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(Mar 16, 2016 - Mt. Pleasant, SC) Expanding its line of high-quality marine stereos, Prospec Electronics adds the state-of-the-art, all-environment Milennia MIL-PRV22. This AM/FM multimedia receiver combines the convenience and versatility of a wide range of playback options, with the superior audio quality that Milennia is known for.


Old Town reinvents Loon, creates most comfortable sit-inside angling kayak yet

(Mar 15, 2016 - Old Town, ME) The loon’s trademark breeding yodel, laugh-like tremolo, and winter “whale call” have played accompaniment to many of our best times on the water. Their music triggers memories of paddles dipped into steaming, early-morning waters, rods bent by brilliantly-mottled trout, and majestic sky tapestries at the close of each day.


(Mar 14, 2016 - Palm City, FL) Polishing boats can be an arduous, expensive, and time-consuming task. Typically, buffing a boat requires several products for the best results. Shurhold's Buff Magic is an easier, more effective solution compared to other multi-step methods.


NEW PLANO M-SERIES TACKLE BAGS FEATURE MAXIMUM CAPACITY, MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE
(Mar 11, 2016 - ) Whoever coined the phrase, “less is more” was probably ashamed of his undersized and underperforming tackle bag. Less storage capacity? No thanks. Fewer features? Um… no. Less functionality? Okay, as long as it’s your bag, not mine.


HELIX anglers gain revolutionary fish-patterning power; free software download available this month
(Mar 7, 2016 - 

EUFAULA, AL ) Previously compatible with Humminbird® ONIX® units only, revolutionary fish-patterning program SmartStrike® will soon be compatible with HELIX® 9, 10, and 12 CHIRP. That’s big news for any angler who wants to eliminate unnecessary searching and wasted casts.


St. Croix sports serious mojo; demos new Mojo rods and kicks-off contest at the Classic
(Mar 3, 2016 - Park Falls, WI) There isn’t a singular trait that propels a tournament angler to victory. Knowledge of the lake? Yep. Adaptability? Sure thing. Mastery of multiple techniques? No brainer. Luck? It plays a role, too…  


Berkley hooks are engineered to be sharpest on the market  
(Feb 26, 2016 - Columbia, SC) Bass anglers understand the importance of sharp hooks, though most don't practice their hook sharpening skills often enough. The new Berkley® Fusion19™ hooks give novice and avid anglers the sharpest hooks that stay sharper longer than any other on the market.


NEW A-SERIES TACKLE DUFFEL TOTES TACKLE TONNAGE WITH DEPENDABLE PLANO PERFORMANCE
(Feb 25, 2016 - Plano, IL) Plano Molding Company has been making hardworking and innovative products to help anglers store, organize and transport their tackle and gear since 1952. Protecting your passion is our passion. It’s who we are and what we do.


Event runs February 25-28 with exclusive retail sales promotions available    
(Feb 25, 2016 - FLIPPIN,AR) Legendary marine manufacturer Ranger Boats brings its acclaimed line of performance saltwater fishing boats and industry-best sales incentives to the 27th annual Bonita Springs Boat Show, February 25-28 at the Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track in Bonita Springs, Florida.   


(Feb 22, 2016 - Columbia, SC) An angler needs to be comfortable while on the water in order to maintain focus. In order to do so, anglers can now purchase the Hodgman® Aesis™ Sonic WadeLite jacket. These jackets are keen on features that give anglers staying power in any situation.


Sporting Classics Magazine selects St. Croix Rod’s classic Legend Elite for prestigious award
(Feb 16, 2016 - Park Falls, WI) Close your eyes and visualize the elements of a masterpiece painting. Consider American artist Winslow Homer’s epic nautical work The Herring Net.

(Feb 15, 2016 - Miami, FL) Webasto, one of the largest suppliers of heating, cooling and ventilation systems to the marine industry, introduces the new BlueSky electric sliding hatch. It will be on display in Webasto booth E546 at the 2016 Miami International Boat Show. Owners of smaller hardtop boats can now enjoy the fresh air and sunshine that a modern electric sliding hatch provides.


(Feb 15, 2016 - Miami, FL) Webasto, one of the largest suppliers of heating, cooling and ventilation systems to the marine industry, introduces the new BlueSky electric sliding hatch. It will be on display in Webasto booth E546 at the 2016 Miami International Boat Show. Owners of smaller hardtop boats can now enjoy the fresh air and sunshine that a modern electric sliding hatch provides.


Jerkbait Fishing Made Easy New suspending jerkbait available in three sizes
(Jan 29, 2016 - Columbia, SC) A suspending jerkbait must do two things really well: be castable and deliver maximum action with minimal rod movement. Designed by legendary jerkbait angler David Fritts and B.A.S.S. Elite Pro Justin Lucas, the new Berkley® Cutter gives anglers a reason to believe in a jerkbait once again. Berkley Cutter jerkbaits possess qualities that pros rely on when fishing in colder waters.


Plano's New Weekend Series Tackle Bags Deliver Slick Good Looks, Exceptional Capability and Value To Working Anglers
(Jan 29, 2016 - Plano, IL) The new Weekend Series Tackle Bags are the largest in the Weekend Series and provide the greatest storage capacity and organizational capability. Available in staple 3600 and 3700 sizes, both bags incorporate a top-flap lid design that covers the main zippered compartment and bag front, providing ultra clean looks.


(Jan 28, 2016 - Tulsa) Gene Larew's new Punch Out Craw soft-plastic lure is as versatile as the professional bass angler who designed it, Jacob Wheeler.


Berkley Launches Next Evolution Crankbait
(Jan 29, 2016 - Columbia, SC) The new floating Bad Shad offerings from Berkley® are a confidence builder when anglers are down to the wire and looking for a limit or a pay day. With an irresistible side roll and tail wag, the Bad Shad comes in size 5 measuring 2 inches long and size 7 measuring 2.75 inches long, diving to depths of down to 9 feet


Underwater camera leader taps pro Bruce Samson, expands educational outreach  
(Jan 28, 2016 - Crosslake, MN.) Apart from most angling electronics today, learning to use an Aqua-Vu underwater camera is simple. Deploy the optics and watch the screen. The fish you see through the lens are the same fish you strive to catch—no guesswork necessary. That said, the best anglers have learned to employ a full armada of electronics—sonar, GPS and underwater viewing—to gain the most complete aquatic perspective.


(Jan 25, 2016 - Peachtree, GA) Offshore anglers, commercial fishermen and workboat operators can rely on new Hella marine Sea Hawk-R floodlights to shine on in the harshest conditions.


The Fin-Wing fools the weariest of fish with its unique vertical turn-and-swim action    
(Jan 19, 2016 - Traverse City, MI) Fish are smarter than we give them credit for. Calculus and geometry being processed within those little pea-sized brains, you ask? Well… no. To be clear, they’re not that clever. But it’s been proven time and time again they have the ability of recollection.


New HELIX 9 & 10 units offer loads of functionality .. like multiple-unit networking and user-generated mapping via one-of-a-kind AutoChart Live 
 
(Jan 18, 2016 - EUFAULA, AL) Looking back to the release of the HELIX 5 and the ICAST 2015 “Best of Electronics” award-winning HELIX 7, it’s hard to believe that HELIXTM could be made even better …  


(Jan 18, 2016 - Clearwater, FL) A challenge when installing hardware is that desirable flush-mounted cleats can't always be positioned where they're needed.


(Jan 14, 2016 - Ashland City, TN) For years, active families seeking an ideal boat for both fishing and water skiing have been forced to compromise for a boat that really didn't handle either assignment sufficiently well.


Bobby Garland's new 1.25 inch Itty Bit Slab Slay'R imitates a variety of preferred crappie meals,ranging from insects to minnows.
(Jan 14, 2016 - Tulsa, OK) While it was American rock band the Eagles who recorded "Take It To The Limit" years ago, Bobby Garland's Itty Bit Slab Slay'R is likely going to have another group, crappie anglers, singing a modified version along the lines of "take it for a limit".


(Jan 11, 2016 - Palm City, FL) Boat owners often struggle placing a mooring line's loop over a piling or cleat, especially from a moving deck. Too often, it slips off the pole and into the water, possibly leading to a dangerous situation. Shurhold's Dock-A-Reni holds the rope securely against any standard boat hook shaft, turning a challenging chore into an easy task.


(Jan 7, 2016 - ) The 17 ACE Flyfisher's Qui-Dry hull allows water to roll off the bow, rather than slapping it—essential when stealthily poling in the shallows. It also keeps the ride smooth, dry and comfortable when running in the chop.


Award-winning Hydro-Flo design applied to hanging bait storage in all-new Plano® M-Series Hydro-Flo™ Tackle Bag
(Jan 7, 2016 - Plano, IL) In 2011, Plano’s original Guide Series 4674 Hydro-Flo™ Tackle Bag earned an ICAST “Best of Show” for an ingenious design that allowed water to flow right through the base of the bag, an industry first. Since then, the Hydro-Flo has become a favorite with anglers the world over.


Over-engineered, problem-solving products from YETI sure to please
(Dec 19, 2015 - ) Just yesterday, I headed to a local river to fish winter smallmouths. It was 34 degrees and raining when I left, but the forecast called for clearing skies and a slight increase in temps.


Lund Pro-V Bass boat reveals innovative engineering and remarkable performance  
(Dec 11, 2015 - New York Mills, MN) Eclipsing tournament wins by Lund luminaries Al and James Lindner and Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson, the legendary boat builder recently unveiled a radical new 1875 Pro-V Bass boat during its August dealer meeting – a progressive boat blueprint that sets out to redefine the concept of the modern day bass and musky fishing vessel.


(Dec 11, 2015 - Columbia, SC) Expanding its Galaxy range, Shakespeare introduces the JF-3 Multi-Band Antenna.

(Dec 9, 2015 - ) Targeting powerboats and sailboats, Fischer Panda has announced two new diesel generators‹the Panda 5000 and the 15K Mini DP AC.


High-Def Fishing optics company engineers first consumer-friendly HD digital fishing camera
(Nov 30, 2015 - Crosslake, MN.) Visualize grand and vibrant underwater vistas: The Great Barrier Reef in all its aquamarine glory; the awesome power of Victoria Falls and Niagara; the haunting depths of Blue Hole, Bahamas. Closer to your home waters, imagine viewing legions of largemouth bass, clouds of crappies, mighty pike on patrol—all in the stunning color and clarity of a big-screen theater experience.


When presentations change from horizontal to vertical, there’s one lure that makes the transition trouble free – Keweenaw Tackle Company’s Fin-Wing
(Nov 20, 2015 - Traverse City, MI) Fall’s wicked transformation into winter is the harshest of all seasonal shifts. One night of deep-space temps and the open water you were casting the evening before can turn into a skating rink.


(Nov 19, 2015 - Cape Coral, FL) Some boats are quiet when stalking fish in skinny water. Others are dry when driving through the chop. Action Craft Boats, with its patented Qui-Dry® hull design, excel at both.


(Nov 10, 2015 - ) A fun read of adventure, life lessons and compassion; 100% profits benefit disabled veteran’s charity Project Healing Waters              The author of several nonfiction fishing books, Bob Rich takes on the role of a raconteur in his first novel Looking Through Water. 

(Nov 4, 2015 - FOND DU LAC, WI) Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, has introduced SpitFire X7, a stainless steel propeller designed to improve all performance facets of the growing 75-115hp outboard class.


(Oct 31, 2015 - ) Light, quiet and odor-free, electric outboard motors are a convenient and economical alternative to a traditional gasoline-powered engine. They're also far easier to rig and have a range of adjustments to accommodate a wide selection of vessels.


Custom Jigs & Spins' new Rotating Power Minnow adds features to hot bait category  
(Oct 19, 2015 - Coralville, IA) Contrary to popular belief, there are times a good thing can be made better.


(Oct 7, 2015 - Clearwater, FL) Cleats are essential pieces of marine hardware, but they can be in the way when not in use. Accon Marine's Folding Cleats enable owners to free up space and help prevent on-board hazards caused by tripping. The company offers them in push-button and manual styles.


FRABILL'S PREMIUM PREDATOR ICE SHELTERS ELEVATE ANGLING COMFORT AND PERFORMANCE
(Sep 25, 2015 - Plano, IL) Ice anglers are a tough crew. Give them enough propane, bait and beef jerky and they may never come home. But that doesn’t mean they don’t appreciate the finer things in life.  To such piscatorial nomads, the “finer things” include a rugged and long-lasting ice fishing shelter with a few more inches of headroom, more room to set the hook, comfier seats… You get the idea.


Keweenaw Tackle’s Fin-Wing works wonders when targeting anadromous fish in shallow water
(Sep 25, 2015 - Traverse City, MI) Trout and salmon are terribly inconsistent. Fish populations can rise and fall precipitously. And what lures and techniques are hot one season mightn’t make it past New Year’s Eve on forums and social media. It’s a fluid situation to say the least.  


Frabill introduces new Bunker Series Hub-style shelters; anglers flash “V for Victory”
(Sep 23, 2015 - PLANO, TX) War historians trace the origin of the term “bunker” to World War I, when first used by German forces to describe bomb-proof shelters above and below ground. By the beginning of World War II in 1939, ‘bunker’ had entered the military lexicon of both Allied and Axis powers to describe various command and control centers and weapons storage facilities.


(Sep 22, 2015 - Millville, NJ) While many boat owners need to replace thru hulls and bonding, users of Tru-Design Ball Valves from Raritan Engineering can take comfort knowing they won't have to endure those processes. These valves can be assembled to a thru hull, eliminating the need for a bonding system. They're suitable for use on all hull types; aluminum, steel, wood or FRP.m


(Sep 21, 2015 - Crosslake, MN) Anglers call it pattern fishing; a set of variables that come together to form consistently successful fishing. In terms of fish location—that most important of all fishing factors— no dynamic is more important than depth. Less investigated, yet almost equally influential on fish position, is water temperature.


Aqua-Vu’s Bio-Lume XL engineered for powerful, portable underwater fish-attraction
(Sep 21, 2015 - Crosslake,) Like moths to a flame, bugs above the water and below both respond to light like Pavlov’s dogs—they just can’t help themselves. Underwater, critters called phytoplankton utilize sunlight for photosynthesis. Phytoplankton attract bigger “bugs” called zooplankton, which draw baitfish, and then the sizeable predators we like to catch.


Bearhug Outerwear offers surrounded warmth that's replenished by your body's core resulting in possibly the highest warmth to weight ratio ever.
(Aug 27, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Today, Bearhug Outerwear LLC announced the launch date of their new line of outerwear that offers instant relief from the cold. Their patent pending "double loft front" is a direct response to the clear limitations of current options – namely kangaroo pockets, which offer little warmth and coverage.


The benchmark for quality fish 'n' play boats adds 175-horsepower model to its lineup. 
(Aug 26, 2015 - Flippin, AR) The Ranger 212LS Reata®, introduced for the 2014 model year, continues to set the benchmark for quality and performance in family-oriented fish 'n' play boats. Based on the success and popularity of that introduction, Ranger is adding a more compact model to its acclaimed Reata® line, delivering a true family boat that can fish all morning and pull skiers all day.


Ranger quality and performance, best-in-class interior space for less than $26,000 MSRP.    
(Aug 20, 2015 - Flippin, AR) Recreational anglers eager to experience Ranger quality and performance without the need for a 20-plus-foot, professional-tournament-ready platform have a new fiberglass boat that easily fits into virtually anyone's lifestyle and budget.


(Aug 21, 2015 - Mt. Pleasant, SC) A great sound system not only delivers crisp, clear tunes, but also adds sophisticated flair to a boat. Prospec Electronics' INFMC30 weatherproof wired remote helps make the company's INFPRV350 and INFMBB3030 radios easy to control, while providing style.


Uncompromising comfort and performance for big, demanding waters 
(Aug 20, 2015 - Flippin, AR) From Lake Erie to Sam Rayburn and places in between, some of the country's biggest fish make their homes in some of the nation's biggest and most demanding waters. Cranking offshore ledges, dropshotting deep rock piles or even making check-in time while conditions are rough is no place for undersized - or underpowered - boats.


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