Shimano unveils South African partnership
Aug17

Shimano unveils South African partnership

Shimano has announced an exciting partnership with Down South Trading (DST), based in Johannesburg, involving the distribution of the brand’s world-class tackle for South Africa and the countries directly bordering it. This partnership, which will start to operate from October 1st, 2020, will strengthen the distribution channels, availability, warranty and repair services of Shimano products in these markets. The team from DST...

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Great American Outdoors Act Becomes Law
Aug05

Great American Outdoors Act Becomes Law

The historic and bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act has become law after being signed by President Trump. . American Sportfishing Association (ASA) President Glenn Hughes attended a ceremony at the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) headquarters, hosted by Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt celebrating the bill’s enactment. The ceremony also included the signing of a new proclamation establishing August 5, as Great...

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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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