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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...

NMMA Webinar: State of the Industry March 4
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NMMA Webinar: State of the Industry March 4

Join the NMMA for a state of the industry and awards presentation webinar on Thursday, March 4 at 11am ET. NMMA President Frank Hugelmeyer will outline the latest sales data and trends, as well as advocacy and market expansion priorities for the year ahead. The webinar will also include an update from Washington, D.C. with...

Skeeter Extends Long-Standing Partnership With Bassmaster Tournament Trail
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Skeeter Extends Long-Standing Partnership With Bassmaster Tournament Trail

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Skeeter, a world-class manufacturer of high-performance boats, has signed a multi-year deal to continue as an Official Premier Boat Sponsor of the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk and the prestigious Bassmaster Tournament Trail through 2024. “There is simply no better way for Skeeter to reach enthusiastic anglers and...

Major League Fishing Launches MLF SHOP Online
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Major League Fishing Launches MLF SHOP Online

TULSA, Okla.  – Major League Fishing (MLF) announced today the launch of a new, improved MLF SHOP , a new online store featuring authentic merchandise from professional bass fishing’s premier tournament organization. MLF’s e-commerce site went live Monday and is located at the recently re-vamped MajorLeagueFishing.com. The shop is an extension of the MLF brand...

Fish Monkey Renews Key Pro Staffers
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Fish Monkey Renews Key Pro Staffers

Destin, FL: Fish Monkey performance fishing gloves has announced that several key members of its Promotional Staff have renewed their agreements for 2021, including Timmy Horton, Capt. Mike Anderson and Joey Nania.   From Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Horton was officially the very first Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour angler—he was the first pro to...

Realtree Fishing Team Ready for Spring
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Realtree Fishing Team Ready for Spring

Columbus, Georgia – The Realtree Fishing Team hits the water this spring on numerous circuits with high expectations for success. While competing for wins, the team is also working on product development and improvements to the Realtree Fishing product line. Launched in 2016 as a natural extension of Realtree, our fishing brand seeks to provide...

Mercury Intro’s V12 600-hp Verado Outboard
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Mercury Intro’s V12 600-hp Verado Outboard

FOND DU LAC, Wisc.– Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today introduced the new 7.6‑liter V12 600hp Verado® outboard engine. With this launch, Mercury continues to transform the high-horsepower outboard market, providing its most powerful and capable outboard, which includes several industry‑first features for a wide variety of applications. “With boats continuing...

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Editor’s Note: No Wire on President’s Day

In observance of the federal President’s Day holiday Monday, Feb. 15, we will not publish The Fishing Wire. Releases and industry news received over the weekend will appear on Tuesday, Feb. 16 as we resume our usual daily schedule.  

Robertson Becomes 1st Member of Ugly Stik Pro Staff
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Robertson Becomes 1st Member of Ugly Stik Pro Staff

  COLUMBIA, S.C. — Already the choice of anglers everywhere who just want to have fun regardless of what’s biting, Ugly Stik is taking its legacy for durability and accessibility to the 2021 Bassmaster Elite Series with the addition of Matt Robertson as the brand’s first pro staff member.   The self-proclaimed “working man” said...