Fish by the Inch at the Hobie Bass Open

Each of the 33 anglers who climbed into their paddle and pedal boats Saturday at the Hobie Bass Open catch, photo and release kayak (canoes and paddle boards welcome, too) tournament on Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley were fishing by the inch and hoping to punch a ticket to The Netherlands. The Hobie Bass OpenContinue reading “Fish by the Inch at the Hobie Bass Open”

Mr. Hobie Cat

The California-based Hobie Company makes some of the best fishing kayaks on the market, including nine models fitted with the company’s almost magical “MirageDrive” peddle system. They’re good boats and I highly recommend them. They make other stuff, too. Sailboats. Paddle boards. Catamarans. But it all started in 1950 when a 17-year-old surfing hotshot named HobartContinue reading “Mr. Hobie Cat”