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Garmin and Lowrance enter trolling motor market

Within days of each other, marine electronics manufacturers Garmin and Lowrance both entered into the freshwater trolling motor market. Both motors will be on display at this year's International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) in Orlando, Fla., July 10-12. Garmin Force Trolling Motor Garmin announced its new Force trolling motor, which offers a brushless motor, allowing the motor to ...

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Iosso Cooler Cleaner

Iosso’s Cooler Cleaner claims to both remove mildew, stains of all types and deodorize coolers, ice chests, thermos bottles and other plasticware, without harsh chemicals or chorine bleach, all while leaving no odor or residue behind. To begin, we tested the concentrated powder Cooler Cleaner on a brand new roto-molded cooler that still had a fairly strong new-plastic odor to ...

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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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Iosso Water Repellent

From quick-changing seas to unexpected weather and everything in between, if you’re in the boating environment you and the things on your boat are eventually going to get wet. That’s where Iosso’s Water Repellent comes in. Able to protect just about any type of surface, the non-solvent and non-silicon water repellent offers great protection, without leaving any residue or making ...

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Celebrate National Fishing & Boating Week

National Fishing and Boating Week, sponsored by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation is now underway, highlighting the importance of recreational boating and fishing. During National Fishing and Boating Week, most states offer free fishing days. These are days where anglers are allowed to fish on public bodies of water without a fishing license. Check out the upcoming free fishing ...

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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 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 ...

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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 ...

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