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Heliconia’s Kayak Fishing Series Now Airing on NBC Sports

Kayak fishing pioneer Jim Sammons is landing monster fish from his kayak once again, this time on NBC Sports! Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge is now airing Fridays at 1:00 pm Eastern, putting Jim and his Ocean Kayak in 76 Million TV Households across USA.

Season 1 of Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge takes viewers marlin fishing in Baja, Mexico, whitewater kayak fishing in Canada’s remote wilderness, and challenging huge tuna on Panama’s legendary Hannibal Banks.

“Having our show broadcast on NBC Sports is a major step for the sport of kayak fishing,” says Jim Sammons, Star of the show. “It’s recognition from the fishing industry that kayak fishing is more than a passing trend—that the benefits of kayak fishing are real, and participation will continue to grow.”

It’s no surprise that the fishing industry is embracing the sport of kayak fishing. With the current state of both the economy and the environment, anglers are looking for cheaper and less damaging means of enjoying their passion. Not only does kayak fishing address these problems, but anglers are quickly realizing that kayaks provide an amazing fishing experience and offer some enormous advantages.

A big thank you goes out to our show partners!

Seaguar: Amazing fluorocarbon, and the new Kanzen braid and Senshi mono quickly became a favorite
Ocean Kayak: A leading manufacturer of fishing kayaks, and Jim’s kayak of choice for over a decade
ExOfficio: Great looking, intelligently engineered clothing, now celebrating 25 years of innovation
Maui Jim: Proving that with quality eyewear, you really do ‘see a difference’
Standard Horizon: Delivering the finest VHF radios on the market for 50 years
Mustad: The world’s best hooks… and in 2012 you can win a million dollars for using them!
Scotty: Leading manufacturer of kayak fishing accessories (aka, ‘Lego’ for your kayak)
Okuma: Anglers are tough on gear and Jim proves that Okuma’s high performance tackle is more than up for the challenge

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