Take A Friend Fishing extended
Aug04

Take A Friend Fishing extended

With more people going fishing for the first time or returning to the sport after lockdown restrictions on angling were lifted in the UK, the Angling Trade Association’s (ATA) 2020 Take A Friend Fishing initiative is going from strength to strength. The first two-week window of 2020 proved to be a big success, engaging more new anglers than any previous running, and the ATA, Environment Agency (EA) and Angling Trust (AT) are now...

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Wolf seeks agents to join pack
Jul29

Wolf seeks agents to join pack

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. The British-based company, which supplies a range of...

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New Role at AFFTA Fisheries Fund
Jul21

New Role at AFFTA Fisheries Fund

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) is currently searching for candidates interested in taking the helm of the Fisheries Fund as Executive Director. The Executive Director for the AFFTA Fisheries Fund will provide the leadership and support to execute the mission of Fisheries Fund, and plan, direct, and coordinate the organization to ensure its goals and objectives are accomplished within a prescribed-time frame and...

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ICAST 2020 Online shows trade’s resilience
Jul20

ICAST 2020 Online shows trade’s resilience

Buyers, media, exhibitors and other representatives from the global sportfishing industry brought ICAST 2020 Online to life from July 13th to 17th, during the sport’s first-ever virtual trade show. For the first time, with the online venue, the angling public also had the opportunity to participate in the event. In response to the COovid-19 pandemic ICAST, the world’s largest recreational fishing trade show, transitioned from an...

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Top US tackle brands revealed
Jul13

Top US tackle brands revealed

The best-selling tackle brands in the USA last year have been revealed in an insightful report that has just been published. Big names like Shakespeare, Daiwa, Rapala,, Berkley, Eagle Claw, Columbia and Plano were among those listed along with a couple of surprises in the survey of more than 9,000 anglers last year by specialist market research and economics firm Southwick Associates. Southwick works extensively throughout the...

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