Chad Hoover

A Reel Expert

Chad recently retired from the U.S. Navy while stationed in Norfolk, Virginia and relocated to Hendersonville, Tennessee. He specializes in light tackle, artificial and fly fishing from the kayak for largemouth bass and most inshore, near-shore and offshore saltwater species.

He is a founding member and former President of the Tidewater Kayak Anglers Association. Chad is the owner of where he shares his insights and expertise with anglers across the country. He is the author of Kayak Bass Fishing and has been featured in numerous other books, articles and videos for his bass fishing expertise and unique sense of humor. He conducts many seminars and kayak fishing clinics throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic.

You can find many of Chad’s kayak fishing videos on his YouTube Channel at He is also the host “Knot Right Kayak Fishing” on NBC Sports and “Kayak Bassin TV with Chad Hoover on WFN.”

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