Major League Fishing Announces Organizational Changes

BENTON, Ky. (Nov. 9, 2022) – Major League Fishing (MLF) announced today organizational changes along with multiple promotions in leadership and tournament staff to align the business with future goals. Major League Fishing’s headquarters will relocate from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Benton, Kentucky. With the majority of tournament operations staff and equipment already residing in Benton, […]

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Canada Completes 2022 IUU Enforcement in North Pacific

Image: Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Canadian fisheries officials, collaborating with the United States, South Korea and Japan, have completed their 2022 efforts in Operation North Pacific Guard, an international law enforcement operation on the high seas of the North Pacific Ocean. December marks the 30th anniversary of the United Nations ban of high seas driftnets, […]

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Correct Craft acquires Indmar Marine Engines

Correct Craft announced the acquisition of Indmar Marine Engines. Indmar will be operated by Correct Craft subsidiary Liberty Technologies which also manages PCM Engines, Crusader Engines, Levitator Engines, and Velvet Drive Transmissions.  While an important new member of Correct Craft’s portfolio of brands, Indmar will continue to operate independently, retaining its own brand and team […]

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Correct Craft Buys Indmar

Correct Craft announced the acquisition of Indmar Marine Engines, a pioneer and leader in the inboard marine engine segment. Courtesy Correct Craft Today, Correct Craft announced the acquisition of Indmar Marine Engines, a pioneer and leader in the inboard marine engine segment with a hard-earned reputation for delivering world-class quality and reliability. Indmar will be […]

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Boatsetter partners with Suntex Marina

Boatsetter and Suntex Marina Investors have announced a partnership to provide boat owners in the Boatsetter program with access to slips at select Suntex Marinas. Suntex has 70 locations and more than twenty thousand existing slips. Boatsetter provides private boat owners with a way to list their boats for rent. It connects owners with renters […]

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MarineMax partners with the American Cancer Society for screening awareness

MarineMax has partnered with the American Cancer Society to support cancer screening awareness.   On Wednesday, October 5, MarineMax joined the American Cancer Society’s national Power of Pink Day. Team Members from across the country went #PinkWithAPurpose to increase awareness, focus on cancer screenings, and encourage those who haven’t been screened yet to do so. Research proves that early detection […]

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Peter Pan Seafood Names New CEO

Kevin Bixler. Photo: Peter Pan Seafood. Seafood industry veteran Kevin Bixler is joining Peter Pan Seafood Co. this month as its first chief executive officer since the new owners acquired the company. He is to play a key role in producing sustainable seafood that benefits people and the oceans, company officials say. Bixler most recently […]

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Brunswick reports record sales at 2022 FLIBS

Brunswick Corporation announced another record-breaking performance at the 2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) with record sales and share gains from many of Brunswick’s award-winning brands. Brunswick reported the following notable outcomes from the four-day event: Sea Ray reported a 33% increase in revenue vs. the 2021 show and a 17% increase in overall […]

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Route du Rhum skipper: Conrad Colman

As the 2022 Route du Rhum approaches, we take a look at some of the top names set to compete in the race. Helen Fretter looks at Conrad Colman’s chances Conrad Colman, or the ‘crazy Kiwi’ as he became known, was the first New Zealander to compete in the Vendée Globe in 2016. Colman studied […]

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World Record Catches Likely to Stand Forever

World records come and world records go. That may sound a bit cavalier describing something as priceless and prestigious as an all-tackle world record, particularly for major game fish. But the fact is that such records are often surprisingly fleeting, broken by a larger fish caught years, months or even weeks later. In fact, there […]

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FLIBS 2022 kicks off

Today, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) opened its doors, kicking off the 63rd edition of the event. Andrew Doole, president of U.S. Boat Shows with Informa Markets, released a statement reported in full below. “Today, we had an amazingly successful first day of the 63rd Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, welcoming thousands […]

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NOAA Releases Five-Year Strategy for Combating IUU Fishing

Image: NOAA. Federal fisheries officials and their partners have released their National Five-Year Strategy for Combating Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing, a global problem impacting ocean ecosystems, the economy and food security.  The strategy, announced in mid-October, details U.S. priorities and plans for the next five years to promote maritime security worldwide. The strategy […]

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Fishermen’s Organizations Join Ranks with Wind Power Venture

Image: Morro Bay Lease Areas Mutual Benefits Corp. Two commercial fishermen’s organizations in California are partnering with a joint venture of wind power entities to facilitate communication, coordination and cooperation between the two industries for their mutual coordination and financial benefit. Partners in the Morro Bay Lease Areas Mutual Benefits Corporation (Morro Bay MBC), which […]

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Image Of The Week: CELSIUS Warms Up

<!– Image of the Week: Image Of The Week: CELSIUS Warms Up –> With the first race of the American Power Boat Association/Union International Motonautique Offshore World Championships for the catamaran classes in Key West, Fla., exactly two weeks away, teams are busy with final prep and testing before they head for the city at […]

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