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Precision Line Management Has Never Been Simpler
(Nov. 12, 2013 - COLUMBIA, S.C.) Whether anglers choose to troll for salmon or go deep for walleye, they need an accurate line counter reel. The Abu Garcia Alphamar Linecounter covers the gamut by giving anglers a reel they can count on when line management is of the utmost importance.


Could it be that Custom Jigs & Spins original Demon started the ice-fishing revolution?
(Nov. 12, 2013 - Coralville, IA) Imagine, if you will, when catching fish though the ice was just beginning to become sport. It's wasn't all that long ago, really; the late 1970's, to be nearly exact.


Sometimes Big is Better, But Not Always
(Nov. 11, 2013 - COLUMBIA, S.C.) Two great Johnson shapes, the Silver Minnow and the SlimFish are now available in miniature versions of the originals. The new Silver Minnow weighs a mere 1/16-ounce and measures just 1-1/8 inches. The SlimFish now has two small offerings with the 1/16-ounce bait measuring 1-1/4 inches and the 1/8-ounce option that is 2-1/2 inches long.


Two lens colors, three add power bifocal readers, ophthalmic quality plus a few tips
(Nov. 12, 2013 - MOBILE, AL.) For the active sportswoman ONOS Polarized Performance Sunglasses has increased its selection of smart eyewear with four new models, beginning in the fall of 2013.


Twitch Bait Perfection
(Nov. 11, 2013 - Columbia, SC) Berkley HAVOC set out to introduce a new twist on staple baits that are pro designed and push the limits of some classic shapes. Berkley pro angler Michael Iaconelli's newest creation, The Jerk, exceeds what most anglers once thought about the ever-reliable twitch baits.


Priced Right for Anglers on the Go
(Nov. 11, 2013 - Columbia, SC) Gulp! Alive! is a mainstay for salt and freshwater fishing. Anglers will notice a change when cruising their sporting shops coming this fall. Gulp! Alive! is changing things up a touch with new 1/2 pint packaging.


Newest hardbaits to hit the scene offer excellent craftsmanship, realistic price tag
(Nov. 04, 2013 - Suffolk, NY) EVOLVE Fishing Co., known for innovative soft plastics like the VibraGRUB, DarkStar Swimmer, KOMPAK Craw, Nervous Walker hollow-body frog and more, is proud to announce that its subsidiary, Soul5 Tackle Labs, is now shipping hardbaits.


Leading Florida-based tackle company acquires respected 54-year-old NY global wholesaler
(Oct. 01, 2013 - Oviedo, FL) Mud Hole Custom Tackle, Inc., the world's largest supplier of fishing rod building and tackle crafting products, has completed its acquisition of Catskills-based Merrick Tackle Center of Shandaken, N.Y., a 54-year-old global tackle distributor and fishing components supplier.


(Sep. 01, 2013 - Mt. Pleasant, SC) Since 1999, Prospec Electronics has carried the affordable multimedia and all-environment Milennia brand. Over the past 14 years, the company has grown this range to include stereos, speakers and accessories so every boater can find a sound system to meet their needs. New from the Milennia brand is the MILRTR2 enclosure.


Outstanding Durability and Hanling with Tourament Level Superline
(Sep. 01, 2013 - Spirit Lake, IA) Only the best lines are able to with stand the impact and pouding of tournament level fishing. Berkley Trilene continues to offer monofilament and fluorocarbon lines designed to conquer the challenges of competitive fishing and now offers Trilene Braid.


Vented Anglers Shirt another winner from Fishouflage
(Aug. 23, 2013 - Greenville, WI) Fishing has an official jersey. You've seen them, and probably own a couple. Requirements include lightweight, breathable fabric, more pockets than a pool hall, and mesh venting to mitigate overheating during battle. Fishouflage, known for going beyond the call of duty, fulfills those necessities and pours in a boatload of other great features.


New 18-foot crappie boat plus rest of acclaimed Ranger aluminum line now available in Realtree and Mossy Oak camo
(Aug. 19, 2013 - FLIPPIN, AR.) Ranger's commitment to quality and constant innovation has seen the legendary brand's recently released aluminum boats become one of the country's best-selling product lines.


An extension of the most sought-after tournament boat on the market delivers even more storage and the smoothest, driest ride on tour
(Aug. 19, 2013 - FlIPPIN, AR.) It's not often that a boat gives you a glimpse into the future, but a check of Ranger's tournament track record makes it easy to tell where the world's top professional bass anglers are headed.


(Aug. 20, 2013 - Lafayette, LA) Today "The Cajun Baby" Cliff Crochet announced a new series of coolers called the Summit Series from his home-state sponsor K2 Coolers. Dealers are now stocking the coolers and limited quantities are available at the K2-Coolers website. K2 is offering fans a chance to win Cliff Crochet's cooler stocked with gear.


Tournament level features and Ranger quality in a rig built for weekend anglers
(Aug. 19, 2013 - FLIPPIN, AR.) Whether fishing your home lake or trailering to a regional tournament, the new Ranger Z118C and Z119C give anglers the ability to fish anywhere - for fun or for money - with the satisfaction and peace of mind that comes with owning the best-built, best-equipped boat brand on the water.


Performance, features and styling of the Z520C in models designed for 200- and 225-horsepower outboards
(Aug. 19, 2013 - FLIPPIN, AR) Different fisheries call for different styles of fishing, a change in bait size or maybe a tweak in presentation. A one-size-fits-all-approach doesn't work for fish, and it doesn't work too well for anglers, either.


Redesign highlighted by even more versatility, must-have fishing features
(Aug. 15, 2013 - FlIPPIN, AR.) With lots of room for family and friends and built to take on a variety of activities, the new Ranger 2050LS Reata is geared to make the most of your time by delivering the performance and features necessary for water sports in a boat designed for serious multispecies angling.


New standard in water sports boats is loaded with tournament-fishing features
(Aug. 15, 2013 - FLIPPIN, AR.) Living the boating lifestyle with your family is a great way to spend time together and build lasting memories. Sharing all those moments often means you'll need to navigate between water sports and fishing. Sometimes, just making the transition from early morning fishing excursions to an afternoon of tubing or an evening pleasure cruise can be a challenge. Enter the all-new Ranger 212LS Reata.


Size, open layout make new 1880 Angler suited for any freshwater fishing pursuit
(Aug. 15, 2013 - FLIPPIN, AR.) The new Ranger 1880 Angler brings a longer, deeper and wider all-around fishing platform to families who want a versatile vessel that's as suited for largemouth bass and crappie in the South as it is for walleye and yellow perch in the Great Lakes and upper Midwest.


Triton 21 TRX ready to run on bass lakes across the country
(Aug. 15, 2013 - MURFREESBORO, TN.) As the sun rises on the first morning of a tournament, anglers bolt to their favorite spot, looking to cash in on the early morning top-water bite. Many of those anglers won?t be the first to the spot because they are distracted by a new boat passing them by.


Bull in a Bass Closet
(Aug. 13, 2013 - ) Patrick Sebile designs award-winning baits. That tradition of Sebile quality continues in their new Action First line of hard baits. The Sebile Bull Crank is the ?go to? fat- bodied crankbait in any shallow to medium water situation. It is the perfect option when bass are aggressively seeking food to nourish before the spawn and through pre-summer periods.


(Jul. 24, 2013 - Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON) LIVETARGET announces the addition of the new HFC Craw to its already robust lineup of crawfish hardbaits. HFC stands for "hunt for center," which is an engineered feature of this bait series that causes the HFC Craw to not only erratically deviatefrom a straight line track during retrieve, but to also continuously self-correct itself to get back on "center."


New Legend Xtreme Inshore series produces second consecutive ICAST saltwater win
(Jul. 23, 2013 - Park Falls, WI) Stalking bonefish on aquamarine flats, or placidly push-poling for backwater redfish, the last thing on your mind are casinos and cactus. It's a statement that applies equally to the radical rod-smiths at St. Croix. For when these eminent engineers first envisioned a new, nonconformist saltwater series "the Legend Xtreme Inshore" nary a thought focused on the annual ICAST tradeshow, nor the anticipated honors that followed them to the Las Vegas desert.


Plano's 3700 Guide Series Tackle Bag Wins Best Of Show In Tackle Management
(Jul. 22, 2013 - Las Vegas, NV) Existence in the Mohave Desert can be short lived, especially in July. It's the land of thermal extremes: cool (even cold) by night, scorching hot by day. The air temperature can rise so quickly thermometers nearly shatter. Water and food is scarce. It's survival of the fittest for each member of the food chain, even top predators.


(Jul. 12, 2013 - LAS VEGAS, NV) Even for Las Vegas, the odds seemed unsurmountable for LIVETARGET to make it four in a row for "Best of Show" wins in the lure category, but the innovative new BaitBall design took top honors at ICAST this week for "Hard Lures."


(Jul. 12, 2013 - LAS VEGAS, NV) The Lew's booth at the annual ICAST fishing tackle tradeshow being held in Las Vegas this week has been buzzing with activity ever since Wednesday's opening.


(Jul. 12, 2013 - Las Vegas, NV) Legendary bass professionals Tommy Biffle and John Murray are both in attendance at the Gene Larew Lures booth at ICAST today to help introduce new items that they have designed individually to fit their own preferred styles of fishing.


(Jul. 10, 2013 - LAS VEGAS, NV) Today Koppers Fishing and Tackle Corp. introduces a radical new fishing lure design as well as a new brand called 'BaitBall'. The unique design implementation spotlights one of nature's underwater survival events: the schooling formation of baitfish being ambushed by predator game fish. The new brand is defined by three elements; BaitBall is a concept, a lure, and a series of lures.


Your "missing link" to catching more fish.
(Jun. 18, 2013 - ) Castalia Outdoors announces a bombshell - Bombshell TurtleTM that is. This new soft plastic fishing lure has a unique shape that is irresistible to fish. Why a turtle fishing lure? Throughout the history of evolution bass and even saltwater species have aggressively attacked turtles in the wild. Game fish despise egg-raiding turtles in both fresh and salt water and attack juvenile turtles aggressively year-round.

New Avid Surf rods maximize your oceanic endeavors with lightweight power and long casts
(Jun. 17, 2013 - Park Falls, WI) We dare say nothing puts you nearer the awe and majesty of nature than surf casting. Salt mists knifed from the top of breakers. Back drawing tide digging trenches in the sand around your feet. The white noise roar that puts sailors to sleep and sets the mood for murder mysteries. And then racing in waders at the retreating sea to cast for


Lighter, Tougher Design
(Jun. 16, 2013 - ) The Mitchell Avocet Silver spinning reels and combos have been a favorite for quite some time. Mitchell is keeping with its roots and offering anglers a lighter, tougher reel. The Avocet Silver stays true to its heritage as being one of the most dependable reels on the market.


Fast Cast Designed to Give Dual Purpose Casting and Jigging
(Jun. 11, 2013 - ) Until now there has not been a casting and jigging heavy metal lure capable of providing maximum distance, swimming action and hooking versatility. Sebile? has solved this problem with the Fast Cast. It is uniquely engineered to be truly dual-purposed, allowing premium casting and jigging for both freshwater and saltwater.


All Ultracast Braids Offered as 8-Carrier Lines
(Jun. 12, 2013 - ) Each line offered in the SpiderWire Ultracast Ultimate Braid and Invisi Braid is now an 8-Carrier line. What does this mean for anglers? It means each line, from the smallest six-pound test to the largest 80-pound test, is smoother, quieter and rounder, providing a much better fishing experience.


New Abu Garcia Reel Look with Same Great Cardinal Performance
(Jun. 11, 2013 - ) Abu Garcia Cardinal reels have a rich history in high performance while maintaining the boundaries of the budget-conscious consumer. The quality of components has increased and the Cardinal family of reels, STX, SX and S continue the sleek look on the new Abu Garcia spinning reel.


Finesse, Simplified
(Mar. 09, 2013 - Columbia, SC) With so many finesse baits on the market, anglers tend to over think their next move when the bite gets tough. When former Bassmaster Classic Champion and B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year Michael Iaconelli encounters a problem of bait selection, he goes with the simplest selection, the HAVOC 4 inch Beat Shad.


Triton 186 Escape Ready to Hit Waters this Spring
(Mar. 06, 2013 - MURFREESBORO, TN.) Fishing Holdings, LLC dba Triton Boats ("Triton"), a leading manufacturer of fiberglass and aluminum fishing boats, introduces a new fish & ski model, the 186 Escape.


1170 & 1490 Bait Binders For Ease and Accessibility
(Mar. 03, 2013 - Philadelphia, PA) Bait bags are a necessary evil when it comes to fishing, and managing all those bags of different shapes and colors is even more tedious than ever. Berkley has developed a unique solution to carting around bait packages with the new Berkley Bait Binder.


New Havoc 4-inch Smash Tube Stands Above the Rest
(Mar. 02, 2013 - Spirit Lake, IA) Fishing for Erie smallmouth or trekking down to the huge largemouth bass in the Harris Chain of Lakes, fishing a tube is a staple. The new Berkley Havoc Smash Tube, designed by Mike Iaconelli, gives anglers an oval body when other tube baits are just plain round. The Smash Tube delivers an oval-shaped body for better performance in open water and around structure.


Juice Worm Jr
(Feb. 25, 2013 - ) Designed by Boyd Duckett, the new Berkley Havoc Juice Worm and Juice Worm Jr. give anglers more action that produces more strikes than any other worms on the market.


Water temperature activated color-changing baits catch legendary bass pros' attention
(Feb. 21, 2013 - Tulsa, OK.) "When angler after angler -- including three top pros in bass fishing -- get excited after seeing the simple demonstration of these color-changing lures, you know we have some exciting technology that will make a huge impact," said Sammy Lee, of the new Smartbaits.


(Feb. 01, 2013 - Columbia, SC) The new Havoc Hawk Hawg from Berkley, one of the newest baits in the Havoc bait family, takes the creature concept to a new level. The five-inch bass bait has unique fins and appendages for more action. Designed by Elite Series pro Bobby Lane, the Hawk Hawg, fishes in and out of heavy cover with ease.


(Jan. 30, 2013 - Columbia, SC) The creature bait, a craze that just won't die, continues as an angler's favorite. Berkley stirs the creature bait pot with the new PowerBait Power Claw. This 4-inch soft plastic, with claws that simply cannot be still, is designed to catch fish, and can be used in a variety of techniques throughout the seasons.


New Abu Garcia Reel Look with Same Great Cardinal Performance
(Jan. 25, 2013 - Columbia, SC) Abu Garcia Cardinal reels have a rich history in high performance while maintaining the boundaries of the budget-conscious consumer. The quality of components has increased and the Cardinal family of reels, STX, SX and S continue the sleek look on the new Abu Garcia spinning reel.


(Dec. 31, 2012 - Santa Clara, CA) When enjoying the great outdoors, enthusiasts can't let something as annoying as dead batteries ruin their fun. Powermania's Turbo M430 onboard battery charger can charge up to four 12V batteries at a time, enabling users to spend more time outside doing what they love.


Fast Cast Designed to Give Dual Purpose Casting and Jigging
(Dec. 31, 2012 - ) Until now there has not been a casting and jigging heavy metal lure capable of providing maximum distance, swimming action and hooking versatility. Sebile has solved this problem with the Fast Cast.


(Dec. 29, 2012 - Seattle, WA) Overheating due to poor electrical conductivity is the #1 cause of shore power failure. Older plug designs are notorious for burning out as a result of loose connections and corrosion. SmartPlug's 30 amp connector and inlet have many features that greatly increase conductivity and reduce the possibility of overheating.


New Abu Garcia Reel Look with Same Great Cardinal Performance
(Dec. 29, 2012 - Spirit Lake, IA) Abu Garcia Cardinal Reels have a rich history in high performance while maintaining the boundaries of the budget-conscious consumer. The quality of components has increased and the Cardinal family of reels, STX, SX and S continue the sleek look on the new Abu Garcia Spinning reel.


Car Radio Antenna
(Dec. 11, 2012 - Lake Havasu City, AZ) They say 'do what you love' - and so the Fishing Rod Antenna was created when lifelong fisherman and successful auto repair businessman, Dean Matzat, decided to combine his two passions.


Smooth, gutsy drags featured on light tackle reels, specially priced at $37.47 - $41.63
(Dec. 07, 2012 - ) The two fishing reels that launched the popularity and success of WaveSpin tangle-free spinning reels are being offered as a holiday half-priced special, good through December 15th.


Aqua-Vu launches new Micro AV Plus DVR, just in time for major Ice Show
(Dec. 05, 2012 - Crosslake, MN) "Original." New and unusual. Inventive. A first form from which varieties arise and imitations are made . . . Perhaps old Noah Webster was a fisherman, for how else can you explain his exact description of Aqua-Vu?the first angler-friendly underwater video camera in history and the pioneers of an entirely new electronic category?


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