Fishing

Garmin® unveils Montana® 700 series, with global connectivity, routable topographic mapping and 8 mega-pixel camera

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 12:00pm

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Montana 750i , Montana 700i and Montana 700 GPS handheld seriesthe latest versatile and featured-packed additions to its popular lineup of outdoor navigation units.

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  • Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Montana 750i , Montana 700i and Montana 700 GPS handheld seriesthe latest versatile and featured-packed additions to its popular lineup of outdoor navigation units.
  • The Montana 700i and 750i offer Garmin inReach satellite communication technology which enables two-way messaging, interactive SOS alerts, location tracking and weather updates.1
    This press release features multimedia.
  • To access the Iridium network and communicate with inReach enabled Montana devices, an active satellite subscription is required.
  • Garmin, Montana and inReach are registered trademarks, and Garmin Explore and MapShare, are trademarks of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

InventHelp Inventor Develops Comfortable Grip for Fishing Rod Handles (SOG-445)

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 7:15pm

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "I do a lot of fishing and thought there could be a more comfortable grip for fishing rod handles," said an inventor, from Rio Linda, Calif., "so I invented the GRIP-IT."

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  • PITTSBURGH, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "I do a lot of fishing and thought there could be a more comfortable grip for fishing rod handles," said an inventor, from Rio Linda, Calif., "so I invented the GRIP-IT."
  • The patent-pending invention provides an effective way to maintain a grip on a fishing rod.
  • In doing so, it could help to prevent the hand from cramping and it could prevent the rod from slipping or being pulled from the hand.
  • The invention features a lightweight and secure design that is easy to apply and use so it is ideal for fishing enthusiasts.

Fusion® Entertainment and Garmin® Electronics Selected by Avalon Pontoon Boats

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 12:00pm

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the worlds leading marine electronics manufacturer1, today announced that Avalon and Tahoe Manufacturing has selected Fusion Entertainment, a Garmin brand, to exclusively supply marine entertainment audio packages for its entire line of pontoons starting with model year 2021.

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  • Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the worlds leading marine electronics manufacturer1, today announced that Avalon and Tahoe Manufacturing has selected Fusion Entertainment, a Garmin brand, to exclusively supply marine entertainment audio packages for its entire line of pontoons starting with model year 2021.
  • Avalon announced to dealers on Sunday, July 26, that it will fully integrate Fusion Entertainment stereos, speakers, and amplifiers as a standard fit in each level of its high-performance, luxury pontoons, as well as select Garmin marine electronics on various models.
  • Avalon & Tahoe looks forward to the full integration of Fusion marine entertainment products in our selection of 2021 product offering, said Jim Wolf, Avalon and Tahoe Manufacturing president and CEO.
  • Garmin, GPSMAP and Fusion Entertainment are registered trademarks and ECHOMAP, CHIRP and Panoptix LiveScope are trademarks of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

Palaniuk Comes From Behind To Win Bassmaster Elite Event At Lake Champlain

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 12:16am

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y., Aug. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Turning in his best performance of the week, Brandon Palaniuk leveraged a blistering afternoon bite to sack up 21 pounds, 6 ounces and win the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Champlain with a four-day total of 80-1.

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  • PLATTSBURGH, N.Y., Aug. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Turning in his best performance of the week, Brandon Palaniuk leveraged a blistering afternoon bite to sack up 21 pounds, 6 ounces and win the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Champlain with a four-day total of 80-1.
  • After a strong start yielded a pair of 4-pound-class fish by 8:30 a.m., Palaniuk continued catching quality smallmouth throughout the day.
  • "The boat's drifting away, I drop my trolling motor, I pick up and my line's swimming off.
  • After I caught that fish, I rolled up to the boulder and they were stacked on top of it.

Marine Stewardship Council Sustainability Certification Suspension Amidst Sustainable Management of Fishery

Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 3:00am

The Maine Certified Sustainable Lobster Association (MCSLA) announced today that its Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification will be suspended due to a recent decision in the federal case Center for Biological Diversity v. Ross .

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  • The Maine Certified Sustainable Lobster Association (MCSLA) announced today that its Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification will be suspended due to a recent decision in the federal case Center for Biological Diversity v. Ross .
  • The certificate suspension is occurring despite continued sustainable management of the Maine lobster fishery and remains the direct result of NOAAs 2014 biological opinion on the impact that lobster fishing has on right whales.
  • As a trusted partner in the fishing community, MCSLA members are deeply committed to sustainability and marine mammal protection initiatives.
  • Our goal is to ensure and promote the certified sustainability of the Maine Lobster Fishery while protecting all marine mammals.

InventHelp Inventors Develop Convenient Transport Rack for Fishing Rods (KOC-1071)

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 4:30pm

The patent-pending invention provides an effective way to transport fishing rods off the cargo bed of a pickup truck or a version available for the roof of a car.

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  • The patent-pending invention provides an effective way to transport fishing rods off the cargo bed of a pickup truck or a version available for the roof of a car.
  • In doing so, it eliminates the need to place rods and reels within the cargo bed.
  • As a result, it prevents rods and lines from shifting, moving and tangling during transport and it could help to prevent damage.
  • "Our design enables you to safely transport fishing rods while saving space in the truck bed for other gear.

Father and Son Team Announces Revolutionary Fish-Catching Device

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 3:00pm

Invented by a father (Ray Zhu) and son (Kevin Zhu) team, the Smart Jigger is a fishing device that not only has caught a lot of fish, but is also the first of its kind seen in action catching fish on video.

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  • Invented by a father (Ray Zhu) and son (Kevin Zhu) team, the Smart Jigger is a fishing device that not only has caught a lot of fish, but is also the first of its kind seen in action catching fish on video.
  • This device can be taught motions by the user and works in a variety of environments, and it has been very successful in catching fish.
  • Videos of the device in action can be seen at sunfran.com/videos
    The patent-pending device can be very helpful for many people.
  • The Smart Jigger features patents-pending technology that brings ease of use and practicality of an automatic jigging device to all anglers.

Garmin® quatix® 6X Solar wins at 2020 ICAST Online

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 12:00pm

The quatix 6X Solar is the first marine-centric GPS smartwatch from Garmin to offer solar charging that uses the suns energy to extend battery life on water and land.

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  • The quatix 6X Solar is the first marine-centric GPS smartwatch from Garmin to offer solar charging that uses the suns energy to extend battery life on water and land.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200721005143/en/
    The quatix 6X Solar is the first marine-centric GPS smartwatch from Garmin to offer solar charging, and it earned Best of Category honors at the industrys most prestigious tradeshow, the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST), produced by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) and held virtually July 13-17, 2020.
  • With the quatix 6X Solar, our customers can do what they love longer through significantly increased battery life and purpose-built marine functionality.
  • The battery performance on the quatix 6X Solar is up to 21 days in smartwatch mode, and up to 24 days with solar charging.2
    Offering comprehensive connectivity, the quatix 6X Solar is compatible with Garmin chartplotters and other marine electronics to provide autopilot control, data streaming, SailAssist, Fusion-Link entertainment control and more.

Chicken of the Sea Introduces Wild Catch™, A New Premium Line With Just Three Simple Ingredients

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 3:13pm

Available at retailers nationwide, Wild Catch comes in three responsibly wild-caught, preservative-free varieties Albacore Tuna, Ahi Yellowfin Tuna and Alaskan Salmon each providing at least 23 grams of energy-boosting protein per 4.5-ounce container.

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  • Available at retailers nationwide, Wild Catch comes in three responsibly wild-caught, preservative-free varieties Albacore Tuna, Ahi Yellowfin Tuna and Alaskan Salmon each providing at least 23 grams of energy-boosting protein per 4.5-ounce container.
  • "Wild Catch is the delicious answer for today's consumers who are looking for a healthy, all-natural and versatile protein they can add to their everyday meals," said Patty Essick, Director of Innovation, Chicken of the Sea International.
  • The launch of Wild Catch comes on the heels of the brand's introduction of Infusions last year, a line of ready-to-eat, wild-caught tuna infused with herbs and spices and packed with fresh flavor.
  • Look for Wild Catch alongside other Chicken of the Sea favorites in the tuna aisle of your local grocery store, and enjoy the new products in recipes such as:

InventHelp Inventor Develops Novelty Tackle Accessory for Fishermen (CCT-4430)

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 8:45pm

PITTSBURGH, July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "I wanted to create a fun gag-gift for fishermen," said an inventor, from Dayton, Ohio, "so I invented the BODACIOUS BOBBERS."

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  • PITTSBURGH, July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "I wanted to create a fun gag-gift for fishermen," said an inventor, from Dayton, Ohio, "so I invented the BODACIOUS BOBBERS."
  • The invention provides a novelty tackle accessory for fishing enthusiasts.
  • In doing so, it offers an alternative to traditional fishing tackle and bobbers.
  • As a result, it could enhance fun and entertainment and it could help to prevent missed hits.