Born and raised in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, we spent every summer as kids fishing for smallmouth on the river and hiking up into the mountains for trout on light tackle. I was one of the first members of the Bass Fishing Team at West Virginia University around 2010 as competitive college bass […]


Starting in 2016, I fell in love with fishing. Being limited to bank fishing, I had to find a way to explore more. After purchasing my first kayak in 2017, I discovered a statewide kayak series in Michigan called the Michigan Kayak Trail and dipped my toes into the kayak bass fishing realm joining in […]


Married with two children aged 1 and 4, I reside in Livonia, MI, where I serve as a Paid-On-Call Firefighter for the City of Plymouth. Alongside this role, I run a small business specializing in Residential & Commercial Power Washing. My love for the outdoors has been ingrained in me since childhood, and I’ve been […]


Raised along the shores of The Outer Banks, North Carolina, I was immersed in the world of competitive Pro/Am Bodyboarding from a young age. Though my focus has shifted towards Kayak Fishing in recent years, I’m grateful for the continued support I receive. Over a decade ago, I joined the esteemed Hobie Fishing Team, targeting […]


I’m a passionate kayak angler and expert in kayak rigging. My journey into competitive tournament fishing began three years ago, and last year, my team clinched the national championship in the KBT Series. Alongside participating in local trails, I secured second place twice and finished seventh in AOY standings.

Joe Meno

I am an avid fisherman who is passionate about kayak fishing. I am a multi species angler who lives on the Lake Erie. This gives me easy access to many types of fishing. I fish competitively in the Ohio trails and some national level events. I have 3 top 100 finishes in the BKFT National […]

Mike Cheatham

Shortly after I purchased my first kayak, I decided to participate in a local kayak fishing tournament. Following that experience, I upgraded to a Hobie Pro Angler 12, and my life has never been the same since. I now dedicate a significant portion of my time to fishing after retiring last year, which has provided […]

Tom Houde

In 2010, I embarked on my kayak fishing journey, but it wasn’t until 2015 that I acquired a Hobie Revolution. With the introduction of Hobie’s Mirage Drive technology, my fishing success took a significant leap forward. Since 2010, I’ve been an active participant in the competitive world of kayak fishing, specifically in the On The […]