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Versatile Topwater “Poppers” Work Well for Fall Fishing

Fishin' Vol. 8, No. 10

Yamaha Pro Bobby Lane Believes These Lures Will Catch Bass Anywhere Right Now

Among his peers in professional tournament competition, Bobby Lane is best known for his skill using spinnerbaits and Carolina rigs, but when water begins cooling in the autumn, the Yamaha Pro often changes to a topwater popping plug. Usually considered a summertime lure, Lane actually keeps a popper tied on throughout the fall months


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Fall Light-Tackle Brawl

Saltwater Fishin' Vol. 7, No. 6

It’s That Time of Year When Albies Are Back in Town

Inshore anglers along the East Coast, from Florida to New England, look forward to fall for a lot of reasons. But those among us who enjoy a really good fight on very light tackle tend to rejoice more than our brethren. That’s because fall is when one of our favorite adversaries moves inshore, often right along the beach fronts, offering us some fast-and-furious, run-and-gun fishing with the lightest of tackle. It’s albie time! 


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Yamaha’s “Why Wait? Buy Now” Retail Promotion Gives Customers More Reasons to Buy this Fall

Provides choice of credit or additional Y.E.S. coverage, depending on model

KENNESAW, Ga., Oct. 1, 2015 — Yamaha Marine Group announced today the return of one of its most valuable incentive programs, “Why Wait? Buy Now.”  The new promotion gives customers a great way to add value to their Yamaha four-stroke outboard purchases this fall.


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New Charleston Water Taxi Catamaran Powered by Yamaha F200s with Digital Electronic Control

Former 8,700-hour outboard owners look forward to quieter operation and improved fuel efficiency

Charleston, S.C., September 24, 2015 – Owners Scott Connelly and Chip Deaton, who have powered the Charleston Water Taxi with two sets of Yamaha F150 outboards that have run 6,800 hours* and 8,700 hours* respectively, have decided to power their newest vessel with Yamaha F200s based upon their experience with the reliability of Yamaha inline four-cylinder outboards.


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DIY - Winterize Your Yamaha Four-Cylinder Outboard

Boater's Log Vol. 7, No. 4

Yamaha offers a popular line of four-cylinder four-stroke outboards that are used in a wide range of single and twin installation applications, in both fresh and saltwater, all over the world. From pontoons to center consoles, bass boats to work skiffs and even water taxis, they are great performers and real workhorses. The most popular are the F90, F115 and F150 models, and many are used in climates where they are taken out of service for the winter months. 


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Yamaha Recognized Again for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

2015 marks fourteenth consecutive year of achievement

KENNESAW, Ga., September 15, 2015 — Yamaha Marine Group announced today that the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA®) has again recognized Yamaha with a CSI Award for excellence in customer satisfaction in the Outboard Engine category. This year’s award is the fourteenth consecutive, an achievement no other outboard manufacturer can claim.


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Yamaha Announces New Propeller Selector on

New tool simplifies propeller selection for consumers

Kennesaw, Ga., September 14, 2015 – Yamaha Marine Group today announced the introduction of an all-new Propeller Selector to help customers narrow down propeller options, based on their input. The new tool can be found easily at>propellers>prop selector (


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Yamaha Marine Announces Release of Second Video in “Fishing with Helm Master®” Series

Video Highlights Use of Helm Master in Cast Netting for Bait

Kennesaw, Ga., Sept. 8, 2015 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today the release of “Using a Cast Net with Helm Master,” the second short video in the new “ “Fishing with Helm Master” series that portrays real-world fishing applications and maneuvering capabilities of Helm Master, Yamaha’s fully integrated boat control system.


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Crankbaiting Deeper Water Works Well in Late Summer

Fishin' Vol. 8, No. 9

Yamaha Pro Mark Davis Offers Suggestions to Improve Your Technique

Even though it’s September and the next major move bass make will be into shallow creeks and bays, Mark Davis still has a deep diving crankbait tied on and ready to cast. For him, the deep cranking season will continue for at least another month.


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Yamaha Pro Todd Faircloth Wins Bassmaster® Elite on Lake St. Clair

Fellow Yamaha Pros Palaniuk and Pipkens Take Second and Fourth

DETROIT, Mich., August 31, 2015Veteran Yamaha Pro Todd Faircloth brought 22 pounds, two ounces of smallmouth to the scales on Sunday, August 30, to win the final Bassmaster® Elite tournament of the 2015 season on Michigan’s Lake St. Clair. The Texas-based angler finished with a four-day total of 84 pounds, seven ounces, outdistancing fellow Yamaha Pro Brandon Palaniuk, who took second with 78 pounds, six ounces. 


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