Showroom unveiled for Fairpoint’s fishing brands
Dec03

Showroom unveiled for Fairpoint’s fishing brands

Danish based Fairpoint A/S, owner of the trade’s fastest growing brands Westin and Kinetic Fishing, has unveiled their latest resource for UK and Irish retailers. The showroom, based in Dublin, will offer UK and Irish retailers the opportunity to see all products, either by traditionally visiting the showroom or via its new virtual service. UK & Ireland sales manager Gareth Whittington told us: “Covid made us be more proactive and...

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Rapala VMC launches 13 Fishing to 25 countries
Dec03

Rapala VMC launches 13 Fishing to 25 countries

One of the fastest growing recreational fishing brands in the USA, 13 Fishing, has started to fill retail stores, tackle bags, rod holders and the hands of anglers around the world as Rapala VMC Corporation begins its rollout of the Florida-based brand globally. During the past 12 months the firm has been working tirelessly with 13 Fishing’s development team to prepare market-specific rods, reels, and lures for the international...

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Controversial Pebble Mine plan in tatters
Nov26

Controversial Pebble Mine plan in tatters

A project to create the world’s largest gold and copper mine in Alaska but which would have destroyed important salmon breeding grounds looks set to fail. The Pebble Mine plan, in Alaska’s famed Bristol Bay, has been denied a permit from the US’ Army Corps of Engineers after a decade of wrangling, with officials saying it would be “contrary to the public interest.” The news – ironically coming as the USA prepared to celebrate...

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Sales manager role for Millennium
Nov11

Sales manager role for Millennium

Millennium Outdoors, LLC, manufacturer of Millennium Treestands, Ol’MAN Treestands and Millennium Marine, has an immediate opening for a national sales manager. The ideal candidate for this position must have a proven track record in the outdoor industry. Also, the candidate must be a results-driven, self-starter individual whose primary responsibility is to continue to grow the company’s outdoor brands through...

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Svendsen Sport strengthens with brand manager
Nov09

Svendsen Sport strengthens with brand manager

Theis Gronemann (left) has swapped fast cars for fishing tackle as he joins the team at Danish-based Svendsen Sport as international brand manager. Theis, who was previously the marketing manager for Ferrari and Maserati Denmark will be using his 13 years of brand experience to deliver strong messages to support retailers as part of its Preferred Partner strategy and ensure these messages reach the end consumer too. This is especially...

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Westin signs first full-time pro predator angler
Nov04

Westin signs first full-time pro predator angler

Westin Fishing’s long-term sales representative Daniel Nilsson has become its marketing and content specialist on the water, effectively making him Europe’s first full-time professional predator angler. The Scandinavian tackle brand is at the forefront of the European predator tackle industry, continuously launching a steady stream of innovative, long-lasting fish-catching products. This is the Danish-based brand’s DNA, which is...

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