HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – T-H Marine Supplies, Inc., of Huntsville, Alabama, and RMC Boat Works, Inc., of Mingoville, Pennsylvania announce they have entered into an agreement granting T-H Marine the exclusive, global distribution rights for the RMC E-Lok Electronics Mounts and Trol-Lok Trolling Motor Mounts. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
TULSA, Okla. – Lowrance, a world-leading brand in marine electronics since 1957 and GPS navigational systems since 1992 — announced today innovative new software enhancements for its powerful HDS Gen2 Touch touchscreen and HDS Gen2 multifunction displays. Available as a free online download, enhancements with the new 2.0 software for the Gen2 Touch and Gen2 series include GoFree™ Wireless compatibility, Chart Sharing, Depth Contour Shading, StructureMap™ HD, extensive mapping options and a host of performance improvements. In addition, the Gen2 Version 2.0 update brings existing advanced features of the newer Touch series to HDS Gen2 users.
MINNETONKA, Minn. - In the land of 10,000 lakes, there is a palpable sense of anticipation in the air. The temperatures are inching higher, lakes are slowly shedding layers of snow and for Minnesotan's, the annual state fishing opener - scheduled for May 11 - might be spent brushing up on techniques and counting the days until this year's actual ice out happens in some areas of the state.
Scientists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) have uncovered a new species of black bass in the southeastern United States. Scientists have proposed naming the new species the Choctaw bass and recommended the scientific name of Micropterus haiaka. They revealed their discovery at a meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society earlier this year.
NEWNAN, Ga. - FLW Tour pro Micah Frazier has agreed to represent FishMarker. FishMarker is an app-based community that allows anglers to share their favorite fishing spots, guides, lodges, marinas and photos.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Livingston Lures has added two premier FLW Tour anglers to the Livingston Lures pro angler team. Both Jacob Powroznik, who currently sits in the fifth spot in the FLW Angler of the Year Race and Stetson Blaylock, who currently holds down the 19th spot in the FLW AOY race are the new additions. With the two new anglers, the Livingston Pro Angler Team now has a total of seven national tour anglers.
FLIPPIN, Ark. – Paul Clark and Brett Preuett, collegiate anglers from the University of Louisiana–Monroe, became the first team to qualify for the 2013 Ranger Cup University Team of the Year finals by winning the FLW College Fishing National Championship on Arkansas’ Beaver Lake. As the highest-finishing Ranger Cup University-qualified team with a total weight of 40 pounds, 3 ounces during the three-day event, the duo received $2,000 cash as well as an expense-paid trip to Texas’ famed Lake Fork where they will compete for the Team of the Year title later this year.
Warrior Baits recently announced the signing of FLW Tour pro Glenn Browne for the 2013 tournament season. Browne, a dominant shallow-water fisherman, explained his interest in representing Warrior Baits.
PLANO, Ill. - One fish, two fish, three fish more... And sometimes reeled in all at one time! There's no doubting anglers have embraced the Alabama Rig as more than just a here-today-gone-tomorrow technique. Just a single cast where shad or shiners are the forage of choice is all it takes to prove this multi-hook mechanism can cause quite a commotion of flopping fish.
TRAFALGAR, Ind. - Bass Boat Saver, an industry leader in marine cleaners and protectants announces a new screen cleaner that will protect and clean any acrylic screen. Bass Boat Saver’s new screen cleaner was designed for bass boat electronic screens, but works great on anything you look at or see through.
Guided by the vast tournament experience of Aaron Martens and Luke Clausen, and the functional artistry that is the company’s trademark, Megabass of America will introduce the Orochi XX series of rods later this month. There will be 11 rods in the series, each purpose-built to the exacting specifications of Megabass’ national pro staff and tailored to the key lure types and presentations required on the tournament trail. A separate list of the rods and their characteristics is attached.
Contest runs April 10 through May 31
Have you ever wanted to fish with an FLW Tour pro and experience the highest levels of competitive tournament bass fishing? Well, here’s your chance. As part of the latest “Fish With A Pro” sweepstakes sponsored by Straight Talk Wireless, bass-fishing fans will now have the opportunity to win a once-in-a-lifetime dream fishing trip with a professional bass angler on one of the sport’s biggest stages.
CASSVILLE, Mo. – Fishing lure manufacturer, Luck E Strike Corporation, headquartered in Cassville, Mo., recently partnered with True North Enterprises, a private equity firm located in Geneva, Ill..
TULSA, Okla. - Dollahon PR recently announced that Andrew Upshaw has joined the Tulsa, Oklahoma-based public relations company and is serving in a marketing manager's role for the business that provides marketing communications services within various industries.
LADSON, SC - Continuing to ride the wave of media interest, tournament success, and the ensuing groundswell of consumer demand, Z-Man Fishing Products announced today that it has successfully reached a settlement with Joe Renosky and Renosky Lure in its lawsuit involving patent and trade dress infringement.
Forrest Wood Cup champion Scott Martin recently announced he has signed sponsorship agreements with Chums and Beyond Coastal. Chums is a Utah-based eyewear accessories manufacturer and Beyond Coastal is a producer of sun care products, also located in Utah.
When Oakdale, Calif., resident Randy Pierson went to New Melones Lake, nestled at the base of the Sierra Foothills east of Stockton on March 1, he had no idea he was what he was about to experience.
FLW Tour veteran will be at Castrol Premium Lube Express booth April 20-21
Castrol team pro Mike Surman will be on hand to sign autographs and answer consumer questions April 20-21 at the Castrol Premium Lube Express display at the Kennesaw Big Shanty Festival.
Three-time FLW Tour Angler of the Year to appear May 1 at Castrol Premium Lube Express
Elkin, N.C. – Castrol pro David Dudley, the career leader in Walmart FLW Tour earnings and three-time FLW Angler of the Year, will be on hand to sign autographs and answer consumer questions Wednesday May 1 at Castrol Premium Lube Express, located at 1910 N. Bridge Street in Elkin.
PLANO, Ill. – Those famous last words spoken from your x-fishing buddy: “No worries man, I’ve got all the tackle we need. Just meet me at the boat landing.” We’ve all been there. You’re looking for an Arkansas shiner pattern 5-inch fluke. He hands you a gnawed-on 7.25-inch mystery plastic in a color unrecognizable to both Sherwin-Williams and Dutch Boy. Hosed. You grimace, bare it, and kick yourself for not listening to the voice that said BYOB – bring your own baits.
FLW Tour pro Bill McDonald recently announced he has signed a sponsorship agreement with General Tire for the 2013 tournament season. McDonald has been a member of Team Lucas for several years and also recently joined with Strike King Lure Company pro staff.
IRVING, Texas —The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is pleased to announce a partnership with Tom Redington, professional bass angler fishing the FLW Tour and host of “Big Bass Battle” on NBC Sports and World Fishing Network (WFN).
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. – McCoy Fishing recently announced it has signed FLW Tour pro Ken Golub of Pittsford, N.Y., for the 2013 season. Golub has been fishing FLW events since 1996 and is currently in the midst of his sophomore season on the FLW Tour.
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Chevy Pro Jay Yelas has entered into a sponsorship agreement with Typhoon® Polarized Optics for the 2013 season. The FLW Tour veteran and Chevy pro team member will be utilizing Typhoon sunglasses exclusively while on Tour.
All the information needed to efficiently and effectively fish for walleyes using modern-day trolling systems is now available in the book "Walleye Trolling: Tackle, Techniques and Systems Used by North America's Best Walleye Tournament Pros and Guides," by Curtis Niedermier and Capt. Ross Robertson.