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California Fish And Game Commission February Meeting Notes
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California Fish And Game Commission February Meeting Notes

At its February meeting, the California Fish and Game Commission acted on several issues affecting California’s natural resources. The following are just a few items of interest from this week’s meeting. The Commission readopted emergency regulation prohibiting the use of hydraulic pumps to take clams, sand crabs and shrimp. The Commission adopted regulations to protect...

More Rumbles from Northland Fishing Tackle
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More Rumbles from Northland Fishing Tackle

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Northland Fishing Tackle® has made a splash in the premium hardbait category with the Rumble balsawood crankbait series designed by Northland chief bait designer Jarmo Rapala—and fishing is better with balsa. Looking forward to the spring walleye bite, Northland is proud to offer anglers the Rumble Shad, a mid-running crankbait available in...

Sport Fishing Championship Announces $1mm Grand Prize To Be Awarded In Cryptocurrency
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Sport Fishing Championship Announces $1mm Grand Prize To Be Awarded In Cryptocurrency

MIAMI, Fla. – The Sport Fishing Championship (SFC) has announced one of the largest first-place awards for saltwater anglers, the equivalent of $1,000,000 US dollars in cryptocurrency in the Billfish Division, to be awarded at the season-ending championship in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The award marks the first North American sports championship to issue its...

Yamaha Recognized for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction
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Yamaha Recognized for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

MIAMI – At the Miami International Boat Show® today Yamaha’s U.S. Marine Business Unit accepted the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA®) CSI Award for excellence in customer satisfaction in five categories including Outboard Engine, WaveRunner® personal watercraft, and Jet Boat as well as Yamaha’s boat companies Skeeter® and G3® Boats. Yamaha has received this award...

FortNine Acquires Defender
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FortNine Acquires Defender

MONTREAL – FortNine, Canada’s leading e-commerce platform for motorbikes, dirt bikes, ATVs, snowmobiles and other powersports equipment, accessories, and parts, announced today in partnership with Novacap the acquisition of Defender Industries Inc. Based in Waterford, CT., Defender is a family-owned company, with a mission to make boating accessible to more people and disrupt the marine...

Streaming This Week on Outdoor Action TV
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Streaming This Week on Outdoor Action TV

Outdoor Action TV is a 24/7 streaming network that provides premiere hunting, fishing, and outdoor programming to viewers on demand. This platform was built for the avid outdoorsmen and women who crave adventures, stories, tips, and tricks from the field and on the water! Download the FREE App to Watch These Shows Today! Offshore Heritage...

Fisheries Staff Test Latest Technology in Ground-Breaking Study
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Fisheries Staff Test Latest Technology in Ground-Breaking Study

EMPORIA – Many advances in technology arise out of a desire to improve output and efficiency, and the fishing industry is no exception. One such advancement that has many anglers “picking sides” is the introduction, and proliferation, of live-imaging sonar (LIS) – sonar that allows anglers to view fish and structure, below and around their...

TackleWebs Now at Academy Sports
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TackleWebs Now at Academy Sports

TackleWebs products will be hitting the shelves at Academy Sports stores nationwide beginning March 1, 2022. They will be available in the Marine Department of 141 Academy Sports locations throughout the United States. Both TackleWebs Bungee and Hook & Loop Adhesive products will be offered through Academy Sports brick-and-mortar stores and online at Academy.com. The...

A Peek Behind the Bait-Making Curtain
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A Peek Behind the Bait-Making Curtain

Ladson, SC – Sixteen months ago, Z-Man hatched a fascinating, fan-fueled bait project. Perhaps for the first time in lure-making history, everyday anglers interacted with professional designers, offering ideas and inspiration and helping shape a new ElaZtech® bait from inception to completion. Via a behind-the-scenes YouTube series, social media posts and fan interaction, Z-Man invited its...