John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Sep 18, 2021  |  0 comments
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.
TTW Staff  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Sep 15, 2020  |  0 comments
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.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Sep 08, 2020  |  0 comments
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.
TTW Staff  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Aug 05, 2020  |  0 comments

The historic and bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act has become law after being signed by President Trump.


American Sportfishing Association (ASA) President Glenn Hughes attended a ceremony at the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) headquarters, hosted by Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt celebrating the bill’s enactment. The ceremony also included the signing of a new proclamation establishing August 5, as Great American Outdoors Day, when all DOI fees will be waived.

TTW Staff  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Aug 04, 2020  |  0 comments

With more people going fishing for the first time or returning to the sport after lockdown restrictions on angling were lifted in the UK, the Angling Trade Association’s (ATA) 2020 Take A Friend Fishing initiative is going from strength to strength.

TTW Staff  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jul 29, 2020  |  0 comments

Fast-growing tackle brand Wolf International has set its sights on growth across Europe and is looking for sales agents and distributors across the continent to help it open retail accounts.

Although it has made great strides in expansion over the last couple of years, there are a number of European countries where it currently doesn’t operate and is keen to change that situation.

John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jul 20, 2020  |  0 comments
Buyers, media, exhibitors and other representatives from the global sportfishing industry brought ICAST 2020 Online to life from July 13th to 17th, during the sport’s first-ever virtual trade show. For the first time, with the online venue, the angling public also had the opportunity to participate in the event.
TTW Staff  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jul 17, 2020  |  0 comments
Tackle Trade World is sad to announce the passing of Len Borgström, the grandson of Abu Garcia founder Carl August Borgström, famed fishing reel pioneer and former company president, who died on July 15th at the age of 88.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jul 13, 2020  |  0 comments

The best-selling tackle brands in the USA last year have been revealed in an insightful report that has just been published. Big names like Shakespeare, Daiwa, Rapala, Berkley, Eagle Claw, Columbia and Plano were among those listed along with a couple of surprises in the survey of more than 9,000 anglers last year by specialist market research and economics firm Southwick Associates.

John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jul 10, 2020  |  0 comments
Shimano’s chairman emeritus, Mr Yoshizo Shimano – who led the company as president and then chairman from 1995 until 2012 – has passed away from chronic heart failure at the age of 85.