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Everest Forms Philanthropic Partnership with Adaptive Training Foundation
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Everest Forms Philanthropic Partnership with Adaptive Training Foundation

Everest, the nation’s first, online multi-merchant marketplace for the outdoor recreation community is proud to announce that they have formed a new partnership with Adaptive Training Foundation through their philanthropic program, Everest Gives Back. The multi-faceted program will provide charitable contributions and generate awareness for the organization.   “Adaptive Training Foundation is changing the lives...

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Editor’s Note: No Wires on Monday

The Fishing Wire newsletter will not publish on Monday, Jan. 18 as we observe the federal holiday for Martin Luther King Day. Releases received after 5 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, Jan. 15 will not appear in the newsletter until Tuesday, Jan. 19. They will appear on the new website, www.thefishingwire.com, prior to the holiday,...

Mossback Fish Habitat Becomes Conservation Partner of MLF
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Mossback Fish Habitat Becomes Conservation Partner of MLF

Major League Fishing (MLF), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today a sponsorship agreement with MossBack Fish Habitat, a full-line manufacturer of artificial habitat for fishing and fisheries management. MossBack Fish Habitat is now an official conservation partner of Major League Fishing and will be showcased throughout the 2021 tournament season. In addition to the...

Dockmate Remote Now Integrates with Most Marine Power Systems
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Dockmate Remote Now Integrates with Most Marine Power Systems

Dockmate®, manufacturer of advanced wireless remote controls for yachts, announced today that it has developed an interface that allows complete compatibility with a wide variety of digital (CANbus) and analog engine and thruster controls. Additionally, they have custom-made splitter cables for easy connection to existing controls with plug-and-play simplicity. All boats with electronic engine controls...

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...