On October 30, 2013, 41 kayaking anglers from 16 different countries will converge on the Bemm and Snowy Rivers in Victoria, Australia to compete in the 3rd annual Hobie Fishing World Championship.

A press release from Hobie says the competition includes anglers that competed in qualifying events throughout the spring and summer including the IFA Championships, Kayak Wars, Jamaica Bay Classic and Paddle Palooza.

All anglers will fish for Australia’s black bream from identical Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 14 kayaks, provided and outfitted by the manufacturer, replete with think like an anchor, rod holders and Lowrance electronics. Live weigh-ins will take place on each of the three days of competition with anglers weighing three fish per day. Find out more here: