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Taco Marine hires pro angler

Mark Henderson will support Taco Marine’s customers — boatbuilders, distributors and dealers — in his new role.

Mark Henderson will support Taco Marine’s customers — boatbuilders, distributors and dealers — in his new role.

Champion professional angler Mark Henderson joined Taco Marine as a strategic product manager.

A lifelong angler, Durham, North Carolina native Mark Henderson started fishing professionally in 2004 and in 2008 was the Angler of the Year on the Yamaha Professional Kingfish Tour.

“Taco is excited to have Mark Henderson join us as a strategic product manager,” Taco Marine sales vice president Mike Kushner said in a statement. “His boating and sport fishing experience, knowledge and passion will be a great asset to Taco as we continue to introduce a wide array of innovative products to meet the needs and expectations of today’s active boaters.”

Mark will be extensively involved with Taco Marine customers, providing product support to boat builders, distributors and dealers as well as conducting product seminars for the supply chain.

He’ll also host fishing and Taco product installation & repair seminars for anglers and boaters and be on deck in the Taco booth at trade, fishing and boat shows throughout the year.

In addition to his role at Taco, Mark also plans to continue fishing competitively with the Liquid Fire Fishing Team, an East Coast saltwater fishing team.

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