We said it in the preview of the AIM Weekend Walleye Series/Warrior Boats National Championship Shootout. And many times before. The team that keeps its cool, is consistent, and sticks to its plan, even if it’s unfamiliar with the Missouri River, might just take this thing. Don’t count’em out, we said. Well, guess what? The Minnesota team of Randy Topper and Chuck Hasse, who had only been on a scouting trip once on the Missouri at Bismarck-Mandan, won the AIM…

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. (February 21, 2019) – Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, was named Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year on Thursday night in the Mega category at the annual awards ceremony in Milwaukee.  This marks the third time the Fond du Lac based company which is the largest division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has won this prestigious award.  Mercury Marine, which also was named Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year in 2006 and 2014, is celebrating…

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Outboard Training Course Offered Free to Qualified Students KENNESAW, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Steve Arnold, owner of Yarmouth Boat Yard, Moose Landing Marina, and Freedom Boat Club of Maine, recently collaborated with Yamaha Marine and Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) in South Portland, Maine, to combat the challenge of recruiting and retaining qualified marine technicians. The result is a grant-funded extensive Yamaha Outboard Motor Repair training program that is now offered at SMCC free of charge for qualified students. Arnold has struggled to…

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Sometimes in tournament fishing, you make the luck, and sometimes the luck comes to you in a seeming insignificant move that makes all the difference.  In an amazing reversal of fortune, Pearl and Scott Gillespie came back after a seven-pound Day One to take $4,500 for first place with 41.68 pounds and earn a berth in the next AWWS National Championship Shootout, during the AIM Weekend Walleye Series Yamaha Motor Corp. 2019 North Dakota state championship. “It just shows, never,…

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisc — August5, 2019 — Sunshine and summertime was in full-swing for the 82 teams at Sturgeon Bay, WI August 2-3, presented by Mercury. Low winds and bluebird skies made fishing conditions comfortable, but fish-catching a bit more challenging.  For the champions, Matt Vanden Heuvel (Neenah, WI) and Chris Pockat (Gillett, WI), it was conditions their pre-fishing prepared them for. When asked after their win on Saturday, what was the key to sealing the deal, Chris Pockat said…

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