Fishing & Boating News
(Jul 26, 2016 - Palm Beach Gardens, FL) Every summer, fishing industry insiders gather at ICAST, an international trade show and exposition that showcases thousands of fishing products.
(Jul 26, 2016 - Coral Gables, FL) The Yacht Group announces a new, innovative and easy to install boat monitoring system, called Yacht Protector. Designed for a wide range of boat types and sizes, Yacht Protector utilizes a comprehensive suite of wireless sensors to allow owners to continuously track the location of their boat and condition of vital onboard systems.
(Jul 26, 2016 - ) For 37 years, MariaElena Torres has caringly built Team Boat Hooks and other popular Davis Instruments Team products. A modest estimate of her manufacturing productivity is well over half a million units.
Broken Bow Records Artist Set To Perform at 2016 Forrest Wood Cup
(Jul 25, 2016 - Huntsville, AL) Country music superstar Dustin Lynch will perform a free concert on the Walmart weigh-in stage at the Propst Arena in the Von Braun Center in Huntsville on Sunday, August 7, starting at 4 p.m., prior to the final weigh-in of the world championship of professional bass fishing, the 2016 Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart.
(Jul 24, 2016 - BUFFALO, N.Y.) In the final round of the Bassmaster Classic Bracket event on the upper Niagara River, Michigan’s Kevin VanDam collected his 23rd B.A.S.S. win in a dramatic ending to this first-of-its-kind tournament.
(Jul 24, 2016 - CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y.) The Penn State University duo of Clayton Frey of York, Pennsylvania, and Derek Horner, of State College, Pennsylvania, won the FLW College Fishing Northern Conference event at Chautauqua Lake Saturday with five bass weighing 13 pounds, 3 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and qualified the team for the 2017 FLW College Fishing National Championship.
(Jul 24, 2016 - CLAYTON, N.Y.) Scott Dobson of Clarkston, Michigan, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 21 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Northern Division event at 1000 Islands presented by Mercury with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 68 pounds, 8 ounces.
Women comb the aisles for new products and industry triends
(Jul 24, 2016 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL) At the largest ICAST show ever, the staff of "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" (LLGF) combed the aisles to find products of interest to novice anglers. International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, or ICAST, is the world's largest Sportfishing trade show with 15,000 people in attendance in Orlando, FL.
Professional Bass Fishing’s Forrest Wood Cup set to visit Wheeler Lake
(Jul 21, 2016 - Huntsville, AL) The Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart, the world championship of professional bass fishing, will visit Wheeler Lake and the Huntsville, Alabama, area August 4-7 to crown bass fishing’s top angler of 2016. Hosted by the Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the tournament will feature 50 of the world’s best bass-fishing professionals casting for the sport’s biggest award – $300,000 cash.
Cabela's National Walleye Tour Wraps Up Season with Championship Event on Lake Oahe at Mobridge, South Dakota, Aug. 3-5
Over 100 percent payback plus significant boat and engine contingency available
(Jul 21, 2016 - NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL.) Competitive walleye anglers will converge on Lake Oahe at Mobridge, South Dakota, for the Cabela's National Walleye Tour championship event on Aug. 3-5. The championship event will feature some of the country's best walleye anglers in a pro-am style format and guarantees over 100 percent payback, including two-fully rigged Ranger boats.
Revolutionary pedal-drive fishing kayak offers no-fail forward and reverse, unrivaled boat control and fishability
(Jul 20, 2016 - Old Town, ME) Although the world’s largest sportfishing tradeshow, the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST), was flooded with watercraft product entries at the ICAST New Product Showcase, only one boat emerged with top honors.
(Jul 20, 2016 - San Antonio, TX) Simply put, college fishing has changed over the past eleven years. In the very first collegiate bass fishing event back in 2005 held on Lake Lewisville, most of the anglers showed up to the event all on their own with old boats and tow vehicles.
(Jul 18, 2016 - GOLCONDA, IL.) Marty Sisk of Evansville, Indiana, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 13 ounces, Saturday to win the third FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Illini Division tournament of 2016 on the Ohio River. For his victory, Sisk took home $7,456.
Tyree wins co-angler title
(Jul 18, 2016 - ) Matt Gunter of Wheatland Missouri, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds, 3 ounces, Saturday to win the fourth FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Ozark Division tournament of 2016 on Lake Truman presented by Power-Pole. Gunter took home $4,804 for his victory.
Hayward wins co-angler title
(Jul 18, 2016 - HARRISON TOWNSHIP, MI.) Kyle Greene of Ortonville, Michigan, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 23 pounds even Saturday to win the second FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Michigan Division tournament of 2016 on Lake St. Clair. For his victory, Greene took home $6,155.
Humphrey wins co-angler title
(Jul 18, 2016 - GALLATIN, TN.) Drew Boggs of Lebanon, Tennessee, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 13 pounds, 10 ounces, Saturday to win the fourth FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Music City Division tournament of 2016 on Old Hickory Lake. Boggs took home $3,028 for his victory.
Redwine wins co-angler title
(Jul 18, 2016 - ) Jake Poffenberger of Brookville, Ohio, weighed four bass totaling 9 pounds, 7 ounces, Saturday to win the fourth FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Buckeye Division tournament of 2016 on the Ohio River. For his victory, Poffenberger earned $4,684.
(Jul 18, 2016 - Racine, WI) Minn Kota® changed fishing permanently with the introduction of the original GPS-based trolling system. Anywhere there is water, anglers can use i-Pilot® or i-Pilot® Link™ systems for easier boat control and positioning, so they can focus their attention on bait presentation and catching fish.
AQ Houston Ind #7
(Jul 17, 2016 - Houston County Lake, TX) There were 18 Individuals that showed up to fish the 7th Anglers Quest Individual Tournament this morning catching 9 limits, 61 fish, a total of 146.69 lbs., making the average fish weigh 2.40 lbs...
(Jul 15, 2016 - Clayton, NY) The Costa FLW Series is headed to 1000 Islands on July 21-23 for a tournament presented by Mercury when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the second stop of 2016 in the Northern Division.
(Jul 15, 2016 - Birmingham, AL) Favorite Fishing LLC has signed on as the presenting sponsor for the final regular-season Bassmaster Elite Series event of 2016.
(Jul 14, 2016 - Tulsa, OK) Major League Fishing (MLF), a made-for-television bass fishing competition featuring the country's top professional anglers, celebrates its 5-year anniversary this summer with news it has become the No. 1 fishing show in the nation.
(Jul 14, 2016 - ORLANDO, FL.) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced the 2017 Walmart FLW Tour regular-season schedule Thursday in a live press event held at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST). The 2017 season will feature six tournaments, broadcast in high-definition (HD) on NBC Sports Network, the Pursuit Channel and the World Fishing Network, which will showcase the best bass anglers in the world competing in the most competitive circuit in the sport.
(Jul 14, 2016 - CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.) College anglers will be fishing for a chance to compete in the 2017 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro when they take on Green River Lake in Campbellsville, Ky., July 28-30, in the 2016 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops.
Tuesday Night Event on Lake Houston.
(Jul 12, 2016 - Houston County Lake, TX) Twenty teams came out to fish the Anglers Quest Tuesday Night Event on Lake Houston.
(Jul 11, 2016 - Racine, WI) Minn Kota® is excited to unveil significant enhancements to the ground-breaking Spot-Lock electronic anchor, a key feature of the new i-Pilot®, and i-Pilot® Link™ systems. Advancements in hardware, software, and communications allow anglers to remain actively locked onto their spot with the push of a button, bringing unrivaled precision to 21st-century boat control.
Whicker wins co-angler title
(Jul 11, 2016 - SALISBURY, N.C.) James Blankenship of Siler City, North Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 19 pounds, 2 ounces, Saturday to win the third FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Piedmont Division tournament of 2016 on High Rock Lake. For his victory, Blankenship took home $3,255.
Miller wins co-angler title
(Jul 11, 2016 - GILBERTSVILLE, Ky) Adam Ohms of Edwardsville, Illinois, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 24 pounds, 5 ounces, Saturday to win the fourth FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) LBL Division tournament on Kentucky and Barkley lakes presented by Power-Pole. For his victory, Ohms earned $6,199.
Cumbo wins co-angler title
(Jul 11, 2016 - BREWERTON, N.Y.) David Ehrentraut of Locke, New York, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 9 ounces, Saturday to win the third FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Northeast Division tournament on Oneida Lake presented by Navionics. For his victory, Ehrentraut received $4,463.
Spires wins co-angler title
(Jul 11, 2016 - GUNTERSVILLE, AL.) Ryan Salzman of Huntsville, Alabama, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 24 pounds, 5 ounces, Saturday to win the fourth FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Choo Choo Division tournament of 2016 on Lake Guntersville. For his victory, Salzman took home $5,244.
Cole wins co-angler title
(Jul 11, 2016 - Racine, WI) Local angler Zack Freeman of Russellville, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 12 ounces, Saturday to win the fourth FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Arkie Division tournament of 2016 on Lake Dardanelle. For his victory, Freeman earned $3,718.
(Jul 11, 2016 - Orlando, FL) Lew's opens ICAST 2016 this week with what the company says is its most exciting and innovative new product lineup ever, anchored by SLP Super Low Profile baitcast reels and new rod technology.
High Def HD700i sets gold standard in screen clarity and low light functionality
(Jul 11, 2016 - Crosslake, MN) High definition has transformed TV watching from dry and lackluster to dynamic and utterly engrossing. The progressive video technology continues to blow people’s minds with its hyper-realistic digital picture and sound. HDTV is like “being there,” viewers say, right in the middle of the action. The dazzling color and clarity of the viewscreen virtually transport you to the scene, almost as if the video landscape beckons you to interact with it.
AQ Rayburn Ind #7
(Jul 11, 2016 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) Out of the 17 Individuals that came out to fish today, Clayton Boulware came in first place with 5 fish weighing 24.45 lbs. Clayton won $430 for his day on the water. Clayton reported catching 40-50 fish on Sixth Sense 500 DD Crank Baits and Big Bite Kreit tail 10" worms, with Lews BB1 Pro Cranking reels on Lews Lite Tournament grade Rods.
AQ Rayburn Team #7
(Jul 11, 2016 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) It was HOT !!!! But that didn't stop the team of Bobby Vice and Ricky Guy from bringing in 5 fish that tipped the scales at 23.07 lbs. They also brought in the largest bass of the day, a 7.00 lb'er. Bobby & Ricky took home a total of $2,040.00.
From humble beginnings to industry leader, how Humminbird® earned its wings
(Jul 9, 2016 - ) The old saying goes, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Much the same is true when it comes to ‘raising a company.’ Many individuals must combine unique gifts and unify a team in order to shepherd a vision into real success.
University of Wisconsin-Platteville Wins FLW College Fishing Central Conference Finale on Mississippi River
(Jul 9, 2016 - PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI.) The University of Wisconsin-Platteville team of Colby Peterson of Waupun, Wisconsin, and Aaron Gohla of Houlton, Wisconsin, won the FLW College Fishing Central Conference event on the Mississippi River Saturday with five bass weighing 14 pounds, 8 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and advanced the team to the 2017 FLW College Fishing National Championship.
(Jul 8, 2016 - Norman, OK) We all have them. Fishing rods are stacked not so neatly in a corner of the garage. They look intimidating, all mixed together with fishing line and treble hooks intertwined with rods, reels and just about anything that gets close.
NEW FRABILL WEIGH BAG SYSTEM TREATS FISH AND ANGLERS WITH CARE
(Jul 8, 2016 - Plano,IL) The typical fishing tournament is anything but a relaxing day on the lake. Anglers race against the clock to catch the heaviest bag of fish possible – often under the worst possible weather conditions.
(Jul 8, 2016 - Palm City, FL) From a family of weekend warriors to the hardcore offshore angler, fishermen often end up with a boat that's crammed full of gear. To solve that problem, Shurhold offers a line of fishing accessories that fits its One Handle Does It All system. It helps solve the onboard storage problem and makes fishing more enjoyable and productive.
Sebile Magic Swimmer Continues Versatility Dominance
(Jul 8, 2016 - Columbia, SC) The Sebile® Magic Swimmer™ and Magic Swimmer™ Soft are two of Sebile's most renowned lures.
(Jul 8, 2016 - Houston County Lake, TX) Sandro Alfaro and James Chandler win this past Tuesday night with a limit of bass weighing 12.86 lbs. That's a good weight any night on Lake Houston.
(Jul 8, 2016 - Onalaska, TX) It was HOT !!!!! But that didn't stop the 25 teams from coming out to fish beautiful Lake Livingston.
Innovative Trapper Hook delivers solutions to angling’s most common problems
(Jul 7, 2016 - Palm Beach Gardens, FL) Take a long look at the hooks in your tackle box: their basic J shape hasn’t been altered for centuries. That’s about to change… Welcome the Trapper Hook from Trapper Tackle. Years of research, engineering, field testing and refinement have yielded a hook that holds both baits and fish better than conventional hooks.
(Jul 7, 2016 - Racine, WI) Although strategic planning, R&D, manufacturing, marketing, and sales are all responsible for the HELIX success story, Humminbird® brand manager Jeff Kolodzinski also credits end-users for leading the company down the right path.
North Alabama and Murray State Finish 2nd and 3rd
(Jul 6, 2016 - San Antonio, TX) The University of Alabama has won the 2016 Cabela’s School of the Year title! Widely regarded as the hardest and most sought after college fishing title in the nation, this is the first time that the University of Alabama has earned this prestigious award.
(Jul 6, 2016 - Peachtree City, GA) Convenient, efficient and controllable interior lighting needn't be confined to luxury yachts. Easy to install, the EuroLED Touch 130 lamp from Hella marine provides dimmable illumination with fingertip control.
Gains Presence, Opportunity in Growing Heavy-Gauge Aluminum Boat Market
(Jul 5, 2016 - Lake Forest, IL) Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced it has acquired Thunder Jet, a designer and builder of heavy-gauge aluminum (HGA) boats. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Thunder Jet's 2015 revenues were approximately $20 million.
Angler's consistency and Ranger boat keys to title
(Jul 5, 2016 - Flippin, AR) Ranger Boats Pro Chris Johnston beat out 28 other FLW Tour anglers to win the 2016 Rookie of the Year title on Lake Champlain. Johnston also finished second in the FLW Tour Angler of the Year race behind FLW Tour veteran Andy Morgan.
(Jul 2, 2016 - SYRACUSE, N.Y.) Milking one spot for three straight days made a winner of Wil Hardy II at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open on Oneida Lake.
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