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Fishing Republic, the struggling UK retail chain, has appointed an administrator after failing to raise funds to keep the company afloat. The north of England business, which has 14 fishing tackle stores across the region, made the announcement yesterday to the London Stock Exchange. The filing of the administration application triggers a moratorium preventing most […]The post Struggling Fishing Republic appoints administrator appeared first on Angling International.
One of the UK’s leading fishing tackle retailers has been put up for sale. Struggling Fishing Republic, which last month issued a warning about the future of the company if it could not secure additional funding, is exploring the possibility of selling all or parts of the business. The news was released to the London […]The post Fishing Republic is available for sale as struggles continue appeared first on Angling International.
ICAST is proud of its reputation as the world’s largest fishing tackle trade show where major manufacturers from across the globe proudly launch their new offerings for the forthcoming season amid a glare of publicity. The unveiling of the very latest rods, reels, lures, electronics and a myriad of other tackle and angling-related items, are […]The post Business trumps glitz and glamour for ICAST regular appeared first on Angling International.
The man behind a number of America’s top bass boat brands is returning to the sector with a new company backed by $30m of investment. Earl Bentz, founder of the Stratos and Triton fishing boats, has launched Caymas Boats. Based in Ashland City, Tennessee, the new company is expected to start production of freshwater and […]The post Industry legend returns to bass fishing boat business appeared first on Angling International.
Fishing boat manufacturer, Brunswick Corporation, is abandoning its long-time diversification strategy to concentrate on its marine business. The Illinois company is to unload its fitness division, which it acquired for $310 million in 1997, to focus on its higher-margin marine parts and accessories operation. Brunswick, whose assets include the Crestliner boat brand and Mercury engines, […]The post Brunswick to sell fitness division to concentrate on marine appeared first on Angling International.
Craig Hayes, owner of Turneffe Flats Lodge, sits down to talk about sustainable business models and strategies to combat climate change in this recent interview on the Sustainable Angler Blog. In a fly tying tutorial from Postfly, learn how to … more →
The man voted as the greatest UK angler of all time has died at his home in Thailand at the age of 75. John Wilson, who hosted the long-running Go Fishing programme in the UK in the 1990s and ran his own fishing tackle business in Norfolk, was also a prolific writer on the sport […]The post ‘Greatest UK angler of all time’ John Wilson dies aged 75 appeared first on Angling International.
Snowbee UK has pulled out of the sea fishing market as it concentrates on forthcoming ‘massive’ new developments within its core fly fishing business. Russell Weston, the company’s Managing Director, told Angling International that falling sales of ... ...ns for the fly fishing market, were the […]The post Snowbee UK to focus on growing core fly fishing business appeared first on Angling International.
Newell Brands has today announced that it has agreed the sale of Pure Fishing to a New York-based private equity group in a deal that is worth $1.3 billion. Sycamore Partners is the surprise choice of new owner for the business. It is unknown in fishing circles and owns no outdoor leisure-related industries. It specialises […]The post Pure Fishing sold to private equity group for $1.3 billion appeared first on Angling International.
Newell Brands – the owner of Pure Fishing – provided no update on the sale of the business at this morning’s presentation of its Third Quarter results. The divestment of the angling arm from its vast operation – deemed surplus to requirements – is believed to be imminent, but Newell’s President and Chief Executive, Michael Polk […]The post Pure Fishing still in dark over sale progress appeared first on Angling International.