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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.
TTW Staff  |  Nov 05, 2021  |  0 comments
Pierre Bronsgeest, former editor-in-chief of Beet magazine in the Benelux, has passed away at the age of 69, writes Rudy van Duijnhoven, who said the shockwaves of his sudden death have been rolling across social media.
John Hunter  |  Nov 05, 2021  |  0 comments
St George Sporting has been appointed the UK and Ireland distributor for RepYourWater products, the popular Colorado brand.
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  |  Oct 20, 2021  |  0 comments
Norwegian-based tackle brand O Mustad & Son has acquired LiveTarget, the Canadian lure company forged with a unique brand identity as a premium lure manufacturer, designing products with proven profiles and biomimetic colour patterns.
John Hunter  |  Oct 15, 2021  |  0 comments
Predator angler Ant Glascoe Jr has joined UK tackle dealer chain Fishing Republic following the acquisition of the firm by the JD Sports Group. Fishing Republic became part of JD Outdoors in December 2019, and the UK’s biggest retail group for outdoors is expanding its team in Greater Manchester by hiring fishing specialists in a bid to become market leaders in the sector.
TTW Staff  |  Oct 15, 2021  |  0 comments
Edwin “Bruce” Holt, 73, who enjoyed a stellar 34-year career with Woodland, Washington-based fishing rod manufacturer G. Loomis, passed away on October 6th, 2021 after a short battle with cancer.

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