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Robust sales in the US and Asia, coupled with a ‘booming’ market in Australia, helped global giant, Shimano, report a 7.3% increase in fishing tackle sales in the first nine mon... ...yen and operating income increase 24.7% to 6,827m yen compared to the same […]The post US, Asia and Australia lead Shimano tackle sales growth appeared first on Angling International.
News A narrowbarred mackerel in northern Australia jumped into a small boat, knocking down a woman and slicing deeply into her throat. A narrowbarred mackerel in northern Australia jumped into a small boat, knocking down a woman and slicing deeply into her throat.
Patrick Sébile and his newly created A Band of Anglers has appointed Black Magic Tackle as its exclusive distributor in Australia and New Zealand. Based in New Zealand, Black Magic Tackle has been supplying tackle to retailers across the region for more than 27 years. “Sébile is one of our industry’s most creative innovators and […]The post Black Magic Tackle signs exclusive distribution deal with A Band of Anglers appeared first on Angling International.
The fishing tackle industry in Australia was represented at a top level meeting with Fisheries Minister, Niall Blair, on Monday, and delivered a clear ‘no lock-outs’ in Sydney Marine Park message to the New South Wales (NSW) Government. Fis... ...amian Kerves, Deputy Chairman of the Australian Fishing Tackle Association (AFTA) and Chair […]The post AFTA unites with anglers to fight marine park lock-outs appeared first on Angling International.
Nils Master, the premier lure brand from Finnish manufacturer Finlandia Uistin, is now being supplied by Outdoor Elements in Australia. “Our former distributor stopped taking our lures earlier this year because it wanted to focus on i... ...Outdoor Elements and its representatives […]The post Outdoor Elements takes on Nils Master sales in Australia appeared first on Angling International.
Claims that sustainability measures in Australia are failing have angered the fishing industry. Mi... ...urrent strategy, which includes opening up 80% of Australia’s marine parks to fishing. Forrest insists Australia’s oceans are ‘in deep trouble’ […]The post Disagreement over the quality of fisheries management in Australia appeared first on Angling International.
Pure Fishing collected three awards at last week’s Australia Fishing Trade Association (AFTA) Show awards at the Gold Coast Convention Centre. Retailers’ votes saw the global brand come out top in the best rod, best line and best combo categories. Other big winners at the annual three-day event included River2Sea Brands, which came out top […]The post Pure Fishing brands prove their power at Australian awards appeared first on Angling International.
Videos A bluefish off Long Island, New York, shows its remarkable tenacity as it lunges repeatedly at a Nomad Design Tackle Dartwing lure A bluefish relentlessly chases down a Nomad Dartwing lure fished by Australia lure designer Damon Olsen off Long Island with Capt. John McMurray.
Australia’s iconic reel manufacturer, Alvey Reels, has been saved from closure. The company, which announced in July last year that it was closing its doors for the last time because of poor sales and rising c... ...ved following a surge in orders and the reorganisation of the business which will see the arrival […]The post Australian icon Alvey Reels is saved from closure appeared first on Angling International.
Australia’s fishing tackle trade association has backed its government’s revised plans for marine parks which recognises recreational fishing’s contribution to conservation. The Australian Fishing Tackle Assoc... ...ts of the country which pose no threat to recreational fishing in the areas. A spokesman for […]The post Australian tackle industry hails new Marine Parks Plan appeared first on Angling International.