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Bass Pro Shops, North America’s iconic fishing tackle retail chain, is behind a significant expansion of Major League Fishing (MLF) that is being planned in 2019 to grow participation in the sport and dramatically raise its visib... ...ion of the Bass Pro Tour, a premier 80-angler, eight event series with […]The post Bass Pro Shops partners in new MLF tournament aimed at growing participation appeared first on Angling International.
Fishing equipment sales in the US have risen by more than 21% since 2011 and the number of anglers has also increased by 8%, according to a new report published this week. The 2018 Sportfishing in America: An Economic Force for Conservation study estimated that anglers spend $49.8 billion per year in retail sales associated […]The post ASA report: US tackle sales have increased by more than 21% since 2011 appeared first on Angling International.
Global apparel brand, Under Armour, bore the brunt of the blame for weak second quarter sales at one of North America’s biggest retailers of its type, Dick’s Sporting Goods. The giant, which stocks a comprehensive range of fishing tackle from the world’s top brands, saw its same store sales drop 4% during the 13-week period […]The post Under Armour hampers Dick’s Sporting Goods sales appeared first on Angling International.
Svendsen Sport brand, Savage Gear Americas, has begun the task of building its sales team to spearhead the distribution of its products across North America. Following the company’s decision to terminate its US sales agreement with long-term partner, Okuma, and go it alone under the stewardship of Vice President, Magnus Gunnarsson, it has appointed Jay […]The post Savage Gear Americas appoints National Sales Manager appeared first on Angling International.
The Fox International Group has announced that Salmo Brand Manager, Matt Rand, has added Fox Rage to his responsibilities. The move takes effect immediately. Rand has featured strongly in the success of Salmo throughout Europe and America since Fox acquired the Polish business in 2016. He now takes on the additional responsibility for the Fox […]The post Matt Rand adds Fox Rage to his responsibilities appeared first on Angling International.
Bass Pro has been named the second hottest retailer in America by the world’s largest retail trade association. The National Retail Federation (NRF) names the outdoor giant just behind Primark but above companies including Build.com, Amazon, Verizon, Dollar Gene... ...EA, Petsmart and Apple Stores/iTunes in its Hot 100. The list, published in the NRF’s magazine […]The post Bass Pro is named second hottest retailer in the USA appeared first on Angling International.
Keep America Fishing (KAM) – the grassroots advocacy arm of the American Sportfishing Association – is urging an... ...ls being voted on by the US Senate Commerce Committee on August 1st. Although banned in the rest of America, large mesh drift gillnets used off the coast of […]The post American anglers urged to make voices heard on two new laws appeared first on Angling International.
Shimano North America Fishing has recognised the achievements of its sales reps at its national sales meeting. Greg MacLe... ...lers focusing on the region’s bass fishing market has been over and above […]The post Shimano North America recognises achievements of reps appeared first on Angling International.
News The collaborative ReleaSense initiative provides a platform for anglers, industry and fish managers to share best catch-and-release practices. ReleaSense offers an expanding series of catch-and-release instructional videos from experts across North America to help anglers continue to be leaders in fisheries…
Four members of the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) have been elected to fill seats on its Board of Directors. At-Large seats have gone to: Dave Pfeiffer, President, Shimano North America Fishing, a former Chairman of the Board; Dale Barnes, Division Manager, Marketing, Yamaha Motor Corporation, Marine Group, a new Board member. Regional seats went to: […]The post ASA elects four Board members for 2018 appeared first on Angling International.