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Plano College of Bass with KVD
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Plano College of Bass with KVD

Plano and bass fishing legend Kevin VanDam are giving anglers a crash course in catching more, and bigger bass. Anglers across the country can tune in to Plano Fishing’s Facebook page or Kevin’s Facebook page to get tips, tricks, and techniques from Kevin VanDam and other seasoned pros live. And don’t worry if you miss the...

Pelican Products Promotes Kevin Murphy to Lead Marketing for the U.S.
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Pelican Products Promotes Kevin Murphy to Lead Marketing for the U.S.

Pelican Products, Inc. has promoted Kevin Murphy to Vice President of Marketing for the U.S. Sales Division. In his new role, Murphy will oversee the U.S. Commercial, Government and Consumer marketing teams, as well as all branding and creative initiatives. “For the past 19 years, Kevin’s work to bring the Pelican Products brand to life...

Huk Named Exclusive Apparel Sponsor of MLF BIG5
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Huk Named Exclusive Apparel Sponsor of MLF BIG5

TULSA, Okla. – Major League Fishing (MLF) announced today that Huk, an industry leader in performance fishing apparel, has signed on as the Exclusive Apparel of the MLF BIG5 for the 2021 season. This expanded partnership aligns the country’s top anglers and their fans with Huk, a brand known for exceptional, functional and technical clothing...

Dena Vick Launches King Eider Public Relations Agency
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Dena Vick Launches King Eider Public Relations Agency

Little Rock, AR – The King Eider is a rare waterfowl whose name means “able to be seen, noteworthy, outstanding” – all qualities that Dena Vick will bring to her newly launched Public Relations agency named after this brightly colored, downy duck.   King Eider Communications is a full-service Public Relations firm led by Vick...

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Rapala VMC Acquires Okuma Europe/Russia

Rapala VMC Corporation (“Rapala VMC“) and Okuma Fishing Tackle Co Ltd (“Okuma”) have agreed that Okuma will transfer to Rapala VMC its European and Russian trademarks and associated intangible assets against a consideration of 8 million USD. Simultaneously Rapala VMC and Okuma have agreed to conclude a supply agreement to buy Okuma branded reels and...

T-H Marine Names Drahman National Sales/Marketing Manager
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T-H Marine Names Drahman National Sales/Marketing Manager

Huntsville, AL – T-H Marine Supplies, Inc., of Huntsville, Alabama, announces that it has selected Chris Drahman for the position of National Sales and Marketing Manager. In this role, Chris will put his considerable experience to work in meeting the needs of T-H Marine’s customers, identifying business development opportunities, leading T-H Marine’s sales strategies, and...

Gamakatsu Introduces the Gika Rig for Bass
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Gamakatsu Introduces the Gika Rig for Bass

Tacoma, Washington  – It’s a fishing rig perfected in Japan, and now the Gamakatsu Gika Rig proves a remarkable technique for catching largemouth and smallmouth bass across North America. “The Gika Rig combines the natural presentation of finesse fishing with the speed of power fishing,” said Gamakatsu Sales Manager, Jeff Roberts. “It’s a deadly blend of...

Bassmaster Host Davy Hite Joins The 13 Fishing Family
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Bassmaster Host Davy Hite Joins The 13 Fishing Family

  For Davy Hite, friends, family and fishing have always been in the same boat. Often, quite literally. So when a business merger married his Rapala friends into the 13 Fishing family, the Bassmaster TV co-host was excited to get welcomed aboard as well. “It’s just a great opportunity to take a company like Rapala,...

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Swanson Russell Hires Five in Omaha and Lincoln Offices

LINCOLN, Neb — Swanson Russell welcomes Jay Choksi, Rachel Henk, Hannah Mezera, Kayleen Mourey and Ian Ohlman.   Choksi is a marketing data analyst and will work in the Omaha office. Before his start at the agency, he completed an internship at Boston Consulting Group. The Mumbai, India, native earned a bachelor’s degree in electronics...

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Sunline, ACA to Sponsor Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series

Sunline, ACA to Sponsor 2021 Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series San Antonio, TX -The Association of Collegiate Anglers announces a continued partnership with Sunline to sponsor and support the 2021 Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, and collegiate anglers nationwide. In addition to extensive promotion of the complete lineup of Sunline products,...