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David Shanahan

David Shanahan

I was born and grew up in Orbost, Australia and loved fishing at an early age with my father Tom and fellow fishing mate/mentor Allan. Have since moved to Yinnar, married to a very tolerant wife, Lynley. Spent most of my life bait and fly-fishing until introduced to competition lure […]

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Mark Young

Mark Young

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 […]

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Simon Morley

Simon Morley

Hi, my name is Simon Morley from Australia, I live on the South Coast of my home state New South Wales in a small town called Bulli. I’ve grown up fishing along this beautiful coast line, in 2009 I brought my first Hobie Kayak and have never looked back. It […]

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Andrew Hancox

Andrew Hancox

My name is Andrew “Shorty” Hancox. I am 43 years old and I’m a disability worker. I grew up in Bulli a small old mining town 1 hour south of Sydney. I started fishing with my dad at a young age. We mainly fish for snapper, flathead, and jew fish. […]

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Richard Benson

Richard Benson

Hey my name is Richard Benson. I live in Newcastle, New South Wales in Australia, my local waterway is Lake Macquarie. Lake Macquarie is where I leaned the art of bream fishing with lures. And ever since I haven’t looked back. Started fishing the Hobie Kayak Bream Series a couple […]

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Richard Somerton

Richard Somerton

I feel very privileged to be able to attend my 7th Hobie Worlds and represent Australia. To be able to fish the world as I’ve done is not something everyone has had the opportunity to do and I’ve been very lucky to have experienced the fish and more importantly the […]

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Tyson Hayes

Tyson Hayes

Redcliffe being my local bream fishery most of my hours are spent fishing reefs and man made structures – eg: pontoons, docks, moored boats, ect. I’ve been fishing the Hobie Kayak Bream Series for almost 10 years now with a few good outcomes along the way. 2018 was a great […]

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Jack Gammie

Jack Gammie

I’m 21 years young. I come from a suburb of Sydney called Berowra Heights and I’m lucky enough to be out fishing for yellow fin bream on the Hawkesbury River every weekend. Over the last few years I’ve been lucky enough to fish the Gold Coast water ways and expand […]

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Glenn Allen

Glenn Allen

Hi I am Glenn Allen from the Central Coast of NSW. I will be going into my third Hobie Fishing Worlds competing for Australia. The first was in China and the second in Sweden. I can’t wait to get to the Gold Coast. Definitely one of my favourite locations to […]

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Kris Hickson

Kris Hickson

33 Years old Tackle retailer From West Haven, NSW, Australia. Work primarily at Manning River Marine and Tackle in Taree, NSW. Tournament fished since I was 16 on the Australian Bass/Bream Tournament circuit with varying degrees of seriousness. Had some great achievements over the last 5 year with a Bream […]

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Andrew Death

Andrew Death

Andrew is a carpenter and a father of two that lives in Sydney NSW. Andrew has been competing in fishing in bream competitions since 2010. He has represented Australia twice in China with the best result being 4th. He has also competed in several Australian bream championships, with the highest […]

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