Necessity is said to be the mother of all invention. John Oliverio needed a better way to catch fish. While fishing the grass flats in Sarasota Bay, Oliverio found he needed to be able to stop his boat quickly and precisely to catch the fish that he knew were there. From that necessity, he invented what would come to be known as the Power-Pole Shallow Water Anchor.
Power-Pole Shallow Water Anchors are standard additions on many of the flashy, go-fast boats of famous fishing-industry professionals — and they’re commonly spotted in the winner’s circle of major fishing tournaments. Sure, Power-Pole Shallow Water Anchors have their righteous place among esteemed charter captains, famous fishermen and respected anglers, but they do also have a humble side.
While Power-Pole Shallow Water Anchors are nearly standard additions for Southern boating anglers, fishermen in the Northeast are also catching on to their myriad benefits.
Team Power-Pole pro angler Chris Lane hosted the 12th Annual "Reeling In Future Pros" Kids' Tournament at Bucky Howe Park in Guntersville, AL. Power-Pole Shallow Water Anchors was one of the event's title sponsors.
Power-Pole Shallow Water Anchors was proud to partner with Reunite the Fight for the second annual Operation Semper Fish in Fort Myers to give military veterans some well deserved down time on the water.
Crappie anglers are loaded with passion and there’s no more dedicated crappie hound than Power-Pole ambassador Charles Bunting. Bunting, a 3-time Crappie National Champion has fished for sac-au-lait competitively for over 32 years so you bet he knows a thing or two about catching crappie during the summer months.
JL Marine Systems vice president Robert Shamblin was part of a coalition of over 300 industry stakeholders from the National Marine Manufacturers Association that gathered for the American Boating Congress 2019 in Washington, D.C. this week.
While Power-Pole products unquestionably give a major competitive advantage to boating anglers via innumerable fish-catching features, kayaking anglers can also harness the advanced designs of Power-Pole in the form of the compact Micro Spike Driver Unit and Spike.Mississippi-born Power-Pole Kayak Ambassador Josh Deshauteurs employs the Power-Pole Micro Driver and Spike in myriad situations when paddling.
Walleye can be notably tough customers to fool into a strike. Longtime walleye pro and Power-Pole Ambassador Chase Parsons has a few tricks up his sleeve to dial marble-eyes in for the spring feed.
Brandon Cobb continued to dominate the BASS Elite Series circuit to start the season with a win at the Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest on Lake Fork Texas. Cobb finished with a total weight of 114 pounds -- including 29-15 on the final day-- to earn the B.A.S.S. Century Belt.