Shimano extends Gulf distribution agreement
Sep18

Shimano extends Gulf distribution agreement

Shimano Europe Fishing Tackle has announced plans to extend its distribution agreement with Down South Trading (DST), to include the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) area. This partnership, which will start October 1st, will strengthen the distribution channels, availability, warranty and repair services of Shimano fishing tackle products in these markets, which cover Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab...

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Rapala unveils smaller Super Shadow Rap
Sep15

Rapala unveils smaller Super Shadow Rap

Meet the smaller brother of Rapala’s EFTTEX awarded Super Shadow Rap 16… The Super Shadow Rap 11. Downsized to appeal to a larger variety of fish and to do the job on slow days, when bigger baits just don’t cut it, the smaller version of the Super Shadow Rap belongs in every predator angler’s tackle box. Opportunistic predators can’t deny the Super Shadow Rap as it kicks hard to the side, and then slowly fades away into...

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Mustad on the ‘Riise’ with Kenni
Sep08

Mustad on the ‘Riise’ with Kenni

The world’s largest hook maker, Mustad, has named 43-year-old Kenni Riise as the CEO of the Verdane and Ard Group-owned brand, from October 1st. Kenni Riise has gained extensive experience from several CEO and senior management roles from international brands. In addition, he has a strong supply chain background, holding a Master’s in supply chain management from Copenhagen Business School. He joins Mustad after four years as CEO of...

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American Tackle hosts largest rod building competition ever
Aug19

American Tackle hosts largest rod building competition ever

Component expert American Tackle Company has become the host of the 2021 International Rod Building Competition, the largest such event of its kind. Participants come from all over the world, making rods with a wide range of themes, from baseball bat handles to candy and, of course, fish. The firm believes this is a great opportunity to enable custom rod builders to showcase their ingenuity, creativity and craftsmanship and plans are...

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Farlows to reopen London store next month
Aug19

Farlows to reopen London store next month

High-end UK tackle store Farlows is reopening its flagship London outlet at 10am on Monday, September 7th. Following a deep clean and installation of Covid–safe precautions to ensure a safe experience for customers and staff alike and having fulfilled all customer service requirements remotely and serviced all sales via its online store since it closed in response to the pandemic in March, Farlows believes the time is now right to...

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Shimano unveils South African partnership
Aug17

Shimano unveils South African partnership

Shimano has announced an exciting partnership with Down South Trading (DST), based in Johannesburg, involving the distribution of the brand’s world-class tackle for South Africa and the countries directly bordering it. This partnership, which will start to operate from October 1st, 2020, will strengthen the distribution channels, availability, warranty and repair services of Shimano products in these markets. The team from DST...

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