For the third year in a row Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts pro Greg Bohannan will be hosting a charity tournament on Beaver Lake. Over the past two years, Bohannan along with marquee sponsor Everett Chevrolet, have raised over $22,000 to benefit the Fellowship of Christian Athletes with an average of 300 entries each year. This year, however, Bohannan thought it would be nice to share the wealth and all the funds will be donated to the EOA Children’s House of Northwest Arkansas.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. - Addressing the related topics of increasing fuel costs and environmental stewardship, Mercury Marine is pleased to introduce the new Enertia ECO propeller today.
Aberdeen, Miss. – Castrol Pro Angler David Dudley, the career leader in FLW tour earnings and three time FLW Angler of the Year, will be on hand to sign autographs and answer consumer questions Saturday September 28th at Northside Quick Lube located at 401 Mississippi 145, Aberdeen, Miss. 39730.
MINNETONKA, Minn. - With menacing eyes and a bully-like demeanor, the new line of ARASHI (a-ra-shee) lures is Storm® pro angler Brandon Palaniuk approved and stays true to its roots, delivering a fully cranked storm of actions that will have Bass barreling in for the kill, and anglers hanging on for the thrill.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. - Mercury Marine has launched a new consumer promotion featuring outboards 30 horsepower and higher, as well as Mercury's popular 9.9 and 15 horsepower ProKicker trolling motors. Running from September 1 through November 30, the Repower Sellathon Sales Event offers consumers up to $1,500 in rebates.
T-H Marine is pleased to announce FLW pro James Watson has been added to their 2014 pro staff. Watson has fished the last four years on the FLW Tour and finished 23rd in the 2013 Angler of the Year standings, qualifying him for the Forrest Wood Cup on the Red River that was held back in August.
BRAZIL, Ind. - Solar Bat announced this week that FLW Tour Pro Todd Hollowell has joined their pro staff, which boasts some of the best known names in professional bass fishing, including 6 Bassmaster Classic Champions and 6 Angler of the Year Champions as a testament to their quality and performance.
Colton Lambert, 12, caught a Maryland record largemouth bass while fishing at a farm pond in his hometown of Huntingtown on July 31. The fish was 11 pounds, 6 ounces, 26 inches long and 18 inches around.
Plano, Ill.– Problem: Twisted line from conventional spinning gear produces an unnatural whirl to lures. Solution: Frabill’s revolutionary Straight Line 101 eliminated the spin.
BOGART, Ga. - Soft plastic stickbaits and jerkbaits are two of the most popular items amongst bass fishermen, with nary a respectable tackle box being caught without one or both year-round. The reason for their popularity is simple: soft plastic stickbaits and jerkbaits catch fish, and lots of them.
Todd Hollowell announced this week that he will help launch and host a new television show on the World Fishing Network (WFN) that will air beginning in January 2014 called the “Bass Dr.” The new show will feature the rising FLW Tour Pro on lakes across the U.S. in search of largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass. In just his second season as a full-time pro, Hollowell finished 44th on the FLW Tour in 2013 and has risen to 57th in the Bassfan World Rankings.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Livingston Lures, innovator of the worlds first “smartbait,” is proud to announce the addition of Andy Morgan to their national pro angler team. Morgan is the 2013 Walmart FLW Tour Angler of the Year and has had more top-50 and top-10 finishes than any other angler in FLW Tour history.
FLIPPIN, Ark. - Anglers and boaters attending the Forrest Wood Cup can be among the first to see Ranger Boats' expansive lineup of 2014 models as the legendary boat brand brings several new designs and a host of bass-fishing luminaries to its booth during the FLW Expo.
PLANO, Ill. - Fry an egg on the sidewalk? Go for it. Sweat like a Scandinavian in a sauna? If it floats your boat.
STURTEVANT, Wis. – BRP announced today the “Summer Savings Sales Event” for its Evinrude outboard engine brand.
RICHMOND, Calif. - Tommy Biffle; the legendary professional angler who; along with River2Sea, introduced his new Tommy Biffle's Junkyard Jig to the industry and the media at ICAST, has adopted another of River2Sea's products into his signature family.
GoPro professional anglers Brent Ehrler, Gerald Swindle and Brandon Palaniuk just updated their GoPro cameras and smart phone apps with the latest GoPro technology. The new app and matching firmware for the GoPro camera's will allow the anglers to instantly shoot a photo or video and upload through a number of channels including social media, email and messaging.
Back in February of 2012 Rodney Ply of Diamond City, Ark., caught what was thought to be a world record striped bass from Bull Shoals Lake weighing 68 pounds. Ply submitted the fish to the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) for record certification but that is when the problems arose. The IGFA denied Ply's claim by stating that the fish was caught in a manner that violated their use of spreader bars. The Arkansas native had used a homemade umbrella rig to catch the monster fish.
FLW Tour pro Jacob Powronik has joined Amphibia Sports Eyewear as his primary sunglass sponsor.
Was this year's ICAST the best one yet? For most of us who were able to attend, yes it was. For those who were not there, it probably wasn't, but surely you wish you could have been there. This year's show was full of innovative new equipment, technological advancements, a few surprises and a great opportunity to make new friends and reconnect with friends from across the country.
Damiki unveiled a new topwater walking bait at ICAST 2013 – the Rambler 120. With a walk so wide it nearly completes a full 180, the tail kicks out considerable water. The Rambler 120 features four glass beads in the front and one tungsten knocker in the back, which contribute to a loud, ostentatious presence. The Rambler 120 checks in at just under 5 inches (4 3/4 to be exact) and has a fatter head with a concave mouth.
After a season of bringing in big fish after big fish, Andy Morgan was named the 2013 Walmart FLW Tour Angler of the Year.
FOND du LAC, Wis. - Mercury Marine has conducted groundbreaking ceremonies for two expansion projects that will provide increased capacity and capabilities for the world's largest manufacturer of recreational boat engines.
RACINE, Wis. - Ultimate battery protection and the fastest charge is now being offered in 6- and 10-amp output models in addition to Minn Kota®'s innovative 15-amp output Precision on-board marine battery chargers.
LOWELL, Mich. – MotorGuide, a trusted fishing brand with more than 50 years of engineering and manufacturing trolling motors, is partnering with Lowrance, a world leader in marine electronics to create PinpointConnect. The new, user-friendly interface, scheduled for release in Spring 2014, integrates Lowrance HDS®, Gen2 and Gen2 Touch fishfinder/chartplotters with MotorGuide Pinpoint® GPS navigation available on its new Xi5 wireless trolling motor. Pinpoint GPS delivers on-target location accuracy that enables anglers to precisely position their boats and achieve optimum boat control.