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Over 150 Companies Just Urged Congress to Protect the Everglades

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WASHINGTON, D.C.— More than 150 fishing and marine businesses have signed an urgent letter to Congress, requesting immediate funding for the Everglades Agricultural Area Reservoir for 2018. The letter, published in full here, is a who’s who of the fishing and marine industry, and places the combined might of America’s $887 billion outdoor recreation and conservation industries squarely on the side of Everglades protection and restoration. Here’s the full list of companies who signed on to support immediate funding for the Everglades reservoir:

  1. Action Craft Boats
  2. AERE Marine Group
  3. Alliance Outdoor Group
  4. AllSports Productions, LLC
  5. Altima Yachts, Inc.
  6. American Fishing Tackle Company (AFTCO)
  7. Just Got Reel Sportfishing
  8. KastKing
  9. King Plastic Corporation
  10. Lew’s Fishing Tackle
  11. Lucky Tackle Box
  12. Marble, LLC
  13. American Fly Fishing Trade Association
  14. American Sportfishing Association
  15. AnglersResource
  16. Barnett
  17. Bass Pro Shops
  18. Big Cedar Lodge
  19. Big Rock Sports, LLC
  20. Blight Innovations Inc.
  21. Bonnier Corporation
  22. Boone Bait Company, Inc.
  23. Brine Media
  24. Brunswick Corporation
  25. Bayliner
  26. Boston Whaler
  27. Brunswick Commercial & Government Products
  28. Harris Boats Land ‘N’ Sea Distributing, Inc.
  29. Mercury Marine
  30. Meridian Yachts
  31. Sea Ray
  32. Cypress Cay Pontoons
  33. Lowe Boats Lund
  34. Crestliner
  35. Princecraft
  36. Garelick
  37. Eez-In
  38. Thunder Jet
  39. Bullet Weights
  40. Cabela’s
  41. Captain Anderson Marina
  42. Captain Harry’s Fishing Supply
  43. Careco Multimedia Entertainment, LLC
  44. Carrera Powerboat Corporation
  45. Casey Key Marina
  46. Catalina Yachts
  47. Century Boats
  48. Chris-Craft
  49. Classic Fishing Products
  50. Coastal Bay Boats
  51. Coastline Boats
  52. Contender Boats
  53. Costa Sunglasses
  54. Composites One
  55. Crevalle Boats
  56. Cumings Nets
  57. Dexter Outdoors
  58. Dive Key West, Inc.
  59. Engel Coolers
  60. Erupt Fishing
  61. Etic USA
  62. Everglades Boats
  63. Falcon Rods
  64. FELL Marine, Inc.
  65. First Lite
  66. FISH 367.com
  67. FishAngler, LLC
  68. Fish Snax Lures
  69. Fishing Tackle Retailer
  70. Fishpond, Inc.
  71. F.J. Neil Company, Inc.
  72. Florida Atlantic International Corporation
  73. Florida Fishing Products
  74. Florida Sportsman
  75. Flying Fisherman
  76. Freedom Boat Club
  77. Frabill Fishing
  78. G. Loomis
  79. Glidecoat
  80. Global Ocean Security Technologies
  81. Grady-White Boats, Inc.
  82. Haimes Coleman Group
  83. Half Hitch Tackle Hawg Tech
  84. Headhunter
  85. Hell’s Bay Boatworks
  86. iAngler Tournament Systems, LLC
  87. Indel Webasto Marine
  88. Info-Link
  89. Innovative Reel Technologies
  90. Jones & Company
  91. Joule Yacht Transport
  92. J-Seas Fishing, LLC
  93. MarQuipt
  94. Mason Tackle
  95. Maui Jim Sunglasses
  96. Maverick Boat Group
  97. Cobia Boats
  98. Hewes Light Tackle Boats
  99. Pathfinder Boats
  100. Maverick Boats
  101. Maxima USA
  102. Mid-Lakes Corporation
  103. Midwest Outdoors
  104. MirrOlure Murski
  105. Breeding Sales
  106. National Marine Manufacturers Association
  107. Norcross Marine Products
  108. Northwest Marine Trade Association
  109. Okuma Fishing Tackle Corp.
  110. Outtech
  111. The Orvis Company, Inc.
  112. Plano Fishing
  113. Poseidon Window Treatments
  114. Pure Fishing, Inc.
  115. Pursuit Boats
  116. REC Components
  117. Red Drum Tackle Shop, Inc.
  118. Redington
  119. RIO Products
  120. Rite Angler
  121. Rogers Sports Marketing
  122. Rome Specialty Company, Inc.
  123. Rupp Marine, Inc.
  124. Sage Manufacturing
  125. Scout Boats
  126. Scuba Marco
  127. SeaQualizer, LLC
  128. Sea School
  129. SeaStar Solutions
  130. Sea Tech & Fun USA, LLC
  131. Shimano North American Holdings, Inc.
  132. Simms Fishing Products
  133. SITKA Gear
  134. Smartwool
  135. Starbrite
  136. So-Lo Marine
  137. Southern Boating & Yachting, Inc.
  138. Southwick Associates
  139. Sportco Marketing
  140. St. Croix Rods
  141. Stealth Products, LLC
  142. Strike King Lure Co.
  143. Sun Fun Outfitters
  144. Teakdecking Systems
  145. Teak Isle Manufacturing and Boat Outfitters
  146. Temple Fork Outfitters
  147. Tiara Sportboats
  148. Tiara Yachts
  149. Top Brass Tackle Tormenter Fishing Products, Inc.
  150. Trik Fish, LLC Turning Point Propellers
  151. Ultraskiff, Inc.
  152. U.S. Sailing
  153. Vapor Apparel
  154. Veethree Electronics and Marine, LLC
  155. Viking Sport Cruisers, Inc.
  156. Vista Outdoor
  157. Vitrifrigo America, LLC Wave WiFi, Inc.
  158. What the Fin Apparel
  159. The White River Marine Group
  160. Ascend Kayaks Mako Nitro Ranger Regency Stratus Sun Tracker Tracker Triton
  161. Wiley X, Inc.
  162. Yakima Products
  163. Yamaha Marine Group

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