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Detailed Coverage Miami to Key Largo - Key Largo to Marathon - Marathon to Key West and Dry Tortugas
(Feb. 19, 2003 - Amesbury, MA) A new series of Waterproof Chartbooks from Maptech gives boaters and fishermen charts for any weather, perfect for open-console and cockpit use. The continuous large-scale chart coverage combined with the durability of the pages should make these very useful products for fishermen and Keys explorers.


Offers Smoother Ride, Additional Stability
(Feb. 19, 2003 - KILGORE, Texas) Designed specifically for Northern waters where the waves can be big and brutal, Skeeter's new ZX1790T features additional boat height and width for increased stability. Skeeter also increased the height from the hull to the deck to further reduce any shocks from running through large waves.


Sun Catcher Pontoon Boat Series
(Feb. 18, 2003 - LEBANON, MO.) G3 Boats' new Sun Catcher LX3 22F/C pontoon boat may be hosting a crappie fishing expedition in the morning, towing a couple of fun loving skiers in the afternoon and catering to a party of a dozen or more that evening. The versatile fish and cruise model, with G3's new tri-hull design, offers plenty of deck room, a super ride even on choppy water and furnishings of dinner party elegance.


NOAA Charts, Contour 3-D Charts, Offshore Navigator, Real-Time GPS and more... Everything Together in One Box
(Jan. 29, 2003 - Amesbury, MA) Marine Navigator is Maptech's ultimate marine navigation system for beginners and professionals alike. By integrating three existing products, Digital ChartKit, Contour 3-D Charts and Offshore Navigator, Maptech aims to show how easy and straightforward marine navigation can be while offering customers a substantial saving.


(Jan. 24, 2003 - Kilgore, TX) Tournament anglers looking to make the transition from the aluminum fishing boats to a new fiberglass bass boat will appreciate what Skeeter has done with the TZX190. Skeeter packed as many fishability features into the 18'5"-long, 92"-wide TZX190 as could fit. "We took a look at the market and realized that there were a lot of anglers running aluminum boats who wanted to upgrade to a fiberglass bass boat," said Ben Jarrett, national sales manager for Skeeter Boats.


Vinyl Covered Floors And Decks For Easy Maintenance
(Jan. 22, 2003 - Lebanon, MO) G3's new Guide 175 offers all the popular features of G3's modified V bass boats with low maintenance floors and decks topped with an easy to clean marine grade vinyl covering. The Guide 175 starts with a New Generation performance stepped V hull made from one-piece, all welded .100 gauge aluminum.


(Jan. 17, 2003 - Boulder, CO) Saltwater recreation has never looked so good. RECON Maps & Charts introduces its new Saltwater Directions line of inshore/offshore fishing charts for the state of Florida and creates a new standard in the process.


Innovative New Video Camera System Elevates "Underwater Eyes" to an Unprecedented Level by Showing Fish Following, Striking and Fighting 150 Feet Below the Surface While Trolling!
(Jan. 15, 2003 - Stayner, Ontario) "When a fish is on camera, the anglers on my boat are so fascinated by what they are seeing on the video monitor that they sometimes forget to grab the rods," says charter boat captain Carl Stopczynski about the new Strike Vision underwater video camera system from Walker Downriggers, Inc. "It's not only cool to see what's going on under the boat," he adds, "it's the greatest trolling tool since the downrigger was invented."


(01/03/2003 - Kilgore, TX) Bass anglers are faced with many choices — which lake to fish, which tackle to use, which lure, largemouths or smallies. With Skeeter's new FX210, anglers are offered another choice — a bass boat that will run both 20- and 25-inch shaft outboards. With the introduction of new V6 four-stroke outboards from Yamaha, Skeeter's owners wanted to know how they could run these quiet and fuel-efficient 25-inch shaft outboards.


(01/03/2003 - ) The thrill of hunting and fishing isn't complete unless your game and fish are preserved properly, so you can enjoy the taste of the outdoors at the dinner table. And there's no better way to accomplish this than by vacuum packaging your freshly caught fish and game. Experienced hunters and fishermen use vacuum packaging to preserve the flavor and texture of their catch, quickly, easily and for an extended period of time.


(01/03/2003 - Kilgore, TX) Escape To The Outdoors News — Fish are smart. They know to hide in shallow back bays where the food is and where most anglers can't get at them. Most fishing boats are unable to get far enough into the back bays to go after these fish, so these fish believe these waters to be safe. Skeeter's new ZX22 Bay was designed to change that way of thinking.

Chartplotters, Radars and Fishfinders
(01/02/2003 - FT LAUDERDALE,FL) Raymarine Inc.a leading manufacturer of electronic equipment for the recreational boating and light commercial marine markets,introduces a new series of chartplotters, radars and fishfinders.The new SL series provides cost-effective choices in navigation and fishing electronics for sailors,sportfisherman and power boaters

(01/02/2003 - Denver, CO) People have been mounting Kwik Tek's HULL HUGR Fenders to docks for years, reporting that they are extrememly durable and protect their boats beautifully. This year Kiwk Tek is offering specialized HULL HUGR dock bumpers for the first time. All HULL HUGR products are manufactured from a UV-resistant and tear proof vinyl/polyester tri-laminate.

Luxury With Three Logs For Maximum Performance, Comfort
(01/01/2003 - LEBANON, MO.) Look carefully and prepare for a second look when peering beneath the deck of the new LX3 Tri-log Performance Sun Catcher pontoon from G3 Boats. A third log has been added and this innovative design contributes to the pontoon boat's performance for increased speed and improved stability in rough water. Now look atop the fully carpeted 8 1/2-foot wide deck to discover the most luxurious and comfortable family pontoon boat imaginable.

Value Priced Advanced Graphite Composite Fishing Rods
(12/30/2002 - SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA) Finding it hard to find a value priced fishing rod that won’t fall apart before a reel can be attached? Look no further, the new Hot Rod Express spinning and casting rods from Berkley are created with durable components. The frustrations and irritations usually experienced by young and novice anglers because of inferior equipment are now a thing of the past.


Rugged Polarized Fit-Over Sunglasses Reduce Glare and Improve Vision
(12/30/2002 - ) LIVE EYEWEAR's Cocoons™ line of premium polarized fit-over sunglasses offer anglers another advantage to finding fish. The lightweight, comfortable, and surprisingly affordable sunglasses are designed to be worn over a wide range of prescription eyewear shapes and sizes. The advantage lies within the polarized Polar TX™ amber lenses of Cocoons™. The scratch-resistant Polar TX™ lens offers crystal clear visual acuity though improved contrast and depth perception, which become apparent when searching the water for fish near the surface.


(12/27/2002 - ) Versatile and durable, your gear will stay dry inside these round bottom dry bags, even in adverse conditions. Shut out water by rolling down the top a few times and snapping the side release buckles together. The yellow and blue bags are constructed of extra heavy-duty vinyl/polyester tri-laminate with RF welded seams.

(12/30/2002 - SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA) When it comes to making great bait, you can't beat Mother Nature – or can you? New Berkley Power Naturals worms, maggots and corn nuggets not only have the look and texture of live bait, but also taste like an irresistible meal. Berkley researchers have known for years that a better dispersion of the power Bait scent and flavor formula would result in more fish caught. The completely natural taste and action of Power Naturals have outfished live bait – in some cases by 2 to 1. Power Naturals simply help you catch more fish, cast after cast.


(12/27/2002 - Denver, CO) This complete anchor system is in a class by itself. The 3-1/3 pound 4-fluke folding anchor will hold in mud, sand, gravel and rock.


Now Available in Europe, with North America Availability in Early 2003, FX324 MAP, FX324 MAP Color Are First to Use New Navionics-based Seamless Cartography
(12/27/2002 - Paris Boat Show, Paris) Thales (TAL-less) Navigation, a leading global provider of GPS solutions including the Magellan® brand consumer product line and Thales Navigation professional GPS products, announced today the introduction of two feature-packed GPS chart plotters with the most up-to-date, detailed marine cartography available.


(12/27/2002 - ) DRY PAK is the new industry standard in waterproof cases. DRY PAKs are an absolute necessity for today's on-the-go active lifestyle. Whatever activities you enjoy in or near the water, there's a DRY PAK for you. DRY PAK provide simple, user-friendly, effective protection for cell phones, cameras, GPS, PDAs and other gear.


RadioShack Selects Magellan Products as Exclusive GPS Solution in Select Stores This Holiday Season
(12/27/2002 - Santa Clara, CA.) Thales (TAL-less) Navigation and RadioShack Corporation (NYSE: RSH) today announced that RadioShack will carry the Magellan® line of handheld GPS receivers from Thales Navigation as its exclusive GPS product offering in select stores this holiday season. Specifically, the Magellan SporTrak™ Map, SporTrak Pro, and Meridian® Platinum will be the only GPS solutions offered by RadioShack stores during the holidays.

Extra-Long Heavy-Duty Jons With Big Load Capacity
(12/13/2002 - LEBANON, MO.) With a carrying capacity of 2,000 pounds, the new Model 2072 CC jon boat from G3 Boats is a workhorse with the "Gator Tough" attitude for which G3 Boats are known. The 19-foot, 10-inch, package boat is built from welded .100 gauge aluminum with 15-rib construction for increased strength and rigidity for work and play situations.


(12/13/2002 - Philadelphia, PA) For 2003, PENN offers an expanded line of Formula™ rod models featuring new graphics and improved actions. These seven new rods are designed to match perfectly with PENN's popular Formula™ two speed and single speed graphite lever drag reels. The Formula™ stand-up rods are built "Penn tough" for comfort, control and awesome strength. Pitted in a stand-up fight against the baddest tuna, shark, marlin or heavy-shouldered wreck dwellers, these powerhouse Formula™ rods give the angler a decisive advantage in leverage and lift.

(12/12/2002 - San Luis Obispo, CA) Polareyes®, the California sunglass manufacturer backed by 23 years of experience in patented polarized lens and frame technology, recently unveiled its new line of "Weightless Frame" Metal polarized sunglasses.


(12/09/2002 - Philadephia, PA) PENN FISHING TACKLE MFG. CO. has announced a full family of Power Graph® III graphite spinning reels that combine lightweight, durable construction with smooth performance. With a range of seven models covering everything from big trout to schoolie tuna, these reels combine new features, a new look-and the same great PENN value anglers expect from Power Graph® models.

Entry Level Spinning Reel With Mitchell Heritage
(12/09/2002 - SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA) Everyone wants to own a Mitchell spinning reel and youth and novice anglers can fish with Mitchell quality and reputation at a price set for small budgets. The suggested retail price is just $14.95 for the Mitchell Outrigger, a reel certain to generate memories to last a lifetime.

Premium Upgrades Added To Longest Selling Berkley Rods
(12/06/2002 - SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA) Cherrywood rods have been around longer than any other Berkley rod made. But the rod makers at Berkley wanted to offer the angler more to this long time favorite with the same low price customers expect. All ten spinning, three casting and 3 fly Cherrywood models have received the enhancements. Included in the upgrades is a rod blank with high graphite content.


(12/06/2002 - ) The serious fisherman demands the best when it comes to the tools of his passion. The new HELIUM LTA rods will certainly deliver the greatest strength to weight combination ever imagined. The new HELIUM LTA rods are made with a private material new to fishing rods which are exceptionally lighter than any comparable graphite rods on the market today.


Compact Electronic Bite Indicator Works Day And Night
(12/06/2002 - SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA) The easy-to-use strap-on Berkley Line Out Alarm is a must for anglers who challenge fish from a stationary rod or must monitor multiple rod set-ups. This new strike indicator makes no secret of a fish on the line whether fishing from a pier, dock, bank, surf or boat. The red with black accent box can be used for a wide variety of fishing pursuits including both fresh and saltwater species.

Lighter, Stronger With Stamina™ Drag System
(12/06/2002 - SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA) Abu Garcia introduces the new Cardinal 600 series of spinning reels, the lightest and strongest reels in their class. The Cardinal 600 combines an outstanding appearance with the latest technology that delivers an extremely strong reel that is 20% lighter than comparable reels.


Now 40% Stronger With Smooth Castability And Shock Strength
(12/02/2002 - SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA) Original Trilene Big Game Supreme from Berkley quickly gained a reputation as the line to turn to for smooth casting and shock strength in both saltwater and freshwater fishing situations. Now Big Game Supreme has been improved to create a line that is up to 40 % stronger than other high strength brands, yet is even smoother casting.


Recreational Anglers Can Plan & Fish Like the Pros
(12/02/2002 - ) Whether you're a bluewater tournament pro or just a weekend warrior, C-MAP/USA's new Pro-Angler Pak™ will help you catch more fish. This powerful electronic charting system was developed by C-MAP engineers with the cooperation of top regional experts and professional fishermen, to provide boaters with the most advanced trip planning and navigation capabilities.


Epic Series Expands With New Sizes And Trigger Reels
(12/02/2002 - SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA) The full-featured Epic reel was introduced last year by Mitchell and the value priced spinning reel became responsible for great and memorable experiences by anglers from coast to coast. The Epic family is now expanded with four new models and a new lower price tag. Joining the original Epic 20 are the new Epic 10 and Epic 40 to expand the selection of reel sizes.


Now Three Sizes Are Available For Any Fishing Situation
(12/01/2002 - SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA) It all began with a 4-inch saltwater power grub from Berkley and the bait was famous for enticing a wide range of saltwater fish to strike. The 8-inch version was introduced last year. Anglers love the fish catching prowess of these Power Grubs from Alaska to Florida and points in between. Now a mid-sized grub is available, the new 6-inch Inshore Power Grub.


(11/25/2002 - ) The new Slap-Stik Magnum will have all the action of the original Slap-Stik and will come with the famous sound chamber designed and built by The Rat-L-Trap People. The Magnum is larger and comes with tougher hardware for larger game fish. It is 5 3/8 inches long, about an inch longer and slightly larger in diameter than the original lure. It has a great casting range because of its size and shifted tail weight.


(11/24/2002 - Minneapolis, MN) Owners of the world's most popular three color flasher systems will be glad to know their investment in winter fishing can also be used for open water fishing as well. Vexilar, makers of the popular FL-8 and FL-18 three color flasher sonar announces four kit options to easily adapt a winter flasher system for open water applications, or for making it easy to move the flasher head from boat to boat. Called the TK kit, it contains everything you need to switch a winter-based FL-8 or FL-18 system to open water fishing.


Ideas To Make Most Of Family Time
(11/21/2002 - SCOTTSDALE, AZ.) Chances are this holiday season, you'll be shopping for someone who loves the outdoors. But if you're not an outdoorsman, you may find these loved ones are the hardest to buy presents for, given the wide variety of equipment and gadgets available. So we made it easy for you and searched around and found these gift ideas in different price ranges to help you avoid that last-minute shopping panic.


(11/25/2002 - ) Bill Lewis Lures, maker of the famous Rat-L-Trap, introduces Freedom barbless treble hooks to complement the growing catch & release trend and youth markets. The new Freedom hooks are custom made by Eagle Claw for the Bill Lewis product line. This barbless treble hook is *Nickel Teflon coated for easy removal and features the new Kahle design by Wright McGill.


PACKAGE JON BOAT SERIES
(11/25/2002 - LEBANON, MO) The fish are feeding, their shiny backs are exposed to the sunlight, but the water is too shallow for most boats to get within casting range. With the new Tunnel Hull Jon Boats from G3 Boats, anglers can get the boat just about anywhere needed, even in shallow water just a few inches deep instead of moving on to the next hole. The new tunnel hull design allows for higher placement of the Yamaha outboard and directs water towards the prop for additional power in shallow conditions. Like all of G3's package jons, these tunnel boats have an all welded .100-gauge hull with high strength one-piece extruded ribs, reinforced corner and transom braces and stamped-in keels and bow eyes.


Vexilar Soft Pack
(11/24/2002 - Minneapolis, MN) For the last several seasons, the Vexilar Pro Pack and Value Pack systems have been a favorite with winter anglers. Due to this popularity, Vexilar, the world leader in three color flasher technology has designed a line of Soft Packs to protect their Pro Pack and Value pack systems. Made with a heavy duty polyester shell and strong nylon carrying handle to give anglers years of performance. The innovative Soft Pack has an easy to access window panel that will permit the angler to see the operation of the unit while being completely sealed from the outside weather.

New to America, Nordic Tested And Proven
(11/22/2002 - SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA) Minnow shaped lures have been catching fish worldwide for decades. The more realistic the finish and the action the baits have, the better job they've done. One lure, Abu Garcia's Tormentor, in Europe has been getting a lot of attention the last few years and, now for the first time, is available in North America.

Meeting Anglers Needs
(11/22/2002 - SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA) The original 3-inch walleye minnow from Berkley is popular bait and has produced heavy stringers of walleyes wherever it's used. Now, to meet the needs of walleye anglers, Berkley introduces the new 4-inch walleye minnow. The larger variety of this tournament strength walleye formula bait has the same shape as the smaller version. The soft minnow shaped body has a swimming action that mimics the real thing.


(11/22/2002 - Santa Clara, CA.) Thales (TAL-less) Navigation, a leading global provider of GPS solutions including the Magellan® consumer line and Thales Navigation professional GPS products, today introduced the first ever full-color handheld GPS receiver. Currently available exclusively through Sharper Image retail outlets, and more widely available in the spring, the Magellan Meridian® Color is the new flagship handheld of the premium, high-performance Meridian series. The Meridian series are the only GPS receivers to offer unsurpassed memory expansion through industry standard Secure Digital (SD) memory cards for downloading data.


New Polarized AcuTintTM Rhino-LensTM Is Virtually Indestructible
(11/20/2002 - Islamorada, Florida Keys) Flying Fisherman has just released a new line of polycarbonate lens sunglasses. The new PC (polycarbonate) AcuTintTM Rhino-LensTM is virtually shatterproof and offers maximum protection from UVA and UVB rays. Although not a substitute for safety eyewear, Flying Fisherman’s Rhino-LensTM is over 35 times stronger than glass or CR-39, and gives better eye protection from flying lures, sinkers, hooks and more.

Lighter, Stronger With Stamina™ Drag System
(11/17/2002 - Spirit Lake, Iowa) Abu Garcia introduces the new Cardinal 600 series of spinning reels, the lightest and strongest reels in their class. The Cardinal 600 combines an outstanding appearance with the latest technology that delivers an extremely strong reel that is 20% lighter than comparable reels.

(11/13/2002 - Walnut Creek, CA,) Fish Sponge, Inc. today announced the introduction of two new products with awesome fish catching capabilities. Designed specifically for salmon and steelhead, they target multiple fish senses (sight, sound, smell, and feel) all at once. Fish Sponge products use cellulose sponge in their construction. It's soft and feels more natural in a fish's mouth so they hold it longer, readily accepts your favorite scent, and incorporates the company's proprietary colors for improved visibility.


(11/07/2002 - ) Fisherman know that big fish feed on little fish ....especially injured ones. Erratic swimming motions, natural sounds, vibrations, and bleeding gills - fins all trigger aggressive feeding behavior.

Latest Release Offers Greater Functionality and Features
(11/07/2002 - Nashua, NH,) Raymarine Inc., a leading manufacturer of electronic equipment for the recreational boating and light commercial marine markets, has announced the release RayTech 4.1 software. More than just another chartplotting application, RayTech incorporates on- board and online data into a single, easy-to-use, software solution that acts as the intelligence hub for a world of navigation information

(11/07/2002 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN) Genmar Holdings, Inc. (Genmar), announced today the addition of an 18th brand, acquiring the Fish Hawk™ fishing boat line from Bombardier Recreational Products (Bombardier). Genmar will move production of the line to its Sarasota, Fla., facility, the current home of Wellcraft, Aquasport and Hydra-Sports.


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