Heliconia to Produce Kayak Fishing Series for NBC Sports

Heliconia announces that it has begun production of "Seaguar's Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge" - a mini-series that follows world renowned big game kayak angler, Jim Sammons, around the world on some of his most daring fishing adventures.

The Heliconia Press is excited to announce it has begun production of a kayak fishing mini-series, which will be broadcast into 76 million households through NBC Sports. Seaguar's Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge will air throughout the 1st quarter of 2012, beginning December 26th, 2011.

The mini-series follows Ocean Kayak's Kayak Fishing Show host, Jim Sammons, on some of his most daring kayak fishing adventures. Watch Jim catch marlin from his kayak in Baja, battle tuna in Panama's Hannibal Banks, and survive a deadly experience fishing for monster pike on the whitewater rivers of Canada.

The series was made possible in part by Seaguar, with their involvement as Title Sponsor of the series. "I couldn't be more excited to have Seaguar involved as the Title Sponsor of the series" says Jim Sammons, "I've been a dedicated Seaguar fluorocarbon user for as long as I can remember, and now that they've released a world class braid and mono, Seaguar has everything that I both want and need."

Stay tuned for more information and for specific show times.


About Jim Sammons: A San Diego California native and certified fish and game licensed guide, Jim is recognized worldwide as a pioneer of modern day kayak fishing and an expert big game kayak fisherman. With his trademark fedora and his role as the host of the Kayak Fishing Show on WFN, 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 which has made him the most popular kayak angler in the world.

About The Heliconia Press: Since World Champion kayaker Ken Whiting founded the company in 1998, The Heliconia Press has been a leader in outdoors media production. For more information about Heliconia's various TV and WebTV series, visit www.helipress.com

Brendan Mark (613) 582-7154 or Brendan@helipress.com