PADUCAH, Ky.—The public is invited to the ribbon cutting celebration for the City of Paducah Ohio River Boat Launch. The ribbon cutting will be Tuesday, December 10 at 1 p.m. at the new boat launch located at 6th and Burnett Streets.
In a tournament, time and accuracy is paramount. T-H Marine's all new G-Force Cull System has everything you need to quickly and accurately cull your catch for the optimum weight. Tested and endorsed by pro Gerald "G-Man" Swindle, this is a winner!
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. - Denali Rods is excited to add FLW Tour anglers Troy Hollowell of New Concord, Ky., and Clayton Batts, of Macon, Ga., to the pro staff for 2014. Both have been studs on the co-angler side for some time, and are ready to move to the front deck.
Plano, Ill. – So what’s the no-brainer this winter? Try Frabill hitting bait shop shelves with ice fishing specific tackle storage. When Plano, the masters of tackle storage solutions, took on the trusted leader in ice fishing gear, within mere weeks plans were hatched for the Frabill Softbag.
Veteran pro and two-time Walmart FLW Tour champion Dave Lefebre announced recently he’s starting an ice fishing guide service called Erie ice Fishing Adventures. In addition to being an excellent bass fisherman, the Erie, Pa., pro regularly targets crappies, walleyes, perch and bluegills.
MINNETONKA, Minn. - This year, revolutionary hook manufacturer VMC® is turning up the pressure on elusive, over-confident hawgs with the introduction of a new set of ever-so-enticing spoons and jigs that promises to drive fish crazy beneath the ice.
FLIPPIN, Ark. - Ranger Boats, in a joint effort with BRP's Evinrude outboard engines, announces the launch of the completely redesigned MyDreamRig.com, a website built to showcase the very best of the "dream rig" concept.
Day’s Boat Sales has announced a contest via Facebook where the winner will receive an expense-paid trip to Lake Okeechobee to fish with FLW Tour pro Ish Monroe from Feb. 10-12, 2014. To register, simply Like and Share the Day’s Boat Sales & Service Facebook page, which can be found here, and you will be entered into the drawing held on January 15, 2014.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. - With a 16 percent gain in holeshot performance, Mercury Propellers set a new standard in aluminum propellers by expanding its Spitfire line to include a Spitfire propeller designed to fit larger engines rated at 135 horsepower and above.
PIERRE, S.D. - A 7-pound smallmouth bass caught by Derek Valnes of Brandon, S.D., in Horseshoe Lake on Oct. 26 is the new state record for that species of fish.
SENECA, S.C. – Castrol pro angler David Dudley, the all-time leading money winner in FLW history and three-time Angler of the Year, will be on hand to sign autographs and answer consumer questions Saturday, Nov. 16 at the grand opening of the Castrol Premium Lube Express located at 830 By Pass 123 in Seneca, S.C.
New trolling-motor transducer delivers surround-scanning images to help pinpoint key fishing areas
TULSA, Okla. – Lowrance, a world-leading brand in marine electronics since 1957 and GPS navigational systems since 1992 — announced today the new SpotlightScanTM Sonar trolling-motor transducer. Introducing a new level of angler-controlled, surround-scanning underwater views, the new sonar solution provides picture-like images of key fishing areas on compatible HDS Gen2* or HDS Gen2 Touch* fishfinder/chartplotter displays. Similar to the way a scanning spotlight reveals objects in the dark, SpotlightScan Sonar clearly pinpoints structure and fish targets ahead and around your boat without disturbing key areas before you fish them.
Typhoon® polarized sunglasses is proud to announce a new discount program designed specifically for professional fishing guides. Typhoon has become a very popular fishing sunglass brand within the fishing community through sponsorship of FLW® and other pro anglers for the past few years. Typhoon has created this program to allow for all pro fishing guides to receive a major discount on Typhoon sunglasses and accessories. All professional fishing guides should apply for a Typhoon Pro Fishing Guide Discount at Typhoon.com.
TULSA, Okla. - MotorGuide's popular and compact BULLDOG trolling motor now provides a bigger underwater punch with 54 pounds of thrust. Upgraded from its original 40 pounds of thrust, the BULLDOG packs MotorGuide's legendary reliability, along with plenty of power, into a minimal amount of space.
Plano, Ill. – Heartening to know some new product ideas are still born on the water. Sure, modern design programs convert concepts into digital drawings and prototypes are passed around boardroom tables. But it’s finding solutions to real world fishing challenges that plant the seeds of true innovation
MINNETONKA, Minn. - Leveraging insights gleaned in the lab and rigorously tested on both hard and soft water, the angling aces at Trigger X® have cracked the code for hooking trophy fish year-round with seven versatile new soft baits.
TULSA, Okla. - Iron Cross Automotive, makers of state of the art aftermarket truck components accessories, has sponsored pro angler Fred Roumbanis for his 2014 season.
PADUCAH, Ky. – Fishing industry veteran Troy Hollowell recently announced that he will compete on the Walmart FLW Tour as a pro in 2014.
YONKERS, N.Y. -- In a heavy-metal duel between two top pickup trucks, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500's "Excellent" road-test score makes it Consumer Reports' top-rated truck. But testers point out that the second-place Ram 1500 may be a better daily driver.
Bass-fishing fans can correspond directly with Castrol team pro and three-time FLW Tour AOY winner Oct. 17
On Thursday, Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. Central Time, fans will be able to interact directly with FLW Tour pro David Dudley of Lynchburg, Va., during a live TweetChat.
October 14, 2013 – Plano Molding Company (Plano) and Synergy Outdoors are pleased to announce a newly formed strategic merger called Plano Synergy Holdings. Plano is a leading brand in the fishing accessories market, and is the premier supplier of outdoor sports storage systems. Synergy Outdoors is a market leader in hunting-related products, and is home to a portfolio of market leading brands, including Wildgame Innovations, Barnett Outdoors, Ameristep Hunting Products, Flextone Game Calls, Halo Optics and Evolved Harvest & Habitats. Together, the companies will form one of the leading platforms in the outdoor products industry and will be ideally positioned to accelerate growth both organically and via acquisition.
FLW Tour pro James Watson will be the keynote speaker at the 5th annual Fishing For Freedom banquet at the Warsaw Community Center in Warsaw, Mo. The Fishing For Freedom tournament will be held on Sunday, October 13 on Truman Lake.
Mercury Marine received 2013 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index Awards in the outboard, sterndrive and inboard categories from the National Marine Manufacturers Association. Mercury Marine is the only engine manufacturer to win awards in multiple categories.
Former Pure Fishing marketing manager to head up business development team for federation
The Bass Federation’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Robert Cartlidge, announced today the hiring of industry veteran, Tammy Cox, formerly of Pure Fishing. Cox’s most recent experience was the longtime grassroots marketing manager for the Berkley product lines, among others.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Lew's® has officially launched its American Hero® Speed Stick® rod series out of genuine respect for America's military veterans and with a sincere promise to never forget them.
Castrol pro Darrel Robertson will be at the Old Rip Festival and Parade on Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Eastland, Texas. The event includes a variety of vendors, great food, arts & crafts, games, and entertainment.
PELL CITY, Ala. - Vicious Fishing has added Todd Hollowell to the list of Vicious pros endorsing their fishing line products in 2014. He will be using all of the Vicious products including fluoro, mono and braid - as well as helping the team develop new products in the future.
Plano, Ill. – Fact: The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Fact: Straight fishing line is more manageable and reveals strikes much better than a coiled tether. Fact: Frabill is progressive, almost prophetic in their forward-thinking tip-up program. Fact: Frabill has notched yet another victory for equipment evolution with the new Straight Line Tip-Up.
ULM wins $2,000 and other prizes in winner-take-all challenge between FLW and BoatUS collegiate qualifiers
FLIPPIN, Ark. – Paul Clark and Brett Preuett, collegiate anglers from the University of Louisiana-Monroe, won the Ranger Cup University Fish-Off in impressive fashion over anglers from Tennessee Tech. The tournament, which occurred September 22 on a private Oklahoma lake owned by Ranger Pro and professional bass fishing legend Jimmy Houston, pitted the two highest-qualifying teams from the FLW College Fishing Championship and the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing National Championship in a winner-take-all, made-for-TV event.
STURTEVANT, Wis., - BRP recently announced the "Reason to Extend the Season Fall Savings Event" for its Evinrude outboard engine brand.
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.
LADSON, S.C. - Capitalizing on the continued media interest, tournament successes, and consumer demand that its 2013 new products have garnered, Z-Man Fishing Products, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will unveil eight new products at this year's ICAST show in an effort to continue rounding out and deepening the company's proprietary ElaZtech soft plastic bait line. These new offerings are the result of Z-Man's continued commitment to working with its top-tier pro staff and utilizing the most innovative technology available. Each bait has been created to fit specific fishing situations and techniques, and all of the new soft plastics are non-toxic, delivering the lifelike action, incredible durability, and outstanding fish-catching performance that Z-Man is known for.
RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, Calif. - Blackwater International Inc., the U.S. distributor of ‘Toray’ fishing line, announces the signing of FLW Tour angler Wesley Strader, who is coming off of a second-place finish at the FLW Tour event on Lake Chickamauga.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Hi's Tackle, a leading bass tackle retailer, has signed FLW Tour angler Cody Meyer. Meyer joins the Hi's Tackle pro team along with Bassmaster Elite Series Angler Chris Zaldain and fellow FLW Tour angler Justin Lucas.
LOWELL, Mich. – MotorGuide, a trusted fishing brand with more than 50 years of engineering and manufacturing trolling motors, announces its new X3 trolling motor designed to deliver better performance and durability for anglers looking for the best value in the 40- to 70-pound thrust range.
DETROIT, Mich. – Chevrolet vehicles are winning over consumers with their quality. According the 2013 J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study, Chevrolet had five segment awards, more than any other brand, and ranks fifth among nameplates for initial quality.
Bridgford Foods has announced a sweepstakes drawing that will give someone the chance to fish with Bridgford pro Randy Blaukat on Grand Lake O' the Cherokees Septmeber 17-19. The prize package is valued at over $2,500 and includes travel accommodations to and from Tulsa, Okla., for two, transportation to and from Tulsa to Grand Lake, 3 nights lodging at Downriver Casino Resort and other prizes to get you ready for the water.
LOWELL, Mich. – MotorGuide, a trusted fishing brand with more than 50 years of engineering and manufacturing trolling motors, introduces 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.
MINNETONKA, Minn. - The highly anticipated Scatter Rap Challenge is under way, with hoards of fans tuning in online as six Minnesota pro anglers for the next five days take on an epic angling challenge - fish Lake of the Woods from Kenora, Ontario, south to Baudette, Minn. covering more than 100 miles of water using nothing but Rapala's groundbreaking new lure, the Scatter Rap.
LOWELL, Mich. - MotorGuide, a trusted fishing brand with more than 50 years of experience engineering and manufacturing trolling motors, announces the worldwide delivery this fall of its innovative Xi5 wireless electric-steer trolling motor to customers. The Xi5 is the first in a series of reliable trolling motors that feature sought-after angler-focused characteristics, including quiet operation, rugged construction, precision control and easy-to-stow-and-deploy features.
TULSA, Okla. – From now until July 21, consumers who purchase any Lowrance HDS Gen2 Touch model will receive a free Point-1 GPS antenna - a $199 value.
GREENVILLE, Wis. - Anglers are grabbing up Fishouflage-patterned products left and right. For example, Plano's Bass, Walleye and Crappie soft-sided tackle bags are top movers at sporting goods retailers throughout North America; sales of the new Bass rod tube and Redfish bag are spiking as well.
Johnny Bench, National Baseball Hall of Fame member, is the ICAST 2013 State of the Industry Breakfast keynote speaker. The breakfast kicks off the Las Vegas show's opening and is being held on Wednesday morning, July 10, beginning at 7:30 a.m.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Fishing tackle retailer Hi’s Tackle Box has added FLW Tour angler Justin Lucas to their pro team. Lucas, who is having a stellar 2013 campaign, will be promoting the online and brick and mortar business of Hi’s Tackle Box. Hi’s Tackle Box carries a full line of fresh and saltwater products with a heavy emphasis in bass tackle.
FLW Tour pro Scott Martin has signed an endorsement agreement with Georgia-based All 1 Service, Inc., a facilities maintenance company. It's owned by Tony Dumitras, who's a Tour rookie this year.
PLANO, Ill. - A fresh coat of paint does wonders for the tried and true. Take the white picket fence. Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer whitewashed a buddy into brush-stroking the iconic wood partition. Remove the gullibility and hoodwinking, and Plano is doing something similar, updating the looks of a durable soft-sided tackle bag and crush-resistant rod tube. And these particular color swatches go by the name Fishouflage.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - T-H Marine Supplies, Inc., of Huntsville, Alabama, announces the acquisition of all assets of Loc-R-Bar, LLC, of Kimberling City, Missouri. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
T-H Marine Supplies, Inc., of Huntsville, Alabama, is proud to announce the acquisition of the Oxygenator and U2 Pro Formula product line assets of O2 Marine Technologies, Inc. of Shorewood, Minnesota.
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.
The CEO of Bass Boat Technologies, Van Foster Jr., announced today that FLW Tour pros Randall Tharp and Mark Rose have agreed to a pro staff sponsorship deal for 2013.
Mesa, Ariz. - FLW Tour pro Justin Lucas has joined the Rigid Industries Torture Team. Lucas who is in his fourth season as an FLW Tour pro has won over $435,000 with FLW.
Jig manufacturer All-Terrain Tackle recently announced the re-signing of FLW Tour pro Adrian Avena for the 2013 tournament season. Avena is in the midst of his sophomore season on the FLW Tour after qualifying for the Forrest Wood Cup as a rookie. At the season-opening event on Lake Okeechobee, the Vineland, N.J., native took eighth place.