RUGGED SHARK JOINS THE ARMY!

April 28, 2011:  Rugged Shark, the leader in footwear for fishermen, is proud to join forces with ArmyBassAnglers, an organization dedicated to tournament bass fishing and non-profit work on behalf of members of the military and their families. “Our association with ArmyBassAnglers is a very special one,” said Mike Wilkes, Rugged Shark National Sales Manager. […]

Sportfishing Industry Lauds Legislation to Prevent Federal Ban on Lead Fishing Tackle

The Hunting, Fishing and Recreational Shooting Sports Protection Act will end attempts to overregulate the fishing tackle industry Alexandria, VA – April 27, 2011 – The sportfishing industry champions bipartisan legislation that would halt efforts to federally ban traditional fishing tackle and ammunition. The chairs of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus – Senators Jon Tester (D-MT) […]

Five Questions to Ask Your Boat’s Insurance Agent

What Makes a Good Policy? ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 25, 2011 – Got the boat ready to go into the water? Hold it, just a minute! Boat Owners Association of The United States has five hard questions you need to ask your boat’s insurance agent before your summer boating season begins. Their answers could let you […]

Third Annual Memorial Bass Team Tournament

Third Annual Memorial Bass Team Tournament      2011 Mike Sr. Tourney Flyer Date: 4/30/11 – Saturday Location:  Lake McClure – Mariposa County, California Check-in: 4:30AM to 6:00AM at Barrett Cove Marina Store upper lot. Blast-off: 6:30AM at Barrett South Launch Ramp Weigh-in: 2:30PM at Barrett Cove Marina Payback: 1 in 4, 80% payback on basic entry […]

400 Fishing Line Recycling Bins Built in Two Hours

BoatUS and NOAA Make Earth Day a Work Day: 400 Fishing Line Recycling Bins Built in Two Hours ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 22, 2011 – Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) staffers and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) leaders gave a little back to mother earth today by teaming up to build 400 […]

BoatUS Says Boaters Need to Speak Up Now

Governor Malloy’s Proposed Budget: Tax Boaters More? BoatUS Says Boaters Need to Speak Up Now HARTFORD, Conn. April 20, 2011 – Do boaters in the Constitution State deserve to be taxed more? Governor Dan Malloy’s proposed 2012 budget adds significant new tax levies for boaters and proposes to eliminate the state boating fund and divert […]

Billy Bones Shiner Hunts Down a 11lb Bass

“The Bass Master” Wayne Hunter from Florida caught this nice 11lb bass. Size: 11lbs Length: 25″ Girth: 20.2″ Bait: Billy Bones Magic Shiners Rod&Reel: Wright and McGill, addictive spinning combo Line: FINZ Hook: Mustard Lake: Port St Lucie Canal Time: 3:30pm Weather: Sunny Date: 03/21/11 I was casting on one rod with my weedless lizard […]

FPT Tour event on Easter 2011

If you have been one of those guys that have been catching big sacks at Pedro over the last few weeks, you have another opportunity to have some fun and win some money as the FPT makes it’s 2nd stop in the central region at Lake Don Pedro this Saturday. And if you missed the […]

CA SPRING SNOWMELT PROMPTS WATER SAFETY WARNING

SPRING SNOWMELT PROMPTS WATER SAFETY WARNING Outdoor Recreationists Should Take Precautions Against Cold Temperatures, Swift Currents When in or Near Water SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), the California Department of Boating and Waterways (DBW) and California State Parks warn outdoor recreationists to take precautions this spring season. This year’s abundant snowfall […]

ARMY Angler Bags Big Bass

Army angler catches (and releases) gear busting giant bass! Size.  I did not weigh it.  ( I did not have a scale to weigh it, and I did not want it to die so I took a couple of quick pictures and put him back in the (pond) Lure: Wild Eyed Swim Shad (purchased from […]

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