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Yamaha Renews Outboard Sponsorship for 82nd Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

Posted 7/16/2015


Kennesaw, Ga. - July 16, 2015 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today it will continue its support of the 82nd Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo, which has burgeoned into the largest fishing tournament in the world.

The rodeo will be held on July 17-19, 2015, on Dauphin Island, Ala., and is expected to attract over 3,000 anglers and 75,000 spectators.

"As the exclusive outboard sponsor, Yamaha Marine is proud to lend support again to an event that mirrors the ever-growing popularity of one our nation’s favorite pastimes,” said Dale Barnes, Yamaha Marine Group Marketing Division Manager. “The tournament is open to professionals and amateurs alike, and with competition open in 30 categories, the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo is one of the country’s most varied and interesting saltwater events.”

The Rodeo is a three-day Captain's Choice tournament and a Southern Kingfish Association (SKA) sanctioned event, offering an awards package valued up to one million dollars in cash and prizes and anchored by two boat, motor, and trailer packages.


Yamaha Marine is a proud sponsor of B.A.S.S® Elite, Open and Collegiate Series tournaments, including the Bassmaster Classic®, as well as the AIM Pro Walleye™ Series; the Yamaha Contender® Miami Sportfishing TournamentCoastal Conservation Association’s (CCA®) Florida State-Wide Tournament and Angler’s Rodeo (STAR); the Inshore Fishing Association (IFA) Redfish TourOn the Water Striper Cup; the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo and the Elite Redfish Series, among others.

 Yamaha Marine products are marketed throughout the United States and around the world. Yamaha Marine Group, based in Kennesaw, Ga., supports its 2,000 U.S. dealers and boat builders with marketing, training and parts for Yamaha’s full line of products and strives to be the industry leader in reliability, technology and customer service. Yamaha Marine is the only outboard brand to have earned NMMA®’s CSI Customer Satisfaction Index award every year since its inception. Visit


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