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Conservation Modern Fish Act

Conservation Nation: 3 Things to Know

A run down of legislation and current events surrounding conservation and the well being of our outdoors. The Modern Fish Act charges on The Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017 (a/k/a The Modern Fish Act) jumped another hurdle this week.  The bill, that is seeking to update the the nation’s fisheries management system, was approved by the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.  This is a big […]

Jackson Kayak E-Flex Drive Electric Motor Payne Outdoors

First Glimpse of the Jackson Kayak E-Flex Drive Unit

In July of 2016, Jackson Kayak introduced the world to the new Flex Drive units for their kayaks, a small snippet, that most of us had forgotten about, has resurfaced. The Flex Drive is easily deployed with the flip of a lever, has adjustable pitch prop blades and a 12:1 ratio. An interchangeable electric motor-driven head unit is in development as well for release at a later date. Oh yeah! […]

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AFTCO Moves Into Freshwater Market

SANTA ANA, Calif. – 2018 marks the 60-year anniversary for iconic brand AFTCO, and with it a new era, as it enters into the bass fishing clothing market. Family owned and operated by three generations of the Shedd family, the American Fishing Tackle Company is a market leader in shorts, performance shirts, technical woven shirts, outerwear, fleece, hats and big game fishing tackle. AFTCO created the world’s first ever pair of […]