Ewing Minor

Currently, I’m an active member of the fishing team at Carson-Newman University, participating in both boat and kayak tournaments. In addition to my university involvement, I also take part in the Hobie Bass Open series, alongside various other local, state, and national fishing competitions. When I’m not on the road for a tournament, you’ll find […]

Andy Middleton

I’m a native of Northwest Georgia, born and raised, with a lifelong passion for fishing. I’m not only a dedicated angler but also a loving husband and a father to two boys, aged 6 and 4. During my teenage and twenties years, I immersed myself in the thrilling world of paddling whitewater kayaks on various […]

Josh King

I have developed a deep passion for fishing from my Hobie Pro Angler 14 – 360, and I must say, it’s a kayak I’m absolutely smitten with, especially considering my prior experience with a different kayak brand. My achievements in the world of kayak fishing include winning the prestigious Angler of the Year award for […]

Garrett Wade

Fishing has been an enduring passion throughout my entire life, tracing back to my earliest memories of fishing trips with my Papa at our family farm ponds. During my early teenage years, I had the privilege of relocating to a place near the river, allowing me to indulge in fishing almost daily. As a late […]

Ethan Jett

I’m a small-town guy with grand aspirations in the world of kayak fishing! My journey with fishing began at a young age, accompanying my grandpa and dad in pursuit of panfish. However, during my high school years, my best friend persuaded me to give bass fishing from a kayak a try. From the very first […]

Joseph Gayton

I primarily fish in the southeastern region, and I have a special fondness for rivers due to their constantly evolving landscapes and varying fishing conditions. Fortunately, I’ve had the privilege of securing several local Angler of the Year (AOY) titles and even achieving notable placements in larger tournaments. My approach to fishing revolves around personal […]

Robert Barnett

My journey into kayak fishing began in 2015, but it was in 2018 that I took a significant step by purchasing my first Hobie, a PA14. Owning this kayak inspired me to venture into tournament fishing. I initially dipped my toes into the world of competition through online tournaments before participating in local meetup tournaments. […]

Joshua Diehl

As a U.S. Air Force veteran, I’ve always harbored ambitious dreams of competing against the best in the world of fishing. Despite my deep-rooted family connections, much of my life was spent simply enjoying fishing trips across the country. It wasn’t until 2019 that I received an invitation to my very first bass boat tournament, […]

Keith Shadwick

In 2018, I made my debut in the world of kayaking when I purchased my first one, a Hobie PA14. My journey began by participating in online fishing events and gradually transitioning to meetup tournaments. Initially, I focused on local competitions for the first couple of years. However, in the past two years, I’ve taken […]

Medell Medrano

I started fishing in 2018 and bought my first kayak (2018 Hobie Compass) October 2018 and have been in Hobie’s only since. My primary kayak is currently a 2021 Hobie Outback, and the family kayak is a 2019 Hobie Compass Duo that I use for family outings. I started fishing because my then 6-year-old son […]