KAYAK ANGLERS’ WILL WANT TO TUNE IN TO WFN AND SPORTSMAN CHANNEL ON SUNDAY, APRIL 7: NEW SEASONS WITH JIM SAMMONS SET TO PREMIERE

Heliconia is proud to announce the upcoming launch of Season 8 of Seaguar’s Extreme Fishing Challenge and Season 10 of Jackson Kayak’s Kayak Fishing Show. Both hosted by renown kayak angler Jim Sammons, Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge will premiere on Sportsman Channel, Sunday, April 7th at 2:30 PM EST, while Jackson Kayak’s Kayak Fishing Show will premiere on World Fishing Network (WFN) on Sunday, April 7th at 6:30 PM EST. Fans of shows can look forward to weekly airings on Sportsman Channel and WFN beginning in April.

The two shows follow host Jim Sammons as he travels the world with his kayak, on the hunt for the biggest and most challenging game fish. A San Diego, California native and certified fish and game licensed guide, Jim is known worldwide as a pioneer of big game kayak fishing. This season, Jim targets huge gamefish in the Bahamas, Louisiana, Canada’s Algonquin Park and the Ottawa Valley, Panama, Sweden, Costa Rica, California, Brazil, and Florida.

“This past year of filming has been super exciting!” explains Jim. “We traveled to some amazing locations, met so many wonderful people and experienced their food and culture. We fought some pretty stubborn fish and had a number of truly memorable moments on the water. I know the viewers at home will get a kick out of each episode.”  

The season premiere episode of Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge sees Jim and special guest Esteban Gutierrez fishing incredibly beautiful and remote sections of the Amazon River in Brazil in search for huge peacock bass.

As for Jackson Kayak’s Kayak Fishing Show, this season kicks off with Jim and special guests from the Jackson Kayak Fishing Team chasing down various species of fish on the fly in the clear blue water of Bahama Island. Without giving too much away, viewers will get to witness the kayak anglers fight with more than eight different species of fish including: tarpon, permit, bonefish, wahoo, ski jacks and barracuda.

Those interested to learn more about the two series can do so at www.kayakfishingshow.com. Fans can also catch more kayak angling entertainment with Jim Sammons by checking out The Kayak Fishing Show page on Facebook.

About Heliconia: Heliconia is an award-winning video production company that specializes in outdoor productions. For 21 years Heliconia has helped industry-leading brands, and some of the world’s top tourism authorities, communicate their marketing message in a unique, and inspiring way. Heliconia offers custom video production services and produces seven unique television series which air on such networks as Sportsman Channel, FOX Sports, Outside TV, Nautical Channel, and World Fishing Network. Heliconia is also a leader in online video productions, with over 264,000 YouTube subscribers and 64,900 million views. See all of Heliconia’s work at www.helipress.com.

SEAGUAR’S EXTREME KAYAK FISHING CHALLENGE SEASON 7 PREMIERE AIRS ON SPORTSMAN CHANNEL FRIDAY, MAY 18th AT 11:30AM EST!

Heliconia, producers of Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge, proudly announces the launch of Season 7 on Sportsman Channel on Friday, May 18th at 11:30am EST* and again on Saturday, May 19th at 1:00pm EST*.

Season 7 of Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge kicks off as Jim Sammons hooks up with Garzilla Guide Service in Texas to catch monster alligator gar from his kayak. Fans of the show can look forward to weekly airings of the series May and June on Sportsman Channel.

This season, Jim puts his Seaguar line and leader to the ultimate test as he hooks up on yellowfin tuna in Louisiana, monster alligator gar in Texas, and Chinook salmon in British Columbia.

Fans can also catch more kayak angling entertainment with Jim Sammons by tuning into Jackson Kayak’s the Kayak Fishing Show on World Fishing Network (http://www.worldfishingnetwork.com/shows/the-kayak-fishing-show) or online on the Kayak Fishing Tales YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/kayakfishingtales).

*Visit http://www.thesportsmanchannel.com/schedule/ for the list of Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge airings in all time zones.

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About Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge: Now entering its 8th season of filming, Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge is an exciting and inspiring series airing on Sportsman Channel. Every 30-minute episode follows Jim Sammons as he travels the world with his kayak, on the hunt for the biggest and most challenging game fish. Learn more about the series at https://www.kayakfishingshow.com.

About Heliconia Productions: Heliconia is an award-winning video production company that specializes in outdoor productions. For 21 years Heliconia has helped industry-leading brands and some of the world’s top tourism authorities communicate their marketing message in a unique, inspiring, and cost-effective way. Heliconia offers custom video production services and produces six unique television series which air on such networks as Sportsman Channel, FOX Sports, Outside TV, Nautical Channel, and World Fishing Network. Heliconia is also a leader in online video productions, with over 230,000 YouTube subscribers and 57 million views. See all Heliconia’s work at https://www.helipress.com/.

SEAGUAR’S EXTREME KAYAK FISHING CHALLENGE SEASON 6 PREMIERE AIRS ON SPORTSMAN CHANNEL

Heliconia, producers of Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge, proudly announces the launch of Season 6 on Sportsman Channel on Wednesday, May 10th at 10:30am EST* and again on Saturday, May 12th at 1:00pm EST*.

Season 6 of Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge kicks off as Jim Sammons travels to New Zealand’s North Island looking for huge Kingfish with local Kiwi kayak anglers and Jackson Kayak team members. New to the Sportsman Channel, fans of the show can look forward to weekly airings during May and June.

This season Jim puts his Seaguar line and leader to the ultimate test as he hooks up on massive tarpon in Puerto Rico, Yellowtail Kingfish in New Zealand, and Chinook salmon and largemouth bass in Canada.

Fans can also catch more kayak angling entertainment with Jim Sammons by tuning into Jackson Kayak’s the Kayak Fishing Show on World Fishing Network (http://www.worldfishingnetwork.com/shows/the-kayak-fishing-show or online on the Kayak Fishing Tales YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/kayakfishingtales).

*Visit http://www.thesportsmanchannel.com/schedule/ for the list of airings in all time zones.

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About Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge: Now entering its 7th season of filming, Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge is an exciting and inspiring series airing on Sportsman Channel. Every 30-minute episode follows Jim Sammons as he travels the world with his kayak, on the hunt for the biggest and most challenging game fish. Learn more about the series at https://www.kayakfishingshow.com.

 About Heliconia Productions: Heliconia is an award-winning video production company that specializes in outdoor productions. For 20 years, Heliconia has helped industry-leading brands, and some of the world’s top tourism authorities, communicate marketing messages in a unique, inspiring, and cost effective way. Heliconia offers custom video production services and produces seven unique television series which air on such networks as Sportsman Channel, Outside Television, FOX Sports Networks, Nautical Channel and World Fishing Network. Heliconia is also a leader in online video productions, with over 186,000 YouTube subscribers and 47 million views. See Heliconia’s work at www.helipress.com.

SEASON 5 PREMIERE of Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge Airs on NBC Sports Wednesday, March 30th

Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge NBC Sports Season 5 PremiereHeliconia, producers of Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge with Jim Sammons, proudly announces the launch of Season 5 on NBC Sports on Wednesday, March 30th at 3:30 p.m. EST*.

Season 5 of Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge kicks off Wednesday, March 30th at 3:30 p.m. EST* on NBC Sports as Jim Sammons is joined by buddy, Sean White, and daughter, Kirstin Sammons, on Cedros Island off of Baja’s east coast for an amazing couple days pulling in monster yellowtail. Fans of the show can look forward to the show airing every Wednesday at 3:30pm until the end of June.

Now entering the 6th season of filming, Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge is an exciting and inspiring series which follows Jim Sammons on his mission to catch the biggest game fish possible from his kayak. The new season sees Jim on an epic road trip down to Baja Mexico, chasing high-flying tarpon in Belize, and pulling up mammoth rooster fish in Costa Rica.

Learn more about the series at www.kayakfishingshow.com. Check out the full premiere schedule at http://goo.gl/eCefhe.

*Visit http://www.nbcsports.com/tv-listings for the list of airings in all time zones.

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About The Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge Presented by Seaguar: Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge is an exciting and inspiring NBC Sports series, which follows Jim on his worldwide journeys to catch the biggest game fish possible from his kayak. Seaguar’s Extreme Kayak Fishing Challenge airs every Wednesday on NBC Sports during the second quarter of 2016.

About Heliconia Productions: Heliconia is an award winning video production company that specializes in outdoor productions. For 18 years Heliconia has helped industry-leading brands, and some of the world’s top tourism authorities, communicate marketing messages in a unique, inspiring, and cost effective way.  Heliconia offers custom video production services and produces six unique television series which air on such networks as NBC Sports, Universal HD, Outside Television, and the World Fishing Network. Heliconia is also a leader in online video productions, with over 130,000 YouTube subscribers and 36 million views.  See all of Heliconia’s work at www.helipress.com.

For more information, call Amy Luscombe at 613 582 7154, or e-mail: amy@helipress.com.

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