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VIDEO: Time Travelers Raft Grand Canyon by Chaco

The Time Travelers chronicles a scrappy group of older men, doing a young man’s adventure as a team. The USA Rafting Team has never won a world championship. With full-time jobs, families, and responsibilities, these scrappy 30-40-year olds use their free time and vacation days to train, travel the world, and race against competitors sometimes half their age. They’ve been close, but never the best. On January 13, 2017, they […]

Tranx 300 -- Tranx 400HG

Shimano Tranx Reel Offered in New Sizes

When the situation calls for a reel durable enough to cast larger lures and fight bigger fish, and is equally at home in either fresh or saltwater, Shimano offers two new sizes to its Tranx baitcasting reel series – the 300 and 400. Joining the popular Tranx 500HG and 500PG (a huge favorite among musky anglers and saltwater tuna and striper anglers alike), each new Tranx is offered in four […]

Chronarch MGL 150HG

New Shimano Chronarch MGL Introduced

Offering advanced baitcasting reel technology both tournament and advance bass anglers require, Shimano introduces its re-engineered Chronarch MGL reels, now offered with lightweight Magnumlite spools and in three different gear ratios models. Weighing-in at 6.5-ounces, the six reels in the series include the Chronarch MGL 150 and left-hand retrieve 151 with 6.2:1 gear ratios, the 150HG and 151 HG with fast 7.1:1 gear ratios, and the MGL 150XG and 151XG […]

Keith Combs Shimano Rods

Keith Combs Now Using Shimano Rods

LADSON, S.C. – For Immediate Release – March 16, 2017 – Known for his uncanny ability to entice big bass to engulf his crankbaits, Texas professional bass angler Keith Combs has added Shimano fishing rods to his tournament tackle arsenal. A long-time endorser of Shimano fishing reels, the lockers in Combs’ Ranger bass boat are now loaded with Shimano Zodias and new Expride rods. “Combs has been a rock solid […]

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Yak Power Now Available at Bass Pro Shops Nationwide

Southern Audio Services, Inc (SAS), maker of the Yak Power brand of quality 12v electronics control systems and accessories for fishing kayaks, is now available at all Bass Pro Shops stores nationwide. This past October they began shipping their new patent pending Power Panel switching systems (YP-RP5R) and Power Port 12v outlets (YP-PMC48S/96S/144S) to Tracker Plastics for OEM installation in Bass Pro Shops new 2017 Ascend 128T Yak Power edition […]

YETI Announces Rugged New Hopper TWO

YETI® REINVENTS THE HOPPER Same durability, added accessibility AUSTIN, Texas (February 1, 2017) — YETI®, a leading premium cooler and drinkware brand, is revamping its durable and portable soft-sided cooler line with the introduction of the YETI Hopper TWO™ – a 100% leakproof, tough-as-nails, soft cooler that’s anything but soft. YETI redefined the premium soft cooler category in 2014 with the launch of the original Hopper. In March, YETI will […]