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Major League Fishing acquires FLW, lays out future plans

The Thursday announcement of Major League Fishing’s acquisition of FLW signifies a historic shift in the landscape of competitive bass fishing.   As tournament anglers from the ranks of FLW High School Fishing to the FLW Tour begin to decipher how the acquisition directly affects them (and the nearly 300 tournaments that FLW currently operates), MLF co-founder Boyd Duckett refers back ...

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Former boat builder Irwin Jacobs, wife found dead in Minnesota home

Irwin Jacobs, former CEO of now-bankrupt Genmar Holdings, at one time billed as the world's largest boat-building company, was reportedly found dead in his home this morning alongside his wife Alexandra. Police in Orono, Minnesota, west of Minneapolis, were called to the 13,000-square foot Lake Minnetonka hilltop mansion of Jacobs this morning. They reported finding two deceased people in bed, ...

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BRP re-signs multi-year sponsorship agreement with FLW

MINNEAPOLIS – FLW announced today that BRP's Evinrude brand has re-signed a multi-year agreement to remain an official outboard engine sponsor, marking their 15th consecutive year as a sponsor of FLW. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The Evinrude brand will receive exposure and have prominent presence across all of FLW's platforms, including on-site activation at all FLW ...

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