Boatbuilders elected to Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame

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Second-generation boatbuilders Kim Ward and Zach McClendon Jr. will be inducted into the Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame in September, the organization announced.

Ward took over the aluminum boat manufacturing facility started by his father and uncle and led it to national prominence, first as Duracraft Boats and then as War Eagle Boats.

McClendon has spent a lifetime building boats and took over and expanded the markets for SeaArk, which was launched by his father.

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