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John Hostalka

Glen Arm Maryland

At my core, I’m a multi-species angler. I enjoy chasing both freshwater and saltwater species from my home in Maryland south as far as Florida, and north up to New York. My roots trace back to upstate South Carolina, where I spent my formative years on the water.

Over time, I’ve come to consider the unique waterways of the Chesapeake Bay region my home. I’ve been kayak fishing for the past decade, and have been on the Hobie Fishing team since 2016. My Kayak of Choice is the Hobie Outback a perfect platform for the different waterways that I frequent.

My most recent adventure was a 14-day, self-supported kayak camping and fishing excursion that spanned the entire 275 mile length of the Chesapeake Bay.

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