Posts Tagged 'Kim Emery'

Irish Setter® Traveler Shoes Are Stylish & Comfortable

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RED WING, MN (June 2017) —Irish Setter Traveler shoes provide stylish comfort. The non-marking Traveler’s RPM sole technology reduces weight while providing exceptional comfort and durability. A cushy memory foam footbed and supple full-grain leathers enhance the comfort level. Stylish stitching gives these shoes a relaxed, casual look perfect for evenings, weekends or work. These casual shoes are built with the same quality found in the legendary line of Irish Setter boots.

Men’s Traveler Shoes (sizes 8-12, 13, 14 in D and EE widths)

  • Style #3806** is an oxford in brown, $109.99*
  • Style #3804** is an oxford in tan, $109.99*
  • Style #3805* is a chukka in tan, $119.99*
  • Style #3808 is a chukka in gray, $119.99*
  • Style #3812 is a slip-on in gray, $109.99*

“Traveler shoes are inspired by the looks of our traditional boots and the lightweight feel of athletic shoes,” explained Charley Bryant, Irish Setter Line Manager at Red Wing Shoe Company.

Traveler shoes will be available at leading outdoor retailers in July 2018. Visit www.irishsetterboots.com for the retailer nearest you.
About Irish Setter

Based in Red Wing, MN, Irish Setter is a division of Red Wing Shoe Company that produces a full line of performance hunting boots and rugged outdoor casual footwear. Irish Setter continues to use leading technologies and the finest materials to offer customers the highest quality outdoor footwear. For more information about Irish Setter’s heritage, products and retailers, visit www.irishsetterboots.com.

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About Firefly Publicity

Visit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

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JACKSON KAYAK CRUISE FD WITH FLEX DRIVE OFFERS ANOTHER PEDAL OPTION

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SPARTA, TN (JULY 2017)   – Pedal or paddle with the Jackson Kayak Cruise FD all-purpose kayak. Built for the recreational paddler and powered by the unique Flex Drive system, the Cruise FD adapts to any paddling needs including fishing. The Flex Drive is easily deployed with the flip of a lever to aid in launching and beaching, provides easy access to the propeller to remove weeds and an interchangeable electric motor head unit will be released in 2018.

The Jackson Kayak Cruise FD kayak features the patent-pending Flex Drive system which allows for hands-free forward and reverse propulsion. Jackson Kayak’s Flex Drive System can quickly adapt from deep to shallow water navigation without having to move the main pedal drive unit.

Kayakers will appreciate these Cruise FD features:

  • Patent-pending Flex Drive for hands-free forward and reverse propulsion
  • Tri-prop propeller is protected by a dagger board for navigating shallow waters
  • Hinged prop cover can be opened while the prop is raised to easily clean any debris and completed closed and sealed when the drive is deployed
  • Built on the Cruise hull with less rocker for better speed and increased flatwater tracking
  • Ergo Seat with 3D breathable mesh fabric and lumbar support can be reclined for better positioning for pedaling. With Hi-Lo and Fore-Aft trimming for better comfort and ergonomics while pedaling. The Ergo seat can also be removed for use on shore.
  • Standing pad for comfort while standing
  • Large bow hatch with easy opening latches
  • Small rear day hatch with additional bungees for securing gear
  • Integrated rudder control system for easy steering while pedaling
  • Track systems for easy customization with fishing or other accessories
  • Suggested retail $ 2,199

“The Cruise FD expands on the new Jackson Kayak Flex Drive family with a solid recreational platform that is quick, nimble and ready for casual tours or customized for fishing adventures,” explained Damon Bungard, Jackson Kayak Product Manager.

About Jackson Kayak

Jackson Kayak was founded in 2003 by Eric Jackson and Tony Lunt. Located in Sparta, Tennessee, near the Caney Fork River, Jackson Kayak designs, builds, and manufactures leading whitewater, fishing and exploration paddlesports products. With the motto “Build it like it’s your own”, all products are Made in the USA in growing support of the local Tennessee economy. Market leaders in both the whitewater and kayak fishing, kayak manufacturing and strong in the exploration sector, Jackson Kayak continues to introduce new product lines each year. Jackson Kayak’s success is largely due to delivering high quality products through paddlesports specialty shops globally; all supported by regional, national and international team members who are engaged to promote the paddling lifestyle.

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About Firefly Publicity

Visit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

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JACKSON KAYAK’S LISKA OFFERS KAYAK ANGLERS A VERSATILE, STABLE FISHING PLATFORM AT A GREAT PRICE POINT

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SPARTA, TN (July 24, 2017) The Liska is a reborn version of our best-selling Cuda series. Wider, more stable and updated with features that entry-level kayak anglers are looking for … and experienced anglers demand.  The Liska is well-suited to a wide variety of water types and fishing styles and includes functional versatility for any fishing style.  This boat will be ideal for value-minded kayak anglers focused on flat water conditions who want more portability than some larger, heavier models.

Kayak anglers will appreciate these Liska features:

  • Wider hull creates a more stable standing platform than the original Cuda, meaning it is better suited to larger paddlers, beginners and more gear.
  • Stand and sit with ease – comfortable, padded standing area is standard.
  • Hi-Lo Ergo seat system features hi/lo positioning and track-mounted seat system means infinite trimming fore and aft.  The seat can still easily be removed for use at camp or lounging on the bank, or replacement with an Orion 25 Coolerwith Handibak.
  • Center hatch with easy fish-finder integration option and/or ample tackle storage while maximizing floor area. Accessory track on top of cover for mounting fish finders or other accessories.
  • Multiple rod, tackle and deck storage options.
  • Transducer ready
  • Gear tracks on either side of seat and on large open stern storage area.
  • Flush mount rod holders
  • Standard accessories like RAM Mounts® fishing rod holder
  • Paddle holder molded in front hatch
  • Molded handle on stern

“The Liska is the namesake of Jan Liska, our European Team Manager who was killed in an avalanche while skiing in the French Alps,” explained Jackson Kayak Product Manager Damon Bungard. “Jan was a pioneer for kayak fishing in Europe, and wanted nothing more than to share his passion with others. We think he’d be very stoked on what the Liska offers as an overall package to beginning and advanced kayak anglers, and hope you will too.”

The Liska will available Spring 2018 at Jackson Kayak dealers. Manufacturer suggested retail price is $1,349.

About Jackson Kayak

Jackson Kayak was founded in 2003 by Eric Jackson and Tony Lunt. Located in Sparta, Tennessee, near the Caney Fork River, Jackson Kayak designs, builds, and manufactures leading whitewater, fishing and exploration paddlesports products. With the motto “Build it like it’s your own”, all of their products are Made in the USA in growing support of the local Tennessee economy. Market leaders in both the whitewater and kayak fishing, kayak manufacturing and strong in the exploration sector, Jackson Kayak continues to introduce new product lines each year. Jackson Kayak’s success is largely due to delivering high quality products through paddlesports specialty shops globally; all supported by regional, national and international team members who are engaged to promote the paddling lifestyle.

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About Firefly Publicity

Visit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

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FireDisc® Portable Propane Cookers Easily Cook Fish, Seafood & More On The Go

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HOUSTON, TX (June 2017) –FireDisc is revolutionizing how fishermen cook shore lunch and how outdoorsmen cook in camp. FireDisc is a robust cooking device that was made to travel with you in your truck or boat. FireDisc seasons like a cast iron skillet producing excellent fish anyway you like it. FireDisc can also boil large amounts of shrimp, fry seafood and it takes-down to fit in any boat, large or small, sets up easily to work dockside or convenient shore lunches on the go! Powder-coated and heavy duty built to last.

Better yet, FireDisc will cook virtually everything. It operates on a readily-available 16.4 oz. propane canister, fires up fast (no waiting for charcoal or fire), cooks for plenty of people, seasons like a cast iron skillet and cleans up quickly with just water.

FireDisc is massively overbuilt, incredibly easy to use and designed to last for years to come. It’s perfect for anyone who likes to fish, hunt, camp, RV, tailgate or just recreate outdoors all year around.

Why people love cooking with FireDisc Cookers:

  • Portable and easy to haul
  • Heats quickly with propane
  • Easy to clean with just water
  • Great for cooking for large groups
  • Perfect for cooking delicate items like fish and vegetables – no grates
  • Year-round cooking
  • Available in several sizes: 24” or 36”, shallow or deep

FireDisc President Griff Jaggard explains, “Everyone loves how easy FireDisc is to haul, set up, cook on and clean. It’s perfect for cooking in the great outdoors or even in your back yard.”

FireDiscs come in deep or shallow, short or tall, black or red and are available starting at $279.99 at firedisccookers.com and at select outdoor retailers and hardware stores across the country.

About FireDisc® Cookers

 A FireDisc® portable propane cooker is built to haul and cooks it all. Influenced by plow disc cookers from past generations, FireDisc® is an extremely well-built, high-performance cooking device designed for outdoorsmen. It gives you maximum portability and cooking versatility but with minimum effort. FireDisc® is easy to bring along (it takes down into three parts), fires up fast, cooks plenty of good food and cleans up quickly with just water.

Based in Houston, Texas, Fire-Disc® Cookers was founded by two brothers who share a passion for food and the outdoors – Griff and Hunter Jaggard. Growing up in Texas they had seen discada cooking and decided to improve upon that concept and developed premium, portable cookers and accessories. Now they are sharing this authentic border-style outdoor cooking method with the rest of the country and beyond. For more information, visit http://www.firedisccookers.com.

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About Firefly Publicity

Visit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

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New Pedal Craft & New Brand from Paddlesport Veterans Introducing the 360° / Angler from Blue Sky Boatworks

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SPARTA, TN (July 21, 2017) Jackson Kayak today announced the company will debut a new boat brand and the brand’s first model at Outdoor Retailer next week. Blue Sky Boatworks emerged from collaboration between Jackson Kayak’s development team and paddlesports veteran Andy Zimmerman and his design team, which includes multi-hull guru Jim Brown.

Built on a catamaran platform and manufactured by Jackson Kayak at its Tennessee facility, Blue Sky Boatworks will launch with the new 360° / Angler. Consumers will immediately notice the ease of entering the stable craft. Then they will also notice the boat’s efficiency and how quickly and comfortably they can cover water and pursue their passion – fishing, hunting, birding, photography, camping, fitness – whatever they love doing on the water.

The combination of these features makes the new 360° / Angler unique in the marketplace:

  • Effortless speed with Flex Drive system. Three-blade prop and 12:1 crank ratio equals more performance with less energy
  • Amazing stability with twin hull design. Stand, turn and walk bow to stern.
  • Personalized comfort with an ergonomic 360° swivel seat that can be raised and lowered and positioned for optimal positioning for pedaling.
  • Unmatched versatility with 34 square feet of deck space and multiple gear tracks to customize for pursuits.
  • Unique portability with quick disassembly. Trailer it, drop it in the back of a pick up or car-top it.
  • Flexible power. Easily converts from Flex Drive pedal to Flex Drive electric.
  • Convenient left-hand and right-hand rudder control at the seat.
  • Molded bow hatches for gear and rod storage or to accommodate batteries for fish finders, etc.
  • Bow frame extended to support optional front porch. Designed for extra gear and/or a dog, it can also support the user’s weight for sight fishing or landing a fish.
  • Ample space behind the seat to accommodate an Orion Cooler, tackle storage and platform for Power Pole® anchors.
  • Wheel assist is bungeed behind seat so it won’t drop in the water. Vertical post has extra gear track for mounting rod holders and transducer.

“We’re excited about this new concept and thrilled with the reception this prototype has received,” said Jackson Kayak’s Joe Pulliam. “We think when the industry sees it and demos it at Outdoor Retailer; Blue Sky Boatworks is going to create a lot of buzz.”

Learn more and get updates at BlueSkyBoatworks.com.

About Blue Sky Boatworks

Setting the goal of overcoming the limitations of more traditional kayaks, the Jackson Kayak product development team collaborated with paddlesports veteran Andy Zimmerman and his design team, including multi-hull guru Jim Brown. And Blue Sky Boatworks was born. Built on a catamaran platform and manufactured by Jackson Kayak at their Tennessee facility, Blue Sky Boatworks brings the freedom and joy of human-powered craft to the huge market daunted by the challenges of kayaks. Current pedal kayak owners are also very likely to cross over for the higher level of customization, performance and comfort. Blue Sky Boatworks delivers. BlueSkyBoatworks.com

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About Firefly Publicity

Visit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

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JACKSON KAYAK NIRVANA MOVES KAYAKERS THROUGH RAPIDS QUICKLY WITH CONFIDENCE

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SPARTA, TN (July 2016) Jackson Kayak’s Nirvana is a fast, race-ready creeking boat designed to move kayakers through rapids quickly and in control. The hull shares much of the Zen’s user-friendliness while the massive amount of rocker keeps the bow dry and clear of holes and waves. Racers will be delighted to paddle such a user-friendly and confidence-inspiring design in the 9-foot category. If you just want a river running/creek boat that has a high-end speed in the rapids but don’t plan on racing, the Nirvana won’t disappoint!

Creek runners will appreciate these Nirvana features:

• User-friendly hull shape allows racers to focus on their line and going fast versus just trying to keep the boat under control.
• Ample stability to eliminate unwanted bracing and increase forward paddling time.
• Unishock Bulkhead for easy adjustment (get super-tight for a race, or stay loose for a cruise) and for safety.
• Rocker profile allows for both a fast boat in pools and easy boofing.

“Providing our team and customers with the best boat options for competing in has been a Jackson Kayak mainstay. The Nirvana assures that creek racers have the boat they need to win while staying true to the Jackson Kayak way of making a high-end competition boat as a great option for the new paddlers as well. We have a lot of excited team members right now that have been counting the days to the release of this boat,” said Eric Jackson, Jackson Kayak President and Kayak Co-Designer with David Knight.
The Nirvana will be available at Jackson Kayak dealers in 2017. Manufacturer suggested retail price is $1,249.
About Jackson Kayak: Jackson Kayak was founded in 2003 by Eric Jackson and Tony Lunt. Located in Sparta, Tennessee, near the Caney Fork River, Jackson Kayak designs, builds, and manufactures leading whitewater, fishing and exploration paddlesports products. With the motto “Build it like it’s your own”, all products are Made in the USA in growing support of the local Tennessee economy. Market leaders in both the whitewater and kayak fishing, kayak manufacturing and strong in the exploration sector, Jackson Kayak continues to introduce new product lines each year. Jackson Kayak’s success is largely due to delivering high quality products through paddlesports specialty shops globally; all supported by regional, national and international team members who are engaged to promote the paddling lifestyle.

Nirvana
WEIGHT: 48 LBS
WIDTH: 25.5”
LENGTH: 9’

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About Firefly Publicity

Visit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

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JACKSON KAYAK TUPELO LT IS LIGHTERWEIGHT VERSION OF POPULAR TUPELO

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SPARTA, TN (July 2016) Jackson Kayak’s Tupelo LT is a lightweight, thermoformed version of the popular Tupelo recreational kayak series. This ultra-light version is comfortable, loaded with features and ideal for those looking for an all-around boat that’s light, comfortable and easy to use.

Kayakers will appreciate these Tupelo LT features:
• Lightweight at 35 lbs.(40 lbs. with seat) for gliding and transporting with ease
• Sit-inside design provides a lower center of gravity than sit-on-tops and offers better protection from weather
• Open cockpit design for easier entry/exit, easier to shoulder and minimizes weight
• Large cockpit design allows ample area for gear, dogs or extra passengers
• Stern hatch and bulkhead storage to secure gear. Hatch has rubber seal to keep water out
• Elite Seat System with Hi-Low and movable foot pegs for customized comfort
• Grab handles for easy transporting
• Standard accessories like a water bottle holder with Nalgene® bottle and screwed-in insert mount for Go Pro® cameras in several locations around the kayak
• Outfitted with YakAttack track systems to add accessories within easy reach
• Also available in Realtree AP® Camouflage

The Tupelo LT thermoform design provides nimble performance, easier transport and a streamlined look.

“So nice when loading on the car, so nice when gliding across the lake, so nice to look at! All that and the most comfy seat on the market. All I could hope for in a kayak,” said Joe Pulliam of Jackson Kayak.
The Tupelo LT will be available at Jackson Kayak dealers in 2017. Manufacturer suggested retail price is $1,299.
About Jackson Kayak: Jackson Kayak was founded in 2003 by Eric Jackson and Tony Lunt. Located in Sparta, Tennessee, near the Caney Fork River, Jackson Kayak designs, builds, and manufactures leading whitewater, fishing and exploration paddlesports products. With the motto “Build it like it’s your own”, all products are Made in the USA in growing support of the local Tennessee economy. Market leaders in both the whitewater and kayak fishing, kayak manufacturing and strong in the exploration sector, Jackson Kayak continues to introduce new product lines each year. Jackson Kayak’s success is largely due to delivering high quality products through paddlesports specialty shops globally; all supported by regional, national and international team members who are engaged to promote the paddling lifestyle.

CONTACT: James McBeath 613-256-0598 james@jacksonkayak.com

Tupelo LT
WEIGHT: 35 LBS
WIDTH: 28”
LENGTH: 12’2”

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About Firefly Publicity

Visit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

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