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.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. - Premium rod maker Denali Rods has announced the signing of FLW Tour angler Greg Bohannan of Rogers, Ark., to their National Pro Staff. An Ozarks-region expert, Bohannan has amassed over $450,000 in career winnings over his six year professional career.
TULSA, Okla. - For their major impacts on the world of bass fishing, three sportsmen will be inducted into the 11th annual Bass Fishing Hall of Fame, Friday, Feb. 22, during the 2013 Bassmaster Classic tournament in Tulsa.
Agoura Hills, Calif. - California based bass rod manufacturer iRod has added FLW Tour angler Micah Frazier to their national pro staff. Micah Frazier joins national pro staff anglers Fred Roumbanis and Marty Stone along with select regional standouts.
BENTON, Ark. - FLW Tour professional Stetson Blaylock has joined the Kinami pro Team for the 2013 season. Blaylock will be using Kinami and Yamamoto baits while he attempts to qualify for his fourth Forrest Wood Cup in five seasons.
CERRITOS, Calif. - FLW Tour Champion Drew Benton from Panama City, Fla., has joined the Phenix Rods Elite Pro Staff and fished the company’s new M1 series of rods while recently winning the 2013 FLW Tour opener on Lake Okeechobee. Benton began his relationship with Phenix Rods in January of 2013 and both parties are excited about the opportunities to work together.
CHICAGO, IL. - Bridgford Foods Corporation is proud to announce a long-term partnership with professional bass angler Randy Blaukat. Bridgford Foods will be Blaukat’s title sponsor in which he will run a Bridgford Foods wrapped truck and boat starting in the 2013 season.
Whether you fish as a pro or co-angler in a tournament, finding that one key kicker bite can really help make your day on the water. In the case of co-angler Creighton Johnson, he found a fish of a lifetime in the Feb. 9 BFL Choo Choo Division event on Lake Guntersville.
GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – Fishing tackle innovator Tightlines UV has added FLW Tour pro Justin Lucas to the 2013 pro-staff. Lucas will be running a Tightlines UV wrap for his demanding 17-tournament season including events on the FLW Tour, BASS Opens and PAA Tour.
Frabill and Plano—companies renowned for putting innovative fishing gear into the hands of anglers for decades—officially announce the signing of bass tournament prodigy Jacob Wheeler.
Picasso Lures has announced the re-signing of first-year FLW Tour pro Casey Martin of New Market, Ala.
PLANO, Ill. - A custom fit? You bet... Think of it as a pair of shoes crafted by a tenured cobbler. When Plano acquired Frabill in 2012 it was a perfect pairing. So it was only a matter of time before cream-of-the-crop professional anglers associated with Plano-the leader in tackle storage solutions-were meshed with Frabill-the industry's most respected name in landing nets and raingear.
IRVINE, Calif. - For Immediate Release - January 2013 - Noted bass angler Cody Meyer from Grass Valley, Calif. is now on board with Shimano's expanding pro staff, casting Jackall baits on Shimano rods matched with PowerPro-filled Shimano reels, announces Bob Mahoney, marketing manager for Shimano. Meyers begins his new affiliation with the Shimano brand at the upcoming FLW Tour stop at Lake Okeechobee starting February 7.
DENVER, Colo. – Team TroKar is getting more national exposure than ever with a new wrapped boat and truck on the FLW Tour. Scott Martin, a TroKar Pro since 2010, will be hitting the road and the water this year sporting a new Title sponsor with Lazer TroKar hooks.
New site designed specifically to deliver information aluminum-boat buyers want most
FLIPPIN, Ark. - Ranger Boats announces the launch of RangerAluminum.com, a website devoted solely to the legendary brand's all-new lineup of aluminum boats. The new site will initially cover the Tournament Series with subsequent pages added in the coming weeks focused on the Apache Series. These new designs can be accessed directly at www.rangeraluminum.com, or through links on Ranger's primary homepage, RangerBoats.com.
NEWNAN, Ga. - FLW Tour Pro Micah Frazier has signed with Buckeye Lures for 2013. The two year pro, Frazier who has won over $180,000 with FLW. Frazier is coming off of a solid 2012 campaign where he cashed checks in six of the seven Tour events, including a second place finish at Lake Hartwell.
BRAINERD, Minn. — Dan Sura has been inducted into the prestigious National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame as a Legendary Communicator for his significant and lasting contributions to freshwater angling. Truly one of the pioneers and trailblazers of the modern angling revolution, Dan's background in the fishing industry has spanned over 40 years in which he has distinguished himself as an energetic communicator and hard-working angling ambassador.
LADSON, SC – 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 excited to announce that it will be staging an aggressive, 29-stop event campaign throughout 2013. Developed to bolster sales and relationships with key retail partners while, at the same time, further activate the company’s affiliations with FLW and B.A.S.S, the face-to-face marketing program will round out Z-Man’s robust media mix and enhance its ability to excite, educate, and motivate avid anglers to purchase and use its unique and highly successful products.
Mark Rose recently announced the signing of two new sponsors – Country Bob’s All Purpose Sauce and Lew’s. For Country Bob’s, the agreement marks the company’s initial foray into professional fishing.
REDLANDS, Calif. - FLW Tour pro Brent Ehrler has signed with The Rod Glove to promote their line of rod protection sleeves. Ehrler, the 2006 Forrest Wood Cup champion and perennial power on the FLW Tour, has won over $1.9 million dollars with FLW. Ehrler was also the winner of the 2012 Lake Hartwell FLW Tour event and the 2012 MLF Lake Amistad event.
MINNETONKA, Minn. - Throughout his career, Dave Lefebre has secured numerous top ten and first place tournament wins, and without question, is a seasoned pro angler to watch out for when he hits the water.
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.
Once-in-a-lifetime trip culminates with $2,000 first place prize
FLIPPIN, Ark. - Wyatt Blevins and Carson Rejzer, collegiate anglers from Virginia Tech University, laid claim to the 2012 Ranger Cup University Challenge at Lake Amistad with their victory over collegiate anglers Geoffrey Hill and Justin Hewlett from Georgia Southern University. The one-day, winner take all fish-off matched the highest-qualifying teams from the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing National Championship and the FLW College Fishing National Championship.
Indiana pro Billy McDonald announced recently that he’s committed to fishing the entire 2013 Walmart FLW Tour season. McDonald competed in the four FLW Tour Opens in 2012 and qualified for the 2013 Forrest Wood Cup by finishing fourth in the points race. His Evinrude-powered Ranger boat will be wrapped by Lucas Marine Products in 2013.
JACKSON, Wis. - A wise man once said, "Knowledge is power and enthusiasm pulls the switch." Surely such a prophetic individual must have been an ice angler, and very likely, a keen follower of tripping tip-up flags. For when the 'ice trap' artists at Frabill set out to fashion a whole new level of tip-up technology, this very precept imbued the Calibrator Line Counter Tip-Up with both knowledge-giving traits and extraordinary performance.
Coming off two sensational seasons as a Walmart FLW Tour co-angler, Casey Martin will step up and compete on the 2013 FLW Tour as a professional. The New Market, Ala., fisherman won back-to-back tournaments to conclude the 2011 season and claimed the fifth qualifier of the 2012 season on Kentucky Lake.
JACKSON, Wis. - Only one season ago Frabill hit the reset button on ice fishing reels. Spinning reels still reign, and are core to the sport, but the radically different Straightline yielded an advantage that simply couldn't be spun out previously: line twist. The friendly-flow off the Straightline reel keeps line in its original, off-the-shelf, untwisted condition. Now, the ice-heads at Frabill have taken the same principles and amped up the technology, divining the Straightline 241 Bro Series Combo.
A superb pitching, flipping and punching bait, the Palmetto BugZ’s streamlined design allows it to slide through the nastiest cover with ease, while its super-soft, ringed, four-inch body emits loads of vibration. Best of all, its salt-impregnated ElaZtech construction is built to last so you can keep landing the big ones. Cast after cast, fish after fish.
FORT SMITH, Ark. - Three-time FLW Tour Angler of the Year David Dudley has agreed to a sponsorship contract with Booyah Bait Company, a leading U.S. brand of premium spinnerbaits, buzzbaits and jigs.
Canadian bass fisherman Jeff Gustafson announced Thursday he has committed to fishing the entire 2013 Walmart FLW Tour season. Gustafson competed in the four FLW Tour Opens in 2012 and cashed checks at each, despite being a rookie with little or no previous lake knowledge. He finished the season 14th in the points race.
Mercury Marine is proud to introduce seven new propellers to round out the high-performance Enertia and Revolution 4 propeller lineups.
Without a doubt, the Alabama rig was the hottest news in bass fishing for 2012. The castable version of the multi-armed contraption that looks like the wireframe of an umbrella has seemingly found a permanent place aboard the majority of bass boats across the country. Where the cumbersome rig hasn’t fit in so well, is into the rod lockers and storage compartments on those boats. Plano has now solved that problem.
Richmond, Calif. - In an effort to further promote brand recognition and take advantage of the exposure possibilities of working with one of the premier anglers in the sport, River2Sea has agreed to become the title sponsor of Ish Monroe for the 2012 Walmart FLW Tour.
Woodland, Wash. - Lamiglas continued its resurgence into the bass fishing world with the signing of Castrol pro David Dudley. The agreement will have the current and three-time FLW Tour Angler of the Year using Lamiglas rods exclusively.
Collierville, Tenn. – Upon its recent notoriety in conjunction with an FLW tournament win and the subsequent buzz surrounding it, Strike King Lure Company is now prepared to unleash their newest monster bass catcher to the world. Allow us to introduce you to the Strike King 10XD!
Woodland, Wash. - FLW Tour pro Justin Lucas has agreed to a sponsorship package with Lamiglas rods. The 26 year old Lucas has a stellar tournament record where he's won over $400,000 with FLW. Over the past two seasons, as a professional angler, Lucas has amassed five top-10 finishes including two second place finishes in 2012.
MINNETONKA, Minn. - Rapala, the world’s favorite fishing lure and Polaris, the recognized leader in the powersports industry, have formed a strategic marketing partnership, further elevating Rapala’s ICE FORCE brand, which serves the ice fishing market.
VALENCIA, Calif. – Damiki Fishing Tackle has been hard at work producing innovative products to complement their lineup for the upcoming year. After considerable time and effort, Damiki is proud to introduce a new creature bait – the Knockout. The 4-inch Knockout is as versatile as it gets when it comes to soft plastics. Originally created with flipping and punching in mind, the Knockout can also be used as a jig trailer or with Texas and Carolina rigs.
For the first time, over three generations of Hibdon bass fishing knowledge is available to the public. Hibdon Fishing 101 gives you access to their combined century of award winning fishing experience. The Hibdon’s professional and extensive knowledge is now available to the public through these private lectures.
STURTEVANT, Wis. - Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce (RAMAC) today named BRP its Manufacturing Business of the Year for 2012. The award comes as BRP recently completed a $15 million renovation of its Evinrude campus in Sturtevant, Wis., which outfitted the facility with the latest technology and manufacturing equipment.
TULSA, Okla. - Lowrance, a world-leading brand in marine electronics since 1957 and GPS navigational systems since 1992 - announced today that it has expanded its HDS Gen2 range, with the new wide-format, touchscreen HDS Gen2 Touch. Delivering the same award-winning benefits that made the HDS High Definition System the world's top-selling multifunction display series, Gen2 Touch models incorporate new easier-to-use, wide touchscreens in 7-, 9- and 12-inch sizes.
TULSA, Okla. - Lowrance, a world-leading brand in marine electronics since 1957 and GPS navigational systems since 1992 - announced today the launch of its new website at www.lowrance.com. Greatly enhancing access to Lowrance's award-winning product lineup, the new site makes it easy for customers to obtain product details and pricing, share product information with friends and quickly access support information, manuals and software updates.
CAMDENTON, Mo. - As the old adage says; "all good things must come to an end." Thus, legendary angler, Denny Brauer, of Camdenton, Mo., has decided to retire from tour competition following the 2012 season.
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 announce its move to a new state-of-the-art facility in Ladson, S.C., to better accommodate growth and allow for future expansion.
ELWOOD, Ind. – Red Gold, Inc., announced this week the re-signing of FLW Tour Pro Todd Hollowell to a multi-year agreement. “Todd proved last year that he is not only an excellent fisherman, but an outstanding representative of our company and our values,” said Colt Reichart, Red Gold’s Manager of New Media Communications.
MINNETONKA, Minn. - In the game of firsts, no lure manufacturer sets the bar quite like Rapala, and the new BX Series featuring the first-of-its-kind BX Swimmer and BX Minnow is no exception.
AUBURN, Calif. - FLW Tour angler Cody Meyer recently agreed to terms with Typhoon Polarized Optics. Meyer wrapped up his third season on the Walmart FLW Tour with an 11th-place finish at the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier. That 11th-place finish follows three consecutive top-7 finishes in the Cup.