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ACA Announces Continued Partnership with AFTCO
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ACA Announces Continued Partnership with AFTCO

The Association of Collegiate Anglers (ACA) is proud to announce AFTCO as a returning partner for the 2021 season of the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series. As part of the continued support of collegiate fishing, AFTCO will also remain the title sponsor of the Collegiate Bass Open to be held on Lake Dardanelle in October 2021. AFTCO will also continue...

Godfrey and Hurricane Virtual Boat Show Jan. 23
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Godfrey and Hurricane Virtual Boat Show Jan. 23

Godfrey Marine, manufacturer of cutting-edge Godfrey pontoons, and Hurricane deck-boats, legendary innovator in versatile deck boat designs, announced today plans to showcase the latest introductions for both brands in a 2021 Virtual Showcase Event. The event will take place on Saturday, January 23rd, 2021 at 2 p.m. EST (1 p.m. CST/12 p.m. MST/11 a.m. PST)....

Paycheck Protection Program Reopens this Week
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Paycheck Protection Program Reopens this Week

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To promote access to capital, initially only community financial institutions will be able to make First Draw PPP Loans on Monday,...

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Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit Makes New Management Appointments

The Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit begins 2021 with several new management team appointments. These changes continue to maximize synergies and strengths across the organization to better serve customers, dealers and boat builders. Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit recently appointed Jonathon Burns as General Manager, Yamaha U.S. Marine Development and Business Planning Division, Ben Mallett...

Sea Tow Foundation Honors Boating Safety Initiatives
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Sea Tow Foundation Honors Boating Safety Initiatives

With an influx of new boaters in 2020 comes the need for educational programs to keep everyone safe out on the water. Boating classes and continuing education is part of the MarineMax DNA. They’ve been offering boating safety classes to owners since June 1998. Seeing the need to transform in-person education to an online platform,...

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Seawall Capital Acquires Kent Water Sports Holdings

Seawall Capital, LLC (“Seawall Capital”) announced today that it has acquired Kent Water Sports Holdings, LLC and its related entities (“Kent Water Sports”, “Kent” or the “Company”) for an undisclosed amount. The transaction closed on December 31, 2020. Founded in 1959 and based in New London, Ohio, Kent Water Sports (www.kentwatersports.com) is a diverse platform...

Shimano to Celebrate 100th Anniversary this Spring
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Shimano to Celebrate 100th Anniversary this Spring

LADSON, S.C. – 100 years in business. It’s a great accomplishment for any company, and no matter the problems the world is currently facing, it still calls for some celebration and recognition. Leading up to its 100th anniversary in March 2021, Shimano Inc., the Sakai City, Japan-based parent company for Shimano North American Fishing, Inc., has...

KastKing Launches New Website
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KastKing Launches New Website

With the start of 2021 fishing tackle manufacturer KastKing (www.kastking.com) has created a new website under the same kastking.com url. In a letter sent to their customers on New Year’s Eve KastKing said in part, “2020 has come to an end and we can all agree that we’re ready for a fresh start in 2021!...

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Marine Marketers of America Announces New 2021 Leadership Team

Marine Marketers of America Announces New 2021 Leadership Team   MIAMI, FL —  Marine Marketers of America (MMA) today announced the election of new officers and appointment of new board members. New officers for 2021 are Courtney Chalmers, president, and Kristen Frohnhoefer, vice president. Romina Bompani continues in her role as secretary of the association. New board...

Classic Qualifier Blake Sylvester Joins KastKing Pro Team
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Classic Qualifier Blake Sylvester Joins KastKing Pro Team

Garden City, Long Island NY)  KastKing (www.kastking.com) is proud  to announce the signing of another pro angler to the KastKing brand, Blake Sylvester. Sylvester is a fierce B.A.S.S. competitor who qualified for his first Bassmaster Classic after finishing second in the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship on the 67 square mile Pickwick Lake in Tennessee. Sylvester led for the...