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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...

Atlanta Boat Show Canceled
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Atlanta Boat Show Canceled

The NMMA has decided to cancel this year’s Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show. After exploring all avenues to move ahead with a 2021 event (originally postponed from Feb. to April 2021), and continuing to follow guidance from state/local authorities and the Atlantic City Convention Center, canceling the 2021 boat show was deemed the most prudent...

Mercury Propeller Guru Reichow Retires
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Mercury Propeller Guru Reichow Retires

FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Mercury Racing Propeller Manager Scott Reichow — for decades a respected source of design vision, innovation, and prop wisdom to racers and high‑performance boat owners — retired Jan. 29, 2021, closing out a career with the company that began in 1977. “Scott has been the guy boat builders, Mercury Racing dealers and our customers have...

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MLF Adds Old Wisconsin Sausage to Sponsorship Lineup

TULSA, Okla.  – Major League Fishing (MLF), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, has announced a sponsorship agreement with Old Wisconsin Sausage, a leading provider of premium, hand-crafted, naturally-smoked meat snacks for the 2021 season. The agreement marks the first time that Old Wisconsin Sausage will enter into the fishing and outdoors realm and market to...

Pelican Names Goldberg VP of Worldwide Supply
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Pelican Names Goldberg VP of Worldwide Supply

Torrance, CA – Effective February 1st, Pelican Products, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Jeffrey Goldberg to its global operations team as Vice President of Worldwide Supply Chain. In this new role, Jeffrey is responsible for supply chain policies, strategies and practices involved in achieving Pelican’s worldwide manufacturing goals. His role includes an...

Sea Falcon Handmade Lures Now Available in U.S.
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Sea Falcon Handmade Lures Now Available in U.S.

Kennesaw, GA  For over 30 years, Bluing Hearts has remained dedicated to the finest in Japanese craftsmanship and attention to detail. This tradition of Made in Japan quality continues today, personified by the Sea Falcon brand of handmade jigs and plugs.   Every Sea Falcon® lure is based on a hand-carved original created by CEO...

Garmin Reports Record Earnings
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Garmin Reports Record Earnings

This morning Garmin announced its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2020 results, reporting another record quarter and a fifth consecutive year of revenue and operating income growth. For the quarter, Garmin reported total revenue of $1.35 billion, a 23% increase over last year, with a record consolidated revenue of nearly $4.2 billion for fiscal year...