Fishing & Boating News

Power-Pole Signs Extension With FLW For 2016

by: Joe Opager, Director of Public Relations,

(Feb 11, 2016 - Minneapolis, MN)  FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that JL Marine Systems, manufacturer of Power-Pole shallow-water anchor systems, has signed an extension and will return as a sponsor for the 2016 season. 2016 marks the sixth consecutive season that the two organizations have partnered. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The Power-Pole brand will receive exposure across all of FLW’s tournaments and media platforms, including, FLW Bass Fishing magazine, and FLW’s social media outlets. The Tampa-based company will also be showcased as a presenting sponsor for two Costa FLW Series events and 24 FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) events. Power-Pole products will also be prominently displayed at FLW Expos and as part of FLW member monthly giveaway packages.

“Power-Pole has a reputation for being the best there is to offer in anchor systems. Their quality and durability have been tested in the harshest of tournament conditions. FLW is proud of its association and continued partnership with Power-Pole,” said FLW President of Marketing Trish Blake.

JL Marine Systems will continue to offer the Captain’s Cash contingency award program. FLW tournament anglers who use a Power-Pole shallow-water anchor and win a 2016 BFL, Costa FLW Series or Walmart FLW Tour event will be entitled to up to $1,000. To learn more, anglers are encouraged to visit

About FLW
FLW is the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money in 2016 across five tournament circuits. Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, with offices in Minneapolis, FLW conducts more than 235 bass-fishing tournaments annually across the United States and sanctions tournaments in Canada, China, Mexico and South Korea. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW" television show, broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, while FLW Bass Fishing magazine delivers cutting-edge tips from top pros.

About JL Marine Systems Inc.
JL Marine Systems Inc. is the Tampa, Florida-based manufacturer of the Power-Pole, a shallow water anchor system for all small skiffs, bass boats, flats boats, bay boats and more. Power-Pole is distributed via more than 1500 dealerships throughout the US.