2014 ProAm Sponsors

Become a Sponsor

Airing nationally on multiple networks each week, the IFA Pro AM Tour offers excellent brand visibility for its partners and sponsor companies. In addition to television exposure, sponsors of the IFA Pro AM Tour also benefit from excellent on-site coverage, as well as high profile website placement and social media content. 2014 sponsor applications are available today. Please contact the IFA Redfish Tour directly at 941-266-5338 or email cb@palmerconrad.com.

Our Amazing Sponsors


Cabelas_DS_WFO_4c[1]Cabela’s is celebrating over 50 years as a direct marketer and specialty retailer of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor recreation merchandise, based in Sidney, Nebraska. ts direct marketing operation is one of the largest in the United States. The company was founded by Richard N. Cabela in 1961. Catalogs – The foundation of the company is its world-famous catalog business. The company produces nearly 100 different catalogs per year, including specialty books focusing on such outdoor pursuits as archery, fly-fishing and boating, as well as massive Spring and Fall Master catalogs. Internationally known as a source of affordable, high-quality outdoor equipment, Cabela’s catalogs are shipped to all 50 states and 125 countries.

Read more here at www.cabelas.com.


Ranger BoatsHeadquartered in Flippin, Ark., Ranger Boats is the nation’s largest manufacturer of premium fiberglass fishing boats, which include series of bass, multi-species, fish ‘n play and saltwater boats. Founded in 1968 by Forrest L. Wood, Ranger Boats continues its commitment to building the highest-quality, strongest-performing boats on the water. From a humble start of only 6 boats that first year, Ranger has grown into an internationally known household name. It’s the boat of choice for NASCAR, Chevy Trucks, Cabela’s, the Wal-Mart FLW Tour and countless other tournament trails and leading organizations around the world.

Read more here at www.rangerboats.com.


Mercury_HiVis_Lockup_1C[1]Mercury Marine® is a large company with locations, employees, and dealers all around the world. We love the outdoors. We love engineering. And we love to go fast. Save a place for us in the boat!
Go to www.mercurymarine.com for more info…

Lucas Oil

Lucas OilLucas Oil Products is one of the fastest-growing additive lines in the consumer automotive, marine and motocross industries, featuring a line of oils, grease and problem-solving additives. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil Products has established itself as the top selling additive line in many sport industries.

Read more here at www.lucasoil.com.

Ram Trucks

RAM TrucksRam Trucks was established as a subsidiary of Chrysler in 2009, as a spinoff from Dodge, using the name of the popular Dodge Ram line of pickups that is now sold under the Ram banner. According to Chrysler, the Ram brand will concentrate on “real truck customers,” rather than casual truck buyers who buy trucks for image or style.

Read more here at www.ramtrucks.com.

Hobie Fishing

HobieIn the form of lightweight fishing platforms from Hobie. We think we’ve achieved Hobie’s dream of over 50 years ago by offering the most innovative, affordable, highest quality watersports products on the market.

The Company’s commitment to quality and owner satisfaction is unparalleled in the industry. Hobie Cat gives you proven products, excellent service, and a 33-year track record of leadership in the industry.

Read more here at www.hobiecat.com/fishing/.


Minkota Motors2009 marked the 75th anniversary of Minn Kota® Motors. That’s 75 years of innovation. Of power. 75 years on the water, with the best-built trolling motors in the world. And we’re just getting started. Since its founding, Minn Kota has led the way in product innovation and cutting-edge technology. Our list of Minn Kota “firsts” supports this commitment to trolling motor development and the fishing community. Products include trolling motors, shallow water anchors, battery chargers and more.

Read more here at www.minnkotamotors.com.


HummingbirdFor over 30 years we’ve been America’s favorite Fishfinder – the leading innovator of Side Imaging technology – providing recreational and professional anglers difference-making days out on the water, day after day, year after year.

Humminbird introduced fishfinders, depth sounders, marine radios and GPS systems to anglers. In fact, many of the exciting innovative products and features that are in wide use today were our creation. We continue to introduce smart technology and cutting-edge products for anglers and their families to get the most out of their getaways, daytrips and fishing adventures.

Read more here at www.humminbird.com.


Power-PoleSport fishing requires the ability to stop your boat and work an area quickly and quietly as you spot or catch your fish. With the Power-Pole® shallow water anchor’s advanced technology you can stop your boat quickly and quietly with the touch of a button and keep your boat securely in place, even in heavy wind and current. A Power-Pole anchor is also eco-friendly and causes no damage to the environment. The Power-Pole patented design achieves an amazing balance of strength and flexibility. This allows you to apply maximum anchoring force as soon as the spike hits the bottom, for immediate stopping power without damage to the anchor or transom.

Read more here at www.power-pole.com.


BerkleyYou have a passion for the sport. And so do we. That’s what’s made us the world’s leading fishing tackle company. Passion. Berkley is the premium brand of fishing tackle that fuels your passion for fishing, offering the broadest array of innovative solutions developed by anglers who share your commitment to the sport.

Read more here at www.berkley-fishing.com.

Gulp Alive

Gulp AliveGulp! Alive! is the next generation in Gulp! technology. To fish it looks alive, feels alive and tastes alive! Gulp! Alive! baits are natural shapes, and used bait may be returned to the bucket for recharging. Larger, longer Gulp! shapes are now available in Gulp! Alive! in wide-mouth, tip-resistant oval buckets.

Read more here at www.berkley-fishing.com/products/soft-bait/gulp-alive.

Gulp Saltwater

Gulp SaltwaterBerkley Gulp! looks alive, feels alive and tastes alive! These baits are available in many popular freshwater and saltwater shapes and colors. When fishing with Gulp!, it is important to fish the bait slowly and allow the bait to do what it is intended to do, disperse scent.

Read more here at www.berkley-fishing.com/products/soft-bait/gulp.


PENN ReelsEver since Otto Henze founded the PENN Fishing Tackle Company in 1932 we have been at the forefront of modern reel design and production. We pride ourselves on the fact that millions of experienced anglers around the world put their faith in using PENN products every day.

Our reels have set records in nearly every IGFA classification. No matter where you fish, or what you fish for, look to PENN to perform flawlessly now and in the future. We are proud of our rich and storied history.

Read more here at www.pennreels.com.


SpiderWireSpiderwire rides at the crest of the new wave of fishing equipment hitting the sport in the last ten years. What started in California as part of a technologically advanced research project having nothing to do with fishing has become the cutting-edge fishing line of choice for aggressive anglers who demand the highest quality and performance.

Spiderwire takes you where the fish are. And it makes sure you bring them home. With superlines and monofilament lines to match your toughest demands, Spiderwire isn’t just a leader in the premium fishing line category – it’s in a category all by itself.

Read more here at www.spiderwire.com.


AMP_Logo_Base[1]Breaking into the high-end sport optics market is no small undertaking. At Amphibia, we resolved to build a product that nobody else offers, using methods that nobody else is using, optimized for life on water and land. Amphibia frames are designed to fit comfortably no matter how your face is shaped, to stay firmly in place through your most physical activities, and to float in water. On top of all this, Amphibia products are built to last, ensuring that they’ll stand up to whatever you can dish out, time and time again.Blue Point

Arctic Ice

Arctic-Ice_logo[1][5] copyArctic Ice™ is a new brand of rugged ice-substitute cooler packs that maintain low temperatures longer than ice or “blue gel” products. The active ingredient, PureTemp™, is a plant-oil derived “phase-change material” (PCM). Arctic Ice is reusable, non-toxic and biodegradable and is not derived from petroleum products or alcohol like most other cooler inserts.

Blue PointWe are manufactures of T-tops, Poling Platforms, Casting Platforms, Rod Racks, Lean Post, arches, davits, Rails, Seats, Tanks, Brackets, Rocket Launchers… To just about anything made of aluminum.

Read more here at www.bluepointfabrication.com.

Bob’s Machine Shop

Bob's Machine ShopThe mission of Bob’s Machine is to market innovative, high-quality marine products targeted at anglers and performance boaters who value their sport and leisure time – and demand the very best. We believe quality creates its own demand.

Read more here at www.bobsmachineshop.com.

NBC Sports

nbc-outdoors.jpgNBCSports.com powered by NBCNews.com provides up-to-the minute sports scores, news, rumors, fantasy coverage, video and more. The NFL, NBA, NHL, college football and college basketball, tennis, golf, NASCAR, soccer, horse racing and more are covered in real time. NBCSports.com also devotes special coverage to the Olympic Games.

Read more here at http://nbcsports.msnbc.com.


MAV TVMAVTV is first and foremost of Americans, By Americans and for Americans. It’s a network built on a legacy of speed, power danger and endurance. It’s entertainment for real people featuring real life in all of its unapologetic blue jean and t-shirt glory.

Unlike other networks that serve up much of the same old content you’ve been watching for years, MAVTV brings you plenty of never-before-seen high definition exclusives. It’s fresh, original content finely tuned to beat the typical television watching experience. Comedy, Movies, Action Sports, Adventure and More…all in fantastic HD detail.

Read more here at www.mavtv.com.


Pursuit Logo BlackThe Pursuit Channel’s main goal is to create a network that is in touch with outdoor enthusiasts from all walks of life. With roots deep in the outdoor industry, we are most at home searching for content that puts you in the middle of the action from the comfort of your home. It is owned and operated by people who understand this vibrant way of life. Founder and CEO, Rusty Faulk, had produced Rusty Faulk Outdoors for over 20 years along with partner and Co-Founder Merrill Sport, who has worked with over 300 sporting goods manufacturers during his 25-year career. With these backgrounds, it is easy to see why Pursuit is in tune with you . . . the outdoor community. We’re all cut from the same camo cloth!

Read more here at www.pursuitchannel.com.

World Fishing Network

World Fishing NetworkWorld Fishing Network is a multi-platform brand that shares in every angler’s passion and adventure for fishing. As the leading entertainment destination and digital resource for anglers throughout North America, we distribute diverse, engaging content to fishing and outdoor lifestyle enthusiasts.

WFN is the only 24/7 television network dedicated to all segments of fishing with programming that covers instruction, tips, tournaments, travel, food, boating, outdoor lifestyle and more. WFN’s wide-ranging programming lineup includes a selection of the best international series and the most diverse species coverage of any outdoor network.

Read more here at www.worldfishingnetwork.com.

TX Channel

Time Warner Cable’s exclusive Texas Channel offers a mix of syndicated and original local programming to more than 1 million Texans. Programming highlights include high school and college athletics from Time Warner Cable Sports, the Big 12 Conference, and the Southland Conference, as well as special events and Texas-themed outdoor and lifestyle shows.

Read more here at www.timewarnercable.com/texas/texaschannel/.

General Tire

General Tire

General Tire continues the tradition of offering a complete line of quality, ultra-high performance, passenger, light truck, off-road, and commercial tires. While the General Tire engineering team continues to develop state-of-the-art technologies such as Duragen, 3D Sipe, and Monitor Technology, the red letter GrabberTM continues to be the trademark of the General Tire brand.

Read more here at www.generaltire.com.

Valley Fashions

ValleyFashions-sm2Valley Fashions specializes in designing and manufacturing all types of custom apparel: from day-to-day corporate wear to team wear to rugged waterproof outdoor gear. Right from the design of the graphics to the final sewing details, all our apparel is domestically made right here in North America. Our vivid graphics are achieved through our true dye sublimation process: a method that produces unparallelled sharpness, stunning color and maximum durability for all of our garments. Valley Fashions is your source for custom dye-sublimated apparel that you won’t find anywhere else.

Read more here at www.valleyfashions.com.

Mustang Survival

Established in 1967, Mustang Survival has been designing and manufacturing lifesaving solutions for more than 45 years. Through constant innovation and application of new technologies, Mustang Survival is the leading supplier of quality flotation and personal protective equipment to the most demanding maritime and aviation customers including the Coast Guard, Law Enforcement, Water Rescue Teams, Fighter Pilots, Commercial Mariners and Recreational boaters.

Read more here at www.mustangsurvival.com.


The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies has always lived up to its name by being one step ahead of the insurance industry, and finding new and affordable insurance solutions. We began in 1937 with the first drive-in claims office, became the first to introduce reduced rates for low-risk drivers, and then changed the insurance shopping experience by offering comparison rates on the Web.

Read more here at www.progressive.com.





Our tag line is our mantra; Super Easy. Super Fast.™ It’s how our products work and it’s how we conduct business with our customers and suppliers. Our commitment to “Super Easy, Super Fast” separates us from the competition. We’re nimble, innovative and service-minded. We enjoy our work and it shows. www.supercleanbrands.com