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Berkley Renews Support of ACA, Collegiate Bass Series

San Antonio, TX  – The Association of Collegiate Anglers announces a renewed partnership for the 15th year in a row with Berkley for the 2021 season of the Collegiate Bass Fishing Series. Berkley has also long been the presenting sponsor of the Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley, and this will continue its support...

Pelican’s European Arm Practices Sustainable Business Procedures
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Pelican’s European Arm Practices Sustainable Business Procedures

Peli Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases and advanced lighting systems, has already distinguished itself for excellence in product development and as a leading manufacturer of multi-use products. Now Peli is on a mission to become a leader in sustainability. Peli has implemented numerous initiatives at the company’s...

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Rapala VMC Announces Promotions in Sales and Finance

Minnetonka, Minnesota – As Rapala VMC Corporation continues to grow its presence in the United States fishing and outdoors industry, the company has announced several promotions that will continue to accelerate the growth and performance of the company’s U.S. operations.   “At Rapala, we strongly believe in building a team worthy of delivering the best...

BassResource.com Wins Gold AVA Award for Digital Excellence
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BassResource.com Wins Gold AVA Award for Digital Excellence

  SEATTLE, WA –  The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide, the oldest and most popular bass fishing website, was awarded a Gold Award for Website Redesign in the 2021 AVA Digital Awards, an international competition that recognizes excellence by creative professionals involved in the concept, direction, design, and production of media that is part of the...

Ugly Stik Appoints 1st Pro-Staffer
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Ugly Stik Appoints 1st Pro-Staffer

Ugly Stik, the rough, tough and resilient brand from Pure Fishing, has been around for 45 years. But the popular product line has just appointed its first ever pro-staff member. The partnership with Matt Robertson takes Ugly Stik into the 2021 Bassmaster Elite Series. Robertson, recognisable for his long blonde hair, On ’Em cap and...

Nearly 320K Boats Sold in 2020
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Nearly 320K Boats Sold in 2020

The National Marine Manufacturers Association reported that retail sales of new boats reached nearly 320,000 units last year, up 13 percent from 2019 and the highest level since 2009. NMMA said all powerboat segments were up, ranging from 8 to 22 percent. The data is compiled in its New Powerboat Registrations Report. “New-boat sales continued...

NOAA Webinars to Assist Charter Captains with Reporting Webinars
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NOAA Webinars to Assist Charter Captains with Reporting Webinars

The Webinars will assist fishermen with the Southeast For-Hire Electronic Reporting Requirements   NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Regional Office will host weekly question and answer webinar sessions to assist participants with program information and compliance. WHEN: The webinars are scheduled for Tuesday evenings starting at 6:30 PM, EST, from March 2 to March 30, 2021.  The...

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Blackbird Products Group, LLC, to Sponsor The Round Rock Classic

Cincinnati, OH – Blackbird Products Group, LLC, parent company of Mammoth Coolers, is proud to be the official sponsor of the second annual event of the Round Rock Classic, a 4 team Division l collegiate baseball tournament held annually at Dell Diamond in Round Rock, Texas.   The second annual Round Rock Classic is set...

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MMA Announces 2020 Neptune Award Winners

Marine Marketers of America (MMA) today announced the winners of the 2020 Neptune Awards for Marine Marketing Excellence. This year’s 13th annual competition was open to any organization producing and publishing marine industry marketing materials between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2020. “It was clear from the variety and creativity of work submitted this year...

MidwayUSA Promotes Matt Fleming to President & CEO
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MidwayUSA Promotes Matt Fleming to President & CEO

Columbia, MO – The Board of Directors of MidwayUSA announced the promotion of Matt Fleming to President & CEO effective immediately. Matt joined MidwayUSA in 2001 as a Sales and Marketing Manager and was promoted to Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 2004. Matt was promoted again in 2009 to President. Since taking the...