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The things we do for fish… This season had its fair share of heart breaks, broken rods, and sketchy situations, but looking back, we wouldn’t have had it any other way. The fish we caught, the incredible waterways we explored, and the thrill of the adventure created stories we’ll be telling over the campfire for years to come... As kayak anglers we are always searching for those unforgettable experiences on the water, trying to answer the calling that runs deep in our veins. This season delivered in so many ways, beyond our imagination, and we hope it brings you inspiration to “get out there” and create your very own Hobie Outdoor Adventures!
Magdalena Bay Part 3 - Popping and Jigging
We’re kayak fishing for yellowfin tuna, other pelagic species, and bottom fish on the Thetis Bank. Topwater explosions on poppers and heavy bites on deep jigs is what we’re after, so come along for the ride and see what fishing an offshore high spot from a Hobie kayak is all about.
Magdalena Bay Part 1 - The Mangroves
In Part 1 of the Mag Bay Adventure Series, we explore a unique and biologically diverse ecosystem of the Baja peninsula. Our group of kayak anglers find steady fishing for golden trevally and orangemouth corvina in these calm waters teaming with life, surrounded by sand dunes and mangrove forests.
2021 Hobie Bass Fishing Championship
The top 50 anglers who qualified for the Tournament of Champions battle it out in the finale of the 2021 Hobie Bass Open Series. With $75,000 in payouts on the line, our anglers take to the water on Lake Eufaula, Alabama in this 3-day event. Join us as we crown a new champion!
From kayak fishing the Southern Coast of California to targeting musky on the James River in Virginia to competing in the Hobie Bass Open Series, the most elite kayak fishing tournaments in the industry, our Hobie kayak anglers are lined up for an epic adventure. Their chase for monster musky and trophy sized bass in their Hobie fishing kayaks will have you ready to enter your first kayak fishing tournament or plan your next weekend trip. Follow along as Bass Pros, Mike Iaconelli and Randy Howell put the all-new, Mirage Pro Angler 360 Series fishing kayak through its paces and hook into some big bass along the way. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride as we travel across the US in search of trophy-sized fish!
Musky or Bust Kayak Fishing on the James River
In the middle of Winter, Hobie Fishing Team member, Morgan travels to Virginia to meet up with kayak angler, Kristine Fischer. These two anglers brave the cold in search of the famed muskellunge that inhabit the James River on their Hobie fishing kayaks. Known as “the fish of ten thousand casts”, will our anglers tempt these kings of the river to bite?
Hobie Bass Open Series Tournament of Champions
The Top 50 Kayak Bass Anglers in the country battle it out for $62,000, big sponsored prizes and bragging rights in the grand finale of the 2020 Hobie Bass Open Series season: The Tournament of Champions! Follow along as we capture the action, triumphs and heartbreaks that make competitive kayak bass fishing a fast-growing sport.
Kayak Bass Fishing at Lake Guntersville with Randy Howell
Hobie Fishing Team member, Morgan travels to Alabama to meet up with Bass Pro, Randy Howell, to fish the famed Lake Guntersville from Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 360 pedal kayaks. The same fishery where Randy won the Bassmaster Classic in 2014. Low waters require a stealthy approach, perfect for getting the Hobie pedal fishing kayaks into a back creek where skipping docks and shoreline structure pay off!
SoCal Kayak Fishing Tour Part 4: Dana Point Harbor
Follow along as our Hobie Fishing Team travels further north to hit our last stop of the SoCal Kayak Fishing Tour, Dana Point Harbor, in search of halibut. The team gets up close and personal in their Hobie pedal kayaks, fishing amongst surfers and finding some rocky outcroppings holding fish. Windy conditions force our guys back into the harbor, but they capitalize on the situation using live bait to catch some respectable flatties.
SoCal Kayak Fishing Tour Part 3: San Clemente Island
Renowned for some of the best calico bass fishing on the West Coast, our Hobie Fishing Team transports their Hobie pedal kayaks some 60 miles offshore to San Clemente Island and explore the vast kelp forests and rugged shoreline. Matt and Morgan uncover the amazing fishery and ecosystem that make San Clemente Island a kayak anglers paradise. Kevin shows us how to transform some of the local catch into amazing table fare.
SoCal Kayak Fishing Tour Part 2: Lake Barrett
On stop 2 of the SoCal Kayak Fishing Tour, Morgan and Kevin find themselves amid a classic summertime bass bite on Lake Barrett. Wolfpacks of fish are chasing schools of shad in open water making for an exciting topwater bite from their Hobie Fishing pedal kayaks. As usual, the competition for bragging rights is on, as the guys battle it out to catch the 5 longest fish.
SoCal Kayak Fishing Tour Part 1: San Diego Bay
Hobie Fishing Team members, Morgan and Kevin begin an epic, kayak fishing SoCal Tour on San Diego Bay where they target spotted bay bass in front of the downtown skyline. From the mouth to the back bay, they try it all, dodging navy ships and big sea lions on the hunt for fish from their Hobie pedal kayaks!
360 Degrees of Fun with Hobie Fishing Kayaks
Join the Hobie Fishing Team as we meet up with Bass Fishing Pro, Mike Iaconelli to put the Mirage Pro Angler 360 fishing kayaks through their paces. See for yourself why the revolutionary MirageDrive 360 is the most innovative product to hit the fishing industry in years. Are you ready to catch more fish?
2019 Hobie Bass Open on Kentucky Lake
Let’s hear it for the ladies! Nebraska’s own, tournament kayak angler Kristine Fischer shows what it takes to become the first ever female angler to win a Hobie Bass Open Series event! Cash, prizes and a place on the podium are all at stake in this catch, photo, release format kayak fishing tournament. Winner takes all as anglers compete for and are ranked by their 5 longest bass each day.
From kayak fishing the North Woods of Minnesota to floating the Brazos River in Texas to competing in the most elite kayak fishing tournaments in the industry, our Hobie kayak anglers have their work cut out for them in Season 8. Their chase for monster sturgeon and trophy sized pike in their Hobie fishing kayaks will have you ready to book your next fishing trip. Follow along as Bass Pros Mike Iaconelli and Carl Jocumsen put the redesigned Mirage Outback fishing kayak through its paces and hook into some big bass in a secret location. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride as we travel across the globe in search of fish!
Kayak Fishing Heaven - Florida's Fellsmere
Big bass, alligators and incredible bird life are all part of the amazing ecosystem that make up Fellsmere Reservoir. Watch as our anglers take their Hobie fishing kayaks across the country one more time to the ultimate kayak fishing heaven in Florida.
Best of the Hobie Fishing Worlds Kayak Fishing Championship
Join in the action as we travel to different fisheries around the globe to host the Hobie Fishing Worlds kayak fishing championship. Watch as the world's top kayak anglers battle it out for the title of Hobie Fishing World Champion.
Florida Offshore Kayak Fishing for Permit in the Open Blue
Traveling across the country to Captiva Island, Florida, our other favorite coast to kayak fish. Hundreds of large permit school up on an offshore reef where two of our lucky Hobie kayak anglers find themselves right in the middle of it.
Mike Iaconelli and Carl Jocumsen Fish from the NEW Hobie Outback Fishing Kayak
The legendary Hobie Mirage Outback pedal fishing kayak gets redesigned and put through its paces. Who better suited for the task than Professional bass anglers Mike Iaconelli and Carl Jocumsen? Watch as they test out the fishability of Hobie's new Outback fishing kayak and hunt down bass in a secret location.
2018 Hobie Bass Open Kayak Fishing Tournament on Kentucky Lake
Anglers battle it out on Kentucky Lake for the annual Hobie Bass Open kayak fishing tournament. Cash, prizes and a place on the podium are all at stake in this catch, photo, release format kayak fishing tournament. Winner takes all as angler compete for and are ranked by their largest 3 bass each day.
This season we get a taste of everything! We fish inshore flats for redfish, different bodies of freshwater for largemouth bass and even travel to the east coast to experience the infamous “albies” and striped bass of Cape Cod… while dodging a hurricane. From the tropical jungle and rich seas of Panama where we kayak fish for large pelagics to a frigid shoreline in Sweden teeming with trophy sized pike, we put our Hobie kayaks to the test in both calm and rugged environments. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride as we travel across the globe in search of fish!
Hobie Fishing Worlds 7 in Sweden, Part 2
We’re back in Sweden on Lake Vanern for Part 2 of Hobie Fishing Worlds 7. Competition heats up as our 48 kayak anglers battle it out for the HFW7 title as they target the predatory pike and search for monster perch. Which competitor and country will be crowned Champion? If you guessed Salah Eddine El Barbouchi form Germany then you guessed right!
Hobie Fishing Worlds 7 in Sweden, Part 1
Join us in Åmål, Sweden for Hobie Fishing Worlds 7, where 48 of the best kayak anglers from 20 different countries come together to compete in the World's most prestigious kayak fishing tournament. All the action will take place on Lake Vänern, the 3rd largest lake in Europe, with anglers targeting pike and perch over three days of high-level competition. Stay tuned to see which kayak angler will come out on top!
Kayak Fishing for Albies on Cape Cod
Got Albies? A kayak is perfect for chasing these line screaming speed machines around as they boil up on schools of micro bait. Can you think of a more stealthy wait to target these finicky fish? On the tail end of this show we catch up with fly fishing legend, Lefty Kreh, and talk about the good ol’ days on “back bay” circa 1950 catching largemouth bass, and then we test it out ourselves from our Hobies.
Hobie Bass Open Kayak Fishing Tournament at Kentucky Lake
After two 3rd place finishes in years prior, Jay Wallen finally brings home the win at the 2017 Hobie Bass Open on Kentucky Lake. It was no easy feat, with several competitors close on his tail. Watch this episode and see what it took to edge out the rest of the field in this game of inches.
Kayak Fishing for Monster Pike in Sweden
Flying across the pond and touching down in Sweden, our Hobie guys are on the hunt for monster pike. Follow along as we get our feet wet kayak fishing on Lake Edslan and navigate Lake Vanern, the third largest lake in Europe. Littered with rocks, reefs, pinnacles, islands and shallow bays, this vast lake has a little bit of everything. Crystal clear water and its sheer size make this body of water feel more like an inland sea than a lake. Check out the episode and see if our guys can hook some meter+ long fish!
Epic Kayak Bass Fishing in Southern Georgia
Taking our Pro Angler 14 pedal kayaks down south to small-town, Richmond Hill, Georgia for some epic bass kayak fishing. A near perfect fishery this body of water boasts every kind of cover and structure: grass, lily pads, ledges, flats, and drops, a kayak bass fisherman’s heaven. Watch as our guys test out different tackle, techniques and strategies in this world-class kayak bass fishing environment.
Kayak Fishing the Wild Coast of Panama: Part 2
Our adventure on the 'Wild Coast' of Panama continues as our guys take a bit of a gamble and head 1.5hrs out to one of the top three spots in Panama for blue and black marlin and cubera. Fighting big swell, unforgiving coastline and warm green waters, the guys are in for a couple of big surprises in their Hobie kayaks. Keep watching to see what they hook and to talk about what gear, lures and rods they will be using to target the elusive cubera.
Kayak Fishing the Wild Coast of Panama: Part 1
Experience Panama's pristine kayak fishing paradise with us. Leave civilization behind as we journey to Panama Kayak Adventure's remote Tembladera Fishing Lodge on the ‘Wild Coast’ of Panama. An untouched, wild landscape far from the hustle and bustle of tourism, the promise of world class kayak fishing awaits. Watch as our guys head out in search of Yellowfin Tuna, Cubera Snapper and Roosterfish in one of the best saltwater game fishing locations on the planet.
Kayak fishing with Bassmaster Elite Series Pros, Mike Iaconelli and Carl Jocumsen
HOA kicks off Season 7 at Grosse Savanne Waterfowl and Wildlife Lodge, at Lake Charles, Louisiana. Truly a "Sportsman's Paradise", Grosse Savanne sits in the middle of a complex ecosystem, teeming with bass, redfish, black drum and bluegill. Watch as our guys explore perfect, marshy looking bass water on the Hobie Pro Angler 14, their chosen kayak platform for bass fishing.
This season jumps into action as we visit past trips to Florida and connect with acrobatic tarpon at night. We set a new lake record at Gross Savanne Lodge with a swamp monster, and then head for the fresh mountain lakes of New Mexico where we fly fish for rainbow trout. A new Hobie Bass Open champion of Kentucky Lake is crowned, before we explore the fishing culture and rich seas surrounding Cedros Island, Mexico. We’re back to Louisiana, where monster bull redfish and speckled trout test anglers as they battle it out for a World title, and we save the best entertainment for last, where pulling a big bass from Southern California’s waters requires some “extra skill” that you won’t want to miss!
Join Hobie Outdoor adventures on exciting trips to the Florida Keys, Kentucky Lake, and Shang Lake China. Also take a closer look at the "Hobie First Cast" program, and an action-packed recap of HOA's "Best Catches".
Hobie kayaks are made in southern California, so it’s only fitting that we do some fishing in our own back yard. Morgan and Kevin chase after yellowtail and mingle with the locals during an El Niño summer off La Jolla, California. We also take a moment to explore the history behind Hobie and the legend who started it all.
This season HOA takes us on an adventure from Alabama's Lake Caroline, with NFL Hall of Famer Jackie Smith, and one of America's greatest bass fisherman, Hank Parker, to the Hobie Fishing Worlds in Amsterdam.
Hobie Fishing Worlds, Amsterdam, Part 1
Hobie has taken kayak fishing to a new level with the Hobie Fishing World Championship and Hobie Outdoor Adventures is headed to Amsterdam to see the worlds top kayak anglers vying to claim the title “World Champion” in the 4th Hobie World Fishing Championships!
Hobie Bass Open at Kentucky Lake
Hobie Outdoor Adventures watches as Kayak Anglers from all over the country have the opportunity to test their skills on the legendary fisheries of Kentucky and Barkley Lakes for a chance to qualify and represent Team USA for the 2014 Hobie World Championships in Europe.
HOA provides an inside look at the world of kayak fishing, travels to Devil's River and to St. Louis with Jackie Smith. Plus a road trip targeting bass, river trout and striper, and the 2014 Hobie worlds in Australia.
Hobie Worlds 2014 Australia Episode Part 1
We're flying you across the globe to Australia for full coverage of the third Hobie Fishing World Championship. 46 competitors from seventeen countries will battle it out for the world champion title in the most prestigious event of kayak fishing.
Inshore Fishing Association Kayak Championship 2013
We're bringing you coverage of the most prestigious kayak fishing tournament in the country, the IFA kayak fishing tour championship. 42 kayak anglers are coming to Houma, Louisiana looking to grab some cash and a Hobie Mirage Pro Angler.
Road Trip 2013: Gatson, AR - White River Trout
We continue our journey in Arkansas. After Keeton and Morgan spent their extra day on Crooked Creek, it turned out to be one of the most exciting days on the trip. Now we're heading to north central Arkansas within the natural beauty of the Ozark mountains. Our destination, the White River, one of the best trout fisheries in America.
Road Trip 2013: Lucas Steward in OK / Crooked Creek, AR Bass
We continue our journey to the South. After having a blast catching bass and crappie with Jackie Smith in St. Louis, we're driving down highway 44 to our next destination, Chimney Rock Lake, Oklahoma. Plus, testing out the Mirage Revolution in shallow water, we'll go floating on Crooked Creek, the blue-ribbon, smallmouth bass fishing stream in the state of Arkansas.
Road Trip 2013: St. Louis with Jackie Smith
It's the beginning of the special Hobie Outdoor Adventures road trip edition. Our first stop is in the heartland of the midwest, St. Louis. We're tagging along with our celebrity guest Jackie Smith, the NFL Hall of Famer, to go after bass, brim and crappie on secluded lakes.
HOA travels to the Baja Peninsula in search of rooster fish, Florida for trout, redfish and snook, Oregon for salmon and sturgeon and ends at the 2012 Hobie Fishing World Championships.
Hobie Fishing Worlds Australia
Hobie Outdoor Adventures takes you to Australia where we join anglers from five nations competing for the prestige of becoming the first Daiwa Hobie Kayak Fishing World Champion. Then we head back to Austin, Texas for the kick off of the second annual Hobie Fishing World Championship.
HOA hits U.S. hotspots in search of stripers, bass and speckled trout, checks in with the IFA Kayak Tour and gets some Island Series time with TransparentSea.
Alabama Winter Fishing and TransparentSea
Hobie Outdoor Adventures goes to Alabama for some speckled trout fishing action in the wintertime to showcase how these boats can be used all year long. Plus, we'll take a journey with TransparentSea, on the Hobie Mirage Tandem Islands, to raise awareness about coastal environmental issues.