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Garmin, ACA Continue Partnership in 2021
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Garmin, ACA Continue Partnership in 2021

SAN ANTONIO, TX  – The Association of Collegiate Anglers has announced a continued strategic relationship with Garmin®, the premier marine electronics manufacturer in the industry. Known for revolutionary products like Panoptix LiveScope™, Garmin has been a proud supporter of collegiate bass fishing since its inception 15 plus years ago. Garmin’s support of the ACA will include continued...

Blackbird Products Group, LLC, Acquires American Buffalo Knife and Tool (ABKT)
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Blackbird Products Group, LLC, Acquires American Buffalo Knife and Tool (ABKT)

Cincinnati, OH – Blackbird Products Group, LLC, parent company of Mammoth Coolers and Mammoth PPE Products, is proud to announce that they have now acquired American Buffalo Knife and Tool (ABKT). “After reviewing ABKT’s successes over the past 15 years, our management team felt very comfortable moving forward with the acquisition,” said Bob George, Vice...

New Law Expands National Estuary Program
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New Law Expands National Estuary Program

A new law expands an Environmental Protection Agency program to protect and restore estuaries of national significance. The Protect and Restore America’s Estuaries Act, which had bipartisan support and that President Trump signed recently, also nearly doubles the annual funding authorization for the National Estuary Program established in 1987 as a result of amendments to...

Northland Tips for Panfish Through the Ice
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Northland Tips for Panfish Through the Ice

Lakes are well-frozen and gone are the days of creeping out to the first weed-edge in search of first-ice gills and crappies.  Most anglers have graduated from boot-traffic to wheeled transport of many kinds, which dramatically changes the winter fish-scape.  Overhead noise and pressure can relocate fish, but it’s also important to note that pressure...

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World Fishing Network Tuesday Block Kicks Off for 2021

DENVER – Travel the globe and explore unique fishing destinations on Freshwater Playground during World Fishing Network’s Tuesday night block of programming from 6–10 p.m. ET. Pick up great tips and tricks from the world’s top anglers and learn about different people and cultures along the way. Freshwater Playground Tuesdays   6:00 p.m. ET –...

George Named New VP of Sales, Marketing, Biz Development at Blackbird Products
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George Named New VP of Sales, Marketing, Biz Development at Blackbird Products

Cincinnati, OH – Blackbird Products Group, LLC, parent company of Mammoth Coolers, Mammoth PPE Products, and ABKT (American Buffalo Knife & Tool), announces the promotion of Bob George to the position of Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Business Development. “Blackbird experienced strong growth in 2020 and Bob George played a key role in making...

Sportsman’s Adventures — The Grand Bahama Adventure
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Sportsman’s Adventures — The Grand Bahama Adventure

Miami, FL –Sportsman’s Adventures is doing some island hopping this week. Last season Capt. Rick Murphy hopped on the Star brite mothership with owner Greg Dornau and they caught a massive yellowfin tuna from the Pathfinder. This season, they’re at it again exploring the Northern Islands of the Bahamas in pursuit of bonefish and big...

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Big Bite Baits Adds Two Elites to Pro Team

Eufaula, AL – Big Bite Baits of Eufaula, Alabama, is proud to announce the addition of Bassmaster Elite Series pro Jake Whitaker and Pat Schlapper to their pro angler team in 2021. Big Bite Baits Pro Staff Director Les Bratcher is excited to welcome Jake and continue working with Pat. “Jake is a great addition...

Now on Rapala #WeAreCollegiate Bass Podcast
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Now on Rapala #WeAreCollegiate Bass Podcast

San Antonio, TX   On this episode of the Rapala #WeAreCollegiateBass Podcast, we conclude our coverage of the ACA ‘Holiday Break’ Online Tournament. Today’s guest will be Brenton Godwin from the University of Montevallo.  Brenton tied for 2nd Place with a largemouth bass measuring 23.50 inches.  He will take home a valuable prize and 45 points for...

Ice Fishing–Inexpensive Family Fun
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Ice Fishing–Inexpensive Family Fun

RUTLAND, Vt. — As winter sets in, many Vermonters are preparing for one of the most popular cold weather pastimes in the state – ice fishing.  Anglers spend more than 400,000 days each winter ice fishing in Vermont, and the state’s Fish and Wildlife Department is encouraging more people to give it a try.  ...