Friday, March 4, 2016
Raymarine and its Bassmaster Elite Series Pro-Ambassadors are headed to Tulsa, Oklahoma for the biggest event in bass fishing – the 2016 GEICO Bassmaster Classic.
Raymarine veterans Brandon Lester, Bernie Schultz, Chris Zaldain, 2012 Bassmaster Classic Champion Chris Lane will be fishing the tournament along with 2 new members for 2016:
John Crews, is a 10-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier, the 2010 Elite Series Champion, and a 3-time FLW Championship qualifier. As a professional, John has accumulated over $1 million in tournament winnings including a $100,000 win on the California Delta during the 2010 Bassmaster Elite Series.
Bill Lowen, from Brookville, Indiana has been fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series for 10 years, and is a 5-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier. Bill’s top finish to-date at the classic was 10th place in the 2012 event.
Fishing legend Jimmy Houston will be making a special presentation in the Raymarine booth on Friday at 12:45 PM, and again at 1:00 PM on Sunday.
Bassmaster Elite Angler and TV personality Timmy Horton will present a seminar in the Raymarine booth on Friday at 2:00 PM, Saturday at 11:00 AM and again on Sunday at 11:00 AM.
At the Expo, Raymarine will have its full line of electronics for freshwater fishing on display including the all-new Dragonfly™ 7-PRO and the tournament-tested eS-Series Multifunction Displays with CHIRP DownVision and CHIRP SideVision™.
New Dragonfly 7PRO
New Ocean Scout TK
Also on display will be the all-new FLIR OceanScout TK handheld thermal camera. Priced at $699, the pocket-sized FLIR OceanScout creates images using infrared heat, rather than visible light. It's the perfect companion on the water, and in the great outdoors too