Ice Fishing – the Ultimate Guide Book Now Available

The Heliconia Press is thrilled to announce the release of Ice Fishing – The Ultimate Guide by Tim Allard. An all-encompassing guide that covers everything you need to know about modern ice fishing. - September 02, 2010

Kayaker's Epic Battle with 125lb Tuna Now Online

Kayaker's 3.5 Hour Battle with a 125 Pound Tuna Now Airing Online. 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. - June 12, 2010

Kayak Angler Towed 11 Miles by Marlin

During shooting for The Heliconia Press' upcoming adventure kayak fishing film, ExOfficio presents Kayak Fishing: Game On, Howard McKim gets towed 11 miles in his kayak during an arm-wrenching five-hour battle with a 300-pound marlin. - October 31, 2008

Whitewater Kayak Fishing—Raising the Bar for Extreme Fishing

“I’ve caught 200 lb shark and marlin from my kayak,” says renowned big game kayak angler Jim Sammons, “but this is by far the most extreme kayak fishing that I’ve ever done.” - September 25, 2008

New Kayak Fishing Action Movie Kick-Starts in Shark-Infested Waters

The Heliconia Press is very excited to announce that shooting has begun for a first-of-its-kind kayak fishing action movie, "ExOfficio Presents Kayak Fishing: Game On!" For release in Spring 2009, the film follows renowned big-game kayak angler Jim Sammons around North America on the... - June 18, 2008

Heliconia Releases Hot New Lineup of Instructional Titles for Spring

The Heliconia Press, a leading publisher of books and DVDs on outdoor pursuits, is proud to respond to industry demand for quality paddlesport instructional titles with today's announcement of six new and authoritative "how to" books and DVDs for spring. Latest releases include the... - May 04, 2008

Actor Patrick Stewart Offers Rave Review for Best Picture Oil + Water

Actor Patrick Stewart was so impressed by Oil + Water, winner of Best Picture at the Jules Verne Adventure Film Festival in Los Angeles, that he called for audiences “to find this movie and to watch it again and again.” Stewart, a renowned Shakespearean actor who famously played... - March 14, 2008

The Heliconia Press Expands Environmental Initiatives

The Heliconia Press, a leading publisher of books and DVDs on outdoor pursuits, is expanding its many environmental initiatives to include 100% recycled materials for all DVD packaging and the sole use of FSC-certified paper for all book publishing. Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification... - February 27, 2008

"Kayak Fishing – The Ultimate Guide" Wins Best Instructional at Reel Paddling Film Festival

The Heliconia Press, a leading publisher of books and DVDs on outdoor pursuits, is proud to announce that "Kayak Fishing – The Ultimate Guide" DVD, released on February 1, 2008, has won Best Instructional Film at the third annual Reel Paddling Film Festival. Beautifully shot in... - February 14, 2008

Oil + Water Film Wins Best Picture and Youth Jury Award at Jules Verne

As the exclusive distributor of the documentary film, "Oil + Water", The Heliconia Press is very proud to announce that the film has won Best Picture and the Youth Jury Award at this year’s Jules Verne Adventure Film Festival. The win was announced in front of a star-studded audience of thousands at the Shrine Auditorium in downtown Los Angeles on December 9. - December 19, 2007

Black Feather’s Camp Cooking Guide Wins Gourmand World Cookbook Award

The Heliconia Press, a leading publisher of books and DVDs on outdoor pursuits, is proud to announce that Camp Cooking: The Black Feather Guide has won a Gourmand World Cookbook Award for Canadian Best First Cookbook. - December 12, 2007

Oil + Water Film Rapidly Accumulating Awards Before Official Release

As the exclusive distributor of the documentary film, Oil + Water, The Heliconia Press is proud to announce that the film has already won three prestigious awards internationally—all before its official release in February 2008. To date, the festival version of Oil + Water has won the Daniel... - December 07, 2007

Epicocity Named National Geographic’s Best Online Adventure Flick

Two years in the making, Mission: Epicocity follows some of the best kayakers in the world as they travel to Zambia, Uganda, Chile, Argentina, United States and Canada where they perform breathtaking, death-defying kayaking drops, runs and freestyle moves. The nonstop action includes stunning footage of the biggest waterfalls ever successfully run in a kayak. - December 06, 2007

Heliconia Welcomes New Editor and Office Manager

The Heliconia Press, publisher of best-selling and award-winning instructional books and videos about kayaking and other outdoor pursuits, is pleased to announce their further expansion with the addition of Rebecca Sandiford as Editor and Tamara Cuff as Office Manager. - December 05, 2007

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