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Smith’s Consumer Products Joins Forces with King Eider Communications
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Smith’s Consumer Products Joins Forces with King Eider Communications

Success on the water and in the woods requires excellent tools. Whether trimming the perfect knot and cleaning the day’s catch or clearing shooting lanes and field-dressing a trophy buck, anglers and hunters rely on knives, tools, and accessories during every trip. Smith’s Consumer Products offers everything outdoors enthusiasts need to enjoy nature’s bounty, both...

GSM Outdoors Acquires Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits
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GSM Outdoors Acquires Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits

GSM Outdoors, the US hunting and shooting giant which made its first acquisition in the recreational fishing sector last month has revealed it is currently looking at several more additions in the category. The company added top US lure brand Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits to its portfolio, and has lofty ambitions for the sector according...

Waypoint TV Kicks Off Holidays With Wild Thanksgiving Weekend
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Waypoint TV Kicks Off Holidays With Wild Thanksgiving Weekend

Austin, Texas  – Waypoint TV, The world’s leading entertainment destination for hunting and fishing programming, will be celebrating Thanksgiving weekend by featuring some of its most popular titles.   “After a year like 2020 that left so many unable to celebrate the holidays together, we are especially grateful to be able to celebrate Thanksgiving with...

StyleCraft Boats to Exhibit at the 2021 International WorkBoat Show
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StyleCraft Boats to Exhibit at the 2021 International WorkBoat Show

Alachua, Florida  – StyleCraft Boats, makers of pontoon boats built with proprietary fiberglass hulls, will be on location at the 2021 International WorkBoat Show at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, December 1st – 3rd. Attendees can visit with experts in the Pontoons R US Booth 1315 and discuss boats offerings built for...

NMMA Announces Dates for American Boating Congress, May 11-13, 2022
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NMMA Announces Dates for American Boating Congress, May 11-13, 2022

The American Boating Congress (ABC) will be held in-person from May 11-13, 2022 in Washington, D.C., bringing together all segments of the recreational boating industry to share our collective voice on Capitol Hill. ABC 2022 participants will hear from members of Congress, Administration officials, key committee and Hill staffers, as well as industry representatives on...

General Motors Buys Stake in Electric Boat Company
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General Motors Buys Stake in Electric Boat Company

General Motors said it has acquired a 25-percent stake in Pure Watercraft, the Seattle-based e-propulsion outfit for approximately $150 million, a number confirmed by Pure CEO and founder Andy Rebele. GM said in a statement that the company is committed to investing $35 billion in electric and autonomous vehicle technology over the next four years,...

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No Fishing Wire Nov. 25-26

The Fishing Wire will not publish Nov. 25-26 as we enjoy the holiday with our families. Releases received Nov. 24-28 will appear on Monday, Nov. 29. Happy holidays, Frank Sargeant, Editor The Fishing Wire

Where Does the Tackle Industry Go From Here?
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Where Does the Tackle Industry Go From Here?

As 2021 draws to a close, now is a good time to reflect on the radical changes that the sportfishing industry has witnessed over the past couple of years. 2020 brought a global pandemic, which created innumerable challenges but also unprecedented growth in the sport of recreational fishing. License sales data provided to Southwick Associates...

CARB Hears Testimony on Proposed Boat Engine Regulations
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CARB Hears Testimony on Proposed Boat Engine Regulations

(San Diego, CA): This past Friday, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) accepted public testimony from anglers, marine-life enthusiasts, non-profit organizations, marina operators and small business organizations concerned with proposed engine emission regulations. According to CARB, the plan requires engines and technology too large and heavy for existing commercial passenger boats, resulting in vessel replacement...

Outdoor Sportsman Group Adds Chuck Smock to Game & Fish Staff
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Outdoor Sportsman Group Adds Chuck Smock to Game & Fish Staff

DENVER  – Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing (OSG) announces Chuck Smock has been named West regional editor of Game & Fish, OSG’s premier hunting and fishing brand offering regional-specific coverage in four unique monthly print editions, as well as customized online content to core enthusiasts across the United States. Smock will coordinate and manage editorial content...