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TTW sponsors prestigious EFTTEX awards
Mar03

TTW sponsors prestigious EFTTEX awards

The hugely popular EFTTEX Best New Product Awards – handed out during the European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition this summer – will be sponsored by Tackle Trade World. The Best New Product Showcase will display the latest launches from exhibitors at the event in Prague from June 11th to 13th with the international press and trade visitors voting for their favourites. During the gala evening on Friday, June 12th, the awards will be...

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Rapala rejoices with new boss and improved results
Feb21

Rapala rejoices with new boss and improved results

Rapala VMC Corporation has unveiled Nicolas Warchalowski as its president and Chief Executive Officer effective from March 1st while also revealing net sales were up by five per cent in 2019 with operating profit up by seven per cent. Nicolas’ appointment follows the resignation of Jussi Ristimäki at the end of last September and a subsequent major global recruitment process, which has seen the former boss of Swedish children’s brand...

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Livetarget: Match-The-Hatch® Like Never Before
Feb20

Livetarget: Match-The-Hatch® Like Never Before

LIVETARGET product development taking it to the next level LIVETARGET is a global brand, well known for its Match-the-Hatch® profiles and colorations. The realism achieved in their products was once unimaginable. The company has spent a decade mastering the science of making fishing lures of all kinds; hardbaits, softbaits, hollow body, wireframe, swimbaits and spoons – all with incredible anatomical detail. Winning 10 ICAST...

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ChinaFish 2020 Aims To Return Soon
Feb12

ChinaFish 2020 Aims To Return Soon

After 10 months’ preparation for ChinaFish 2020, which is its 30th anniversary, the show was postponed due to the abrupt outbreak of the epidemic, which is now called NCP for short. In order to curb the spread, the Beijing Municipal Government issued an urgent ban calling for all big events to be cancelled or postponed. Almost overnight, all major events complied, followed by smaller entertainments, including KTV, restaurants, parks,...

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Rachel Leinweber lands on AFFTA board
Jan28

Rachel Leinweber lands on AFFTA board

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has appointed Rachel Leinweber from Colorado Springs outfitter Angler’s Covey to its board of directors. She will fill a retailer seat on the board that was recently vacated by Andy Dunn who has joined Fishpond and Rachel, who is general manager of Angler’s Covey and its two other associated stores, will be serving the remaining two years of that seat’s term. AFFTA president Ben Bulis said:...

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