BoatUS Comments on Future of Federal Aids to Navigation to House Committee

In a hearing before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held yesterday to review the future of the federal government’s navigation programs and aids to navigation, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) submitted comments urging the federal agencies faced with lower budgets to keep the needs of recreational boaters in mind […]

Outdoor Channel Offers Two-hour Major League Fishing Summit Cup Finale

Major League Fishing will take another first-time-ever step on Saturday when Outdoor Channel broadcasts a two-hour episode of the league’s General Tire Summit Cup Championship Round.   Outdoor Channel, America’s Leader In Outdoor TV, will air the Alpena, Michigan-based event at 2 p.m., an hour earlier than the network’s traditional starting time for new rounds […]

Tournament Pre-Fishing and the Bassmaster Classic

The 2014 Bassmaster Classic is coming up quickly. They call it the “World Series of Bass Fishing” for good reason. No other tournament puts so many top anglers together to compete for big money and the life-altering experience that comes with being named a Classic Champion.   A lot of the contestants, including me, traveled […]


The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of Coast Guard members and their families, announced today its plans to build a community center in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. A top priority for the Coast Guard Foundation, the Sault Ste. Marie Community Center will give Coast Guard members and their […]

PEAK and BlueDEF automotive brands sponsor Roumbanis and Upshaw

Old World Industries, a leader in automotive aftermarket products, announces the sponsorships of professional bass anglers Fred Roumbanis and Andrew Upshaw, featuring the company’s PEAK Antifreeze and BlueDEF Diesel Exhaust Fluid flagship brands.   Fred Roumbanis (left) will run a  wrapped truck and boat that features BlueDEF Diesel Exhaust Fluid as his title sponsor, while […]

Essilor International Finalizes Acquisition of Costa Inc.

  Costa Inc. and Essilor International recently completed its previously announced merger agreement, bringing together two technology-minded partners committed to building and defining the next generation of sun lens technology. As a premiere manufacturer of superior polarized performance sunglasses, Costa is best known for its patented 580® lens technology, which offers razor sharp color enhancement and increased visual […]

Damiki Fishing Tackle Renews its Partnership with

          Damiki, a leading manufacturer of plastics, hardbaits and terminal tackle, has renewed its strategic partnership with, the industry’s only word-of-mouth marketing platform.  Damiki’s decision to extend its advertising contract with Fishhound through 2015 reflects the positive results the manufacturer has experienced through the online angling community’s Product Showcase program […]

Luxon signs with Gambler Lures Pro Team

Front Deck Entertainment released today that Rookie Pro Andrew Luxon has added Gambler Lures to his sponsor list for his 2014 season debut as a pro angler. “I have used Gambler Lure products for log time” said Luxon. “ Lures are tools of the trade and you half to have good tools to perform well  […]

How A Classic Champ Fishes a Lipless Crank

Alton Jones’ primary reason for keeping a lipless crankbait close at hand is purely pragmatic. “If you look at tournaments held this time of year on any grass lake, a lipless crankbait is almost always a major player,” Jones said. “It may not be the winning lure, but it always seems to play a big […]

Annual Daytona Beach International Antique Tackle Show

              Have you ever wondered about the value of that old tackle box your grandpa left you? What about that old rod-and-reel combo gathering dust in the attic, or perhaps that vintage outboard in the back of the garage? Well, here’s your chance to find out. Discover the worth […]

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