IS VANN THE MAN

IS VANN THE MAN

Matthew Vann – United States of America Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 – Facebook.com/IHFWA Matthew Vann is a native Floridian who was born and raised in Pensacola. The loving husband and proud father of five sons, grew up fishing with his dad for bass, bluegill and catfish in the rivers and swamps […]

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WILL RON BE CHAMPION

WILL RON BE CHAMPION

Ron Champion – United States of America Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 – Facebook.com/IHFWA Ron Champion from Richmond Hill in Georgia, USA, is a seasoned Bass fishing, tournament angler, with almost 30 years of competitive fishing experience. Coming over to kayak fishing from bass boats, it did not take Champion long […]

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G’DAY FELIX FREY

G’DAY FELIX FREY

Felix Frey – Sweden Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 – Facebook.com/IHFWA Felix Frey from Linköping, Östergötland in Sweden is a 23-year-old angler with a huge future ahead of him. At such a young age he has already accumulated a wealth of kayak fishing tournament accolades, including representing his country on home […]

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HARRISON HEADS SOUTH FOR WINTER

HARRISON HEADS SOUTH FOR WINTER

Eric Harrison – United States of America Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 – Facebook.com/IHFWA Eric Harrison is a 56-year-old hardcore, kayak angler from Arlington in Massachusetts, USA. He has been fishing from Hobie kayaks for the last 13 years. Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 (HFW8) in Queensland, Australia, will be his second […]

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LARS IN THE LAND OF OZ

LARS IN THE LAND OF OZ

Lars Lundberg – Sweden Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 – Facebook.com/IHFWA Lars Lundberg is a 53-year-old angler from Vallentuna in the Stockholm County of Sweden. With Lake Mälaren on his doorstep and the Stockholm Archipelago “just around the corner”, he does a lot of fishing in both freshwater and saltwater. Lundberg, […]

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YOUNG BUT EXPERIENCED

YOUNG BUT EXPERIENCED

Mark Young – Australia Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 – Facebook.com/IHFWA 31 year old, family man, Mark Young is from Kincumber on the central coast of New South Wales, in Australia. He will be competing in his second world championship after an exciting time on the waters of Lake Vanern, in […]

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GARRIDO GOES FOR GOLD COAST GOLD

GARRIDO GOES FOR GOLD COAST GOLD

Miguel Garrido – Spain Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 – Facebook.com/IHFWA 47-year-old Miguel Garrido from Ronda, Malaga, in Spain is representing his country for the third time at a world championship, after competing in Leeville County in Louisiana, USA in 2016 and Amal, Sweden in 2018. Garrido, an avid bass fisherman […]

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GLORIA ON THE GOLD COAST

GLORIA ON THE GOLD COAST

Nate Gloria – United States of America Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 – Facebook.com/IHFWA Nate Gloria is a 27-year-old bass angler from Omaha, Nabraska in the USA, who is representing the United States for the first time at a world championship. Gloria is a member of the Hobie Fishing Team in […]

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EUROPEAN CHAMPION TAKES ON THE WORLD

EUROPEAN CHAMPION TAKES ON THE WORLD

Mike McGuire – United Kingdom Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 – Facebook.com/IHFWA Representing the United Kingdom for the first time at a world championship is 61-year-old Michael McGuire from Henton, in Oxfordshire, England. McGuire is the current European champion after winning the tournament on Lac de Lacanau in France in September, […]

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AUSTRIAN AIMS FOR AUSTRALIA

AUSTRIAN AIMS FOR AUSTRALIA

Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 – Angler Three Edi Brader – Austria The third angler to register for Hobie Fishing Worlds 8 (HFW8) is 37-year-old Edi Brader from Munderfing, in Austria. On the Gold Coast in Australia, Brader will be representing Austria for the fourth time at a world championship. Brader […]

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