Event Information

October will see the worlds best kayak anglers heading to Europe compete for the title “World Champion” in the 4th Hobie World Fishing Championships! The event organsiers have put together what is going to be an incredible event at a fantastic package price of €375.00  covering Event Entry (€100.00), as well as meals and accommodation (€275.00) for the the anglers.


Qualifying Rounds

A series of qualifying rounds will be held in Europe, The USA, Canada and Australia to give anglers the opportunity to qualify for one of the coveted spots representing their country in this prestigious event.

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Read the competition rules online or download a pdf version.  Please ensure that you are familiar with the 2014 Hobie Fishing Worlds rules.

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Tournament Location

The Vinkeveen Plassen are the reminder of a huge peat and wetland  area that evolved many centuries ago and is famous for it´s fishing, as well as an important outdoor and recreational area. You will find plenty of quality fish in the lakes like the famous predatory “Big Three“ Pike, Zander, Perch.

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Located at the “Middenplas”, right amongst the action you will find the official accommodation making it easy to get on the water each day and for sight seeing, the vibrant city of Amsterdam is only 20 minutes away by taxi.

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Daily Itinerary

This is where you will find out about Briefings, Pre-Fishing and tournament start times. The will be more info to come as we draw closer to the tournament.

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Event Organisers

Meet the organising team behind the 4th Hobie Fishing Worlds. Keeton Eoff from Hobie Fishing USA,  Steve Fields for Hobie Cat Australasia have from Hobie Kayak Europe’s Richard Barth and Gero Priebe.

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A list of links that we hope you will find useful including links to tackle stores close to the venue, event forum and transport. This list will be growing, so don’t forget to check it regularly.

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