Strader wins at Kentucky lake, Lake Norman in rare back-to-back feat
Home page photo: Seigo Saito/ B.A.S.S.
Ranger Pro Wesley Strader claimed victory at the Bassmaster Open on Lake Norman. Photo: Andy Crawford/ B.A.S.S.
Strader wins Bassmaster Elite Series on Kentucky Lake. Photo: Seigo Saito/ B.A.S.S.
Ranger Pro Bryan Thrift Wins 2019 FLW Cup
Ranger Boats pro angler Bryan Thrift won the 2019 FLW Cup on Lake Hamilton with a three-day weight of 38 pounds, 7 ounces. Thrift led wire-to-wire and took the win on the final day as the only angler to bring in a two-digit bag. For his efforts, Thrift won the $300,000 first-place prize.
Ranger Boats is providing additional incentives for potential boat buyers of select in-stock models this month with the announcement of its 2019 In-Stock Summer Savings promotion. With limited-time-only offers geared for both fiberglass and pontoon customers, qualifying purchases will receive strong benefits including a $4 per engine horsepower factory rebate from now until August 31, 2019.
No Frills, All Fun: Ranger's New Classic Series Pontoons
Showing diversity and a commitment to gaining market share in the pontoon segment, Ranger debuted a quartet of affordable and capable pontoons that check most every box for families with diverse interests looking to get on the water. The Classic Series is comprised of Fish and Cruise models available in 20' and 18' packages, specifically the 200F, 200C, 180F and 180C.
New Aluminum Tiller Model from Ranger
Ranger's aluminum Deep V models have enjoyed growth paralleling their success, and for 2020 the lineup is growing again. The newest addition is a 16' tiller-steered model with a host of features that make it stand out among comparable boats. At the heart of the VS1660T is Ranger's proven VS1660 hull, but without a console, opening up the cockpit.
Ranger Storms Luxury Pontoon Market
Comfort has long been a feature of many Ranger boats, but for 2020, comfort takes center stage as Ranger unveils the LS Series of luxury pontoons, the 2500LS and 2300LS. Every facet of these tritoons is steeped in elegance, from the all-black powder coated 26" logs to the plush, pillowtop seating and luxury woven PVC flooring.
All-New Ranger RT188p
Ranger's wildly successful RT188 has enjoyed seven years of success, and the 2020 version receives a host of key upgrades, most notably a setback transom, pad-bottom hull, an all-new fiberglass bow panel and warranted installation of dual Power-Poles.
Exciting Enhancements Come to 2020 Ranger Bass Boats
For the 2020 model year, Ranger's enhancements to its legendary bass boat line include more muscle, more vibrancy and greater factory-rigged capability.
New Ranger RB200
With the introduction of the all-new RB200, Ranger's RB Series adds a bigger brother to the acclaimed RB190.
All-New Ranger FS PRO Series Heralds Next Generation of Multispecies Boat
Ranger's highly acclaimed FS line of Deep V multispecies boats has been expanded to include new models with all-new designs, upgrades and greater capability.
Ranger Pro David Dudley Wins Historic Fourth FLW Tour Angler of the Year Title
Ranger Boats pro angler David Dudley made history by winning his fourth FLW Angler of the Year title at the last regular-season stop for the FLW Tour on Lake Champlain. Coming into the season, Dudley was tied with Andy Morgan and Clark Wendlandt at three AOY titles. Dudley's seventh-place finish at the Lake Champlain event vaulted him to the top of the AOY rankings.
Ranger Pro Robert Walser Ties Record for Most Wins on BFL
Ranger Boats pro angler Robert Walser tied the record for wins on the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) by taking first in the most recent BFL North Carolina Division tournament on High Rock Lake. The longtime Ranger Pro notch his 13th BFL circuit win and tied the all-time win record held by Rick Shaffer.
Murray State University Anglers Qualify for Ranger Cup University Team of the Year Challenge
Murray State University anglers Adam Puckett and Blake Albertson qualified for the 2019 Ranger Cup University Team of the Year Challenge with a win at the recent YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on the Potomac River. The duo will face Bethel University anglers in the winner-take-all Ranger Cup University Team of the Year Challenge later this year.
Bethel University Anglers Qualify for Ranger Cup University Team of the Year Challenge
Bethel University anglers Cole Floyd and Carter McNeil qualified for the 2019 Ranger Cup University Team of the Year Challenge with a win at the recent Boat U.S. Collegiate Bass Fishing Series National Championship. The duo also made history as the first ever back-to-back national champions in one of college fishing's most prestigious events, hosted on Pickwick and Wilson Lakes.
Ranger Pros Head to Table Rock Lake for MLF Bass Pro Tour Stage Six
Ranger Pro anglers have their sights set on Table Rock Lake for the upcoming MLF Bass Pro Tour event set for May 17-22. The clear-water lake is situated in the Ozark Mountains of Missouri and Arkansas and is sure to deliver big bass. While many fans enjoy watching the live broadcast of the action, local fans can attend many of the activities planned during the event.
Ranger Pro Zach Axtman Tops Record-Size Field at First NWT Event of 2019
Falling water and fluctuating conditions told Zach Axtman that he'd need to soak his bait with a slip bobber rig to keep action coming at the opening event of the 2019 National Walleye Tour presented by Cabela's and Bass Pro Shops on Lake Winnebago.
In recognition and appreciation of service men and women across the country, Ranger Boats is offering engine horsepower rebates and other exclusive items to current and former military personnel through the 2019 "Operation Troop Salute" sales program. The retail promotion, available on qualifying new boat purchases made from authorized Ranger dealers, runs May 1 to December 31, 2019.
Ranger Boats Pros Sweep Weekend with Wins on Bass Pro Shops Tour and FLW Tour
Ranger Boats Pros Jeremy Lawyer and Jacob Powroznik swept this weekend's major tour events with Lawyer taking first at the FLW Tour event on Grand Lake in Oklahoma and Powroznik topping the leaderboard at Major League Fishing's Bass Pro Tour Stage Three out of Raleigh, North Carolina. Powroznik won $100,000 for his finish while Lawyer took home the $100,000 first-place prize along with an extra $25,000 in Ranger Cup winnings.
Ranger Extends Retail Sales Offers
Following a recent peak in retail activity and the late arrival of spring for many parts of the country, Ranger Boats is providing a limited-time extension of incentives for potential fiberglass and saltwater boat buyers. The 30-day extension for qualifying purchases delivers bonus benefits up to $2,950 in combined retail value for eligible models.
David Fritts Inducted into Hall of Fame
Longtime Ranger pro angler David Fritts has been selected for induction into the 2019 Bass Fishing Hall of Fame class. Fritts has had a successful career fishing Bassmaster series and the FLW Tour for more than 20 years.
Adrian College Anglers Win Ranger Cup University Team of the Year Challenge
Jack Hippe and Nick Czajka, collegiate anglers from Adrian College, won the Ranger Cup University Team of the Year Challenge in a winner-take-all, made-for-TV event on Texas' Fayette County Reservoir, a power plant lake located in south central Texas.
Ranger Boats Announces 2019 Retail Sales Programs
Ranger Boats is providing additional incentives for potential boat buyers this year with the announcement of its 2019 retail sales promotions. With limited-time-only offers geared for both fiberglass and aluminum customers, qualifying purchases will receive benefits up to $2,950 in combined retail value for eligible models.
Ranger Boats Introduces Fish & Cruise Pontoon Models
Ranger Boats brings together the best of both worlds with the introduction of the new Ranger® Reata® 223FC and 220FC. These all-new boats combine features for both cruising and fishing into multi-use designs to accommodate families and anglers. Sharp, new aesthetics and styling have been integrated in both Fish & Cruise as well as Ranger's existing Fish Series and Cruise Series, updating the entire lineup for 2019.
RANGER CUP UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES 2019 PROGRAM DETAILS
Collegiate bass anglers will have more opportunity to cash in on tournament success in 2019 thanks to the continued support of Ranger Cup University. The contingency program, designed by Ranger Boats exclusively for college anglers, is free of charge and open to any college angler, regardless of the brand of boat they own.
All-new Deep V Aluminum models
Ranger’s popular Deep V Aluminum line of boats is expanding with the introduction of the all-new VX1888, VX1788 and VS1660 models. Ranger Boats’ aluminum line has seen explosive growth due to an unrelenting commitment to delivering innovative designs, feature-packed interiors and unrivaled styling.
Wired2Fish Reviews Ranger Z521L
Wired2Fish President Terry Brown reviews his new 521L.
Rose is 2018 FLW AOY
Ranger Boats Pro Mark Rose was officially awarded the 2018 FLW Tour Angler of the Year award during the Forrest Wood Cup at Lake Ouachita, Arkansas. The longtime Ranger pro has shown remarkable consistency and is widely regarded as one of the best sticks on tour. Along with the title, Rose was awarded $100,000.
2019 New Ranger Aluminum RT Series
Since the initial venture into the aluminum boat market in 2013, Ranger Boats quickly became the industry's fastest growing aluminum boat brand. Value-packed and feature-laden, the lineup of the 2019 RT Aluminum Series brings a fresh, new look along with additional features built specifically for bass and multi species anglers.
All-new Z519L and Z518L
Ranger Boats continues the legacy of leading the industry in design and innovation with the extension its popular L Series line of tournament bass boats to include the all-new Z518L Comanche and Z519L Comanche. The L Series of boats are built upon a celebrated hull design that delivers unmatched quality and fishability. The budget-friendly and venerable Z518 and Z519 boats have also adopted the design and styling of the L Series.
Ranger Boats: Proud to be Made in America
Flippin, Arkansas-based Ranger Boats had the honor of representing the state of Arkansas at The White House this week. The event was part of President Trump's "Made in America Product Showcase" on Monday, July 23, highlighting each state's effort and commitment to American-made goods and products. The showcase featured a limited-edition Ranger Z521L ICON prominently displayed on the White House South Lawn
Ranger Pro Korey Sprengel Wins Cabela's National Walleye Tour Event on Lake Winnebago
Ranger Boats Pro Korey Sprengel of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, weighed a total of 35.33 pounds of walleye to win the season-opening event of the 2018 Cabela's National Walleye Tour (NWT) on Lake Winnebago, May 11. Thanks to Ranger Cup contingency Sprengel walked away with a brand-new Ranger 620FS plus a Mercury outboard, $15,000 and $2,635 in Anglers Advantage cash for a total of $82,635 in winnings.
Ranger Cup University’s Team of the Year Challenge Heads to Lake Guntersville with Lee brothers on board
The “Big G” in north Alabama will play host to the Ranger Cup University Team of the Year championship, but with an interesting a twist: Ranger pros Matt and Jordan Lee will be at the disposal of the finalists to offer hints and advice on topics ranging from dissecting the fishery itself, to pursuing a pro fishing career and procuring sponsors.
Strader wins at Kentucky lake
The final day of the Berkley Bassmaster Elite at Kentucky Lake presented by Abu Garcia threw Wesley Strader the right pitch, and he knocked it out of the park.
Strader, a first-year Elite Series pro from Spring City, Tenn., caught a final-day limit of five bass that weighed 20 pounds, 11 ounces and earned his first Elite Series victory with a four-day total of 80-4.
Ranger Pro Bryan Thrift Wins FLW Tour Event on Lake Cumberland
Ranger Boats Pro Bryan Thrift brought in a total of 70 pounds, 2 ounces, to win the FLW Tour event at Lake Cumberland, April 12. The victory puts the angler in the lead for the FLW Tour Angler of the Year race. Thrift won the $100,000 first-place prize along with an additional $25,000 in Ranger Cup winnings.
Ronnie McCoy pro winner Costa FLW Series at Santee Cooper
Before the Costa FLW Series Southeastern Division event on Santee Cooper began, there was a little saying going around that was the tipoff for an impending slugfest: Bring ’em big, or bust.
Ranger Pros Dominate 2018 Bassmaster Classic
If Jordan Lee’s star was rising last year when he won the 2017 Bassmaster Classic on Texas’ Lake Conroe, you might say it went supernova as he claimed his second Classic victory in four appearances in 2018 on South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell. With his win, Lee joins an exclusive club of legends to have won back-to-back Classics
Bassmaster Classic to feature 12 Ranger pros
Legendary boat brand Ranger Boats will be represented by 12 of the world's top professional bass anglers when the 2018 Bassmaster Classic is contested on South Carolina's Lake Hartwell on March 16-18. The group of Ranger pro anglers includes two former Classic Champions and three anglers who finished in the top-10 Elite Series Angler of the Year standings in 2017.
Ranger Pro Chris Johnston Wins FLW Tour Event on Harris Chain of Lakes
Ranger Boats Pro Chris Johnston brought in a total of 79 pounds, 6 ounces, to win the FLW Tour event at Harris Chain of Lakes, Feb. 25. The victory puts him in the lead for the FLW Tour Angler of the Year race. Johnston won the $100,000 first-place prize along with an additional $25,000 in Ranger Cup winnings.
Ranger pro Takahiro Omori wins first Bassmaster Elite event of 2018 season
Ranger Pro Takahiro Omori won the Bassmaster Elite Series event on Alabama's Lake Martin on February 11 with a four-day total of 59 pounds, 8 ounces. The longtime Ranger pro adds another victory for a total of seven B.A.S.S. wins and leads the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year race.
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