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TTW Staff  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jan 19, 2021  |  0 comments
Svendsen Sport is once again strengthening its marketing team and this time the Copenhagen-based company is looking for a full-time marketer and content creator to grow the Savage Gear brand in Sweden.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jan 13, 2021  |  0 comments
Tackle dealers in England, currently unable to open their doors to customers because of a third national lockdown to prevent the spread of Covid-19 can offer Click & Collect services instead.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Dec 24, 2020  |  0 comments

Donald Cooke, the company with major fishing brands Rod Hutchinson & Bait-Tech within its portfolio, has been granted planning permission to expand its factory in Sheffield, England.
The new building will hold over 400 pallets for stocks of tackle and manufactured goods ready for sale and 60 tonnes of silo space for bulk ingredients. Construction was due to start in January.

TTW Staff  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Dec 24, 2020  |  0 comments

The private company behind Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s and White River Marine Group has grown its retail portfolio further with the purchase of Sportsman’s Warehouse.

It means the Great American Outdoors Group will add the retail giant’s 112 stores to its 169 outlets under the Bass Pro and Cabela’s brands.

John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Dec 16, 2020  |  0 comments
Rod maker G Loomis has enhanced its commitment to get its customers back on the water fast, with an improved warranty program and an easy-to-use Xpeditor Service for rods replacement.
TTW Staff  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Dec 11, 2020  |  0 comments
Ben Miller has been named director of sales and operations for VMC Inc, beginning on January 1st, 2021 reporting to VMC president, Cyrille Viellard, as successor to longstanding colleague Cyrille Mathieu.
TTW Staff  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Dec 03, 2020  |  0 comments

Danish based Fairpoint A/S, owner of the trade’s fastest growing brands Westin and Kinetic Fishing, has unveiled its latest resource for UK and Irish retailers.

The showroom, based in Dublin, will offer UK and Irish retailers the opportunity to see all products, either by traditionally visiting the showroom or via its new virtual service.

John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Dec 03, 2020  |  0 comments
One of the fastest growing recreational fishing brands in the USA, 13 Fishing, has started to fill retail stores, tackle bags, rod holders and the hands of anglers around the world as Rapala VMC Corporation begins its rollout of the Florida-based brand globally.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Nov 26, 2020  |  0 comments

A project to create the world’s largest gold and copper mine in Alaska but which would have destroyed important salmon breeding grounds looks set to fail.

The Pebble Mine plan, in Alaska’s famed Bristol Bay, has been denied a permit from the US’ Army Corps of Engineers after a decade of wrangling, with officials saying it would be “contrary to the public interest.”

John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Nov 09, 2020  |  0 comments
Theis Gronemann (left) has swapped fast cars for fishing tackle as he joins the team at Danish-based Svendsen Sport as international brand manager.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Nov 04, 2020  |  0 comments
Westin Fishing’s long-term sales representative Daniel Nilsson has become its marketing and content specialist on the water, effectively making him Europe’s first full-time professional predator angler.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  0 comments
Storage solutions expert Plano has released details of a series of products designed for anglers who travel but want to protect their rods and reels.
TTW Staff  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Nov 01, 2020  |  0 comments
Top-quality, on-water eyewear brand Costa Sunglasses has unveiled a special line of frames – the Freedom Series – designed to highlight its partnership with US veteran outdoor experience initiative, Freedom Fighter Outdoors.
TTW Staff  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Oct 31, 2020  |  0 comments
Work has started on the construction of a giant warehouse with space for further expansion in the future for one of the US’ leading tackle distributors, Pitman Creek Wholesale.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Oct 30, 2020  |  0 comments
Angling – which is worth €2 billion to the European economy each year – could play a major part in helping the continent’s tourism sector get back on its feet after the Covid-19 pandemic.

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