Fishing & Boating News
ZX High Performance Series Offers Options For All
(Thursday, April 20,2000 - Kilgore, TX) The "A" class of bass boats, the Skeeter high performance ZX series has a boat for every angler. Whether it's our biggest bass boat on the market, the ZX 210, the ZX 195 or the ZX 180, these ultimate fishing machines are engineered and built for the tournament fisherman.
(Friday, April 07,2000 - Rhinelander, WI) Never before has a product better reflected the world class fishing found on Lake of the Woods. Canada’s "big four," walleye, muskie, northern and smallmouth bass are the focus of the latest maps from Fishing Hot Spots.
Mercury Racing Introduces All-New HP575SCi Sterndrive Sets New Durability Standard for High Performance Marine Propulsion
(Tuesday, April 04,2000 - Fond du Lac, WI) Mercury Racing is pleased to introduce the all-new HP575SCi sport boat propulsion package, the first Mercury Racing consumer engine to feature both super charging and fuel injection. It is the highest output powertrain package ever released by Mercury Racing to include a one-year limited factory warranty.
(Sunday, March 26,2000 - Alexander, AR.) Rattles are fast becoming a vital addition to the bass anglers arsenal. They attract fish to lures that would otherwise go unnoticed. Rattles enable an angler to announce to fish that their lure is in the vicinity by producing a clicking sound, mimicking their forage.
Creative Lure™ introduces crankbait making kits!
(Friday, March 24,2000 - Weehawken, NJ) Creative Lure™ introduces for the first time ever, a unique line of premium Balsafoam crankbait making kits. Developed for the hobbyist and serious angler, whose knowledge of "matching the hatch" can now be utilized for greater success and loads of fun!
(Thursday, March 23,2000 - Tulsa, OK) Salt-impregnated lures work pretty simply. "The fish get instant salt satisfaction when they bite the bait. It reminds them of foraging baits and, the good part is, they hold onto it longer," stated Jamie Moore, Director of Sales and Marketing for Gene Larew Baits. In other words . . . it tastes great! But Larew Baits have gone the extra distance, and added a special garlic scent to all their new baits.
(Tuesday, March 21,2000 - Emory, TX) Lake Fork Trophy Bait & Tackle have two of their Pro-Staffers claiming top ten finishes after the first day of Mega- Bucks tourney held on Lake Murray in South Carolina today. Todd Faircloth of Jasper, Texas weighing in an impressive stringer 19.12 lbs for a second place standing along with Mark Pack of Mineola, Texas weighing in a solid weight of 16.03 lbs for the 9th place finish after day one. With most anglers sight fishing and fewer fish being found day two should be very interesting. With reports of the fish moving out and the added pressure of the recent FLW tourney anglers will need all their talents to hold their leads.
No Carpet Decks Ideal For Saltwater Anglers
(Monday, March 13,2000 - KILGORE, Texas) With a new no carpet deck design, the Skeeter ZX 202L and ZX 185L, the most popular models of Skeeter’s high performance bass boats, are now equally ideal for saltwater and low maintenance conscious anglers.
SPORTS TOP FEATURES & HIGH-GRADE COMPONENTS
(Saturday, March 11,2000 - CERRITOS, CA) Sporting high-performance features unavailable from any other manufacturer, Daiwas Millionaire S reels offer fresh and saltwater fisherman X-Treme casting and fish fighting performance for $89.95 or less.
Skeeter Technology and Design in an Aluminum Boat
(Saturday, March 11,2000 - KILGORE, Texas) Built to live up to the Skeeter legend for rugged durability, unmatched fishability and lasting performance, the Skeeter ZX aluminum bass boat line is engineered with all the technology and craftsmanship as its fiberglass counterpart.
(Thursday, March 09,2000 - KILGORE, Texas) The ultimate fishing machine is a catch phrase no longer. Redesigned for 2000 are Skeeter's flagship bass boats, the ZX202 and ZX185.
(Wednesday, March 08,2000 - Waukegan, IL) In a move demonstrating the broad performance capabilities of its new FICHT® Ram Injection™ technology, Evinrude proudly unveiled a new 75-hp outboard with FICHT Ram Injection. Evinrude, the first name in outboards, continues to be the technology leader offering the most comprehensive line of direct fuel injection (DFI) two-strokes of any outboard manufacturer.
Boaters wanted it. Now Evinrude, the world's leading name in outboards, has it.
(Monday, March 06,2000 - Waukegan, Illinois) Evinrude is offering boaters a hard-charging new 135-hp outboard to the outboard maker's increasingly popular line-up of powerful, durable and fuel-efficient two-stroke Evinrude® outboards with FICHT® Ram Injection™ direct fuel injection (DFI) technology.
(Thursday, March 02,2000 - Emory, Texas) Roland Martin of Clewiston, Florida, one of the most recognizable anglers in the sport of fishing, has teamed up with Mark Pack's Lake Fork Trophy Bait & Tackle's Mega-Weight Pro Staff. Martin holds the record for tournament wins (19) on the BASSMASTER Tournament Trail, has fished in 22 BASSMASTER CLASSICS and has 9 Angler of the Year Titles.
Wide variety of on-line stores now available, more being added daily!
(Tuesday, February 08,2000 - LINDALE, TEXAS) FishingWorld.com, the company that brings fishing industry news, products and services to the Internet, has announced the development of a simple-to-use e-Commerce program that helps businesses sell their products and services on their own web pages - without knowing html programming language.
Tricks and tools for detecting bites (and weeds) when trolling crankbaits behind planer boards
(Monday, February 07,2000 - ) Nobody disputes the value of small in-line planer boards for crankbait trolling. Boards help you spread lures wide from side to side when searching for scattered fish. The fish might be suspended, or roaming flats. Boards also let you run crankbaits right in to shallow fish, without having to float your boat over their spooky little heads.
(Sunday, January 23,2000 - Brainerd, MN) Lindy Little Joe has excited anglers again with the introduction of the NEW Rattlin' No-Snagg Sinker! The addition of a super loud, brass rattle to the already extremely "hot" No-Snagg slip sinker will give the angler what he is looking for...sound that will attract fish to his Carolina or Lindy Rig and still remain virtually SNAGG free. Rattles are extremely important to fishermen who are looking for an angling edge in dirty or stained water.
Fully anodized, feature-laden, fish-fighting machine
(Wednesday, January 12,2000 - CERRITOS, CA) Tooled from a solid chunk of Aluminum, Daiwa's new Millionaire reel boasts features that seem to be the bellwether of plug casting reels Daiwa's newest CV-ZA MILLIONAIRE is the largest in the series and also the first to feature spool click. Like the other Millionaire-Z models, the MCV-Z300A is tooled from a solid piece of aircraft aluminum and all exterior surfaces are hard anodized.
(Wednesday, January 05,2000 - ) The president of Computrol, Charlie Scott, made the directive to his staff perfectly clear. "I want a fish finder that every angler in America can afford to install on their boat. It has to have all the same features of any of the Bottom Line line sonar units, but at a price no one can walk away from." The staff of engineers at the Meridian, Idaho, facility rolled their eyes, moaned and groaned, then went to work. The result: Bottom Line's new Tournament Leader 1200.
(Wednesday, January 05,2000 - Lebanon, MO) The fastest growing boat manufacturer in 1999, G3 Boats, wants its customers to go fishing for free ... for the next three years. It's called the G3 Advantage Program and G3 boat buyers will receive a special "Thank You for Fishing G3!" gift package valued at over $75.00.
All the Features at a More Affordable Price
(Wednesday, January 05,2000 - ) Bottom Line's Fishin' Buddy 2200 and 2250 have a new sibling....introducing the Fishin' Buddy 1200 æ the latest model of the most popular and technologically advanced portable fish finder ever made. And the Fishin' Buddy 1200 is the most economically priced portable yet. The Fishin' Buddy 1200 includes the patented SideFinder® with the multi-view transducer. With SideFinder the user can look not only down but to the side as well.
12 Jon Boat Models in G3 Line
(Tuesday, January 04,2000 - Lebanon, MO.) When building the best aluminum jon boats, you’ve got to have the basics down to a science. The folks at G3 like to think of it more as an art form. Hunters and anglers will too when they experience the 2000 line of Jon boats from G3.
(Tuesday, January 04,2000 - Westlake Village, CA) Whether you're going to the Gulf, flying to the flats or sneaking off to the Sierras, Penn's new rod and reel travel systems will make the perfect travel companions
(Monday, January 03,2000 - ATLANTA,GA) Yamaha Marine is introducing a pair of newly redesigned C-Series outboards — the C115 and the C70 — aimed at boaters who want smooth, reliable mid-range three-cylinder and V4 power at an economical price. For model year 2000, the C115 sports a new streamlined appearance and the all-new C70 replaces last year's C75.
(Monday, December 27,1999 - Rhinelander, WI) Texas anglers will be splitting their winter fishing time with the computer, working with the new Digital Map Series from Fishing Hot Spots. The CD-ROM showcases some of the premier waters in the state with a program that's as easy-to-use, as it is to read.
Three 2000 Models Offered
(Wednesday, December 22,1999 - Lebanon, MO.) Long a staple of G3 boats, the Modified-V comes in three Pro models for 2000, ensuring a boat for anyone who enjoys fishing in a simpler style. For first class quality, top-of-the-line performance, plus great value, check out the G3 Modified-V series that offers one-piece hull construction, for a stronger, more stable boat from bow to stern.
Procaster X-IB Interlines
(Wednesday, December 22,1999 - Cerritos, CA) Daiwa's new Procaster-X-IB Interlines are the latest, and most affordable addition to Daiwa's popular Interline rods.
Team Daiwa Rods Offer All The New And Historic Actions Created By The Winningest Team In The History of Fishing
(Thursday, December 16,1999 - CERRITOS, CA) You don't have to be a top pro to use the customized rod actions that have won the last four Bassmaster Classics. Daiwa's new TD-S-B rod series offers those special actions along with all the actions that have brought Daiwas team more first place Classic finishes than all other manufacturers combined over the past 16 years.
(Tuesday, December 14,1999 - Monterey Park, CA) When the fish are biting, Snap-Loc keeps the rod under control. Snap-Loc is the easy to use, quick-release rod holder that mounts securely on the deck or rail. Only a two-inch square space is needed for side or top deck mounting. The supplied adapter is designed to boat railing ranging from seven-eighth of an inch to one and a quarter inch in diameter without the need to purchase additional mounting kits.
Basic Aluminum Boats Remain Popular
(Monday, December 13,1999 - Lebanon, MO.) Retro, old school, classic. You can call the G3 Utility V whatever you want, but the fact is that the basic aluminum fishing boat is as popular today as it has always been.
Daiwa's New HIGH-Performance Millionaire CV-Z300A Fully Anodized, Feature-Laden, Fish-Fighting Machine
(Monday, December 13,1999 - CERRITOS, CA) Daiwas newest CV-ZA MILLIONAIRE is the largest in the series and also the first to feature spool click. Like the other Millionaire-Z models, the MCV-Z300A is tooled from a solid piece of aircraft aluminum and all exterior surfaces are hard anodized.
(Wednesday, December 08,1999 - ) The North Dakota Game and Fish Department's wildlife books, videos, and magazine make great Christmas gifts for friends and relatives who enjoy the outdoors. The various books provide nontechnical life histories, population-trend information, and historical and modern photographs and narratives. Videotapes cover a multitude of wildlife-related topics. North Dakota Outdoors magazine, the department's official journal, covers all wildlife related topics in a timely manner. The department has the following items available:
Fishing Hot Spots, Inc., the nation's largest fishing map publisher is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2000.
(Sunday, December 05,1999 - ) Fishing Hot Spots, Inc., the nation's largest fishing map publisher is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2000. To commemorate the milestone, the company introduces the first eight states in its new Digital Map Service in January.
Team Daiwa Rods Offer All The New and Historic Actions Created By The Winningest Team in the History of Fishing
(Saturday, December 04,1999 - CERRITOS, CA) You don't have to be a top pro to use the customized rod actions that have won the last four Bassmaster Classics. Daiwa's new TD-S-B rod series offers those special actions along with all the actions that have brought Daiwa's team more first place Classic finishes than all other manufacturers combined over the past 16 years.
New V160 Gets You Into Deep Water Without Deep Pockets
(Thursday, December 02,1999 - Lebanon, MO.) Newly designed as part of the G3 Explorer V series for 2000, the G3 V160T (tiller) and V160C (console) may well be the best values in deep northern water.
(Thursday, December 02,1999 - Hoffman Estates, IL) Dear Captain DieHard: I keep my boat (Luhrs 320 open) in the water over the winter season. As long as I keep the batteries charged and the fluid levels normal, would there be any problem leaving them on board? I need 12V current for the bilge pumps. Pasadena, Maryland
Daiwa Exclusive: Long-Spin Spool
(Wednesday, December 01,1999 - CERRITOS, CA) Sporting high-performance features unavailable from any other manufacturer, Daiwa's Millionaire S reels offer fresh and saltwater fisherman X-Treme casting and fish fighting performance for $89.95 or less.
(Monday, November 29,1999 - Honolulu, Hawaii) The perfect gift or stocking stuffer for the outdoors enthusiasts. Record-A-Catch wooden fish are individually hand carved and hand painted to our specifications, offering a wide variety of both freshwater and saltwater species. A great way to remember that special catch and help support catch and release.
Bass Pro Joe Thomas has expanded his on-line presence with a bigger store offering a variety of Tournament Tested Products
(Saturday, November 27,1999 - ) Touring Professional B.A.S.S. Angler Joe Thomas unveils his new on-line fishing and boating catalog "Joe Thomas Tournament Tested Products" which is directed toward the in-the-know fisherman and bass boat owners and offers "Leading Edge" products that are not readily available in the mainstream retail and catalog market.
Standard Modified-V Perfect For Many Anglers
(Friday, November 26,1999 - Lebanon, MO) Long known for top performance with exceptional value, the Modified-V series from G3 goes a step further in 2000 with the PF165 Panfish, one of the best boats for the money on the water.
(Monday, November 22,1999 - Norman, OK) Shake off any thoughts of the Y2K blues with a Christmas gift or stocking stuffer that says the season shall be merryºas long as it's spent outdoors. Here's a wish list that any outdoor gal or guy can't help but savorºfrom fishing tackle to shooting gear and maybe even a little outdoor garb thrown in for good measure. So start making your list and checking it twice.
(Monday, November 22,1999 - Scottsboro, AZ) The popularity of outdoor recreation continues to grow, and chances are you'll be shopping this season for a hunter, angler, boater, backpacker or camper. No matter what your budget, gifts abound this year for that special outdoor enthusiast on your list. The following list provides gift ideas in a variety of price ranges that are sure to please any outdoor enthusiast this season, and can be found in retail dealers and sporting goods stores.
Viper lures, three years of testing and research completed; now they are ready to strike.
(Wednesday, November 24,1999 - ) Custom made, each hand crafted balsa bait possesses a virtually indestructible finish, a finish unique to Viper lures. Each Viper combines realistic color and a real life action with the custom finish and easy cast size and weight.
Light Tackle Lurefishing for Sharptooth Catfish in South Africa
(Monday, November 22,1999 - ) "…Whiskers some 30 cm long protruded ominously skywards, followed immediately by a huge bulk-of-a-head as a Sharptooth Catfish lunged upwards, gulping air and churning the water surface into a froth of bubbles. This is what I had been waiting for, and a disturbance like this one created the perfect target. My 6-ft flipping stick was already over my shoulder as my thumb instinctively clicked down on the Shimano’s fire button. A 20 yard cast aimed just to the right of the swirl, allowed my grub tail to splash down a few feet ahead of the bubble train left by the fish as it dived back towards the bottom. I took up the slack waiting patiently for my _ oz jig to sink, leaning forward at the same time in anticipation of a strike. I flicked the rod tip once to get the grub moving, simultaneously turning my reel handle one full revolution. The 4 inch grub with its long wide throbbing tail which suddenly wiggled up in front of the fish was more than it could stand…with one powerful surge of its tail and a gaping maw, it savaged the morsel…"
(Tuesday, November 16,1999 - ATLANTA,GA) Tapping its 35 year history in designing four-stroke outboards, Yamaha Marine introduces its newest and biggest four-stroke outboard — the 2000 F115, a fuel-injected, in-line four-cylinder outboard. Designed from the beginning as a marine engine, the F115 offers more power with less noise and more fuel efficiency making it the ideal motor for boaters who have larger boats, preferring four-stroke power.
(Sunday, November 14,1999 - ) We at American Angler are committed to providing the avid sportsman with the best in innovative new products. We asked fishing enthusiasts throughout the country what performance improvements they would like to see in the electric fillet knife. Quite simply, the response was more power, faster knife speed, more comfort and greater product longevity.
Walleye Water Is Gravy For Newly Designed Deep V
(Saturday, November 13,1999 - Lebanon, MO) It's nice to know you can manuever in big water as well and easily as the trophy walleye you pursue. With the newly designed G3 Tournament V175 Deep V, consider it done, and done giving you the best value in deep water.
(Friday, November 05,1999 - SPIRIT LAKE, IA) For dozens of years spinning reel manufacturers have enticed the angling public with dozens of gimmicks in their quest to corner what has grown into a diverse and broad based market for quality gear.
Pro G Series Very Popular
(Thursday, November 04,1999 - Lebanon, Mo.) When traditional aluminum boat builder G3 ventured into the fish-eat-fish waters of fiberglass bass boats, they did so with a purpose - to build the best value fiberglass bass boat on the market. If first year results are any indication - mission accomplished.
New OptiMaxTM 200 XS Outboard and Scorpion 377 Sterndrive Hot New Look, Bold New Products From Mercury Racing
(Wednesday, November 03,1999 - Fond du Lac, WI) An all-new low-emissions outboard and a stroked small block sterndrive engine package lead the Hi-Performance propulsion offerings from Mercury Racing for 2000.
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