Posted by Z3 MEDIA STAFF on 01/22/2013

Story courtesy of A.J. Hawrylak

RESTON, VA – The PK Fishing Team and BK Racing, a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team, are proud to announce a sponsorship agreement forthe 2013 season. The BK Racing Team will serve as the primary sponsor on both professional anglers’, Paul Pagnato and Kurt Dove, boats, trucks and jerseys as part ofthe new BK Fishing Team.

“To join the BK Racing Team is an absolute dream for both Kurt and I,” said Pagnato. “To be associated with such an established brand and NASCAR team is great for theentire sport of bass fishing. We are looking forward to continuing our relationship for many years to come.”

The 2013 season marks the first year of BK Racing’s involvement with the PK FishingTeam, and their first providing sponsorship in the bass fishing industry. In addition, 2013 marks the return of Dove, a Professional Bass Angler, to the Bassmaster Elite Series.

“The opportunity to align with NASCAR’s BK Racing Team is truly a unique opportunity,” Dove said. “Both Paul and I are proud to be associated with this partnership and look forward to interacting with our fans.”

Pagnato, also a Professional Bass Angler, will continue his rise amongst the rankings within the Bassmaster Open series. A total of 14 B.A.S.S. events will be fished by the newly formed BK Fishing team throughout the 2013 season.

"We are pleased to announce our new Partnership with Paul and Kurt [PK Fishing Team]," said Ron Devine, owner and president of BK Racing. "During our consideration process, the PK Fishing Team demonstrated the greatest ability to not just join us as an intricate part of the BK Racing family, but to become a key marketing partner for both the team and our sponsors.”

NOTE: Kurt Dove was on BASS TALK LIVE via SKYPE on January 22nd talking about the new BK Fishing Team.  To view the show, CLICK HERE