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Shang Lake, Changshu, China – November 17, 2015 – The 5th Hobie Fishing World Championship presented by Rhino-Rack® came to a close on Sunday as 45 of the world’s best kayak anglers threw everything they had at the tormenting waters of Shang Lake in their quest to become the 2015 Hobie Fishing World Champion. (more…)

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We have a new Hobie Fishing World Champion!November 15, 2015

News / Results - By: Hobie Fishing

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Shang Lake, Changshu, China – November 15, 2015. After three incredibly challenging days of fishing on Shang Lake in China we have a new Hobie® Fishing World Champion! (more…)

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Image Gallery: Rhino-Rack Competition Day 3November 15, 2015

News / Photo Gallery - By: Hobie Fishing

Today is the day! The sun has broken through the fog and the competitors have left the Power-Pole start line for the final day of competition. Let’s hope the early sun has brought on the bite. This has been without a doubt the most challenging Worlds on record but this afternoon there will be a champion crowned!

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A difficult battleground with formidable adversariesNovember 15, 2015

News - By: Hobie Fishing

Shang Lake, Changshu, China – November 14, 2015. Shang Lake in China is proving to be an incredibly difficult battleground and the Chinese Perch, Top Mouth Culter and Yellow Cheek Carp, formidable adversaries.

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Image Gallery: Rhino-Rack Competition Day 2November 14, 2015

News / Photo Gallery - By: Hobie Fishing

Day two is proving to be another tough day on the tournament arena. 45 of the World’s finest kayak anglers keeping the faith in the hope that perseverance will pay off.

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One down, two to go!November 13, 2015

News - By: Hobie Fishing

Shang Lake, Changshu, China – November 13, 2015 The 5th Hobie® Fishing World Championship presented by Rhino-Rack® has begun. After a year of planning, over 20 qualifying rounds and a lot of hard work from everyone involved, competitors from around the world stood for the Chinese national anthem this morning on the first day of competition in the 2015 Hobie Fishing Worlds.

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Image Gallery: Rhino-Rack Competition Day 1November 13, 2015

News / Photo Gallery - By: Hobie Fishing

Game On! The 5th Hobie Fishing World Championship presented by Rhino-Rack has finally begun. Competitors stood of the playing of the Chinese National Anthem before blasting off the Power-Pole Start Line to AC-DC. Check out some of the morning’s images below.

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Power-Pole Pre Fish. A challenging day’s work.November 12, 2015

News - By: peter costello
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Shang Lake, Changshu, China – November 12, 2015  – The 5th Hobie Fishing World Championship presented by Rhino-Rack took a step closer to competition today as 46 extremely excited international anglers loaded their tackle and pedaled off from the Power-Pole starting line in their Hobie Pro Angler 14 kayaks. All competitors were eager to have their first taste of targeting what Shang lake has to offer, the Yellow Cheek Carp, the Top Mouth Culter and the Chinese Perch.
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Image Gallery: Power-Pole Pre-Fish DayNovember 12, 2015

News / Photo Gallery - By: Hobie Fishing

The 5th Hobie Fishing World Championship presented by Rhino-Rack took a step closer to competition today as 46 extremely excited international anglers loaded their tackle and pedaled off from the Power-Pole starting line in their Hobie Pro Angler 14 kayaks. Check out some of the photos of the day’s action below.

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Lowrance Navigation Day, First impressions of Shang LakeNovember 11, 2015

News - By: Hobie Fishing

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Shang Lake, Changshu, China – November 11, 2015 The 5th Hobie® Fishing World Championship presented by Rhino-Rack® got off to an excellent start this morning. Anglers had their first look at the event site in all it’s glory, 50 Hobie® Pro Angler 14’s laid out amongst the flags and banners set amongst the beautiful backdrop of the Shang Lake Tourist Resort. (more…)

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