Hobie First Cast

Hobie First Cast is a program designed for people new to kayak fishing. You will learn the basics of kayak fishing from our kayak fishing team and test drive the patented hands-free Hobie Mirage Drive pedal system with a fishing rod in your hand.  CCK is introducing a series of Hobie First Cast Events from the Bay Area, North Coast, and Sierra Mountains.  The cost is $150.00 which includes Hobie Mirage kayak, mirage drive, pfd, paddle, wetsuit and paddling jacket.  If you need fishing gear this will be an extra $30.00. If you choose to purchase a Hobie mirage drive kayak the $150.00 will go towards the purchase of the kayak.
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Upcoming Hobie First Cast Trip


Hell HoleIntroducing the Hobie Kayak First Cast kayak fishing trip series brought to you by California Canoe & Kayak. First cast, first fish, first kayak - the first fishing experience. CCK and Hobie Cat® Company want to create new fishing moments for anglers of all ages and skill levels in the Hobie® First Cast program.

Hell Hole Reservoir is an excellent lake with the following species. Nice sized rainbows. We will mainly be targeting rainbows during this event.”

Don't have a kayak? No problem! California Canoe & Kayak will provide each participant with a Hobie Mirage® kayak and an experienced kayak fishing guide to get you jumpstarted into kayak fishing. The best part of fishing on a Hobie Mirage? Your hands are free to tend to your line. Hobie's patented MirageDrive® system allows you to pedal your kayak instead of paddling it. If you have ever thought about fishing from a kayak this is a fantastic opportunity to learn the basics from CCK's Pro Staff Kayak Fishing Team.

Cost: $150 (Bait will be provided if used but no tackle or gear)
Additional $30 fee if you need us to provide fishing gear

Class Time Starts: 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Event start and ending times will vary depending on fishing times. Guides will contact you within 48 hours. 

Time on the water: Approximately 4--5 hours

Location: Hell Hole House Reservoir (Sierra Mountains) , El Dorado National Forest -Location based on fishing reports.
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Prerequisites: No previous kayaking experience necessary but our L1 Kayak QuickStart class (or equivalent program) is recommended. The minimum age for Hobie First Cast is 14 years; children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.


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