EFTTA and EFFTEX to close in UK and move to Belgium
Apr08

EFTTA and EFFTEX to close in UK and move to Belgium

The European Fishing Tackle Trade Association and its exhibition arm, EFTTEX, are to shut down in the UK and relocate to Belgium as a not-for-profit organisation. The companies issued a statement which said: “When EFTTA was first established in 1981 our purpose was to promote the industry, promote sportfishing, international business and environmental issues. “Our purpose continues to be the same, however trade and environmental...

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Westin scales up in Germany for growth
Apr06

Westin scales up in Germany for growth

A strong sales and marketing team has been unveiled by leading brand Westin to move it forwards in Germany. Among those joining the company to help its growth are renowned predator expert, Dietmar Isaiasch, who becomes head of sales in Germany and Austria after a spell with Zebco Europe. He will be joined by sales representatives Dirk Süren and Philipp Teichert, along with Germany’s biggest angling influencer “Joshinator”, best-known...

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IFTD 2021 show switches to Salt Lake City
Mar25

IFTD 2021 show switches to Salt Lake City

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced that the International Fly Tackle Dealer Show will return to the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 20th to 22nd, 2021. After cancelling the 2020 trade show, AFFTA is excited to bring the industry back together in 2021, and to return to Utah, one of the outdoor capitals of the world, and location of the IFTD Show for nearly a decade beginning in the mid-1990s. It has...

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Pure Fishing set to acquire Plano Synergy
Mar15

Pure Fishing set to acquire Plano Synergy

Pure Fishing, the world’s largest fishing tackle company, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Plano Synergy Holdings. The purchase will include Plano Synergy’s 15 pre-eminent brands, which specialise in tackle storage, catch management, hunting accessories and archery. This acquisition is the third for Pure Fishing in two years under the ownership of private equity firm Sycamore Partners. “We are excited to welcome the...

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Camping Trade World B2B platform goes live
Mar15

Camping Trade World B2B platform goes live

A brand-new title and platform covering the camping and leisure vehicles industries – Camping Trade World – has seen its first magazine go live. A sister to Tackle Trade World and Gun Trade World, CTW is a multi-channel digital B2B platform for the sector. The inaugural publication has just been unveiled, with the 64-pager boasting a strong of interactive links and QR codes and subscribers have already signed up from more than 20...

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