Biography James Ralston:
Jim is an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation, Cattaraugus Territory. Jim began fishing and hunting at a young age; his father and uncles were among his first "instructors". As a past director and former member of the Southtown Walleye Association he became involved in teaching youth recreational and competition fishing. He also has vast experience assisting his long time fishing partner with his charter business. Although Jim's love for fishing takes him to the many fishing holes of the East Coast, he finds more pleasure fishing the lakes, rivers and ponds of Western New York. In his recent retirement, Jim has discovered a new found appreciation for the for his beloved pastime. While watching an outdoor television show, he became mesmerized by the opportunities provided by Hobie Fishing Kayak. The Hobie Fishing Kayak has opened up a new world of fishing to Jim, one that he looks to explore for years to come.