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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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Tracker partners with Textron Specialized Vehicles, introduces Tracker Off Road

Tracker announced a memorandum of understanding to form a game-changing new partnership with Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc., to introduce Tracker Off Road. The partnership will bring together Tracker, part of Bass Pro’s White River Marine Group with Textron. “We’re extremely excited to extend the Tracker legacy of delivering unmatched breakthrough value and quality for a whole new category of outdoor ...

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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 ...

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Ranger adds Pro’s Choice Marine to dealer network

Ranger has added Pro’s Choice Marine, a Missouri dealer, to its network. The announcement comes ahead of the spring fishing season and in time for area anglers and boaters to capitalize on the new partnership. Pro's Choice Marine has served the area for the past 17 years. The business has received the Mercury Outboards Platinum and Customer Service Index award ...

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Bass Pro ‘deeply committed’ to Fishing Holding brands in wake of resignations

Several top executives at Fishing Holdings resigned during the Thanksgiving week, but owner Bass Pro Group remains "deeply committed" to the brands, the company said. Fishing Holdings president and CEO Randy Hopper, vice president of sales Keith Daffron and vice president of finance Mendel Hughes all abruptly resigned effective Nov. 23. Fishing Holdings includes the Ranger, Stratos and Triton brands. "Last ...

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GE Capital expands inventory finance program with Bass Pro Shops

GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF) has expanded its inventory financing program with Bass Pro Shops and Tracker Marine to include the distribution network of Fishing Holdings, LLC. The agreement will run through 2018. Bass Pro Shops recently acquired Fishing Holdings, a manufacturer of fiberglass and aluminum fishing boats that includes the Ranger, Stratos and Triton brands. Fishing Holdings will ...

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