Eco Pro Tungsten has announced a new sponsorship deal with FLW Tour pro Justin Lucas. Lucas, a five-time winner with FLW, is one of the brightest young stars in professional bass fishing. He will be the first FLW Tour pro on the Eco Pro Tungsten pro-staff.
Lew's announces the addition of two-time 2012 Opens' winner Jason Christie to the Team Lew's pro staff. Christie will be fishing Lew's reels in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic next month on Oklahoma's Grand Lake O' the Cherokees.
Minnetonka, Minn. - Today, facing a Northcountry winter, let alone a single excursion onto a frozen lake without the aid of accepted effective technology is unthinkable. After testing Sufix 832® Ice Braid last winter, topnotch anglers reached a consensus: Why bother fishing with anything else? Not surprisingly, the new advanced ice superline, inlaid with GORE® Performance Fibers, exhibits the same featherlight, user-friendly physique as its open water counterpart.
Picasso Lures announced FLW Tour angler Terry Bolton has signed on to join their pro team.
The General Larry Nixon will head into the 2013 Walmart FLW Tour season with some changes on his jersey. The 62-year-old pro who has 20 career top-10 finishes has signed with four new sponsors for the upcoming season – Yamamoto Custom Baits, Luck-E-Strike, Dobyns Rods and Seaguar.
JL Marine Systems Inc., the parent company for Power-Pole®, C-Monster™ Control System and Green Marine™, has picked up anchor and moved to a new location. From our humble beginnings, we now are pleased to announce that we've moved into a new facility located at 9010 Palm River Road in Tampa.
Veteran professional bass fisherman Jay Yelas recently announced the signing of four new sponsors. The two-time Walmart FLW Tour Angler of the Year and former Bassmaster Classic champion has agreed to terms with Yamamoto Custom Baits, Kistler Custom Fishing Rods, Lew’s Reels and Punisher Lures.
Elite Rod Sleeves announced an agreement with FLW Tour pro Todd Hollowell this week.
GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - FLW Tour pro Justin Lucas is excited to announce his partnership with 'Never Slip' Bait Tape. Lucas has won over $425,000 in his young career and is confident 'Never Slip' Bait Tape will be a great tool to help him build on his success.
Florida professional angler Brandon McMillan has reached agreement to endorse Elite Tungsten in 2013. This is notable as McMillan is a previous FLW Tour and Everstart winner and will be fishing the FLW Tour full-time in 2013. Known for his prowess with a flipping stick, McMillan knows the value of quality tungsten and how it aids in detecting bites even in the heaviest of cover.
REDLANDS, Calif. - FLW Tour angler Brent Ehrler has agreed to terms with Gamakatsu. Ehrler won the 2006 Forrest Wood Cup on Logan Martin Lake near Birmingham, Alabama. Ehrler has amassed six total FLW Tour and FLW Series victories and he won the 2004 Everstart Championship on Lake Cumberland in Kentucky. Ehrler also won the inaugural Major League Fishing tournament on Lake Amistad in Texas.
Today marks the official release of the new FishPro fishing game for Facebook. FishPro combines the real world of fishing with virtual gaming in a fun, easy-to-play format. FishPro offers quests to compete for credits that can be used to buy gear as well as opportunities to compete in online tournaments.
TULSA, Okla. - Lowrance, a world-leading brand in marine electronics since 1957 and GPS navigational systems since 1992 - announced today the newest addition to its Elite family of fishfinder/chartplotter products, the Elite-7 Hybrid Dual Imaging (HDI) series. Available as a fishfinder/chartplotter combo model - as well as a standalone fishfinder or chartplotter - the Elite-7 features a 7-inch, widescreen color LED-backlit display that is 70-percent larger than comparably priced 5-inch products. Allowing anglers to see more sonar history, larger chart images and more detail in split-screen mode, all Elite-7 models with fishfinder capability also feature Hybrid Dual Imaging™ (HDI), which combines two award-winning technologies - Broadband SounderTM and Downscan ImagingTM - to provide the best possible view of the water column.
Alabama angler Alex Davis, known in the fishing industry as “The Spinnerbait Kid,” has committed to fishing the 2013 Walmart FLW Tour. After capturing a top 10 at the 2011 FLW Tour Open on Lake Guntersville, Davis landed a victory this past season at the EverStart Southeast Division event also held on Guntersville.
JACKSON, Wis. - As you're reading this sentence, 17,482 sunfish have inhaled the lures of countless, clueless anglers without being detected. While you're balking at that last statement, another 11,247 fishermen employing inferior spring bobbers on their ice rods missed fish. Stings a bit, don't it?
LA VERNE, Calif. - Typhoon Optics is offering a potential $530,850.00 in total prize money for the following 2013 FLW Outdoors tournaments. Beginning January 1, 2013, all participants in the tournaments mentioned will have yet another way to dramatically increase their tournament winnings, thanks to Typhoon’s “Wear It to Win It” pro program. “Wear It to Win It” will involve all of the following FLW Outdoors tournaments for the 2013 season:
FLIPPIN, Ark. – Ranger Boats, the nation’s largest manufacturer of premium fiberglass fishing boats, announces the launch of an all-new aluminum series of boats for the 2013 model year. A state-of-the-art production facility, located adjacent to company headquarters in Flippin, Ark., was unveiled earlier this week. The new operation includes two series of boats, the fishing-specific Tournament Series and ultra-versatile Apache Series. Both are scheduled to debut at dealerships and boat shows across the country in January.
STURTEVANT, Wis. - BRP announced today the introduction of the 135 H.O., the newest horsepower available in the Evinrude E-TEC outboard engine line-up. The engine is ready to order today from authorized Evinrude dealers throughout North America, and delivery begins in January 2013.
LADSON, S.C. - Continuing to ride the wave of media interest, tournament success, and the ensuing groundswell of consumer demand that its product lineup has created, Z-Man Fishing Products is proud to appoint Frontier Sales & Marketing Group as its official sales agency throughout Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Mississippi.
First introduced at ICAST 2012, the Damiki Anchovy Shad has generated significant buzz ever since. This 4-inch, soft-plastic swimbait was made with schooling baitfish in mind and is an obvious choice for anglers utilizing the umbrella rig. Designed to mimic smaller baitfish that travel in groups, the Anchovy Shad is a great combination of faint contours in body line with an extra large rounded paddle tail that creates that struggling bait-fish movement that bass can’t resist.
SHELBYVILLE, Ind. - River Rat Tackle announced this week an agreement to sponsor the Murray State University bass fishing team for the 2013 College Fishing season.