Humminbird Receives “Large Industry of the Decade Award”

The honor was bestowed upon Humminbird by the Eufaula Barbour County Chamber of Commerce.

EUFAULA, Ala. – Humminbird, the pioneer in fish finder technology, has received the “Large Industry of the Decade Award” By The Eufaula Barbour County Chamber of Commerce for their rich history of operating in the State of Alabama. Founded in 1971, Humminbird was acquired by Johnson Outdoors in 2004 and has continued to lead the industry with cutting-edge products that cater to anglers of all levels. This award underscores Humminbird’s commitment to innovation and quality, solidifying its position as a leader in the field.

At the Chamber of Commerce Centennial Director’s Reception in late April, several member organizations and individuals in the industry of the year, industry of the decade, small business, and employee categories were presented with awards of excellence. Eufaula’s Johnson Outdoors – Humminbird Marine Electronics division received the award that was accepted by General Manager Craig Packard.

“Humminbird and Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics have long been innovators and leaders in the fish finder industry. They are truly ‘Made in Alabama’ and deserve our sincerest community appreciation,” said Clayton. “On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Eufaula Barbour County Chamber of Commerce, we extend our congratulations and best wishes to Craig and his amazing team at Humminbird.

Added Jeff Kolodzinski, Brand Manager – Fishing. “Receiving the Large Industry of the Decade Award is an incredible honor for us at Humminbird. Our commitment to innovation and quality has always been at the forefront of what we do, and this recognition by the Eufaula Barbour County Chamber of Commerce is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team. We are proud to be a part of the Eufaula community and look forward to continuing to contribute to its growth and success.” To learn more about Humminbird Fishing, please visit us at

About Johnson Outdoors

JOHNSON OUTDOORS FISHING is comprised of the Humminbird®, Minn Kota® and Cannon® brands. Humminbird is a leading global innovator and manufacturer of marine electronics products including fish finders, multifunction displays, autopilots, ice flashers, and premium cartography products. Minn Kota is the world’s leading manufacturer of electric trolling motors, as well as a complete line of shallow water anchors, battery chargers and marine accessories. Cannon is the leader in controlled-depth fishing and includes a full line of downrigger products and accessories.

JOHNSON OUTDOORS is a leading global outdoor recreation company that inspires more people to experience the awe of the great outdoors with innovative, top-quality products. The company designs, manufactures and markets a portfolio of winning, consumer-preferred brands across four categories: Watercraft, Fishing, Diving and Camping.

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