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 […]

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 […]

Jaxton Orr

I am currently in my junior year at Carson-Newman University, where I proudly hold dual memberships in both the CNU fishing and kayak fishing teams. My journey in competitive kayak fishing spans six fruitful years, and I have been fortunate enough to achieve significant success. In recent years, I have predominantly been a fixture on […]

Dustin Murguia

Dustin Murguia, known as Dusty Yakker across the fishing world, is a former middle-school teacher turned national kayak tournament angler. A native of Chicago, IL, Dusty has enjoyed a lifetime of experience in pursuit of both large and smallmouth bass across the country. Passionate and approachable, “Yakker” is best known for his impactful writing style, […]

Kei Vang

Fishing has long been a deep-seated passion of mine, but the world of kayak fishing elevated that passion to a whole new level. I was born and raised in California, where I was fortunate to be surrounded by 850 miles of stunning coastal waters and the majestic Sierra Nevada mountains. Whether it’s freshwater or saltwater, […]

Chamroeun Hoeut

I’ve been an avid kayak angler for numerous years now. My initial experience with Hobie began with a 2015 Outback model. Over time, I’ve had the privilege of owning various Hobie models, including the Hobie Pro Angler, Hobie Outback, and Hobie Compass. Among my most significant kayak fishing achievements is the memorable experience of fishing […]

Jerry Yang

I was born and raised in California, but I spent 19 years of my adult life in North Carolina before eventually returning to California. My journey into kayak fishing began with inexpensive, no-frills kayaks that didn’t quite click with me. It all changed when I saw a couple of anglers gliding on Hobie Kayaks – […]

Cha Lo

As an enthusiastic angler, nature enthusiast, and a devoted father, my love for the great outdoors is intimately tied to my love for my children. In today’s world, where distractions abound, I firmly believe that involving our kids in our outdoor adventures not only enlightens them but also fosters a profound appreciation for the wonders […]

Brady Storrs

I am all about fishing, and fishing is all about me. My soul finds a deep connection with the earth and all its living creatures, and when I’m out on the water, I feel like an integral part of that natural world.