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John Hunter  |  Jan 04, 2022  |  First Published: Jan 05, 2022  |  0 comments
A major economic report has revealed how outdoor recreation helped the US economy during a difficult 2020 – with fishing and boating leading the line. The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) report showed outdoor recreation had a powerful and positive economic impact on the US economy, generating $688 billion in economic output, comprises 3three per cent of US employees and creating 4.3 million jobs.
John Hunter  |  Dec 27, 2021  |  0 comments
After 27 years of working together, Russian tackle distributor Lotta-Olt and US-based eyewear manufacturer, Flying Fisherman, have signed an exclusive distribution agreement expanding Lotta-Olt’s territory to all of Russia.
John Hunter  |  Dec 27, 2021  |  0 comments
The 19th Word Youth Championships will again be sponsored by the world-renowned fly line company Cortland Line. The championships will be held in Trentino, Italy and will take place from July 18th to 24th.
John Hunter  |  Dec 16, 2021  |  0 comments
One of the best-known sea fishing brands in the world, Penn, has become the latest major name to commit its support for the unique Sea Angling Classic, taking place next summer.
TTW Staff  |  Dec 16, 2021  |  0 comments
Evert Oostdam, the owner of Dutch wholesaler Pike Master lures and the founder of the PredatorTour competition, is joining fellow ex-marines to raised money for a charity close to his heart.
John Hunter  |  Dec 15, 2021  |  0 comments
The purchase of marine-based ‘internet of things’ business Siren Marine by Yamaha would allow the industry giant to offer a fully connected experience with its watercraft. Yamaha Motor Corporation USA’s marine subsidiary intended to purchase Siren Marine by the end of 2021, following a minority investment in it last March.
John Hunter  |  Dec 14, 2021  |  0 comments
The European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition, EFTTEX, is returning in 2022 and will be staged at the HungExpo Congress & Exhibition Centre in Budapest, Hungary, from September 14th to 16th.
TTW Staff  |  Dec 03, 2021  |  0 comments
Two of the USA’s biggest outdoor equipment retailers – Sportsman’s Warehouse and Bass Pro Shops – have seen their planned merger collapse.
John Hunter  |  Dec 03, 2021  |  0 comments
Danish company Fairpoint Outdoors has launched specialist apps for its Westin and Kinetic brands, designed to make it quick and easy for retailers to place orders.
John Hunter  |  Dec 02, 2021  |  0 comments
The American Tackle Company has added the UCF Bass Knights fishing team to its ever-growing roster of athletes.
TTW Staff  |  Nov 30, 2021  |  0 comments
Serbian manufacturer Ribche Lures is offering to help retailers with their supply issues thanks to its European-based production and an enhanced catalogue of products.
John Hunter  |  Nov 22, 2021  |  0 comments
Pelican Products, the firm behind Peli protective cases, is be bought by Platinum Equity for an undisclosed fee, with the deal set to be concluded by the end of this year.
John Hunter  |  Nov 22, 2021  |  0 comments
One of Europe’s largest retailers, Angling Direct, spent almost a week dealing with a serious computer hack which disrupted its servers, affected orders and brought down its website.
John Hunter  |  Nov 16, 2021  |  0 comments

The death has been announced of probably the most famous editor in the history of UK trade magazine Tackle & Guns, Cyril Holbrook, writes John Mitchell.

He passed away on Thursday, November 11th, aged 86 years old. Cyril had survived three bouts of cancer but, as his son Paul, said: “You can’t be a winner all the time.”

TTW Staff  |  Nov 09, 2021  |  0 comments
One of Europe’s largest tackle retailers, Angling Direct, is still suffering the effects of a major cyber security attack, which downed its website on Friday.

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