Issue 4

The Aquahunters

With regard to kayak angling, few geographic areas can offer deep historical reflections paired with contemporary significance.  With a past woven to the sea, the Hawaiian islands are a land where people have fished from small vessels for countless generations.  It is also a place where the modern inception of the sport is rife with [...]



Andy Cho

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Big Island angler, Andy Cho, is, perhaps, the man most often associated with contemporary Hawaiian kayak angling.  In the five short years that he has been practicing the sport, Andy has drafted an impressive list of accomplishments, including four first place finishes in the Makahiki tournament.  Luther Cifers, the founder of Yakattack, once alluded to [...]



Isaac Brumaghim

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As the founder of the popular fishing website, Aquahunters, Isaac Brumaghim opened a window through which the world became aware of the kayak angling scene in Hawaii.  The Oahu-based angler, writer, tournament organizer, and all-around public face of the sport is known for both his on water talents and dedication to the responsible stewardship of [...]



David “Boogie-D” Elgas

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David Elgas is a Haleiwa-based angler, teacher, guide, writer, and television personality best known for his contagious passion for the sport.  With numerous awards to his name, including those from Kayak Fishing Radio and the US Coast Guard Auxillary, David is well respected for his abilities to promote the sport of kayak angling with positivity [...]



Chris Paglinawan

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Chris Paglinawan is a name often associated with the upper echelon of kayak angling talent.  A record setting skin diver, Chris has used his knowledge of the underwater realm to become one of the world’s master anglers, setting kayak-based records and gathering tournament trophies along the way.  Combining a quiet stoke with humility and passion, [...]