MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (September 10, 2019) – Yesterday, Bass Cat and Yar-Craft Boats hosted a Vendor Appreciation Day to honor its supplier partners.

Bass Cat and Yar-Craft Boats took its vendors on a factory tour of its new facility to show them how crucial their partnerships are. A partnership to Bass Cat and Yar-Craft means compatibility, reliability, dedication, and so much more. These partnerships lead to Bass Cat and Yar-Craft Boats having world class products to offer in a global market. TWH Enterprises of Newport, AR was recognized as Vendor of the Year at the banquet.

Vendor Appreciation Day is a day planned to honor Bass Cat and Yar-Craft vendors. Vendors went on a factory tour and rode in the newly redesigned models for Bass Cat and Yar-Craft Boats in Mountain Home. Lunch was also provided at Gaston’s White River Resort. The long-awaited reboot of its flagship Bass Cat Jaguar model, a true 22-foot bass boat with the first 450 HP application, was there for boat demos along with the new 2020 Yar-Craft 219 TFX.

Rick Pierce, Bass Cat and Yar-Craft’s President stated, “We are blessed to have such great suppliers who have partnered with us. We would not be able to do what we do without them. We especially appreciate those vendors who not only work hard to help us build the world’s best bass and multi-species boats, but those who care about craftsmanship, performance, and commitment.”

About Bass Cat: Bass Cat, owned by Correct Craft, manufactures the industry’s premier bass fishing boats from its headquarters in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Family operated since its founding in 1971, Bass Cat is the longest continuously operating tournament bass boat company in the United States. For more information visit

About Yar-Craft: Celebrating over 49 years of excellence in the marine industry, Yar-Craft (owned by Correct Craft) is the premier walleye fishing boat in the world, known for excellent craftsmanship and customer service. For more information visit

About Correct Craft: Celebrating 94 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is a Florida-based company with global operations. Focused on “Making Life Better,” the Correct Craft family includes Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, Bass Cat, Yar-Craft, SeaArk, Parker, and Bryant boat companies, Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Group, Watershed Innovation and Aktion Parks. For more information please visit