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Simms Fishing Announces Leadership Change
Nov07

Simms Fishing Announces Leadership Change

Casey Sheahan Joins Team in New CEO Role BOZEMAN, Mont. – Simms Fishing Products announced Friday that Casey Sheahan will join the company in the newly-created role of CEO. K.C. Walsh, majority owner, and longtime Simms President, will transition into a role as the company’s Executive Chairman. Walsh is enthusiastic about the transition, and what it means for the company moving forward. In a phone interview Friday, he shared that one...

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ON “ABUNDANCE” AND “ACCESS”
Nov03

ON “ABUNDANCE” AND “ACCESS”

                        To the saltwater flyfishing community, both are critical… but decision-makers aren’t hearing from us Although arguments for “reasonable access” have clouded things lately, it is still true that, in general, the angling public wants abundant and widely distributed marine fish populations. While there is something intrinsically “right” about conserving...

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FLAMBEAU OUTDOORS SHOWS ITS SOFT SIDE
Nov03

FLAMBEAU OUTDOORS SHOWS ITS SOFT SIDE

Flambeau Outdoors has unveiled a new range of soft-sided tackle storage, but this doesn’t mean this rugged range of bags is soft-hearted, anything but. Consisting or four ranges – the Portage, Ritual, Graphite and Zerust – these ranges of tackle storage solutions have something for everyone. The Portage Series is a premium line that sets a new standard, bringing features and an overall level of quality never before seen in soft tackle...

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FROM A HANDSHAKE TO REAL BUSINESS
Nov02

FROM A HANDSHAKE TO REAL BUSINESS

In a big country with a big brand that has no customers in its portfolio, just how do you become a success? TTW’s Chris Leibbrandt was curious to know how Wiley X became such a success in the Polish angling market, in less than two years. To discover its secret, he talked to Michał Kuźniar, co-owner of Polish-based FTT Company, and Thomas Wæver, EMEA vice president and outdoor director at Wiley X. Chris quickly discovered that this...

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STONFO’S PRESENTATION IS THE KEY
Oct27

STONFO’S PRESENTATION IS THE KEY

It’s the little things that can make all the difference to a day on the waterside, and Stonfo, the Italian innovator and manufacturer has plenty to offer. Its unique products span all of the angling disciplines. Pellets have revolutionised bottom fishing for carp and other species, but presentation has been the key to the most successful techniques.  TTW looks at some pellet fishing gizmos that Stonfo has made into essentials… Art....

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SPOTLIGHT ON… LUGGAGE
Oct26

SPOTLIGHT ON… LUGGAGE

One of the product categories that has evolved exponentially is that of luggage. Now a massive part of the tackle trade, and in much the same way as clothing, it has benefited from the technology that has come to bear on the materials used to manufacture luggage. TTW takes a closer look. Back in the day, the choice of fishing tackle luggage was restricted to rod holdalls and a few bags, with possibly a seatbox or two. There were...

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