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American anglers achieve greater diversity

America's anglers are more diverse than ever, according to the 2019 Special Report on Fishing, released recently by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). Both women and Hispanics are casting their lines in record-breaking numbers, with 17.7 million and 4.4 million participants, respectively. "It's often assumed that all anglers look alike," says Stephanie Vatalaro, RBFF's Senior Vice President of ...

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SeaSucker Pro Series Single Rod Holder

Boats are becoming more versatile to appeal to the whole family, but with that some boats may be lacking in the things you need as an angler. SeaSucker’s new Pro Series Rod Holder seeks to eliminate missing elements, by offering rod holders in more locations on your boat. The single rod holder comes attached to a 4.5-inch SeaSucker system, which ...

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ANGLR Bullseye Bluetooth Fishing Tracker

Plain and simple, the ANGLR Bullseye is the fishing tool most anglers didn’t know they needed. This Bluetooth fish tracker from ANGLR has the ability to record catch locations, conditions and time, as well as set editable way points to an online profile using a small, wearable clicker. The Bluetooth clicker is rated IP54 weather proof and can clip onto ...

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Chevron to sponsor 2019 Bass Champs Tournament Series

Chevron Products Company, a division of Chevron U.S.A Inc., has announced its sponsorship of the 2019 Bass Champs Tournament Trail, the largest and most popular grass roots tournament series in the United States. Highlighting this season-long sponsorship will be the 5th Annual Techron TX Shootout, scheduled for Sunday, June 23 on Lake Sam Rayburn.  This year’s event is expected to ...

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California’s 12-month fishing license receives unanimous support

The California Assembly’s Appropriations Committee voted unanimously this week to support fishing licenses that expire 12 months after the date of purchase, a change that will provide greater value to anglers. Currently, licenses expire on Dec. 31, regardless of when they are purchased. With the support of NMMA, the California Sportfishing League, American Sportfishing Association, and 20 additional organizations, the ...

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission announces 2019 Gulf Red Snapper season

At its February meeting in Gainesville, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) set the popular and economically important 2019 Gulf red snapper recreational season to open June 11 through July 12, with a possible fall reopening if quota is available. This season will apply to those fishing from private recreational vessels in state and federal waters and to ...

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Skeeter Boats, Yamaha to sponsor Major League Fishing events

Skeeter Boats announced that the company is an official boat sponsor of the all-new Major League Fishing (MLF) Bass Pro Tour and Bass Pro Championship. Nine professional anglers will run Skeeter boats during the 53 episodes airing on Discovery Channel, Sportsman Channel, CBS, and CBS Sports. All episodes are also available on-demand on MyOutdoorTV (MOTV).   “We are excited to ...

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Crestliner to launch redesigned Fish Hawk series

Crestliner Boats announced the complete redesign of its bestselling family of boats, the Fish Hawk. Inspired by hardcore anglers, the new Fish Hawk includes more advanced fishing features, increased onboard comfort and power, plus a new model to expand the family: the 1650 Fish Hawk. “We fully believe it’s possible to make great boats even better, and the new Fish ...

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Garmin announces new Panoptix LiveScope transducer

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., announced the Panoptix LiveScope LVS12, a new transducer in the  Panoptix LiveScope series that offers both 30-degree forward and 30-degree down real-time scanning sonar views. The single-array LiveScope LVS12 transducer is an economical solution for inland and near-shore anglers without the need for a black box. With the active scanning capabilities of Panoptix ...

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Polaris partners with Fishing League Worldwide

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, and Polaris Industries Inc. announced  a strategic partnership that will extend and expand the outdoor brands’ complementary relationship. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The partnership leverages both companies’ consumer base, market presence and industry expertise, and will include collaboration across the organizations as well as enhanced activation and ...

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