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John Hunter  |  Aug 09, 2023  |  0 comments
In acquiring Mud Hole Custom Tackle and American Tackle Company, Foundation Outdoor Group has become as the industry’s largest supplier of fishing rod components, supplies, equipment and rod building instruction.
John Hunter  |  Aug 07, 2023  |  0 comments
Recently installed Mustad North America general manager Paul Ruda has handpicked a team of industry veterans to support him in his new role.
John Hunter  |  Jul 15, 2023  |  0 comments
American Tackle Company was left celebrating as it picked up the highly prized Best Of Show in the ICAST 2023 New Product Showcase for its Tsuka 2 carbon rod handle.
John Hunter  |  Jul 15, 2023  |  0 comments
The organisers of the largest sportfishing industry show, ICAST, deemed the 2023 edition a success and said the sport’s future looks bright as the 13,346 attendees headed home.
John Hunter  |  Jul 14, 2023  |  0 comments
Rapala VMC Corporation and James Coble, current majority shareholder of DQC International, which manufactures and markets 13 Fishing rods and reels, have agreed that Rapala VMC will increase its ownership of the Florida-based company to 60 per cent.
John Hunter  |  Jul 07, 2023  |  0 comments
US-based industry magazine Fishing Tackle Retailer has a new owner, with Brian Thurston and Carlton Veirs selling up to business leader and outdoor enthusiast Angie Thompson, after 15 years.
John Hunter  |  Jul 04, 2023  |  0 comments
The two largest events designed to get more people into angling in the UK will be launched at The Game Fair – the festival of the great British countryside – on July 29th.
John Hunter  |  Jun 29, 2023  |  0 comments
Hook and terminal tackle brand VMC has announced the promotion of Cyrille Mathieu to general manager at its Morvillars headquarters and factory in France, with effect from September 1st.
John Hunter  |  Jun 23, 2023  |  0 comments
Organisers of EFTTEX 2023 have hailed the trade event in Budapest as a huge success – but they want to build on it for next year and have unveiled a survey for businesses to respond to.
John Hunter  |  Jun 22, 2023  |  0 comments

American Tackle continues its tradition of leading from the front by adding the EFTTEX 2023 Best New Product Rod Component Award to its portfolio.

TTW Staff  |  Jun 22, 2023  |  0 comments

The months leading up to EFTTEX 2023 in Budapest were full of hesitation and uncertainty regarding the added value and usefulness of the trade show that was last held four years ago. But, as TTW’s Guido Knegt reports, it exceeded expectations.

John Hunter  |  Jun 19, 2023  |  0 comments
A team of two, who lost out in the UK’s Sea Angling Classic last year, returned with a vengeance for 2023, lifting the coveted trophy and walking away with a stunning boat, engine, electronic system and trailer worth a cool £135,000.
John Hunter  |  Jun 12, 2023  |  0 comments
UK fly tying materials supplier Semperfli has added well-known fly angler and tyer Phillippa Hake to its team.
John Hunter  |  Jun 05, 2023  |  0 comments
Growth in angling caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, rise in the popularity of niche sectors and continued government initiatives backing fishing will help push the rod sector to new heights over the next decade.
John Hunter  |  May 31, 2023  |  0 comments
English tackle distributor and wholesaler St George Sporting has acquired the Vac-Rac rod mount business, securing its position as a UK-based brand.