Chad Hoover loves to fish. So much so, he has little tolerance for those who don't. His passion and talent for bass fishing, along with his dynamic personality and desire to share the sport of kayak fishing, has made Chad a leader of the worldwide kayak fishing movement. Chad Hoover is a retired US Navy officer and engineer. He recently authored the book Kayak Bass Fishing, founded KayakBassFishing.com, and is owner of HOOK1 Kayak Fishing Gear – the largest kayak fishing retail store in the industry.