Through aggressive cost-cutting, Johnson Outdoors boosted its net income by 434 percent to $2.5 million for the quarter ended April 2. Total sales fell by 12 percent to $106.6 million. All four business segments had lower sales. Marine electronics was the only unit to post a higher operating profit in the first quarter. Outdoor equipment had a 36 percent top-line decline to $8.5 million. Diving revenues dropped by 24 percent to $17.8 million. Watercraft sales sank by 9 percent to $21.7 million, while marine electronics saw a 5 percent drop in sales to $58.7 million. In March, Johnson Outdoors consolidated top management of marine electronics and watercraft under a single group vice president (more in the next Outdoor Industry Compass)..