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John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Oct 12, 2020  |  0 comments
Danish fly-tying material expert The Fly Company is now a European distributor for Nautilus Reels, helping expand the American high-end brand across the continent.
John Hunter  |  Aug 02, 2022  |  0 comments
Top international brands joined forces in The Netherlands to encourage youngsters to get into carp fishing. Volunteers from sportfishing club De Baroniesche Hengelaars in Breda ran the event with support from Korda, JRC and Ashima, who supplied terminal tackle and Angling Direct, which provided the bait.
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.
John Hunter  |  Apr 07, 2022  |  0 comments
Despite multiple postponements and an ongoing global pandemic, the American Fly Fishing Trade Association has said it pulled off a successful trade show at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
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.
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  |  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  |  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  |  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  |  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  |  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.
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  |  May 10, 2021  |  0 comments
One of the world’s largest fishing tackle companies, Pure Fishing, has completed a deal to purchase Plano Synergy Holdings, the firm behind a string of fishing, hunting, archery and outdoor products. However, Pure Fishing has immediately offloaded the hunting and archery accessories brands to GSM Outdoors, which already occupies a significant space in that market sector.
John Hunter  |  Apr 29, 2022  |  0 comments
The cost of Pure Fishing buying Danish tackle company Svendsen Sport and its portfolio of brands has been revealed – amounting to $153.4 million in cash plus a projected extra performance-related payment of $22.5 million this summer.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Mar 15, 2021  |  0 comments
Pure Fishing, the world’s largest fishing tackle company, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Plano Synergy Holdings.

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