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TTW Staff  |  Jul 05, 2021  |  0 comments
The American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) has hired board member and fly-fishing outfitting business owner Lucas Bissett as the organisation’s executive director.
TTW Staff  |  Jul 05, 2021  |  0 comments
Anything Possible Brands, which has a string of tackle names under its belt, has appointed outdoor business expert John Weiss as its Chief Executive Officer. He will begin work on expanding the group, which includes Perfection Lures, youth fishing brand Kids Caster and spinning rod and reel name ProFISHiency.
John Hunter  |  Jun 24, 2021  |  0 comments
Two major trade shows set for the coming months have been forced to cancel or postpone in the wake of increased Covid-19 cases.
John Hunter  |  Jun 10, 2021  |  0 comments
Line expert Sufix has launched Recycline monofilament, what it says is the world’s first 100 per cent recycled fishing line. The product has been two years in development and company has described this ground-breaking mono is “a remarkable step towards a more sustainable tomorrow for fishing.”
John Hunter  |  Jun 10, 2021  |  0 comments
Last year, 55 million Americans went fishing – that’s five million new and returning anglers, who are young, more diverse and live in urban areas. The 10 per cent growth in 2020’s numbers compared to 2019 has been revealed in preliminary data from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s (RBFF) 2021 Special Report on Fishing.
John Hunter  |  Jun 03, 2021  |  0 comments
With no European trade shows this year and online ordering becoming more common, Hungarian tackle supplier Energofish has come up with an innovative solution to help distributors and dealers buy its baits more easily.
TTW Staff  |  Jun 01, 2021  |  0 comments
A new name and enhanced support will fishing coaches across the UK to deliver an even better service and work more closely with the industry. The Angling Coaches Association (ACA), formerly the Professional Anglers Association, which was created in 1999, is now able to offer its member coaches even more advice and benefits than before.
TTW Staff  |  May 31, 2021  |  0 comments
Shimano Europe is looking for an ambitious and talented marketing manager, who is passionate and knowledgeable about the fishing industry.
John Hunter  |  May 23, 2021  |  0 comments
A unique international fishing competition will be launched this July on England’s south coast, tying together environmental clean-ups and research, education, business and conservation while encouraging the next generation of anglers.
John Hunter  |  May 20, 2021  |  0 comments
Retailers attending this July’s Australian Fishing Trade Show on the Gold Coast are being given a voucher for Aus$750 to buy tackle from exhibitors during the event.
TTW Staff  |  May 20, 2021  |  0 comments
The annual Sportfish Show in the UK headed online this year, bringing the excitement of its popular game fishing event into anglers’ homes instead.
John Hunter  |  May 17, 2021  |  0 comments
A range of online and offline opportunities are being launched for this year’s Taiwan international Fisheries & Seafood Show as organisers prepare to welcome the world this September.
TTW Staff  |  May 13, 2021  |  0 comments
Rapala VMC Corporation’s head of US distribution, Tom Mackin, is to leave his post and the executive committee at the end of 2021, after more than 30 years with the company.
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.
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.

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