April 24, 2012
This weekend, on Saturday and Sunday, South River Outfitters in Stuart is hosting a kayak fishing instructional event.
There will be experts from the Ocean Kayak Fishing Team, DOA Lures and the kayak diving/spearfishing community giving lectures and answering questions about the fast-growing sport.
During the two-day event, visitors can try different kinds of fishing kayaks, and see how veteran anglers rig them up for fishing. Here's the schedule:
Saturday April 28-
10-10:45 Mike Hamilton (Team Ocean Kayak Florida) Kayak Rigging & best uses
11-12:30 Jerry McBride (DOA Lures) Local Knowledge,Tips,&Fishing technique
1:30-2:15 Steve Woods (Deep 6 Dive) Kayaks for Diving/Spearfishing
2:30-3:15 Jean McElroy (Team Ocean Kayak Florida) Kayak fishing stratagies
Sunday April 29-
10:30-11:15 Greg Timmer (Team Ocean Kayak Florida) Kayak Fishing 101
11:30-12:15 Forrest Jay (Team Ocean Kayak Florida) Kayak Camping & Fishing Trips
1:30-2:15 Carlos Alonso (Miami Sports Mag.) Kayak Spearfishing &Freediving
2:30-4 Jerry McBride (DOA Lures) Productive Kayak Fishing Observations
Special Pricing on Ocean Kayak fishing kayaks Friday-Sunday, lots of give-a-ways Sat & Sun, demos all weekend, and Ocean Kayak Pro Staff on site Friday-Sunday.
Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required. All who pre-register will get a free gift, while supplies last. To register, call South River Outfitters at 772-223-1500 or find them on Facebook under South River Outfitters.
South River Outfitters has offered canoe and kayak sales and rentals for over 10 years. The shop is located on the scenic South Fork of the St. Lucie River, near Halpatiokee Park. The address is 7647 Lost River Rd.