Saltwater fishing grows on strength of technological innovation, forward-thinking designs

America’s growing love affair with saltwater fishing boats continues to blossom, as more and more consumers take the plunge and purchase a new fiberglass center console, dual console, walkaround or convertible. Fueled by innovative features, substantially improved fuel economy and overall ease of maintenance, the saltwater fishing category remains one of the brightest stars in …
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Mark’s Marine: Fishing seminars add value for boat sales

Mark’s Marine, Inc. has been hosting fishing seminars for a few years, and they have been incredibly popular with its customer base. These informal classes help fishing enthusiasts learn how to use their fishing boats – which Mark’s Marine sells – better and more often. Now, the seminars have grown so much that Mark’s Marine …
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Northeast Fishing & Hunting Show returns in March

The “Northeast Fishing & Hunting Show, engineered by GMC” will be six weeks later than in past years. The 20th event will be Friday, March 31, through Sunday, April 2, at the Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford, Conn. “Connecticut’s only fishing & hunting show will be fun and useful for people gearing …
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Yamaha Marine Group endorses code of ethics for Yamaha’s pro fishing teams

Yamaha Marine President Ben Speciale on Tuesday issued a letter to Yamaha’s freshwater and saltwater Pro Angler teams that endorses a code of ethics regarding safety on the water and stewardship of natural resources to help preserve the future of recreational fishing. The code of ethics, which will be included in Yamaha’s Pro Staff agreements, …
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Mercury Marine partners with Skipper Buds to promote fishing to kids

Mercury Marine and Skipper Buds are teaming together to promote the fishing lifestyle through a partnership intended to highlight the benefits of the water through a program called Tomorrow’s Anglers. See what the kids are saying about their love for the water in this new video. “There’s nothing like seeing the smile on the face of …
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Vamos A Pescar and Carlos Correa announce fishing and boating sweepstakes

To inspire more families to boat and fish and share their experiences with others, Houston shortstop and reigning American League Rookie of the Year Carlos Correa and the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s (RBFF) Vamos A Pescar campaign are announcing the Así Vamos A Pescar sweepstakes. From now to Sept. 5, 2016, social media users …
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46 million people went fishing in 2015

Fishing remains among the most popular outdoor activities for adults, according to the 2016 Special Report on Fishing released today by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) and the Outdoor Foundation at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades Show (ICAST) in Orlando. The report reveals that more than 2.5 million people had their …
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Yamaha Marine announces fourth video in “Fishing with Helm Master”

MIAMI – Yamaha Marine Group announced today from the Miami International Boat Show the release of “Fishing on Structure” – the fourth short video in the new “Fishing with Helm Master” series that portrays the many real-world fishing applications and maneuvering capabilities of Helm Master, Yamaha’s fully integrated boat control system. In the latest video, […]
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Yamaha Marine releases third “Fishing with Helm Master” series video

KENNESAW, Ga. – Yamaha Marine Group announced today the release of “Trolling with Helm Master,” the third short video in the new “Fishing with Helm Master” series that portrays real-world fishing applications and maneuvering capabilities of Helm Master, Yamaha’s fully integrated boat control system. In “Trolling with Helm Master,” Yamaha Saltwater Pro and Captain George […]
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