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Rapala USA President Tom Mackin to retire at end of year

Tom Mackin, president of Rapala USA and executive vice president of distribution and brands in North America for Rapala VMC Corporation, will retire from the company on Dec. 31.Minnetonka, Minn. — Tom Mackin, president of Rapala USA and executive vice president of distribution and brands in North America for Rapala VMC Corporation, will retire from the company Dec. 31. He…

GameMill Entertainment releases Rapala Fishing Pro Series on Playstation 4, Xbox One

MINNEAPOLIS – GameMill Entertainment has launched the Rapala Fishing Pro Series, a game featuring the Rapala fishing brand. An authentic destination-fishing experience, according to Minneapolis-based GameMill, the Rapala Fishing Pro Series takes players on a tour to become the next great Rapala pro angler by competing in a variety of challenging tournaments on six of North America’s best known fishing…

Rapala’s Mark Fisher to retire in October

After playing a leading role in product development for Rapala for nearly two decades, Mark Fisher has announced he will retire in October. Fisher, 64, who was born and raised in Minnesota, joined the Rapala pro-staff team in 1988 and, in 2000, joined Rapala full-time as director of field promotions. A former owner of a Minneapolis sign-painting company, Fisher cultivated an…