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    Yamaha Pro Brett King Earns 2018 Angler of the Year Title during Cabela’s® National Walleye Tour

    POSTED 9/12/2018

    Baudette, Minn., Sept. 12, 2018 - Yamaha Pro Brett King was named 2018 Lucas Oil® Angler of the Year title on Sept. 9 during the National Walleye Tour Championship on Lake of the Woods, Minn. King brought in a total of 41.80 pounds to finish fifth in the championship tournament, earing him the points needed to become the Angler of the Year recipient.  He joins the ranks of Yamaha Pro Robert Blosser as one of only two pros to earn the Angler of the Year title twice, claiming his first title in 2011.  
     

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    Fishing for a Cause

    POSTED 9/5/2018

    Team FFMD and Their Amazing Mission

    The 43-foot Everglades® center console, powered by quad Yamaha F350 outboards, cruised out of Snake Creek, the cut between the Atlantic and Florida Bay at the south end of Islamorada, and headed into a breeze that would continue to pick up throughout the day. Aboard were members of Team FFMD (Fishing for Muscular Dystrophy), with owner and team captain Paul Robertson at the helm. They were competing in the final day of the Jimmy Johnson Quest for the Ring Series dubbed the National Billfish Championship, a major tournament in South Florida’s winter-long sailfish season, and considered by many to be the most prestigious. 
     

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    Manhattan Cup Reborn

    POSTED 8/9/2018

    Yamaha Marine helps a legendary charity striped bass tournament return to prominence

    The morning of Friday, June 8, 2018, dawned crystal clear, with New York City’s skyscrapers just across the Hudson River providing a beautiful and inspiring view. On the docks at Liberty Landing Marina, the Manhattan Cup experienced a rebirth after a three-year hiatus.
     

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    Yamaha Pro Ish Monroe Wins 2018 Bassmaster® Elite Tournament on the Mississippi River

    POSTED 6/25/2018

    LA CROSSE, Wisc. – June 25, 2018 – Yamaha Pro Ish Monroe brought 16 pounds, 2 ounces to the scales on Sunday, June 24, claiming a victory at the 2018 Bassmaster® Elite tournament at the Mississippi Ri

    LA CROSSE, Wisc. – June 25, 2018 – Yamaha Pro Ish Monroe brought 16 pounds, 2 ounces to the scales on Sunday, June 24, claiming a victory at the 2018 Bassmaster® Elite tournament at the Mississippi River.  The Hughson, Calif., native took first with a four-day total of 65 pounds, 7 ounces, marking his fifth Elite tournament win.
     

     

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    Yamaha Pros Brett King and Joe Okada Take First and Second Place During Cabela’s® National Walleye Tour Event on Saginaw Bay

    POSTED 6/20/2018

    BAY CITY, Mich. – June 20, 2018 –  Yamaha Pros Brett King and Joe Okada took first and second place during the second event of the 2018 Cabela’s® National Walleye Tour last Friday, June 15, on Saginaw Bay in Michigan.  During the two-day tournament, King brought in 10 walleyes weighing nearly 50 pounds, to capture the win. Okada brought in a two-day total of 49.71 pounds, officially finishing only .12 pounds behind King.
     

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    Yamaha Pro Jordan Lee Wins 2018 Bassmaster Classic® on Lake Hartwell

    POSTED 3/19/2018

    Greenville, S.C. – March 19, 2018 – Yamaha Pro Angler Jordan Lee is the 2018 Bassmaster Classic® Champion. Lee, who began Sunday’s championship round in sixth place, caught five bass that weighed 16 pounds, 5 ounces and won the 2018 Bassmaster Classic® with a three-day total of 47 pounds, 1 ounce. Lee also won the 2017 Classic on Lake Conroe, Texas, and joins fishing legends Rick Clunn and Kevin VanDam as the only anglers in history to win the Super Bowl of professional bass fishing two years in a row.
     

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    Yamaha Pro Takahiro Omori Wins First 2018 Bassmaster® Elite Tournament on Lake Martin

    POSTED 2/12/2018

    Alexander City, Ala. – Feb. 12, 2018 – Yamaha Pro Takahiro Omori took home the first-place trophy after the first Bassmaster® Elite tournament of 2018 on Sunday, Feb. 11.  The veteran pro finished the tournament with 14 pounds on the final day of competition to capture the win on Lake Martin with a four-day total of 59 pounds 8 ounces.
     

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    Yamaha Pro Bobby Lane Wins First Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Eastern Open on Kissimmee

    POSTED 2/7/2018

    Kissimmee, Fla. – Feb. 7, 2018 – Yamaha Pro Bobby Lane took home a wire-to-wire first-place finish at the first Bass Pro Shops® Bassmaster® Eastern Open on Saturday, Feb. 3 with a three-day total of 60 pounds. For the Lakeland, Fla. angler, the victory represents a hometown win long in the making.

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    Yamaha Marine Expands Pro Fishing Team in Freshwater Market for 2018

    POSTED 1/25/2018

    Congratulates Veteran Pro Angler Bill Lowen on New Partnership Xpress Boats

    Kennesaw, Ga., Jan. 25, 2018 – Yamaha Marine Group is pleased to welcome anglers Jordan Lee, Matt Lee, Hunter Bland, Zach Axtman, Scott Rhodes, and Troy Creasy to the Pro Team for the 2018 season. The new team members will compete within the bass and walleye professional tournament circuits, and will serve as ambassadors of the Yamaha Marine brand throughout the year. Yamaha Marine also congratulates 11-year Pro Team member Bill Lowen on his new partnership with Xpress Boats for the 2018 season.
     

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    Yamaha Pro Michael Iaconelli Visits the Hill

    POSTED 9/28/2017

    Bassmaster® Elite Champion Advocates on Behalf of Recreational Anglers
     

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    Skeeter/Yamaha Pro Brandon Palaniuk Claims 2017 Toyota® Bassmaster® Angler of the Year Title

    POSTED 9/18/2017

    Yamaha Pro Keith Combs is Toyota® Mille Lacs Champion

    Onamia, Minn., Sept. 18, 2017 -  Skeeter/Yamaha Pro Brandon Palaniuk is the 2017 Toyota® Bassmaster® Angler of the Year.  Palaniuk caught 62 pounds, 3 ounces of bass to finish in 20th place, earning the points he needed to surpass Oklahoma Pro Jason Christie by a final margin of 902 to 888 points, and claim his first Angler of the Year title during the Toyota® Mille Lacs Championship tournament. 

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    Yamaha Pro Brandon Palaniuk Wins Toyota® Bassmaster® Texas Fest on Sam Rayburn

    POSTED 5/22/2017

    THIRD ELITE VICTORY FOR THE 29-YEAR-OLD IDAHO PRO KNOWN AS “THE PRODIGY”

    LufkinTexas – May 22, 2017 – Yamaha Pro Brandon Palaniuk finished Sunday’s Toyota®Bassmaster® Elite Texas Fest with a catch of 21 pounds, 12 ounces to capture the win on Sam Rayburn Reservoir with a four-day total of 93 pounds, 12 ounces.  It was the third Elite victory for the 29-year-old Idaho pro known as “the prodigy.”

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    Former Classic® Winner Jones Has a New Competitor on the Water

    POSTED 3/15/2017

    FISHIN' VOL. 10, NO. 3

    This Season Alton Jones Jr. Joins His Father to Fish the 2017 Bassmaster Classic® and the Elites

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    Yamaha Marine Group Welcomes Brett King to 2017 Walleye Pro Team

    POSTED 2/28/2017

    PRO IS VETERAN ANGLER AND AIM® CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

    Kennesaw, Ga., February 28, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today that walleye angler Brett King has joined Yamaha’s 2017 Walleye Pro Fishing Team.   

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    Bass Pros Enjoy Their Off-Season in Variety of Ways

    POSTED 1/11/2017

    YAMAHA PRO JARED LINTNER CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY A YEAR LATE

    Ever since the conclusion of the 2016 Bassmaster® Elite season this past September, Yamaha Pros have been spending the off-season in a variety of ways, but none, perhaps, quite like veteran Jared Lintner. The California-based pro and his wife Keri celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary by taking a week-long cruise in the Bahamas.

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