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DECEMBER 2018 ISSUE

BRITAIN TO BRING BACK BIG GAME FISHING?
The UK tackle trade is gearing up for a major boost if a plan to set up a dedicated bluefin tuna fishery in coastal waters gets the go-ahead.

IN THIS ISSUE…

CAN FISHING REPUBLIC BE SAVED? (NO)
UK tackle retailer Fishing Republic faces closure if it cannot secure immediate funding to cover its running costs.

VANDAM IS THE MAN FOR BASS HALL OF FAME
Kevin VanDam, one of the most recognised anglers in bass fishing, inducted to the BASS Hall of Fame.

PURE FISHING FINDS NEW OWNERS
Newell Brands has signed a definitive agreement to sell Pure Fishing, which includes some of the best-known tackle brands.

Z-MAN ATTRACTS TOP AWARD FOR ITS LURES DURING SHOW
Lure expert Z-Man Fishing Products has beaten more than 300 tackle firms to a prestigious angling award at a major wholesale event in the USA.

FOX INTERNATIONAL APPOINTS MEDIA CO-ORDINATOR
Fox International has expanded its marketing team by appointing Rotislav Masopust as media co-ordinator for its Slovakia and Czech Republic region.

SPOTLIGHT ON…
BOATS & KAYAKS
One of the fastest growth areas of the sport of angling is in boats, kayaks and other craft where anglers are looking to cover more water than ever before.

 

NOVEMBER 2018 ISSUE

ANGLERS DEMAND: “WHAT’S IN OUR BAIT?”
The vast majority of anglers are basing their bait-buying decisions on the quality and sustainability of ingredients, according to a groundbreaking survey that TTW has been given full and exclusive access to.

IN THIS ISSUE…
US TACKLE TRADE HONOURS THOSE BOOSTING FISHING
The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) has recognised three leaders in its sport for the vital contribution they have made to the future of industry.

ASA OPTS FOR EXPERIENCE TO BOOST FISHING
The American Sportfishing Association (ASA), the US industry organisation, is planning changes to improve the future of the sport.

US ANGLER & BOATER NUMBERS GROW OVER 20 YEARS
The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation is celebrating 20 years of boosting the amount of people enjoying sport on the water by at least a fifth.

BASS BACK ON
THE MENU!
The UK angling public is finally able to keep sea bass caught recreationally until the end of 2018 after a European Commission ban was overturned.

SPOTLIGHT ON…
LUGGAGE
Having an effective luggage system is paramount these days. This month TTW focuses on luggage and its importance within the trade.

 

OCTOBER 2018 ISSUE

 NEWS UPDATE

FISHING WORTH MORE THAN $125 BILLION TO US ECONOMY… AND GROWING
The number of people going fishing in the USA continues to rise and tackle sales are on the up, currently worth almost $50 billion in the past year.
According to the 2018 Sport Fishing in America survey – which has just been released – the sport now supports more than 800,000 jobs and generates $38 billion in wages and $16 billion in federal, state and local taxes.

IN THIS ISSUE…

KEN PERROTTE JOINS TRADITIONS MEDIA
Traditions Media, the progressive public relations, media buying, media communications and influencer-marketing team serving the outdoors industry, has announced the addition of Ken Perrotte to its Communications Team.

ART WEBB AND SAM LUNGREN JOIN AFFTA
American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) president, Ben Bulis, and the Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Art Webb and Sam Lungren as Ex-Officio Board Members for 2018-2019.

LEW’S PROMOTES EUBANKS TO CEO
Lew’s Holdings Corporation, a leading supplier of branded fishing and hunting gear and accessories, announced that Ken Eubanks has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer.

MARKETING LAUNCH PAYS OFF FOR SHIMANO
Shimano’s award-winning Curado DC baitcasting reels are now available at select tackle shops in both the U.S. and Canada.

ASA APPOINTS NEW GOVERNMENT DIRECTOR
The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is pleased to announce that Clay Crabtree, has joined the ASA staff as Policy Director.

SPOTLIGHT ON…
CLOTHING
Angling apparel is in constant development sourcing new technology to manufacture comfortable, functional, technical and waterproof products.