KILGORE, Texas, July 18, 2013 — Skeeter Products, Inc., manufacturer of Skeeter brand boats, announced it has signed a multi-year agreement to be the exclusive boat sponsor for Addictive Fishing, Florida’s most popular television fishing show, airing in Florida on Fox Sun Sports and, nationally, on The Sportsman’s Channel.
"We are excited about the relationship with Addictive Fishing, said Jeff Stone, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Skeeter Boats. “We have a brand new line of Skeeter Saltwater bay boats, and are excited that these new high performance models will be showcased on AF TV as Blair chases fish inshore, nearshore, and offshore throughout the Southeast US. We are really excited to work with the Addictive Fishing team in the upcoming seasons.”
A professional guide for 12 years, Captain Blair Wiggins is the host of Addictive Fishing. Also known as the “Mogan Man,” he has a contagious and informative style that has attracted a strong and loyal following.
A highly-rated outdoor sports show, Addictive Fishing is a must see for avid anglers and all audiences and also boasts nearly 35,000 subscribers online on their YouTube Channel (www.youtube.com/aftv).
“Having Skeeter’s bay boats that can perform inshore, near shore and offshore gives us a wider variety of production scenarios,” said Kevin McCabe, the show’s Executive Producer. “Viewers will get to see the versatility of one boat that can do it all. It makes my job much easier.”
“I love the fishability, smooth dry ride, and huge bait well capacities of Skeeters SX series of bay boats. It’s also great to be running Yamaha motors, the leader in outboard technology and reliability,” said Captain Blair Wiggins. “Together, Addictive Fishing and Skeeter Boats will be doing some exciting things in the upcoming years.”
Addictive Fishing, a half-hour saltwater fishing show produced by McCabe Productions, Inc., is credited with revolutionizing outdoor sports programming. For the past 14 years, Addictive Fishing and the Mogan Man, have taken viewers on a wild adventure to some of the most interesting fishing destinations on the planet. Often called the MTV of fishing, with its hyperkinetic camera work and hyper-caffeinated host, the show features Captain Blair's whose surfer dude good looks and skill with a lure have attracted a following whose enthusiasm is more common among rock star fans than fishing show viewers. For more information visit www.addictivefishing.com.
Skeeter Products, Inc., a Yamaha Boat Company, has been a proud supporter of America’s fishing consumers for over half Sixty-five years. Skeeter is the recipient of Twelve consecutive NMMA® C.S.I. Customer Satisfaction Index awards, and its boats are certified to meet strict U.S. Coast Guard and American Boat & Yacht Council standards. For more information visit www.skeetersaltwater.com and www.skeeterboats.com EAT. SLEEP. FISH.
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