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MAP pushes boundaries with carbon seatbox
Mar06

MAP pushes boundaries with carbon seatbox

Fresh from its launch of three seatboxes towards the end of 2016, Milton Keynes-based MAP is set to launch the first carbon-frame seatbox into the UK market.

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Shimano officially opens new European HQ
Feb27

Shimano officially opens new European HQ

Shimano Europe has officially opened its new headquarters in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, with aims of increasing and consolidating its fishing tackle business on the Continent.

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Duraking launches 12-strand braid
Feb20

Duraking launches 12-strand braid

Indonesian fishing line producer Duraking has bolstered its product offering with the introduction of a new superior 12-strand micro braided line.

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Lead could be banned in USA by January 2020
Feb17

Lead could be banned in USA by January 2020

Director’s Order ‘requires use of nontoxic ammo and fishing tackle by January 2022’. Sportfishing industry outraged by last-minute decision. US Fish and Wildlife Service issues edict day before President Obama left office.

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Angling is big business in Namibia
Jan11

Angling is big business in Namibia

The angling business in southwestern African nation of Namibia is worth an estimated US $6,500,000 and growing, according to a study conducted by the Namibian Bass Angling Association.

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