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TTW Staff  |  Mar 16, 2022  |  0 comments
An amazing custom rod build by Danny Thomson has scooped top spot in this year’s International Rod Building Challenge, organised by American Tackle Co. His design, inspired by his love of fishing and duck hunting, beat more than 80 other competitors’ blanks from across the world, making it the largest entry on record.
TTW Staff  |  Mar 14, 2022  |  0 comments
Peli Products, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases and advanced lighting solutions, has expanded its operations into India, in a bid to spur sustainable growth and enhance product availability in that market.
John Hunter  |  Mar 08, 2022  |  0 comments
The fly tackle world has a new brand – US-based Skwala – that says it is determined to push the limits of fly fishing apparel. Skwala, based in the heart of fly fishing in southwest Montana, is being spearheaded by founder Kevin Sloan, who led the Sitka Gear business for nearly a decade.
TTW Staff  |  Mar 08, 2022  |  0 comments
A plastic piping solutions manufacturer has pitched in to keep the UK’s waterways free of leftover fishing line by donating 100 plastic pipe bins. A team of volunteers from the staff at Polypipe Building Products’ toolmakers Mason Pinder, in Doncaster, worked over a weekend to create more the bins from Polypipe stock which will be used to collect unwanted fishing line across the UK.
TTW Staff  |  Mar 04, 2022  |  0 comments
Regarded as one of the world’s fastest-growing tying materials companies, Semperfli will be at IFTD 2022 in Salt Lake City at the end of March, demonstrating why its range of materials are in such demand globally! And it is urging those interested to book now to secure an appointment with the team.
John Hunter  |  Mar 03, 2022  |  0 comments
Simms Fishing Products, the waders, outerwear, footwear and technical apparel manufacturer has designated March 3rd, 2022 as G3 Day. This year’s inaugural celebration coincides with the unofficial start of the 2022 fishing season as well as the 20th anniversary of arguably Simms’ most iconic product, the G3 Guide Stockingfoot Wader.
TTW Staff  |  Feb 28, 2022  |  0 comments
Mud Hole Custom Tackle, a US-based leader in rod building and custom tackle crafting has agreed an exclusive sponsorship with established Major League Fishing professional and custom rod builder Matt Stefan for the 2022 MLF season.
TTW Staff  |  Feb 21, 2022  |  0 comments
The Worth Company, a family-owned and operated manufacturer specialising in fishing tackle components, has named Tim Worth as the corporation’s president.
John Hunter  |  Feb 02, 2022  |  0 comments

In one of the biggest acquisitions in the tackle trade’s history, Pure Fishing Inc., the world’s largest fishing tackle company, today announced the purchase of Svendsen Sport, a leading supplier of tackle in Europe and owner of leading brands including Savage Gear, Prologic, MadCat, WaterWolf, and DAM.

John Hunter  |  Jan 31, 2022  |  0 comments
Companies involved in sportfishing in Denmark have come together to found a national trade association to boost the industry. The Danish Angling Association includes founding members representing tackle manufacturers, wholesalers, tackle shops, fishing guides, tourism, NGOs and boat and put and take operators.
John Hunter  |  Jan 26, 2022  |  0 comments
Tackle and clothing giant Orvis has made a strategic decision to refocus its UK business on fly fishing and is closing all but one of its outlets there and its main office. Only the store near its famous southern England chalkstream beats in Stockbridge will remain; the rest including its flagship London premises are shutting.
John Hunter  |  Jan 24, 2022  |  0 comments
Shimano Europe and various Rapala VMC Group companies are terminating their exclusive distribution agreements in some European countries from February 7th.
TTW Staff  |  Jan 20, 2022  |  0 comments
US-based wader and apparel manufacturer Simms Fishing Products looks set to follow its record-setting 2021 with major growth for the coming year. Alongside a solidified strategic plan designed for exponential growth in 2022 and beyond, it will also be unveiling its spring 2022 product collection.
TTW Staff  |  Jan 20, 2022  |  0 comments
Industry veteran John Acosta is bringing his 20-plus years of experience outdoors and fishing trades to US-based sunglasses manufacturer Costa. John will oversee Costa’s global marketing efforts creating a consistent brand experience in every channel of its business.
TTW Staff  |  Jan 14, 2022  |  0 comments
US-based wader, outerwear, footwear and technical apparel manufacturer Simms Fishing Products, has purchased long-time Montana specialty retailer, Simms at The River’s Edge Fly Shop.

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