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Pure Fishing Parent Company Invests in Rapala VMC
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Pure Fishing Parent Company Invests in Rapala VMC

Sycamore Partners, the private equity firm that owns Pure Fishing, has invested in Rapala VMC Corporation. The move comes just a week after Rapala bought the Okuma brand and its associated property rights in Europe and Russia, declaring it as its flagship brand in rods and reels. According to a stock exchange release from Rapala,...

Bass Fishing Ironman Stephen Browning on the NEW St. Croix Victory Series
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Bass Fishing Ironman Stephen Browning on the NEW St. Croix Victory Series

PARK FALLS, Wisc. – Since turning pro in 1996, St. Croix Pro Stephen Browning of Hot Springs, Arkansas has competed in over 250 professional-level tournaments across the United States, qualified for ten Bassmaster Classics, and become a member of the exclusive BASS Million Dollar Winnings Club. Of all the victories he’s earned throughout his 25-year...

B.A.S.S. Conservation Director Named To National Fish Habitat Partnership Board
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B.A.S.S. Conservation Director Named To National Fish Habitat Partnership Board

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Gene Gilliland, B.A.S.S. Conservation Director, has accepted a seat on the National Fish Habitat Partnership (NFHP) Board. Chartered by Congress in 2006, NFHP coordinates 20 regionally-based Fish Habitat Partnerships, each working to improve fish habitat, and has supported more than 1,000 projects benefiting fish habitat in all 50 states. “In this new...

Outdoor Retailer Resets Trade Show to August 10-12
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Outdoor Retailer Resets Trade Show to August 10-12

Outdoor Retailer announced this summer’s trade show will move from June to August 10-12, 2021 and remain at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. The date change was made to facilitate a safe and successful in-person event. “The health, safety and well-being of our community remain our primary focus as we plan for the...

Spring 2021 Issue of The Guidefitter Journal Now Available
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Spring 2021 Issue of The Guidefitter Journal Now Available

  BOZEMAN, Montana– Guidefitter, the largest industry network for professional guides and outfitters, today announced the release of the latest issue of The Guidefitter Journal. This quarterly trade publication curates content exclusively for guiding and outfitting professionals. It explores industry topics, presents business tips tailored specifically to this seasonal profession, and promotes an appreciation for...

Fish Monkey Signs New Pro Anglers
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Fish Monkey Signs New Pro Anglers

    Destin, FL: Fish Monkey performance fishing gloves has announced that Major League Fishing professional anglers Randall Tharp and Randy Howell will join its promotional staff.   Hailing from Guntersville, Alabama, Howell is a 27-year veteran of professional tour-level fishing competition, and has amassed an impressive record of 50 top ten finishes in his...

S.C. Boating/Fishing Companies form Trade Alliance
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S.C. Boating/Fishing Companies form Trade Alliance

More than 30 South Carolina-based boating and fishing related companies have formed the South Carolina Boating and Fishing Alliance (SCBFA) to protect and grow the state’s burgeoning boating and fishing industry.   Founding members include companies such as boat manufacturers, sportfishing manufacturers, boat dealers, suppliers, marinas and tackle retailers.   Individual memberships for the public...

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Swanson Russell Hires Five in Omaha and Lincoln Offices

LINCOLN, Neb. — Swanson Russell welcomes Leesa Gierhan, Irene Hargan, Nathan He, Sam Larson and Brandon Rakes.   Gierhan is a project manager and will work in the Omaha office. Before her start at the agency, she served as a customer success manager at Buildertrend. The Lexington, Neb. native earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism...

Forbes names Bass Pro Shops one of America’s Best Employers
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Forbes names Bass Pro Shops one of America’s Best Employers

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri – Bass Pro Shops is once again being recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers. The outdoor company ranked number nine out of 500 employers that qualified for the award, ranking ahead of respected companies including Google, Disney, Lowe’s, Target and Amazon, among others. The results are based on an independent...