Rescue Tape teams up with Fishing Ventures TV host Ronnie Kovach at ICAST 2011

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Rescue Tape appoints sportfishing legend Ronnie Kovach as official spokesperson for fishing and outdoors industry; deal to include special appearance at ICAST 2011.

"Wherever I go, I’m gonna be carrying some silicone Rescue Tape" ~ Ronnie Kovach, Host of Fishing Ventures TV

Rescue Tape® - a unique, self-fusing, non-adhesive silicone emergency tape that quickly seals common leaks in water lines, fuel lines, hoses and repairs electronics and wiring – Announces the joining of Ronnie Kovach as the official spokesperson for silicone Rescue Tape in the Sportfishing and Outdoors industry. Ronnie Kovach will appear at Rescue Tape Booth #2454 at ICAST 2011 in Las Vegas July 13-14 to sign autographs and meet current and prospective dealers and distributors. The company has enjoyed massive growth since their ICAST debut in 2009, with leading distributors including Henry’s Tackle, Big Rock Sports, Hicks Inc, V&V Marine, Panama Marine, Tar River Sports, Farris Brothers, West Marine, Big 5 Sports and Bass Pro Shops. The company's new relationship with Ronnie Kovach aims to fuel growth through awareness in the fishing and outdoors market, and officially launches at ICAST 2011.

"Wherever I go, I’m gonna be carrying some Rescue Tape. It’s something that’s so simple, very affordable, it doesn’t get any better.” says Kovachs, adding that its “A LIFESAVER, (Rescue Tape) I simply don’t leave home without it.”

Ronnie Kovach, who states that he has been a fan of Rescue Tape for many years prior, is no stranger to extreme sportfishing, having traveled extensively to the most remote and dangerous places on the planet in search of the ultimate fishing experience. Formerly with Big 5 Sports as Vice President, and more recently the host of Fishing Ventures TV on Fox Sports West, Ronnie Kovach is one of the most well-respected and trusted names in the outdoors business.

"We're so happy to be working with Ronnie Kovach, and it's truly an honor." says Ron Cordas, VP Sales for Rescue Tape. "Ronnie's experience and knowledge is first rate, and he adds tremendous value to our team. Most importantly, he is a man of integrity and a great human being. We're also having so much fun together it doesn't feel like work!"

When stretched and wrapped under tension, Silicone Rescue Tape instantly begins curing into one piece of silicone, creating an air-and-water-tight seal resistant to salt water, fuel, oil, acids, solvents and UV rays.

Unlike self-amalgamating tapes or other rubber and silicone products, Rescue Tape fuses faster and recently tested at 950 PSI breaking strength, is the strongest silicone repair tape on the market. Resistant up to 8,000 volts per layer, Rescue Tape also repairs critical electronics such as VHF radios, fish finders and navigation equipment, onboard electrical wiring, waterproofs electrical connections and protects battery cables and terminals. Wrap it around fishing rod handles for a nice grip that is non-slip, even when wet.

With the unique Clear Silicone Rescue Tape, anglers can wrap electrical connections and waterproof them, while still being able to visually inspect the connection to assure there is no corrosion or damage, view the color and the print on the wiring. This is especially beneficial for coax cables for VHF antennae, or installation of marine electronics.

Rescue Tape takes just minutes or even seconds to permanently fuse together and never comes unraveled. Easily removed with a knife or scissors, Rescue Tape never gets gummy or sticky like duct tape or electrical tape and leaves no residue. Resists temperatures up to 500 F (260 C) and down to -74 F (-65 C). Available in eight colors and various sizes for a variety of onboard repair applications.

A DVD marketing program is available to help retailers explain the features, benefits and numerous uses of silicone Rescue Tape and is viewable online at http://www.rescuetape.com/dvd

For more information about Rescue Tape visit Booth #2454 at ICAST 2011 log on to http://www.rescuetape.com/ICAST, or call 1+702.953.0968.

Digital photos are available for download to ICAST 2011 press professionals by requesting a password at: http://press.rescuetape.com.

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