Kiekhaefer always had a fascination with speed, and it was this obsession that would ultimately separate Mercury from its competition.
"I am speechless at this moment," said Bryan. "I already felt like I had lived a dream by winning a Pro-Am event that day, but to have that fish be declared a world record is something I would have never dreamed of being a part of."
MASSILLON, Ohio — Leading fiberglass truck cap and tonneau cover manufacturer A.R.E. has partnered with four professional bass anglers participating in the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society's (B.A.S.S.) 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series, the premier national competition for elite fishermen. The A.R.E. Pro Angler Fishing Team members are John Crews, Justin Lucas, Britt Myers and Brandon Palaniuk.
Dewayne Wilson put his custom-built rods to the ultimate test by catching a heavyweight limit and taking over the lead in the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open at Douglas Lake.
Douglas Lake will host its third Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open presented by Allstate tournament this year with the season opener of the Northern Opens May 29-31.
After a successful first year as a 2013 Bassmaster Supporting Sponsor, Shimano is back for another year.
Mercury Marine is onboard with B.A.S.S. again for the 2014 competition season at the highest level of sponsorship.
Bassmaster Elite Series Angler Kurt Dove will partner with Dixie Electric of Odessa, Texas, in 2014.
Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, was named 2013 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year on Thursday in Milwaukee.
Two key players in the bass fishing world, Shimano and B.A.S.S., have joined forces to establish the B.A.S.S./Shimano Youth Conservation Initiative, benefitting fishery enhancement and youth education efforts by B.A.S.S. Nation chapters in the U.S. and Canada.