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Sportsman’s Warehouse Reports Big 3rd Quarter
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Sportsman’s Warehouse Reports Big 3rd Quarter

WEST JORDAN, Utah– Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc. (“Sportsman’s Warehouse” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SPWH) today announced financial results for the thirteen and thirty-nine weeks ended October 31, 2020. “Sportsman’s Warehouse continued its exceptional performance in the third quarter of 2020. We were extremely pleased with the efforts of associates in all of our facilities as...

Gear Test: Portable Recharging Power
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Gear Test: Portable Recharging Power

If you’re a backcountry angler/camper/hunter who depends on a cell phone as your contact with the outside world—not a great idea because the reach is limited but in fact many do it rather than investing in more robust communications devices—one of your concerns is that the phone will run out of juice just when you...

Gamakatsu® Superline Offset Round Bend Hook
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Gamakatsu® Superline Offset Round Bend Hook

Tacoma, Washington — Offset worm hooks have been around for years and have proven to be extremely effective when fishing Carolina or Texas rigs into thick cover. The offset keeps the worm running true through the water column, presenting the bait naturally while protecting the point from debris when rigged properly. Gamakastu’s Pro and Professional Bass...

Tribal Efforts Help Assess Sturgeon Populations
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Tribal Efforts Help Assess Sturgeon Populations

The Pamunkey Indian Tribe received a NOAA Species Recovery grant in 2018 to assess the current number of Atlantic sturgeon spawning populations and expand the ecological knowledge and stewardship of the Pamunkey and Mattaponi Rivers. Fish That Lived Alongside Dinosaurs Now Face Extinction Every few years, reports surface in the media about a scaly, prehistoric-looking...

B.A.S.S. Announces 2021 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule
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B.A.S.S. Announces 2021 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — After the shortest offseason break in the trail’s 16-year history, B.A.S.S. officials announced Thursday that the Bassmaster Elite Serieswill open its 2021 tournament slate Feb. 11-14 on the St. Johns River in Florida. The season-opener will begin just over three months after the final event of a 2020 schedule that was reworked...

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Nebraska: Lake McConaughy SRA Boating Access Improvement to Begin

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Martin Bay boat ramp at Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area will temporarily close to public access Dec. 3. The closure comes just ahead of a one-year, $3 million capital improvement project for the Martin Bay and Cedar View areas of the reservoir, slated to begin the week of Dec. 7. The...

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Louisiana: Yo-Yo and Trotline Restrictions at Lake Bruin

Today, at its monthly meeting, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission passed a notice of intent to apply special yo-yo and trotline fishing restrictions on Lake Bruin in Tensas Parish. Passage of this NOI places limitations on the numbers of such devices, defines how they may be attached and fished, and sets tagging requirements. The...

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Clean Boats, Clean Waters Grants Available in Michigan

Clean Boats, Clean Waters, an outreach program focused on limiting and preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species in Michigan, is offering a new grant opportunity to organizations communicating prevention information to boaters. The program is now taking applications for grants of $1,000 to $3,000 for projects that produce and distribute aquatic invasive species outreach...

Lure Lock Renews with National Professional Anglers Association
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Lure Lock Renews with National Professional Anglers Association

Lure Lock Commits Itself to Angler Advancement and Education via the NPAA Initiatives Lure Lock the premier manufacturer of tackle boxes and the company that literally turned the fishing tackle storage world upside down, has renewed as a supporting partner of the National Professional Anglers Association for the 2021 season. “The partnership we had with...

Indiana DNR Offers Winter Angling Tips
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Indiana DNR Offers Winter Angling Tips

December means it’s cold in Indiana. The fish are still biting, but you may have to be more patient and dress warmer. For bass, work chatterbaits slower and twitch jerkbaits. Fish for crappie under docks using small jigs and light line. Although fall is the peak time for muskie fishing, muskie are still feeding in...