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Orvis strengthens sales force
Oct10

Orvis strengthens sales force

Fly tackle manufacturer Orvis has appointed the services of four industry veterans to further strengthen its sales team across North America. Steve Hemkens, Orvis VP of Fishing, Wingshooting and Adventures, said, “Independent fly shops are the lifeblood of industry and the most important sales channel for fishing gear at Orvis is our dealer channel. Orvis is working hard to become the best partner in the industry to fly shops, and the...

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Z-Man pledges support of essential marine research
Oct07

Z-Man pledges support of essential marine research

For the people behind the fish-catching baits at Z-Man Fishing Products, taking caring of the fish and their habitat has always been a primary priority. Highlighting its pledge to protect natural resources, Z-Man will support the future fishery biologists at the University of Florida (UF). The leading-edge tackle company will provide paid assistantships for three graduate students at the university’s Institute of Food and Agricultural...

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Tackle firms rally to save ‘world class’ fishery from destruction
Oct03

Tackle firms rally to save ‘world class’ fishery from destruction

America’s fly fishing community has come together in a unique way to fight plans which could destroy all aquatic life in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska and wipe out the largest sockeye salmon run in the world. Businesses, industry professionals and the wider community united one day in August to raise awareness of – and funds to fight – a mineral exploration project, which would hit the fishery, said to be worth $1.5 billion to the...

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Founding editor returns to TTW hot seat
Sep30

Founding editor returns to TTW hot seat

Almost 20 years after he first launched fishing industry title Tackle Trade World, John Hunter has returned to the position of editor. John, who has been working as an editorial consultant on the publication for the past year, has stepped up to the key role following the departure of previous editor John Watson. He brings with him more than 20 years’ experience in the tackle industry, running both consumer and trade publications, and...

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Fishing’s future in focus at national conference
Sep03

Fishing’s future in focus at national conference

THE Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation (ARFF) will hold its 2019 National Recreational Fishing Conference in Hobart, Tasmania, that will focus on how anglers can help safeguard the sport’s future through taking part in citizen science projects. Our Fishing, Our Research, Our Recreational Future is the theme of this year’s conference that promises to celebrate, inform and expand Australia’s vibrant recreational fishing...

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Taiwan’s Fishing Tackle Industry Re-Emerges with the Exclusive Fishery Taiwan Expo
Aug27

Taiwan’s Fishing Tackle Industry Re-Emerges with the Exclusive Fishery Taiwan Expo

Taipei, Taiwan (August 7, 2019) –Taiwan’s largest fishery trade event, which connects buyers and suppliers, will take place on September 26-28, 2019 at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. This year’s exposition marks the 5th edition of the Taiwan International Fisheries and Seafood Show (TIFSS). Taiwan’s exclusive fishery and seafood trade event connects over 7,000 buyers from 32 countries, and showcases a complete...

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