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Asbery Joins American Tackle Staff
Jun10

Asbery Joins American Tackle Staff

Theron Asbery has been named the new marketing director for American Tackle Company. The Florida-based international company specialises in revolutionary fishing rod components and tackle. Having accomplished multiple fishing industry awards, American Tackle is highly known for its Microwave Guide system. Asbery joins the American Tackle Staff after having previously served as the marketing manager for Yo-Zuri America Inc. Originally...

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Orvis keeps it in the family
Jun09

Orvis keeps it in the family

Fishing and outdoor brand Orvis has appointed Simon Perkins, whose grandfather bought the now-160-year-old business in 1965, as its president. He will assume full strategic and operational leadership of the family-owned company and is the third generation of the Perkins family to lead Orvis since 1965. Outgoing president/CEO Bill McLaughlin, who has worked closely with Simon on the Orvis executive team, will act as an advisor through...

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Go online for ICAST 2020
Jun05

Go online for ICAST 2020

ICAST, the world’s largest recreational fishing trade show, which was forced to postpone its physical show in Florida this month (July) will still go ahead – albeit online. Make sure you don’t miss out. ICAST 2020 Online has been put together by the American Sportfishing Association, the show’s producer, and will deliver attendees and exhibitors alike an engaging, interactive online trade show experience. The virtual trade show will...

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EFTTEX ANNOUNCES 2021 SHOW DATES
May14

EFTTEX ANNOUNCES 2021 SHOW DATES

Due to the unprecedented Corona virus situation around the world, EFTTEX will not take place in June 2020 in Prague.  The show, in line with many other exhibitions, has been postponed for one year and will now be held in the same venue in Prague on June4th – 5th, 2021. All stand bookings will be rolled over to the re-arranged Prague EFTTEX show in 2021 in line with the terms of the EFTTEX exhibitors’ contracts. The EFTTA board...

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EFTTEX 2020 OFFICIALLY POSTPONED
May07

EFTTEX 2020 OFFICIALLY POSTPONED

EFTTEX 2020 OFFICALLY POSTPONED Due to the global Covid-19 crisis the European Fishing Tackle trade Association (EFTTA) board of directors have taken the decision to postpone EFTTEX 2020.  Europe’s premier trade show was scheduled to take place in Prague, Czech Republic from June 11-13th . EFTTA CEO Olivier Portrat revealed that the exhibition will now take place in Prague in 2021.  All stand bookings remain valid and payments can be...

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Management changes at Shimano Europe
Apr30

Management changes at Shimano Europe

The former managing director of Shimano’s EU fishing tackle division, Erik Naberman, has been appointed as director of EU business development for the group, effective from May 1st. Erik, who has been with the company for 23 years, has spent the last 11/2 years heading up the EU tackle brand and will now concentrate on managing the e-business and sales operation teams as well as studying and implement B2C business, leading market...

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