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John Hunter  |  Nov 04, 2021  |  0 comments
The National Angling Strategy Report for the UK reveals the work that organisations including the Angling Trades Association have been doing to get people fishing at a difficult time. It also outlines a string of sponsorship opportunities.
John Hunter  |  Jun 17, 2022  |  0 comments
The UK’s first Sea Angling Classic competition has kicked off in style with parades, razzmatazz and plenty of trade support.
John Hunter  |  May 20, 2022  |  0 comments
Take a Friend Fishing is back for spring and summer 2022 in the UK, giving even more people the chance to get out fishing with a friend or relative. Building on the continued success of the 2020 and 2021 campaigns, Take a Friend Fishing will cover both The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee bank holiday and the summer holidays.
John Hunter  |  Jul 25, 2022  |  0 comments
Recreational fishing’s future continues to look bright, as the industry’s largest trade show, ICAST, returned to form last week. In total, more than 12,000 exhibitors, buyers and media converged on the Orange County Convention Center to showcase the widest array of fishing gear, tackle, accessories and apparel available in one location.
John Hunter  |  Jul 28, 2022  |  First Published: Jul 27, 2022  |  0 comments
Vista Outdoor Inc, the parent company of 39 renowned sporting and outdoor brands is buying premium tackle brand Simms Fishing Products for a purchase price of $192.5 million.
TTW Staff  |  May 10, 2021  |  0 comments
Orders are so strong for the remainder of 2021 that established OEM rod and pole builder Weihai Julia has announced it will not accept any new orders for delivery this year. Alberto Solza, the firm’s executive vice-president of sales, said production at the Weihai facility was now at maximum capacity and would remain that way for some time.
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.
TTW Staff  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Apr 06, 2021  |  0 comments

A strong sales and marketing team has been unveiled by leading brand Westin to move it forwards in Germany.

Among those joining the company to help its growth are renowned predator expert, Dietmar Isaiasch, who becomes head of sales in Germany and Austria after a spell with Zebco Europe.

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  |  Jan 10, 2022  |  0 comments
Award-winning Scandinavian tackle company Westin has appointed Thom Hunt as its agent for England and Wales. Thom is a well-known face within the UK fishing scene and has been a long-time user of Westin gear, catching, many big fish using the Danish brand’s lures and wining countless competitions.
John Hunter  |  Mar 25, 2022  |  0 comments
After 40 years of pioneering and successful business, one of the best-known and biggest carp fishing retailers in Italy, La Mincio, is up for sale. The purchase of owner Luca Foroni’s business assets would present a huge opportunity for an ambitious international group looking to penetrate deep into the Italian fishing market.
John Hunter  |  Jun 21, 2022  |  0 comments
While champions were crowned at the inaugural Sea Angling Classic on England’s south coast in mid-June, it was the industry itself and the sport of fishing which were the real winners.
TTW Staff  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jul 29, 2020  |  0 comments

Fast-growing tackle brand Wolf International has set its sights on growth across Europe and is looking for sales agents and distributors across the continent to help it open retail accounts.

Although it has made great strides in expansion over the last couple of years, there are a number of European countries where it currently doesn’t operate and is keen to change that situation.

John Hunter  |  May 11, 2022  |  0 comments
The global fly fishing community is seeking trade support for an annual World Fly Fishing Day, to recognise the sport and the benefits it brings.
John Hunter  |  Mar 22, 2022  |  0 comments
More opportunities for sponsors, participants and the Dutch region where it is hosted are being promised following a deal to expand and grow the popular World Predator Classic event.

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