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Kayaker's 3.5 Hour Battle with a 125 Pound Tuna Now Airing Online

While shooting an episode of 'The Kayak Fishing Show' in Panama, host Jim Sammons endured a 3.5 hour battle with a Tuna. For the first time, the complete battle can now be watched online in full high definition.

June 10, 2010 – Panama –

While kayak fishing on Panama’s legendary Hannibal Banks, Jim Sammons, host of The Kayak Fishing Show, hooked into an enormous yellow fin tuna, and one of the fishing fight’s of his life. Over the course of his 3.5 hour battle with the tuna, Jim and his kayak were towed for miles. For the first time ever, the complete battle can now be watched online in full high definition.
The incredible battle is shot and produced by The Heliconia Press and is being broadcast through Kayak Fishing Tales, Heliconia’s cutting edge WebTV channel.

CLICK HERE to watch the video.

For more information contact Kayak Fishing Show producer, Ken Whiting
613 582 7154

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About Kayak Fishing Tales WebTV
Kayak Fishing Tales is a cutting edge WebTV channel produced by The Heliconia Press. Every week (52 times per year) a new Kayak Fishing Tales episode is released and broadcast through a large and growing network of online media channels. Check out Kayak Fishing Tales on YouTube, at