Thomas Mee

I am a nature enthusiast with a lifelong passion for fishing and a strong connection to the great outdoors. My journey began in childhood and flourished while working at my family's tackle shop. Eager to explore new locations, I actively expand my fishing pursuits, targeting various fish species. With a constant desire for growth, I […]

Jose Negron

I’ve been fishing for as long as I can remember, and I’ve always dreamed of having a kayak that would allow me to explore more of the water and reach those hard-to-get spots. When I finally got my Hobie Pro Angler, it was like a dream come true. This kayak has everything I need to […]

Kevin Ryan

Around a decade ago, I embarked on my journey into kayak fishing, and it was love at first cast. Despite trying my hand at the more conventional methods like surf fishing and even owning a boat, there was something uniquely captivating about kayak fishing that held my attention. Right from the beginning, I’ve been loyal […]

Ronnie Robinson

Growing up my entire family were avid outdoor enthusiast. I started fishing around the age of 9 at our City Park. At 11 years old my grandfather bought me a 12ft aluminum boat and I started fishing saltwater in Ocean City Maryland. At 15 years old my parents bought a 32ft boat and we started […]

Giovanni Gargano

As a lifelong resident of the Chesapeake Bay area, I have developed an exceptional passion for the bay and its surrounding waters. From my early years, I have dedicated myself to exploring the bay using various watercraft, such as Jon boats and kayaks, to indulge in my deep-rooted love for the water. Throughout the seasons, […]

Michael Bartgis

In 2008, I relocated to the Virginia/Maryland region right after completing college. To my delight, I stumbled upon a thriving urban and bay fishing scene in the area. Initially, I spent a few months fishing from the shores, but it didn’t take long for me to take the plunge and invest in a kayak. The […]

Richard Toepfer

I enjoy fishing both saltwater and freshwater from my Hobie kayaks. I’m entering my third year as part of the Hobie team, and I have a fantastic working relationship with my local dealer, Ramsey Outdoor. At the moment, I’m the proud owner of a Hobie Lynx and a recently acquired Hobie Pro Angler 14 – […]

John Hostalka

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 […]

Nick Audi

I hail from Northeastern PA, just south of Scranton and my kayak fishing journey began in 2017. However, it wasn’t until 2020 that I delved into kayak fishing tournaments, thanks to a friend who introduced me to the Hobie Bass Open Series on the Susquehanna River. Given that the Susquehanna River practically flows in my […]

Elliot Thomas

Residing in Connecticut and boasting fishing licenses in four other states, I cast my line in pursuit of a variety of species, including Striped Bass, Bluefish, Crappie, and Bowfin. My primary passion revolves around hunting down colossal Striped Bass in shallow waters, and I am also the proud owner of 247 Lures, where I craft […]