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Volunteers Help Improve Precious Florida Marine Habitat
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Volunteers Help Improve Precious Florida Marine Habitat

Orlando, FL – Kicking off 2023 in a positive way, Mud Hole Custom Tackle again partnered with Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) Florida, along with the University of Central Florida Biology Field Research Center, to build 370 oyster rings which will be used to restore damaged oyster reefs in the Indian River Lagoon. Volunteers from almost...

Rapala Announces Pair of Personnel Changes
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Rapala Announces Pair of Personnel Changes

Minnetonka, Minnesota and Vääksy, Finland – Rapala VMC, the global manufacturing leader of high quality sportfishing lures, tackle and fishing gear and apparel, is excited to announce two new changes that will continue to strengthen its global dominance in product innovation. Rapala VMC is excited to announce the hire of Charlie Davis as Director of...

Glacier Outdoor Promotes Kyle Smith to General Manager
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Glacier Outdoor Promotes Kyle Smith to General Manager

Reno, NV – Glacier Outdoor, a manufacturer of gloves and sun-protectant apparel, announced the promotion of Kyle Smith from Operations Manager to General Manager. Kyle is an experienced leader with the proven skills, drive, and passion to lead Glacier Outdoor to new heights. “We are thrilled to have Kyle take the lead at Glacier,” stated...

The 2023 Robert Traver Fly-Fishing Writing Award: A Call for Submissions
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The 2023 Robert Traver Fly-Fishing Writing Award: A Call for Submissions

The John D. Voelker Foundation and the American Museum of Fly Fishing (AMFF) are pleased to announce that submissions are now being accepted for the 2023 Robert Traver Fly-Fishing Writing Award (the Traver Award). The award is named after Robert Traver, pen name for the late John Voelker, author of Trout Madness, Trout Magic, Anatomy...

Bass Fishing HOF Grants Continue To Assist Conservation Projects – New Projects To Be Supported In 2023
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Bass Fishing HOF Grants Continue To Assist Conservation Projects – New Projects To Be Supported In 2023

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.  – The Bass Fishing Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors proudly announces the opportunity for grassroots organizations to apply for the Hall’s 2023 conservation grants, which are a key pillar of the Hall’s mission of celebrating, promoting and preserving the sport of bass fishing, Since 2020, the Hall has provided more than $50,000...

Tribute to a Big Game Fishing Legend
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Tribute to a Big Game Fishing Legend

The term “Legend” is thrown around all too often. However, this week the big game sportfishing community lost just that – a true legend. Peter B. Wright 1/08/1944 – 1/23/2023 It is a sad day in the world of big game fishing. We lost a highly talented and entirely unique man. He was a longtime...

Dockmate Appoints New National Sales Manager
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Dockmate Appoints New National Sales Manager

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Dockmate®, manufacturer of advanced wireless remote-control systems for yachts, announced today it has hired Bill Karmis as National Sales Manager to better service its customers throughout the United States. In his new role, Karmis is tasked with directing the Dockmate team of inside and outside sales representatives across the United States,...

Five Legislative Priorities for the Sportfishing Industry
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Five Legislative Priorities for the Sportfishing Industry

While ASA accomplished a lot in the last Congress, we still have many priorities ahead to advance fisheries conservation, preserve fishing access and promote sound trade and commerce policy. Join ASA Vice President Mike Leonard for five of ASA’s top legislative priorities in 2023. Want to dive deeper into the issues? Check out our blog, The...

Discover Boating New York, Louisville Shows are Open
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Discover Boating New York, Louisville Shows are Open

Winter boat sales momentum continues as the Discover Boating New York and Louisville shows close out the first month of the New Year, both opening today and running through Sunday. The Discover Boating New York Boat Show, in partnership with Progressive Insurance, opens at Noon today followed by the inaugural Opening Night Party benefiting Billion Oyster...

Gill Fishing Signs Multi-Year Sponsorship of MLF Toyota Series and Phoenix Bass Fishing League
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Gill Fishing Signs Multi-Year Sponsorship of MLF Toyota Series and Phoenix Bass Fishing League

BUFORD, Ga. — Gill Fishing, maker of premium foul weather and performance fishing apparel, announces today the company has signed a multi-year agreement with Major League Fishing, the world’s premier tournament-fishing organization, to become an official sponsor of the MLF Toyota Series and MLF Phoenix Bass Fishing League. “Gill Fishing is rooted in tournament bass...