25th Annual 2018 Skeeter Owner’s Tournament Draws Number of Attendees

KILGORE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The annual Skeeter Owner’s Bass Tournament held in Lake Fork, Texas recently concluded with a steady attendance of 2,295 anglers and 1,181 Skeeter boats from around the country.

This annual family event continues to grow in popularity and has truly become an iconic event for both the Yamaha and Skeeter brands.

The winner of this year’s event, Mr. Charles Doss from Fort Worth, Texas took home the grand prize of a brand new Skeeter FX20 equipped with a Yamaha 250 SHO® for his catch of 11.19 lbs. Taking home the second big ticket prize, Robbie Johnson from Good Rich, Texas won a brand new Yamaha Wolverine® X4 SE Side-by-Side.

“We couldn’t be happier with the response to our annual owners’ tournament,” said Jeff Stone, Sr. Vice President/General Manager of Skeeter Boats’ Kilgore, Texas factory and corporate headquarters. “Our staff conducted over 380 demo rides and also managed to cook over 2,000 pounds of brisket, 2200 hot links, and 85 gallons of Skeeter beans, truly making this a Skeeter and Yamaha family event.”

“This is our 25th year hosting the Skeeter Owners’ tournament, and every year we’ve increased participation from vendors, boat owners and attendees,” said JoAnne O’Bryant, Sr. Marketing Projects Manager. “This event is our way of thanking all Skeeter boat owners, past, present and future, who helped get us to where we are today and we are already excited for the 26th anniversary in 2019.”

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Skeeter Boats, a Yamaha Boat Company, has been a proud supporter of America’s fishing consumers for 75 years. Skeeter Boats is the recipient of 18 consecutive NMMA® C.S.I. Customer Satisfaction Index awards.