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Weihai Hanhigh aims for the top of OEM market

With the fishing rod sector becoming increasingly more specialised, one of the world’s best known OEM suppliers is keeping ahead of the curve by extending its service to offer bespoke products to customers. Weihai Hanhigh, which can be contacted via email at  or by telephone on 0086-13906301426, has been supplying rods to the fishing tackle […]The post Weihai Hanhigh aims for the top of OEM market appeared first on Angling International....

Top predator angler is Westin’s Austrian sales rep

Danish fishing tackle manufacturer Westin has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of top European predator angler Rene Winklinger as its Sales Representative for Austria. Reporting to Westin’s German and Austrian Country Manager, Enrico Di Ventura, Winklinger has a long record in the tackle industry. He started his career importing US boats for the […]The post Top predator angler is Westin’s Austrian sales rep appeared first on Angling International....

‘Extraordinary leader’ presented with ASA Lifetime Achievement Award

The American Sportfishing Association’s (ASA) ultimate award was among the talking points at its Summit last week at Clearwater Beach, Florida. The ASA also announced a new man at the helm for the Association. Industry Relations Vice President Glenn Hughes was confirmed as President on the eve of the Summit. He will take over from […]The post ‘Extraordinary leader’ presented with ASA Lifetime Achievement Award appeared first on Angling International....

New marketing chief for Shimano North American Fishing

Shimano North American Fishing has appointed Grayce Weber as its new Senior Marketing Manager. Bringing more than 15 years of experience in the sector, including time with leading fishing brands, Weber will oversee the marketing staff in efforts across the whole Shimano portfolio, including Shimano rods, reels, lures and lifestyle gear, G. Loomis rods, PowerPro […]The post New marketing chief for Shimano North American Fishing appeared first on Angling International....

Tippets: Step Forward for Pebble Mine, Rivers of Colorado Report Card, Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

After meeting with the CEO of Pebble Limited Partnership, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has “directed his staff to withdraw a plan to protect the watershed of Bristol Bay, Alaska, one of the most valuable wild salmon fisheries on Earth.” Via … more →...

Wagner leaves R.L. Winston and Bauer Reels

Jeff Wagner, General Manager of R.L. Winston Rod Company and Bauer Reels for 14 months, has become a director at Smartwool, where he joins former Far Bank Enterprises CEO, Travis Campbell. Annette McLean, VP of Operations and Design at Winston, is currently the interim head of the Twin Bridges, Montana fly fishing company. She has […]The post Wagner leaves R.L. Winston and Bauer Reels appeared first on Angling International....

International fly fisherman takes up top role at Farlows

An international fly fisherman, who has represented his country at the sport, has taken up a senior role at one of the world’s best known angling and outdoor sports stores. Nick Hart, who has 18 years of experience in the industry, has been named as Fishing Manager at Farlows, the high-end supplier of fly tackle […]The post International fly fisherman takes up top role at Farlows appeared first on Angling International....

New man to lead Costa’s marketing effort

Costa Del Mar, the manufacturer of fishing sunglasses, has appointed T.J. McMeniman as its new Vice President of Marketing. He has joined the Florida-based company from Bauer Hockey, where he led global marketing for eight years, and will spearhead Costa’s strategic international brand initiatives across channels and categories, including sunglasses and apparel. “T.J. brings exceptional […]The post New man to lead Costa’s marketing effort appeared first on Angling International....

Store ‘bucks trend’ as it celebrates 40 years in business

As it celebrates its 40th anniversary, a thriving UK tackle retailer believes that it is ‘bucking the trend’. Angling megastore, Cheshire-based Daves of Middlewich, which has been run by sisters Julie and Ann Costella since 2006, has celebrated four decades in business – a noteworthy performance in an environment that continues to see tackle shops […]The post Store ‘bucks trend’ as it celebrates 40 years in business appeared first on Angling International....

‘Business as usual’ as B.A.S.S. gets new majority shareholder

The new majority shareholder in the world’s largest fishing organisation has promised ‘business as usual’. Anderson Media, an investor in B.A.S.S. for several years, has upped its stake in the 500,000-member organisation, which will be celebrating its 50th anniversary next year, and promised ‘seamless’ continuity under current CEO, Bruce Akin. Chase Anderson, a fourth generation […]The post ‘Business as usual’ as B.A.S.S. gets new majority shareholder appeared first on Angling International....

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