6. MI: $3.6 mil in grants avail for invasive species projects.
7. PA’s the largest state to open an Office of Outdoor Rec.
8. Bass Pro shutting Triton plant, moving production to Flippin.
> Baxter County’s Triton Boats plant is headed for a temporary shutdown as Bass Pro Shops moves operations over to its newly expanded Ranger Boat plant in Flippin, Arkansas.
> “With the overall economic conditions, particularly around high-interest rates, creating headwinds in the marketplace we will for the time being transition operations from the manufacturing facility in Midway, AR to our newly expanded facilities in nearby Flippin….”
> …the plant’s employees, who have been dealing with reduced working hours for the past few months, Bass Pro and its White River Marine Group said it wants its local employees to know that it is still committed to them.
> “Re-utilizing our Midway facilities is an absolute top priority for us, and we are aggressively exploring many options.”
9. 13 Fishing’s Hardwater Films now on Outdoor Action TV.
> 13 Fishing’s Hardwater Films is an extraordinary collection of ice fishing short films that dive deep into the heart of this beloved sport. They embark on an immersive journey that goes beyond the surface to tell captivating stories of not only the epic fish catches but also the incredible people, breathtaking places, innovative techniques, and everything that makes ice fishing an unparalleled adventure.
> At the heart of 13 Fishing’s Hardwater Films is a celebration of the sport’s true essence – it’s not just about catching fish; it’s about the love for nature, the sense of adventure, and the profound connection forged between anglers and their surroundings. Through compelling storytelling and breathtaking cinematography, they aim to inspire, educate, and share the wonders of ice fishing with the world.
> You can watch 13 Fishing’s Hardwater Films anytime on the Outdoor Action TV app via Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, iOS, and Android as well as outdooraction.com/
10. MN: Point Lake recovering after extensive winterkill.
11. Brunswick is getting into electric surfboards…
…with acquisition of Fliteboard. Brunswick = Merc, Lund, Lowrance, MotorGuide, and more.
12. FishUSA is running a sale TODAY.
Save $30 on a $200+ order with promo code: SAVE30.