Industry Announcement

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No Pro Fishing Convo Facebook Group

For the last five years, I’ve tried to be a voice of reason in the wilderness of fishing promotions, hype, and advertising. On my website, this website, I get to say and do whatever I want at any point without major repercussion from anyone. Except maybe my wife. In Facebook land, however, it’s hard to break through the noise. Anytime a question comes up in a group about a product […]

Fishing for giants smithsonian

New TV: Fishing for Giants on Smithsonian Channel

NEW YORK – MARCH 28, 2018 – From the rough waters of the Nile River to the seas surrounding the Seychelles islands in the Indian Ocean, South African naturalist and extreme fisherman Andy Coetzee is embarking on a journey to reel in some of the world’s biggest fish – the most elusive, notorious and at times, the strangest creatures in the water. In many of the planet’s wildest places, Andy comes […]

A.R.E. truck accessories Ascend and Rival

A.R.E. Adds Lockable Storage, LED Lighting, Roof Bars to Lineup

MASSILLON, Ohio – A.R.E. announces the expansion of its truck accessory product offering, satisfying market demand for a high-quality, affordable LED lighting program and giving truck owners increased functionality on and off the road. Rival by A.R.E. LED Lighting goes beyond factory installed options for A.R.E.’s truck caps and tonneau covers to offer exterior lighting that can be used virtually anywhere on the vehicle. The LED lighting is available in […]

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Costa Adds Cape and Montauk Styles for Anglers

Daytona Beach, Fla. – March 28, 2018 –  Costa, the leader in world-class performance sunglasses, has once again found a way to improve upon its extensive collection of frames developed specifically for life on or off the water. The company has launched two new wrap-style frames – Cape and Montauk – featuring temple ventilation ports to reduce lens fogging—staying true to Costa’s commitment to help anglers “see what’s out there.” Manufactured from biodegradable resins sourced […]

Torqeedo Dwayne Taff Kayak Bass Fishing National Champion 2018

Taff Wins $100K in Kayak Bass Fishing Championship

Paris, TN – March 25, 2018 – Dwayne Taff won the Kayak Bass Fishing National Championship held on Kentucky Lake, taking home $100,000. Torqeedo renewed its longtime commitment to the sport and returned to the 2018 tournament as Title sponsor. Dwayne’s 10 fish total measured 173.50 inches, besting his closest competitor by less than two inches. Last year’s champion, Kurt Smits, won with 188.5” inches. “The Third Annual Kayak Bass Fishing National […]

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Shimano Varsity Program Expands Scholarships in 2018

LADSON, S.C. – For Immediate Release – March 22, 2018 — Expanding the qualifications to include both graduating high school seniors and those already enrolled in undergrad and graduate programs, Shimano North American Fishing, Inc. will now award up to $30,000 in scholarships as part of its ‘Shimano Varsity’ program. The expansion of the program was officially announced to state DNR professionals and bass club leaders by Shimano Youth Fishing […]