Pure Fishing® Grows its Industry Leading Saltwater Franchise by Acquiring Fin-Nor and Van Staal
Freshwater Fishing

Pure Fishing® Grows its Industry Leading Saltwater Franchise by Acquiring Fin-Nor and Van Staal

Pure Fishing® has announced the acquisition of iconic fishing brands Fin-Nor® and Van Staal® from W.C. Bradley/Zebco® Holdings, Inc. The addition of these brands add to Pure Fishing’s dominant offering in the saltwater category, including the premium PENN® Fishing brand, […]

FLW, TBF Extend Strategic Partnership
Bass Fishing

FLW, TBF Extend Strategic Partnership

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) and The Bass Federation (TBF) announced today a new strategic partnership. This agreement extends bass fishing’s longest-running alliance between two pioneering organizations in service to grassroots anglers from coast to coast and […]

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November 2019 IGFA Records

The November IGFA (https://igfa.org/) 2019 records are a diverse bunch with some repeat record-setters and some brand new to the books. Congratulations are due to all.     McCord’s Northern Pike – IGFA Representative, Meredith McCord, […]

Mepps & Mister Twister's Newest Products
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Mepps & Mister Twister’s Newest Products

MEPPS COMET COMBO: TWO ICONIC FISHING LURES COMBINED – The Mepps Comet Combo combines the legendary Mepps spinner with the original Mister Twister Curly Tail Grub. It’s perfect for hooking up with everything from trophy […]

New "DEEP" From Rapala
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New “DEEP” From Rapala

The only way to get more from a RipStop® is to hit more depths. So Rapala® developed the new RipStop® Deep, which dives three to four feet deeper than the original No. 12 RipStop®. Looking […]

FixTech Fix15 Bonds Underwater and is Paintable
Boat News

FixTech Fix15 Bonds Underwater and is Paintable

Whether below the waterline or undercarriage, Fix15 delivers massive holding strength. FixTech’s founding product, it’s a high-quality, single-component adhesive sealant that bonds underwater and is paintable. Ideal for marine and RV applications, it’s the one […]

NPAA NewsBLAST - 7-19-2019
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NPAA NewsBLAST – 7/19/2019

KENNESAW, Ga. – Yamaha Marine announced today the “Power the Summer” outboard sales event, available from July 15, 2019, through August 30, 2019. “The ‘Power the Summer’ sales event covers many of our most popular […]

Boat News

New Lono Inflatable Kayak from BOTE

BOTE, a leader in stand-up paddle board innovations, has always been known for it’s mission to stand apart in the industry — and they’ve done it again! Meet Lono, their venture to set the high-water […]

Trout/Salmon Fishing

New SpinFish Bait-Holding Lure from Yakima Bait

New from Yakima Bait is the SpinFish™ bait-holding lure, representing a new concept in combining lure-and-bait to produce more and bigger fish. The SpinFish features a patented pull-apart “Easy-Fill” bait chamber and scent-dispersing design. When […]

Northumberland Giant
Trout/Salmon Fishing

Northumberland Giant

Northumberland Gazette report first: Bill Teasdale was fishing in the River Sela when he caught the giant one metre long fish after a titanic one hour and 45-minute struggle. The 70-year-old, formerly a senior partner […]

SUNY Cobleskill Student Reels In Giant
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SUNY Cobleskill Student Reels In Giant

Holy carp! A SUNY Cobleskill student reeled in a massive fish at the city’s Washington Park Lake this week. Julian Canavan said he caught the 38-pound, 41-inch common carp on a fly fishing rod on […]

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Utah’s Heather Litke’s Giant Striper

Remember the massive striped bass Heather Litke caught earlier this spring? It was just certified as Utah’s newest catch-and-release record. At 44.5 inches, this Lake Powell striper was the catch of a lifetime. Congrats, Heather! […]

Uncertified World Record Muskie Boated, Released In Mille Lacs Lake
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CBS Minn – ‘We Will Never Know’: Uncertified World Record Muskie Boated, Released In Mille Lacs Lake

According to the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Mille Lacs Band DNR biologists pulled in the giant fish this past spring. While DNR Aquaculture Biologist Keith Wiggins-Kegg and an electroshocking team were engaged in spring […]

Z-MAN-A ChatterBait for the Deep Thinker
Bass Fishing

Z-MAN: A ChatterBait for the Deep Thinker

Effective collaborations aren’t just about merging two cool concepts—e.g. a pair of running shoes with a built-in iPhone®, or two killer craft beers in one can. Leading edge brands bring an exceptional talent to the […]

State-record fish: 66-pound bigmouth buffalo
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State-record fish: 66-pound bigmouth buffalo

A recent high school track and field champion set a different kind of state record last weekend in south-central Kansas. Recent Cheney graduate Trey Patterson caught a 66-pound bigmouth buffalo measuring 45 3/4 inches long […]

Catfish Fishing

That’s a nice world record fish!

Two students at SDSU have caught a world record channel catfish on the West Branch of Skunk Creek near Hartford – with bow and arrow. It weighed 24 pounds, 12 ounces. It’s in real shallow […]

NPAA NewsBLAST - 7-5-2019
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NPAA NewsBLAST – 7-5-2019

NPAA Members Help With Urban American Outdoors Fishing Derby On Saturday, June 29th, NPAA Members Greg Karch #138, Karen Karch #121 and Nich Schmal #123 along with Learn 2 Fish With Us and other local […]

Increased Efficiency Thanks to Kayaks
Bass Fishing

Increased Efficiency Thanks to Kayaks

  “It’s hard to put into words, but it’s this,” Brett Mitchell said, using one hand to gesture to his surroundings while peddling a Hobie Pro Angler through a cypress-shrouded canal just off a Lake […]

Minnesota Confirms Invasive Carp
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Minnesota Confirms Invasive Carp

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the capture of a bighead carp (pictured above) and two silver carp, and detection of a third, tagged silver carp, within the past several weeks. The bighead […]

Fishing Tips

Modern Way To Fish PowerBait For Trout

“Still-Fishing” (also known as dead-sticking or plunking) dough bait for trout is a popular and productive method for catching trout from lakes, reservoirs and rivers, many of which are frequently stocked with hatchery trout. It’s […]

Increased Efficiency Thanks to Kayaks
Fishing Tips

Increased Efficiency Thanks to Kayaks

“It’s hard to put into words, but it’s this,” Brett Mitchell said, using one hand to gesture to his surroundings while peddling a Hobie Pro Angler through a cypress-shrouded canal just off a Lake Moutrie […]

NPAA NewsBLAST - June 2019
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NPAA NewsBLAST – June 2019

Future Anglers Learn To Fish At The 28th Kids Fishing Day – On Saturday, June 8th, NPAA members Karen Karch #121 and Greg Karch #138 traveled to Camp 7 Lake located in Manistique, Michigan to […]

Boaters Beware: Expect More E15 This Summer
Boat News

Boaters Beware: Expect More E15 This Summer

Over the objections of a wide coalition of American citizens and environmental, conservation, food producer, fuel retailer, taxpayer advocate, and outdoor recreation industry groups, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently waived Clean Air Act provisions […]