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Jim Sammons

A San Diego, California native and certified fish and game licensed guide, Jim Sammons is recognized worldwide as a pioneer of big game kayak fishing. He owns and runs La Jolla Kayak Fishing guide service and works closely with kayak manufacturers on the development of new kayak designs, and with manufacturers on a variety of kayak fishing products.

With his trademark fedora and his numerous special appearances on a variety of national fishing shows, Jim has become the most recognizable kayak angler in North America. But it’s his infectious enthusiasm for the sport, his lively personality and his passion for sharing the sport with others that has made him the most popular kayak angler in the world, and an ideal host of The Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge.