Home » Tag Archives: Fishing (page 2)

Tag Archives: Fishing

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Crestliner awards first year of ‘Angling Aces’ scholarships

Crestliner recently awarded four scholarships as part of its new Angling Aces Student Program. The program, which launched in March of this year, awarded two individual scholarships and two team scholarships, totaling $6,000. "One of the main components of the Angling Aces program is to support young anglers who would like to pursue professional fishing, as well as young angling student ...

Read More »

Freshwater focuses on consumer-driven innovation

Freshwater fishing remains a critical market segment within the boating industry. Recent data from Statistical Surveys confirms that the market continues to exhibit solid growth in the single digit range.  According to SSI, sales of new retail registered outboard-powered aluminum fishing boats in the U.S. increased from 61,000 in 2016 to 62,000 in 2017.  Total freshwater fishing, which includes aluminum ...

Read More »

Secretary Zinke proposes fishing access expansion at national wildlife refuges

Continuing his efforts to increase access to public lands, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced yesterday a proposal to open more than 248,000 acres to new or expanded hunting and fishing opportunities at 30 national wildlife refuges. Opportunities include places like Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge in Illinois and Wisconsin, and deer hunting in Philadelphia at John Heinz National ...

Read More »

RBFF launches initiative to empower women out on the water

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) has announced the launch of Making Waves, an initiative designed to empower women and girls to cast off labels and rock the boat - with fishing pole in hand. RBFF is committed to leading the industry by example and promoting women empowerment on the water by removing perceived barriers to the sport, increasing ...

Read More »

NMMA calls for action on limited South Atlantic snapper season

NOAA Fisheries is considering new regulations that would open the door for a 2018 limited season for red snapper in the South Atlantic. Called Amendment 43, it would allow recreational anglers to harvest one red snapper per person per day. Fishing would be allowed on weekends only and the season start and end dates would be announced if the amendment is ...

Read More »

Saltwater Fishing Expo opens in new location

The Progressive Insurance Saltwater Fishing Expo opens today, nearly doubling its footprint as it moves from the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, N.J. to the larger, more centrally-located New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison, NJ. The 2018 Saltwater Fishing Expo will feature more fishing tackle and gear exhibits, seminars, and interactive features dedicated to the region’s large population of ...

Read More »

Ranger Cup University announces 2018 program details

Collegiate bass anglers will have more opportunity to cash in on tournament success in 2018 thanks to the continued support of Ranger Cup University. The contingency program, designed by Ranger Boats exclusively for college anglers, is free of charge and open to any college angler, regardless of the brand of boat they own. To remain qualified in the program, anglers ...

Read More »