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Maryland to Host “Welcome to Boating” Clinics in May
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Maryland to Host “Welcome to Boating” Clinics in May

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Marine Trades Association of Maryland (MTAM), Annapolis School of Seamanship, and the Boat U.S. Foundation for Safety and Clean Water are sponsoring two free “Welcome to Boating” clinics at Sandy Point State Park. The clinics — held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. May 4 and May 6 —...

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HOOK a Great Lowrance Deal

HOOK a Great Deal Promotion Starts April 1 Up to $100 Savings on HOOK Reveal – The Easiest Way to Get Into Fishing SEE THE VIDEO HERE For the last 12 months, a growing wave of consumers with varying levels of fishing experience got out on the water. As that trend continues, now is the...

KastKing Introduces 13 Carrier, Super-Thin Braid
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KastKing Introduces 13 Carrier, Super-Thin Braid

As KastKing followed the trends in professional fishing tournaments, it was becoming more evident that many anglers were switching to finesse fishing tactics and spinning gear to up their game. KastKing is not slow to latch on to trends. Given the brand’s long-lasting success with the best-selling braided fishing line on e-commerce, and a truckload...

Small Price, High Quality: Daiwa Laguna LT
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Small Price, High Quality: Daiwa Laguna LT

Cypress, CA – For anglers searching out their next reel that offers a high level of performance to value, now available, Daiwa’s Laguna LT was built for you. Abbreviated “LT” for “light” and “tough”, the Laguna LT offers everyone from panfish and trout anglers to bass, walleye, and inshore a solution that won’t leave your...

Mobile Bay Marshes Disappearing, Says U of A. Study
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Mobile Bay Marshes Disappearing, Says U of A. Study

About half a football field of marshes on the edges of Mobile Bay vanished annually over the past 35 years, according to a study by researchers at The University of Alabama. The study of satellite and aerial images from 1984 to 2019 showed a loss of about 30 percent of saltwater marshes, critical for the...

Federal Boat Documentation Extended to 5 Years
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Federal Boat Documentation Extended to 5 Years

SPRINGFIELD, Va. — Of the nation’s nearly 12 million registered recreational boats, those owners who federally document their vessels, or about 165,000 boats, will be spared the hassle of renewing their U.S. Coast Guard Certificate of Documentation every year as a result of recent rule change that now makes documentation valid for five years. The...

Lake Murray to Host MLF Event April 22-25
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Lake Murray to Host MLF Event April 22-25

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Major League Fishing (MLF), the world’s largest tournament organization, is set to head to Columbia, South Carolina, next week, April 22-25, for the MLF Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Presented by Bad Boy Mowers, Googan Baits Stop 3 Presented by Favorite Fishing – Lake Murray . This is the third event of the...

Bassmaster Names High School All-American Team
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Bassmaster Names High School All-American Team

  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Twelve of the top high school anglers in the country have been selected as new members of the notable Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors. “For seven years, the Bassmaster High School All-American program has identified and honored some of the most accomplished student athletes...

U.S. Open Bowfishing Championship May 1-2 on Missouri Waters
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U.S. Open Bowfishing Championship May 1-2 on Missouri Waters

SPRINGFIELD, MO. – One of the largest annual events in the fast-growing sport of bowfishing is returning to the Ozarks, at the 2021 U.S. Open Bowfishing Championship. The tournament will take place May 1-2, at the Bass Pro Shops Shooting Academy in Ridgedale, Missouri, with official tournament waters on Bull Shoals Lake, Table Rock Lake...

L Catterton To Acquire West Marine
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L Catterton To Acquire West Marine

L Catterton, the private equity firm, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which L Catterton will acquire a controlling interest in West Marine, the nation’s leading retailer in the marine aftermarket, from Monomoy Capital Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1968, West Marine supports the boating, fishing,...