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Fourth Annual Hobie Fishing World Championship: Can Team North America Take the Crown?

Dateline The Netherlands...October 30-November 3, 2014. Can the North American contingent take the Hobie Fishing World Championship lV crown?
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Hobie Releases Mirage Pro Angler 17 Tandem Rig

Fishing out of Hobie's Pro Angler 12 or 14 is so much fun that Hobie is now making it possible for two anglers to share the experience in the same boat. Introducing the Pro Angler 17T.
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Berkley Releases New IRONSILK Line

No other monofilament fishing line stands up to wear and tear like IRONSilk. This line was built to be fished in the most abrasive environments like around zebra mussels, oyster beds, docks or rip rap.
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Coming Fall 2014: Abu Garcia Regista Rods

Abu Garcia recently announced their new high-performance Fantasista Regista series of rods that are a perfect match for high-end Abu Garcia Revo reels. Anglers can find the rods at retailers fall 2014.
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Hobie Bass Open Quickly Approaching

The Hobie Bass Open qualifier for the Hobie Fishing Worlds IV will be held at Kentucky Lake Dam Village State Resort Park in Kentucky, May 30-June 1. The qualifying event will offer competitors the chance to join Hobie Fishing Team Captain, Justin Carter, and 2013 IFA Champion, Steve Lassard, to represent Team USA at the Hobie Fishing Worlds in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Oct. 6-10, 2014.
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Mercury Marine Wins Business Friend of the Environment Award

Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, was presented a Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in Pewaukee, Wis.
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New Product: Mercury Marine Introduces New Industry Leading Lineup of Four-stroke Marine Engine Oils

Mercury Marine's recently introduced lineup of four-stroke marine oils is the new top choice for protection on the water. The new simplified lineup replaces Mercury's previous four-stroke oil family.
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New Product: Berkley Introduces New Flicker Minnow, Available June 2014

When it comes to catching fish, beginners and professionals still rely on them whenever - and wherever - fun or money is on the line. Well, move over Flicker Shad and make some room for the brand new Berkley Flicker Minnow.
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Hobie Announces 4th Annual Hobie Fishing World Championship

The fourth annual Hobie Fishing World Championship (HFW4), presented by Rhino-Rack and hosted by Hobie Kayak Europe, will take place in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Oct. 6-10, 2014.
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New for 2014! Berkley Releases New PowerBait, HAVOC, Flicker Shad Baits

Each year Berkley introduces a variety of shapes during the mid year in preparation for the Bassmaster Classic and spring. With the 2014 Classic behind us it is time to introduce the baits.
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Australian Angler Richard Somerton Wins 2013 Hobie Fishing World Championships

The weather gods were not kind to Marlo today for the final day of the 3rd Hobie Fishing World Championships. Competition was cut short by two hours with winds reaching 60km an hour (37 mph), adding a much greater degree of difficulty for all anglers, especially those unfamiliar with the East Gippsland Fishery.
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NEW PRODUCT: Mercury Propellers Introduces Spitfire Product Line Expansion

With a 16 percent gain in holeshot performance, Mercury Propellers set a new standard in aluminum propellers by expanding its Spitfire line to include a Spitfire propeller designed to fit larger engines rated at 135 horsepower and above.
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NEW PRODUCT: Berkley HAVOC 4-inch Back Slide

"How do you stand out in a crowd? I've been asked this time and again. You stand out by doing your own thing and going against what is thought to be conventional. That is exactly what the folks at Berkley and I have created with the HAVOC 4-inch Back Slide," states Mike Iaconelli.
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Third Annual Hobie Fishing World Championship: Can Anyone Beat Marty Mood?

Can anyone beat returning champion, Marty Mood? Yes, if the other 41 competitors, including eight Americans, competing in the upcoming Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2013, Hobie Fishing World Championship have anything to say about it.
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Mercury Marine introduces Enertia ECO fuel-saving propeller

Addressing the related topics of increasing fuel costs and environmental stewardship, Mercury Marine is pleased to introduce the new Enertia ECO propeller today at IBEX in Louisville, Ky. The Mercury Enertia ECO was specifically designed for high-horsepower outboard-powered boats, offering boaters a 10 percent increase in fuel economy at cruising speeds.
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Hobie's New Mirage Sport Kayak Proves That Not All Fishing Kayaks Are Created Equal

All fishing kayaks are created equal, right? Hardly. One ride in the new Hobie Mirage Sport and anglers everywhere will immediately appreciate and understand it for what it is: an extremely stable 225-pound capacity, easy-to-use watercraft that excels for fishing in-shore and on smaller bodies of water.
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Berkley Launches First International High School Fishing Club Challenge

Berkley fishing tackle is going back to school. High school that is, with the launch of the first International High School Fishing Club Challenge. Beginning August 15, 2013, high school fishing coaches can register their school to participate in the program.
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Three-peat: Humminbird Tops in Electronics at ICAST For Third Consecutive Year

Each year fishing industry insiders from around the globe descend on ICAST with one thing in mind-to see the next season's hottest new products. The night before the show opens is like Christmas Eve; but instead of sizing up what's under the tree, fishing media gather at ICAST's "New Product Showcase," the first official look at what's new.
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Plano Updates Guide Series Tackle Bag

For 2014, improving upon the improved, Plano brings the reengineered Guide Series Tackle Bag collection. For years now, the celebrated Guide Series has yielded the utmost in tackle storage solutions. But unwavering in its pursuit of perfection, Plano has implemented a game-changing feature: a work surface.
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Hank Cherry Joins Eco Pro Tungsten Staff

Eco Pro Tungsten announced the addition of Bassmaster Elite Series pro Hank Cherry to its Pro Staff. Hank got the attention of the bass fishing fans with his 3rd place finish at the 2013 Bassmaster Classic. Since the Classic, Hank has not disappointed and currently leads the Elite Series Rookie of the Year points.
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Abu Garcia Launches "For Life" Documentary

In 2014, Abu Garcia will re-launch its iconic Swedish made round reels. Set to be unveiled at ICAST in Las Vegas, July 10, 2013, Abu Garcia will present the newly updated editions of its original Record, C4, C3, Pro Rocket and Morrum Swedish-made round reels.
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Buy a Humminbird 598ci Before June 30, Get $100 Back

Anglers across the country are saying bigger isn't always better. Case in point, recent boat buying trends point to mid-sized motors and boat lengths rising in popularity. Seems everyone is looking for value and ways to stretch a dollar.
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Minn Kota Offers Talon Shallow Water Anchor Wireless Foot Switch and Easy Mounting Options

Minn Kota's new wireless foot switch gives the Talon shallow water anchor another method for hands-free operation. In addition, Minn Kota is offering new bracket options for simplified mounting and added functionality.
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Reese Produces 15 Pounds On Final Day For West Point Win

Skeet Reese was the fourth, and final, angler to lead the Bassmaster Elite Series West Point Lake Battle as each day ended with a different leader. With the win, the Berkley pro took home the tournament trophy and $100,000 during the tournament on West Point Lake in LaGrange, Ga.
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Jason Christie Rides His Ranger Boat Into Pro Bass Fishing Record Books

Ranger Pro Jason Christie experienced a month like few others in professional bass-fishing history with wins on two different tours in consecutive weeks in April, the first angler to accomplish such a feat.
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Plano Guide Series Lumbar Fishing Pack - Perfect for Wade, Shore Anglers

The saying, actually protest statement, "I only have two hands!" is accurate, anatomically speaking... Grab one thing, pick up another, and your paws are pretty well occupied.
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