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TTW Staff  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jul 17, 2020  |  0 comments
Tackle Trade World is sad to announce the passing of Len Borgström, the grandson of Abu Garcia founder Carl August Borgström, famed fishing reel pioneer and former company president, who died on July 15th at the age of 88.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jul 13, 2020  |  0 comments

The best-selling tackle brands in the USA last year have been revealed in an insightful report that has just been published. Big names like Shakespeare, Daiwa, Rapala, Berkley, Eagle Claw, Columbia and Plano were among those listed along with a couple of surprises in the survey of more than 9,000 anglers last year by specialist market research and economics firm Southwick Associates.

John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jul 10, 2020  |  0 comments
Shimano’s chairman emeritus, Mr Yoshizo Shimano – who led the company as president and then chairman from 1995 until 2012 – has passed away from chronic heart failure at the age of 85.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jul 02, 2020  |  0 comments
The award-winning Scandinavian tackle company Westin, based in Denmark, has signed well-known industry expert Thomas Wæver to its professional staff line up. As of August 10th, Thomas will take up the role as Westin’s export manager.