HOBIE FISHING WORLDS 8 2019

We are very excited to announce the location of the Hobie Fishing Worlds 8, in 2019, will be on the Gold Coast, Queensland, in Australia.

Australia Team For Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 Announced

The team to represent Australia at the 8th Hobie® Fishing World Championship presented by Daiwa, which will be held on the Gold Coast in Queensland (Qld), Australia, was announced in Huskisson, NSW, Australia today.
The Australia team for 2019 is: Kris Hickson (NSW); Jack Gammie (NSW); Glenn Allen (NSW); Simon Morley (NSW); Tyson Hayes (Qld); David Shanahan (Vic); Andrew Hancox (NSW) and Richard Benson (NSW). Mark Young (NSW), also received a place in Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 (HFW8) by winning the “Anglers Choice Award” at the last world championship in Amal, Sweden in 2018.

Start Planning Your Trip Now!

The Gold Coast provides an incredible range of accommodation opportunities to suit any budget. Within an easy walk from the event location, a number of Hotels, Guest Houses, and Caravan Parks can be found.

Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 official accommodation – Broadwater Tourist Park boasts one of the best locations on the Gold Coast. Overlooking the stunning Broadwater and adjacent to the iconic Broadwater Parklands, the park is centrally located in Southport, only 5km from Surfers Paradise.

Within easy reach of all theme parks and many other famous Gold Coast attractions, the park is well serviced by local buses and is only 1km from the Southport light rail station and Australia Fair shopping centre. Local dining and shopping options are plentiful and only a short walk or drive from this ideal spot.

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AUSTRALIA TEAM FOR HFW8 ANNOUNCED
The team to represent Australia at the 8th Hobie® Fishing World Championship presented by Daiwa, which will be held on the Gold Coast in Queensland (Qld), Australia, was announced in Huskisson, NSW, Australia today.

The Australia team was selected from the top eight anglers in the Hobie Kayak Bream Series 10 Angler of the Year pointscore. The standings were calculated from an angler’s best five tournament finishes in the eleven round, national series.
 
The Australia team for 2019 is: Kris Hickson (NSW); Jack Gammie (NSW); Glenn Allen (NSW); Simon Morley (NSW); Tyson Hayes (Qld); David Shanahan (Vic); Andrew Hancox (NSW) and Richard Benson (NSW). Mark Young (NSW), also received a place in Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 (HFW8) by winning the “Anglers Choice Award” at the last world championship in Amal, Sweden in 2018.

Read the full Story in the News section at https://www.hobiefishingworlds.com

AUSTRALIA TEAM FOR HFW8 ANNOUNCED
The team to represent Australia at the 8th Hobie® Fishing World Championship presented by Daiwa, which will be held on the Gold Coast in Queensland (Qld), Australia, was announced in Huskisson, NSW, Australia today.

The Australia team was selected from the top eight anglers in the Hobie Kayak Bream Series 10 Angler of the Year pointscore. The standings were calculated from an angler’s best five tournament finishes in the eleven round, national series.

The Australia team for 2019 is: Kris Hickson (NSW); Jack Gammie (NSW); Glenn Allen (NSW); Simon Morley (NSW); Tyson Hayes (Qld); David Shanahan (Vic); Andrew Hancox (NSW) and Richard Benson (NSW). Mark Young (NSW), also received a place in Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 (HFW8) by winning the “Anglers Choice Award” at the last world championship in Amal, Sweden in 2018.

Read the full Story in the News section at www.hobiefishingworlds.com
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Great team! Good luck to all of you. And heaven help you all if you let someone from overseas win it! 😈😛

Can’t wait 🤘🏻

Congratulations guys 😅

Congrats to Australian team well done

Congratulations guys enjoy the Gold Coast

Congrats guys , Australia well represented 💪👍

Congrats

Congrats all. Well done Tyson Hayes 👍

Congratulations.. all the best (Y)

Awesome result guys best of luck

Congratulations Aussie team ... strong representation there. 👍🏼👍🏼

Well done guys!!

Well done to all anglers. What a great achievement 👍

Well done David make Orbost proud.

Awesome stuff. Huge congratulations to our Aussie team. WooHoo! Brilliant. Good luck boys! 👏🏻👏🏻🐟🐟🐟

Mark young FTW on and off the arena 😂

Congratulations shorty

Congratulations. Good luck Jack!

Outstanding work guys...congrats to all

Congrats Well done to all 🎣👍

Awesome Andrew Shorty Hancox might get a chance to come see ya this time mate well done great achievement

Congrats solid team of top anglers. 👍🍺🇦🇨

Good luck fellas 👍👍

Congrats guys

Congrats to all who made the team, enjoy it!

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Its nearly time for International anglers to book your trip, why not stay a while and discover everything that makes Australia so amazing.
The sundrenched, towering skyline, of the Gold Coast, reaches skyward on the south-east Queensland coastal strip which attracts tourists from across the globe. It is home to incredible theme parks like Dreamworld, Sea World and Wet’nWild, and a host of other amazing tourist attractions. While renowned as a party town, with flashing lights, pumping music and golden suntans, the Gold Coast’s pristine backcountry abounds with hiking trails that crisscross mountain ridges and valleys, a home to rare birds, exotic animals and untouched sub-tropical rainforest.
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James on the money mate

I must go

I’m so excited for this!!

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Sweet!

Richard Benson

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Past Hobie Fishing World Champions

Target Species – Yellow Fin Bream

target species yellow fin bream1The Yellow Fin Bream is one of Australia’s most important recreational and commercial fish species due to their ability to thrive in salt and fresh water environments. Over the years they have adapted to be versatile enough to feed on a large variety of estuarine food sources and cope with the introduction of human influence extremely well making them one of the most popular target species available throughout the Australia.

Yellow Fin Bream are one of the most widely distributed species in Australia and are located from the far south of WA near Kalbarri, throughout the northern Kimberley to the whole east coast of Australia. They are most prevalent in the estuarine systems of NSW and QLD.

target species yellow fin breamThese fish are an incredibly slow growing species, reaching maturity at around 15 – 20cm in length and 2 – 3 years of age. They possess immature ovaries and testes at this early stage and not until the bream’s first spawn will it decide whether it wants to be a female or a male. Spawning takes place between November to January throughout Australia with water temperature, salinity, availability of food and appropriate habitat all playing a major role in the spawning success of the species. Reaching maximum recorded lengths of 65cm and 4kg in weight although most encountered specimens average around 800 grams with anything over a kilo regarded as being a quality fish.

Yellow Fin Bream prefer most estuary habitats and inshore waters from shallow sandy and muddy bays to deeper channels and areas with both natural and man-made structures. Wharves, piers, pylons, drains, rock walls and jetties are always a great place to find bream as they shelter from predators and feed on a wide variety of food sources.

THE HOBIE® FISHING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP STORY

Hobie has hosted sailing world championships since the first Hobie 16 titles in Hawai’i in 1976. These championships have always been fantastically competitive and ruthless events on the water, but they have also been great social occasions.

From those early days Hobie has grown and diversified into new areas. The company’s venture into kayaks has built a huge, worldwide kayak fishing fraternity and there was a dream to bring these people together. With the proven success of the sailing world championships in mind the first Hobie Fishing World Championship was created in 2011.

“I put the concept to Daiwa Australia and they loved it so much they jumped straight on board, as the major sponsor of the first world championship”, said Steve Fields, managing director of Hobie Asia Pacific who conceived the idea.

His concept carried over other ideas from the Hobie 16 sailing world championships where all sailors are placed on an even keel, by sailing in identical, completely new boats, built and supplied specifically for the event. The difficulty and expense for a competitor, of freighting a boat to an international venue had been taken care of by the event organiser and all boats would be exactly, the same. Like the sailing concept, all anglers in the fishing worlds would be supplied with exactly, the same kayak, a Hobie Mirage® Pro Angler 14 rigged out in the Hobie Asia Pacific factory with quality accessories straight out of the packet.

Past Hobie Fishing Worlds

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