Rapala adds ‘chunky, funky’ family member
Nov03

Rapala adds ‘chunky, funky’ family member

Meet the newest member of Rapala’s Shadow Rap family – the Fat Jack! This compact little rattling lure is a lot stronger than it looks, thanks to its wire-through construction. The Shadow Rap Fat Jack is long-casting and dives fast when cranked. With a very slow rise on the pause, it perfectly imitates the fade of a dying baitfish. Designed for slow presentations with a steady retrieve and built with a subtle natural rattle...

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Plenty in store from Plano
Nov02

Plenty in store from Plano

Storage solutions expert Plano has released details of a series of products designed for anglers who travel but want to protect their rods and reels. The firm, well-known for its lure and tackle storage boxes, has a range of storage options for rods and reels to ensure they arrive at your destination in tip-top condition. The Guide Series Reel Locker provides complete protection to ensure your reels operate smoothly and efficiently...

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Costa Sunglasses offers ‘freedom’ to veterans
Nov01

Costa Sunglasses offers ‘freedom’ to veterans

Top-quality, on-water eyewear brand Costa Sunglasses has unveiled a special line of frames – the Freedom Series – designed to highlight its partnership with US veteran outdoor experience initiative, Freedom Fighter Outdoors. The Freedom Series sunglasses feature many of the most popular Costa frame styles in patriotic-inspired colours, while supporting FFO’s aim to help get veterans out on the water and participating in recreational...

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Pitman Creek Wholesale digs deep for expansion
Oct31

Pitman Creek Wholesale digs deep for expansion

Work has started on the construction of a giant warehouse with space for further expansion in the future for one of the US’ leading tackle distributors, Pitman Creek Wholesale. The firm has begun work on a 205,000 sq ft warehouse and has an additional 200,000 sq ft pad earmarked for future development at the site in Stanford, Kentucky. Company president and CEO James Coffey said: “This expansion brings Pitman Creek full circle. We...

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Fishing could help tourism recover in Europe
Oct30

Fishing could help tourism recover in Europe

Angling – which is worth €2 billion to the European economy each year – could play a major part in helping the continent’s tourism sector get back on its feet after the Covid-19 pandemic. With angler numbers growing in almost every European country during various lockdowns alongside its huge socio-economic value, the sport has a key role to play in boosting visitors once restrictions begin to ease. The idea is part of a major report...

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Nautilus reels set for European growth
Oct12

Nautilus reels set for European growth

Danish fly-tying material expert The Fly Company is now a European distributor for Nautilus Reels, helping expand the American high-end brand across the continent. Since 1995, The Fly Company has been providing quality fly tying materials and tools for discerning fly tyers. More recently the company has extended its portfolio to include rods, reels, lines, terminal tackle and accessories and now it has added the Nautilus Reels range...

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