EVINRUDE ANGLERS DOMINATE 2017 FISHING LEAGUE WORLDWIDE TOURNAMENT
STURTEVANT, Wis., April 21, 2017 – BRP, a world leader in powersports, announced today its domination of the Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) tournament held April 6-9, 2017 on Lake Cumberland in Kentucky. Scott Martin lead the field with his record-breaking eighth FLW Tour victory, winning the $125,000 prize. Including Martin, seven of the top ten anglers were powered by Evinrude outboards. Evinrude angler Bryan Thrift currently leads the Angler of the Year points total.
After leading day one of the event, then falling back to fifth place on day two, Martin battled back to regain his lead on the final day with a four-day total of 60 pounds, 1 ounce. During his 18-year career he has won Tour events in Florida, Mississippi, New York, Arkansas, Maryland and now Kentucky.
“My strategy in the past would be to run down the lake and only fish places where I’d had bites in practice,” said Martin. “I’ve learned to have enough confidence in myself that I’m willing to fish places I’d never fished before. My Evinrude E-TEC G2 outboard allows me to run faster and farther than my competitors and that has made all the difference to win tournaments. I can focus 100% of my thoughts on finding the winning fish each day and not be distracted or need to worry about the performance or reliability of my ETEC G2. I also feel good knowing that my Evinrude engine is at least 75% cleaner than any other gas-powered outboard on the water. Evinrude’s ETEC G2 delivers the performance I demand, while at the same time helping to protect and preserve the environment that is vital to this sport.”
“All of us at Evinrude congratulate Scott on his outstanding performance and well-deserved win,” said Olivier Pierini, Evinrude director of global marketing and strategic planning. “We are proud to provide the engines relied on by so many top anglers. When your livelihood comes down to seconds, Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines deliver the torque and fuel economy needed to get you to the podium.”
The 2017 FLW Tour continues on April 27-30 at Beaver Lake, Arkansas.
BRP’s Evinrude engine line up, from 3.5 to 300 HP, offers customers superior value across a full range of applications. The all-new Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines are now available from 150 to 300 HP. Engines are available at authorized Evinrude dealerships worldwide. Follow Evinrude on Facebook at www.facebook.com/brpevinrude.
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