Hank Parker is committed to partnering with only the best companies and products in the outdoor world.
Ranger Boats have been designed, built and tested by fishermen, for fisherman, since the company was founded in 1968 by Forrest and Nina Wood. "Since our beginnings in 1968, we've evolved from tri-hull designs with basic features to the accelerated standards and performance of today's tournament -driven powerhouses," says Forrest L. Wood. The Ranger Standard: From resale to reputation, We Still Build ‘Em One At A Time So You Can Fish Hard, Run Strong, And Rest Easy.
Mercury is the world leader in marine propulsion and technology. Since the company was founded in 1939, Mercury has consistently emphasized quality, performance, innovation and reliability. Today, that pledge remains as strong as ever. Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation of Lake Forest, Illinois, began as the Kiekhaefer Corporation of Cedarburg, Wisconsin, when Carl Kiekhaefer and a small but dedicated staff of employees sought to design and produce the best possible boat engine.
Abu Garcia remains firmly committed to maintaining its industry leadership position by providing anglers everywhere with the highest quality, most innovative products. Abu Garcia's influence on the sportfishing community is unmatched. One of a kind craftsmanship and engineering built into every rod and reel are the reason anglers regard Abu Garcia as the benchmark for cutting edge design and durability. Built to last a lifetime, Abu Garcia offers a reel to land the fish of your lifetime.
Berkley is a leading provider of advanced fishing lines, soft baits, hard baits, fishing rods and terminal tackle. With brands like Powerbait®, Gulp®, Gulp Alive®, and Trilene®, Berkley has a wide line of high-quality products geared to help you catch more fish.
"One of the main reasons the company has been successful over the years is that I was able to surround myself with people with a great deal of passion and creativity, which helped us to keep making new and better products for fishermen."
Berkley Bedell, Berkley Founder
Mustad. World Class. World Wide. A tradition of exceptional craftsmanship, perfected by the exacting standards of European engineering, has helped us earn the position as the world's leading manufacturer of fish hooks. As a result, anglers around the globe rely on Mustad more than any other hook brand to enhance their fishing experience.
Trust. Confidence. Performance. That's Mustad - the world's best-selling fish hook brand since 1877.
Owning a Plano tackle box has become a heritage that has endured for more than half a century. If you own a tackle box today, there is a four in five chance that it is a Plano tackle box. Thousands of hunters and shooters have come to trust Plano for the storage of their firearms, bows and hunting accessories. Since 1952 Plano has been supplying outdoor enthusiast with storage solutions that allow them to make the most of the time they have outdoors.
The Minn Kota electric trolling motor began its life in 1934 in Fargo, North Dakota. Mr. O. G. Schmidt, inventor of the trolling motor, was known to be a man of many diverse ideas. Prior to the trolling motor, Mr. Schmidt invented, produced and sold a copper soldering torch from his home in Wheatland, North Dakota. Due to its success, manufacturing operations were then moved to Fargo. Because of its proximity to the MINNesota - North DaKOTA border, Mr. Schmidt named the business The Minn Kota Manufacturing Company.
Humminbird has been America's favorite fish finder for the past 30 years. Humminbird introduced fishfinders, depth sounders, marine radios and GPS systems to anglers, along with a wide assortment of exciting, innovative products and features. The Humminbird brand is manufactured by the Marine Electronics Group of Johnson Outdoors.
At Pennzoil, we're car people. We love cars and the role they play in our lives. Some of our most cherished memories are made possible by cars. That's why we tirelessly pursue the latest advances in oil technology - to provide car lovers just like us with state-of-the-art motor oils. At Pennzoil, motor oil is our passion, but cars are our way of life. Not just oil. Pennzoil.
Hobie Alter's dream was born in his parents' garage in 1950, when he decided to apply his love of woodworking to the sport of surfing. Forty years and 40 tons of sawdust later, Hobie opened the first surf shop in California and in 1958 Hobie and buddy Gordon "Grubby" Clark began experimenting with new materials and invented the polyurethane foam surfboard. More than 50 years later, Hobie is known for high-quality sailboats and kayaks.
The name comes from a lake in Washington State. And performance was the name of the game from day one. On the shores of Lake Fenwick, a group of men passionate about fishing dove head first into development of a rod that would set the technological pace for generations of passionate anglers to follow.
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