Ranger Questions and Answers

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THE QUESTIONS

  • The Ranger® Z500 Series and 600FS Series feature what patented industry first that helps remove moisture from gear and equipment?

  • What components are utilized in Ranger's lid and compartment designs to help keep storage boxes dry?

  • Ranger's heat shielding fiberglass livewell lids have been shown to keep interior temperatures how much cooler than those with aluminum lids?

  • Introduced in 2016, what is the name of the largest bass-fishing platform ever produced by Ranger® Boats?

  • Which long-time Ranger pro was the first bass angler to appear on a Wheaties box?

  • Which two anglers have won the FLW Tour Angler of the Year award three times?

  • Who is the only angler to win the Forrest Wood Cup in his rookie season on the FLW Tour?

  • Which angler won a record grand prize of $1 Million by winning the 2007 Forrest Wood Cup?

  • Who is the only angler to win both the Forrest Wood Cup and the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League All-American?

  • Who are the four Ranger anglers that have won both the Bassmaster Classic and the Forrest Wood Cup?

  • How many organization and events within the United States include Ranger Cup® rewards for Ranger® owners?

  • What's the earliest year model that Ranger® can still provide aftermarket seats for?

  • How much money has been awarded through the Ranger Cup® tournament contingencies?

  • Introduced in December of 2012, which Ranger® series has become the fastest growing line within its class?

  • In 2012, Ranger® Boats joined with Cabela's, Evinrude Outboards, and other sponsors to help form which new tournament trail?

  • Which Ranger® Pro won the prestigious 1990 All-American on Lake Erie?

  • Which Ranger® professional angler won the 2015 FLW Tour Angler of the Year award?

  • Which angler was named the 2015 Bassmaster Elite Series Rookie of the Year?

  • Which television host and longtime Ranger® Pro won the 1976 and 1986 B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year titles?

  • Which Ranger® bass boat has the first 25 1/2Ó transom?



  • THE ANSWERS

    Q: The Ranger® Z500 Series and 600FS Series feature what patented industry first that helps remove moisture from gear and equipment?

    A: The patented Power Ventilation Rod Storage® system is comprised of a gel-coat lined rod boxes with a fan that recirculates air to help remove moisture from gear and equipment.   Top


    Q: What components are utilized in Ranger's lid and compartment designs to help keep storage boxes dry?

    A: Ranger® lid and compartment designs include a taller interior lip and a stronger climate seal. Combined with deeper deck channels, water finds it had to into Ranger® boxes and is quickly routed around storage openings and into the central bilge.   Top


    Q: Ranger's heat shielding fiberglass livewell lids have been shown to keep interior temperatures how much cooler than those with aluminum lids?

    A: As water temperatures rise, oxygen levels are diminished and fish can be affected. Our heat-shielding fiberglass livewells lids have been shown to keep livewell interiors as much as 20% cooler than those with aluminum lids.   Top


    Q: Introduced in 2016, what is the name of the largest bass-fishing platform ever produced by Ranger® Boats?

    A: The Ranger® Z522d measures an expansive 22 feet, 7 inches in length while sporting a 102-inch beam.  Top


    Q: Which long-time Ranger pro was the first bass angler to appear on a Wheaties box?

    A: In 1987, Denny Brauer became the first bass angler to appear on a Wheaties box.  Top


    Q: Which two anglers have won the FLW Tour Angler of the Year award three times?

    A: Ranger® Pros David Dudley and Clark Wendlandt have each one three FLW Tour Angler of the Year awards.   Top


    Q: Who is the only angler to win the Forrest Wood Cup in his rookie season on the FLW Tour?

    A: Ranger® Pro Luke Clausen won the Forrest Wood Cup during his rookie season in 2004.   Top


    Q: Which angler won a record grand prize of $1 Million by winning the 2007 Forrest Wood Cup?

    A: In August of 2007, Ranger® Pro Scott Suggs won the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Ouachita in Arkansas earning the $1 million grand prize.   Top


    Q: Who is the only angler to win both the Forrest Wood Cup and the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League All-American?

    A: Ranger® Pro Jacob Wheeler won the All-American in 2011 and followed that up with a Forrest Wood Cup victory in 2012.   Top


    Q: Who are the four Ranger anglers that have won both the Bassmaster Classic and the Forrest Wood Cup?

    A: Ranger® Pros Luke Clausen, George Cochran, David Fritts, and Dion Hibdon have the unique distinction of winning both the Bassmaster Classic and the Forrest Wood Cup.   Top


    Q: How many organization and events within the United States include Ranger Cup® rewards for Ranger® owners?

    A: Ranger Cup® benefits are included in more than 700 events and 60 organizations across the United States   Top


    Q: What's the earliest year model that Ranger® can still provide aftermarket seats for?

    A: Ranger® Boats can provide aftermarket seats for models dating back to 1968 (the year Ranger® Boats was founded).   Top


    Q: How much money has been awarded through the Ranger Cup® tournament contingencies?

    A: Ranger® has awarded over $17 Million in Ranger Cup® tournament contingencies.   Top


    Q: Introduced in December of 2012, which Ranger® series has become the fastest growing line within its class?

    A: According to Statistical Surveys, Inc. the Ranger® Aluminum Series is the fastest growing aluminum brand in America among 16' to 20' fishing boats through the 2015 model year.   Top


    Q: In 2012, Ranger® Boats joined with Cabela's, Evinrude Outboards, and other sponsors to help form which new tournament trail?

    A: Cabela's, Ranger®, and Evinrude joined with other sponsors to help create the Cabela's National Walleye Tour in 2012.   Top


    Q: Which Ranger® Pro won the prestigious 1990 All-American on Lake Erie?

    A: Television Host and Champion Tournament Angler Joe Thomas was the All-American Champion in 1990.   Top


    Q: Which Ranger® professional angler won the 2015 FLW Tour Angler of the Year award?

    A: After a year of five top-20 finishes, Ranger®/Evinrude Pro Scott Martin was named the 2015 FLW Tour Angler of the Year.   Top


    Q: Which angler was named the 2015 Bassmaster Elite Series Rookie of the Year?

    A: After several years fishing on the FLW Tour, Ranger® Pro Brent Ehrler successfully transitioned to the B.A.S.S. Elite Tour by capturing the 2015 Bassmaster Elite Series Rookie of the Year title.   Top


    Q: Which television host and longtime Ranger® Pro won the 1976 and 1986 B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year titles?

    A: Television host and Ranger® Pro Jimmy Houston fished in 15 Bassmaster Classics and took home the B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year award in both 1976 and 1986.   Top


    Q: Which Ranger® bass boat has the first 25 1/2Ó transom?

    A: With the deepest vee hull we've ever put under a bass rig the Z522d also has the first-ever 25 1/2" transom for even more freeboard and deck space.   Top