HomeNewsMann’s Lanny Deal to Retire Lanny Ray Deal, currently Director of Sales for Mann’s Bait Company, will be retiring from the company effective March 1 of this year. He will continue to assist the company in a consulting capacity covering several areas throughout the balance of 2014. Lanny joined Mann’s in 1984, and with the exception of one year he has served the company continuously for almost 30 years in a number of roles including in manufacturing, field sales, sales administration and marketing. He has been in his present position since 2004. His replacement will be named shortly. Mann’s Bait Company, a leading fishing lure manufacturer, produces a broad range of fish catching products for both fresh and saltwater markets, consisting of spinnerbaits, crankbaits, soft plastics, lead lures and hollow body baits.