Team USA’s Steve Lessard, from Baton Rouge, Louisiana has been crowned the 2014 Hobie Fishing World Champion! Lessard measured an additional 112cm on the final day of competition for a total score of 356cm and claimed the top prize!


Kyle Moxen from Ontario, Canada managed to hold on to second place with total length of 274cm while Australia’s Kevin Varty from from Nowra, New South Wales jumped 14 places to take third with a total of 206cm.

PlaceAnglerCountryFishPikePerchZanderDay 3 Total LengthDay 2 TotalDay 1 TotalAggregate LengthTotal Fish
1Steve LessardUSA2832901121201323646
2Kyle MoxonCAN2662809496842745
3Kevin VartyAUS2953501307602063
4Edi BraderAUT2762501019501963
5Justin RitcheyUSA2582808629701854
6Scott BakerAUS2523008229681794
7Rob Appleby GoudbergGBR0000076981742
8Jonathon ChenAUS2702909929371654
9Patrick McquarrieAUS17600760851612
10Lars LundbergSWE18200827501573
11Simon MorleyAUS2803001100461563
12Dan Andre AarsvoldNOR0000077661432
13Richard SomertonAUS0000001421422
14Pierluigi CantafioITA180008027251323
15Gianluca AraminiITA102702701041312
16Daniel van der PostNED0000013001302
17Justin Carter* (Pen 10)USA103203217791283
18Staffan JorupSWE0000096271232
19Johnson LeeSIN0000001221222
20Elias VaisbergUSA256260820321143
21Jason ReidAUS103203245261033
22Benjamin LarsholtDEN192009200921
23Manfred GergGER000006427912
24Haiyang LiCHN187008700871
25James DarkeNZL00000085851
26Tom MichaelUSA00000069691
27Thomas HansenDEN167006700671
28Hugues GiardinoFRA00002732592
29Chuan TangCHN1027027290562
30Brett CroweAUS000002926552
31Xiaohong MaCHN00000540541
32Ivan Aspas AznarESP000002625512
33Janne KoivistoFIN00000480481
34Huimin LiuCHN00000030301
35Johan van KootenNED102502500251
36Ronald TraasNED000000000
37Ronny HelaersBEL000000000
38Vidal LimbourgBEL000000000
39Fabrice MarchesseauFRA000000000
40Herve MartinFRA000000000
41Ian HarrisGBR000000000
42Sebastian KummererGER000000000
43Torge SchindlerGER000000000
44Salih KaderISR000000000
45Merv LowSIN000000000
46Frantioek ZderkaSVK000000000
47Scott BrennemanUSA000000000