Fishing Industry

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Z-Man SlingBladeZ Spinnerbait 2

Z-Man to Introduce SlingBladeZ Spinnerbait at ICAST 2018

How exactly does one remake a classic, already exceptional bass bait? That’s the self-imposed question the tackle techs at Z-Man asked themselves about a year ago, as they stood before a big white drawing board. What they came up with was the new Z-Man SlingBladeZ Spinnerbait. The objectives were clear: To re-engineer a new breed of spinnerbait. To optimize wire material, bend and metal blades so they reverberate perfect bass music—those powerful, […]

Z-Man TRD Hogz

Z-Man Ned Rig TRD HogZ

LADSON, SC (May 1, 2018) – For the legendary Ned Kehde — the man behind the miraculous Ned Rig— testing prototypes and lending insights into bass bait design is all in a day’s “work,” if indeed it’s possible to assign such a term to fishing nearly every day, all year long. Following a two-year testing phase, Kehde simply refers the new Z-Man® Finesse TRD HogZ™ as “our best producing coldwater bass bait, period.” […]

Z-Man Eye Strike Trout Eye Jig head

Origins: Z-Man Trout Eye Jighead

LADSON, SC (April 19, 2018) – Z-Man Trout Eye Jighead Origination- “If you look at a lot of the greatest saltwater lures out there, they all have one thing in common,” observes trout and redfish fanatic Ralph Phillips. “Eyes. A large, lively set of eyes. Underwater, eyes can be the trigger, the one anatomical detail that really attracts predator fish to a lure.” Many seasons ago, when Phillips first met […]

LIVETARGET Sardine

LIVETARGET Sardine Twitchbaits Dominate Oversized Blackfins

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (April 17, 2018) –  LIVETARGET Sardine- Professional angler and television personality Henry Waszczuk knows a thing or two about chasing the denizens of the briny deep. As host of Fishing the Flats & More, Waszczuk patrols the warm waters of the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico in pursuit of the high seas’ hardest fighting, most sought-after predators. These are fish that have grown old and wise by learning to […]

BUFF Collegiate Support ACA Payne Outdoors

BUFF Renews Collegiate Angling Support

Santa Rosa, CA (April 16, 2018) – BUFF recently demonstrated a genuine commitment to encouraging young bass anglers by confirming its continued support of the Association of Collegiate Anglers Tournament Series. The governing body for college fishing, the ACA is sanctioned by The Bass Federation, Inc. (TBF), a grassroots organization dedicated to youth, conservation and fishing. For the ACA’s BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship BUFF has offered a 50% discount […]

Z-Man Chatterbait Bladed Jig

Z-Man ChatterBait Dominates FLW Tour Event

LADSON, SC (March 2, 2018) – Pretty compelling when someone wins a bigtime bass tourney with a super cool bait off the mainstream radar. But when five of the top ten anglers single out this same exceptional lure, including the top 3 finishers, it could be fairly classified as a big deal. The big deal is the Z-Man ChatterBait. The plot thickens even more when none of the winning anglers […]

Payne Outdoors

Abu Garcia® Signs 16 New Professional Anglers

COLUMBIA, SC –  (January 18, 2018) – Powerhouse fishing brand Abu Garcia has added 16 new Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) and Bassmaster Elite anglers to its pro team roster. These top-ranking fishermen will be sponsored by Abu Garcia throughout the 2018 Season. As part of the sponsorship contract, the 16 pro anglers will use their expertise to help Abu Garcia test and evaluate new products and will make appearances alongside […]