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JANUARY, 2013 - Matzuo America® Sponsors Marianne Huskey, First Female Angler of the Year
Marianne Huskey, Professional Walleye Angler to Promote Matuzo America® Fishing Products.
SEPTEMBER 7, 2012 - Lunkerville Signs South Bend as Multi-Year Title Sponsor
America's Heritage Fishing Brand Partners with Long-Running, Acclaimed TV Show.
JULY, 2012 - Shoreline Marine Introduces an Expanded Marine Selection and Shoreline Kayak Accessories for 2013 at ICAST.
Shoreline Marine, the second largest marine accessory brand in the U.S. will be unveiling new marine products and introducing Shoreline Kayak Accessories at the 2012 ICAST, July 11-13, in Orlando, Florida.
JULY, 2012 - Matzuo America® Reels Out Seven Exciting New Products at 2012 ICAST
Matzuo America®, an innovator of products for the recreational and avid angler, is introducing seven new products at the 2012 ICAST show in Orlando, Florida, July 11th through the 13th.
JULY, 2012 - The Kinchou Minnow, New for 2013, The Hardbait Sensation the Fish and Fishermen Have Been Waiting For, by Matzuo America®
Matzuo America’s newest hardbait the KINCHOU Minnow will make the competition nervous as they stand in the aisles of the 2012 ICAST show in Orlando, Florida, July 11th through the 13th.
JULY, 2012 - The Original, Complete Combo Kit System, Ready2Fish® is Smarter for 2013
The ICAST show held in Orlando, Florida; July 11th through the 13th will become the launch-pad for this newly redesigned product line.
JULY 11, 2012 - Animal Planet™ Debuts Product Additions at ICAST Show in Orlando, FL Including New Goliath Rod Series and River Monsters Junior Fishing Gear
This new River Monsters fishing adventure gear will be revealed at the ICAST show in Orlando, FL, July 11–13.
JULY 15, 2011 - Matzuo's NEW Nano Croaker Frog
Steven Howie of Matzuo demonstrates the NEW Nano Croaker Frog at ICAST 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
JULY 13, 2011 - South Bend Sporting Goods Signs Licensing Deal For Animal Planet's "River Monsters" Branded Fishing Equipment
New Line Debuts at 2011 ICAST Fishing Tackle Show in Las Vegas, Nevada...
JULY 13, 2011 - South Bend Sporting Goods Partners With The
Association of Zoos & Aquariums
Launching Zoo Kids® Brand of Outdoor Related Products at 2011 ICAST Fishing Tackle Show in Las Vegas, Nevada...
JULY 13, 2011 - The NEW Toryu Shad Shallow Runner Bait from Matzuo America®
Matzuo® introduces a new addition to their popular series of Shad baits for 2012. The floating, shallow runner Toryu Shad bait features a wide body and short lip...
JULY 13, 2011 - Matzuo America® introduces the ZEN™ Binate Bait Series
Matzuo® introduces the new Zen Binate Bait Series for 2012. The Binate features a mid‐body, jointed section creating a life‐like swimming action when retrieved in the water...
JULY 13, 2011 - The Nano Series of Little Lures with Big Fish Catching Appeal from Matzuo America®
Matzuo® introduces the smallest, most appealing lures for big fish appetites with the Nano Series for 2012...
JULY 13, 2011 - Matzuo America® is Going Stainless in 2012
Matzuo® introduces the ultimate stainless steel swivels for anglers. Compact and corrosion resistant, the Matzuo Stainless Steel Swivels are available in six different configurations for every fishing application...
EUROPEAN FISHING TACKLE TRADE EXHIBITION; June 14-16, 2013; Vienna, Austria (Industry Event)
EFTTA is a Trade Association for Manufacturers and Wholesalers of sportfishing equipment. EFTTA members can exhibit at EFTTEX, the leading international Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition which attracts buyers and exhibitors from around the world.
HOUSTON INTERNATIONAL BOAT, SPORT & TRAVEL SHOW; June 19-23, 2013; The Reliant Center; Houston, Texas (Consumer Event)
Houston is home to the largest Boat, Sport & Travel Show on the Gulf Coast, attracting outdoor enthusiasts from all across the United States.
ICAST 2013; July 9-12, 2013; Las Vegas Convention Center; Las Vegas, Nevada (Industry Event)
The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST, is the world's largest sportfishing trade show annually hosting 7,000 members of the sportfishing industry representing 63 countries.
OUTDOOR RETAILER SUMMER MARKET TRADE SHOW; July 31-Aug. 3, 2013; Salt Palace Convention Center; Salt Lake City, Utah (Industry Event)
Outdoor Retailer attracts thousands of buyers and senior level decision makers that are looking for outdoor specific products, services, brands, fresh ideas, apparel launches, and outdoor innovation.
SURF EXPO; Sep. 6-8, 2013; Orange County Convention Center; Orlando, Florida (Industry Event)
Surf Expo is produced twice annually for manufacturers and retailers in the Board, Beach and Fashion industries. Surf Expo draws buyers from specialty stores across the U.S., the Caribbean, Central and South America and around the world.
Redbone hosts a number of tournaments throughout the year including the Redbone Celebrity Tournament Trilogy, the Celebrity Bonefish Series, the Redbone@Large Celebrity Tournament Series and the Redbone Red*Trout Series.
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