NEWS & MEDIA
Koppers Fishing wins Back to Back Industry Awards
July 1, 2011 – Grand Island, NY – Koppers Fishing & Tackle Corp., manufacturers of the LIVETARGET lure brand, are pleased to welcome accomplished saltwater angler and television host Henry Waszczuk to their Pro Angler team.
Waszczuk, host of the award winning Fishing the Flats and Fins & Skins Celebrity TV series, brings a wealth of saltwater knowledge and exposure to complement the soon to be released LIVETARGET Saltwater Series of lures.
“Henry’s enthusiasm and passion for the saltwater game will be an ideal fit to our Professional Angler Team” states President Grant Koppers. “Saltwater is a new market for our company and Henry’s educational and entertaining approach will be instrumental in helping us establish and grow our brand in the U.S. saltwater market.”
Waszczuk adds, “I have been a LIVETARGET fan since their debut in 2008. Their realistic looking hardbaits with incredible attention to detail will have a dramatic impact on the saltwater market, bringing angling success to both the amateur and pro alike!”
About Fishing the Flats – Henry Waszczuk is the driving force behind his outdoor media company, Fins Media Group, one of the world’s leading outdoor lifestyle marketing portfolios of print, digital, video, event and television assets. His passion for saltwater fishing has taken him all over the world with his #1 TV series, Fishing the Flats. Considered a Master Angler, Henry has caught more than 50 species of saltwater fish and has produced over 1000 TV episodes in his 27 years on television.
For further information on his portfolio, visit www.finsmediagroup.com
About Koppers Fishing & Tackle Corp. – Koppers Fishing is the manufacturer of the LIVETARGET life-like fishing lure brand. The premium lures feature state of the art tooling and painting processes, creating a lure that almost jumps out of the box with realism. LIVETARGET can be found in most major chains and independent retailers throughout North America. Waszczuk joins Stephen Browning, Dave Mercer, David Walker, and Charlie Wray on the LIVETARGET Factory Team. LIVETARGET recently took top honors at the 2010 ICAST show, winning Best New Soft Lure, with their hollow bodied Frog. For additional information please visit www.livetargetlures.com
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