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THREAT to USA FISHING, Higher Trade-In Values, Lower Megabass Prices, more……….
Imagine telling your kids you couldn’t take them fishing anymore because the government had closed your local waters to ALL fishing. Imagine your favorite waters being closed to fishing for the rest of your life, and beyond. Imagine your government taking an all-or-nothing approach to recreational fishing, closing down fisheries without giving conservation a chance to work. The stage is set for these things to happen, unless recreational fishermen pull together and speak up loudly and immediately. Read on below…..
All of you who receive and read our newsletter know we don’t get "political" here. Democrats, Republicans, and Independents all fish and love the outdoors. Now I’m not telling you I don’t have some pretty strong views, but this is usually not the place to air them. Yes, I get tired of the extreme right and extreme left claiming they represent me (and perhaps you). Basically either side is so far to one side or the other nowadays that neither represents about 90+% of us normal Americans. We (the 90+%) are usually found in the "middle ground" that both sides seem unable to relate to and often choose to ignore.
With this issue of our newsletter I want all of you to be aware of a serious threat to the hobby we so enjoy. Recreational fishing is under attack and there is a real possibility that if we ALL do not act we all will lose the right to fish in over 40% of our fishing grounds. The White House (President Obama) is saying that a huge portion of our United States oceans, coastal and Great Lakes should be CLOSED to ALL fishing due to concerns about commercial fishing and stocks depletion. Many fishing tackle manufacturers and other interested parties who are involved in recreational fishing have testified to the stewardship fishermen bring to our waters, but that testimony was, for want of a better term, ignored. Now there is a real possibility that this closure can happen without the Congress even having a say! It’s called an Executive Order and by using this tool our government is threatening to close 40% of these resources to ALL of us whether we be campers, hikers, or fishermen. The proposal is that these areas would be CLOSED to all. That’s A-L-L. No permits, no licenses, no access. Closed to ALL.
If this sort of news surprises you and you are angry then we have done part of what we set out to do this issue. I’ll bet you didn’t even know about this threat! This could all happen WITHOUT your Congressman or Senators even having a say! So, here’s some information that you need if you, as we are, are offended and mad that this could possibly happen.
First, read about this situation at Keep America Fishing’s web site: http://www.keepamericafishing.org/index.html which is an affiliate of the American Sportfishing Association. Second, ACT! Email your Congressman and Senator immediately asking them to "Oppose an Oceans and Great Lakes Executive Order". Use this link: https://writerep.house.gov/writerep/welcome.shtml to find your Congressman and Senators’ email address (or web site) and send an email immediately. You will find a great letter already composed here: http://capwiz.com/keepamericafishing/issues/alert/?alertid=14653146
Everyone we have asked has said flooding your Congressman or Senators with emails will make a difference and is something they WILL pay attention to. So come folks, do your part and let’s make sure that us and our kids can continue to enjoy our sport and the character that it builds.
Otherwise, we have some great news this newsletter, not the least of which is Extremely Lower Prices on Megabass, our annual Increased Trade-In Values, and lots more. Thanks again for your patronage, friendship, and confidence.
Oh, by the way….GO COLTS!!!!
HIGHER Trade-In VALUES are Back for 30 Days……
We all have some rods and reels that gather dust more than they see the water. Outdated material, upgrades, relocation, different fishing methods or species, whatever. Now there’s a chance to turn those "dust balls" into cash via our "Best in the World" Rod and Reel Trade-In Program! Trade them in and use the trade-in value for Anything in our Store, including Gift Cards.
Last February we raised our trade-in allowances on rods and reels by 10+% for 2 weeks. Well, we’re doing it again this February for 4 weeks. For the next four weeks we will add 10+% to our already liberal rod and/or reel trade-in values when you trade-in that used rod or reel against a newer or upgraded model or an American Legacy Gift Card. Some rod’s and reel’s values will increase by up to 20% Don’t be surprised if that dusty rod or reel is worth $50, $100 or more…
How it works: Just go to our website and click on the Trade-In Program Box for all the details. Basically if your reside in the USA you tell us what you have to trade, we give you a trade-in value, and if we agree we send you the new rod(s) and/or reel(s) along with a prepaid return shipping label(s) so you can send us your trade in items. Once we receive and inspect your trade-ins the deal is done. Now how can it be any easier?
If you are located outside of the USA the programs works about the same way except you must send us your trade-in rods and reels at your expense since we are unable to use return shipping labels for outside of the USA.
Remember, these "enhanced" trade-in values are only effective for the next four weeks, expiring March 7, 2010. Just e-mail us at [email protected] or call us at 1-877-402-6350 for a trade in value quote.
Fine Print: Rod and reels cannot be traded in for cash. Not all rods and reels will have a trade in value, especially those that sold at retail prices below $100. We reserve the right to ask for proof of ownership. Trade in values are quoted against purchases of new rods, reels, or American Legacy Gift Cards.
MEGABASS Prices REDUCED by 20% and More Effective Immediately…………..
We have taken a hard look at Megabass prices recently and decided it’s time to Get Serious. Every Megabass Lure, Rod, and accessory has been Reduced by At Least 20%. And shipping is absolutely the Lowest you will find.
Selection? As of this weekend we have over 800 Different Megabass Lures In Stock. Vision 110’s, Prop Daters, Vibration-X, Rat-X, Popmax, etc. You name it we most likely have it. And we have more on the way. We receive about 400+ lures every month, so if it’s not here today it most likely will be in stock soon.
If you are not a "Megabass Junkie" you are really missing out. Super life like, multi-dimensional movements, Japanese hooks, and colors so life-like that you may be tempted to throw the lure in the minnow bucket so it won’t die! Best yet, these lures CATCH FISH!
We expect demand for Megabass to be strong, especially with these dramatic price drops, so Act Now to avoid disappointment. And keep in mind that trade-in values can be used for anything in our store, including Megabass!
The " (FREE) HAT TRICK" Continues…………………
Last Newsletter we Offered a FREE G. Loomis Hat with any New G. Loomis rod purchased. Well, your response has been overwhelming and we had to order More Hats! And they’re here and we have Lots!
This is a fairly simple deal so be sure you don’t "Miss the Boat" (pun intended). We’ll even Include a Free G. Loomis Hat on any new G. Loomis Rod bought using our Trade-In Program. Now that’s a Real Deal!
And REMEMBER, All New G. Loomis Rods Ship FREE to a USA address.
It’s ALMOST TIME-COME SEE US AT THE INDIANAPOLIS BOAT, SPORT, and TRAVEL SHOW………..
For the first time American Legacy Fishing Company will be exhibiting at the upcoming Indianapolis Boat, Sport, and Travel Show held February 19 through 28, 2010 at the Indiana State Fair Grounds, 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana. We plan to have a large exhibit where you can meet our pros and see some of our great product lines. We certainly hope we will see you there. If you need ticket or additional information just click on this link: http://www.indianapolisboatsportandtravelshow.com
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