […]

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Matthew Scotch

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USA When he heard that Hobie Worlds 6 was coming to Louisiana to chase redfish, flounder, and speckled trout Matthew M. Scotch knew he had to find a way to get in on the fun. A former chef turned kayak tournament angler and fishing guide, Scotch runs kayak guide service […]

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Ron Champion

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USA Ron Champion is a seasoned tournament angler who grew up fishing creeks, ponds and reservoirs in Tennessee but he now resides in Georgia. He started fishing when he was about 5 years old with his dad. Coming over from the Bass Boat side of fishing it didn’t take long […]

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Steve Lessard

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USA Steve Lessard was the 2014 Hobie® Kayak Fishing World Champion. He won the title at his first world championship tournament, in unknown waters on Vinkenveen Plassen, just outside of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, fishing for Zander, Perch and Pike. Steve was the second world champion to come from the USA after Marty Mood […]

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