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Shimano Europe Fishing Tackle Division has announced that Erik Naberman has been appointed as its Managing Director. He has replaced Cor Ax, who left the company following a difference of opinion earlier this year. Naberman is a ... ...n of 21 years, including the last decade as Managing Director of Shimano Benelux. Effective from October […]The post Shimano Europe appoints Cor Ax replacement 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.
The fishing tackle industry in Australia was represented at a top level meeting with Fisheries Minister, Niall Blair, ... ...overnment. Fishing World has reported that Damian 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.
News Shimano president Dave Pfeiffer stepped back in time to land a 219-pound bluefin tuna over 200 pounds on linen line and antique tackle. In the Avalon Tuna Club’s Line-Line Tournament, Dave Pfeiffer lands a 219 bluefin using 24-thread linen line and an antique rod and reel.
Latest figures released by the UK’s largest fishing tackle retailer, Angling Direct, show that e-commerce sales for the first half of 2018 outperformed those from its bricks and mortar stores. Although both segments enjoyed 60% increases in performance compa... ...same period last year, digital sales came in at £11.69m (2017: £7.33m), in contrast […]The post Angling Direct online sales outperform bricks and mortar stores appeared first on Angling International.
The Tackle & Guns Trade Show planned for this year has been cancelled. An email officially informing the trade was sent out today. Organiser Nick Marlow, owner of UK trade magazine Tackle & Guns, says that “it is with regret that I am putting the 2018 T&G Show on hold.” He blame... ...how cancelled because of trade ‘apathy and lack of urgency’ appeared first on Angling International.
Tony Fordham, for more than 50 years a mainstay of the UK tackle trade and one of its foremost rod builders, died last week at the age of 87. Fordham started out in the trade in1954 and went on to become a rod designer and manufacturer at Davenport & Fordham in Fordingbridge, Hampshire. He later […]The post UK rod builder Tony Fordham dies at the age 87 appeared first on Angling International.
The UK’s largest fishing tackle retailer has seen its revenue for the first six months of the year increase by 56% to £21.94m compared to £14.08m in the same period last year. Angling Direct’s performance is ahead of management expectations and reflects strong store and e-commerce sales which both rose by 60%. The company’s expanding […]The post Angling Direct reports revenue increase of 56% appeared first on Angling International.
I was just going through some LRF tackle and I came across a packet of Marukyu Power Isome Soft. I picked them up on my last trip to Japan, in February. The 'Soft' Isome isn't shown as a new product in the 2018 Marukyu catalogue so it looks like it's been a JDM product for(...)
Leading tackle companies, including Daiwa, Angling Direct, Fladen, Leeda, Pure Fishing and Middy, were among industry supporters of National Fishing Month (NFM) as it kicked off its 26thyear at the recent Game Fair... ..., Warwickshire, where coaching teams from the Professional Anglers Association (PAA) and the […]The post Industry giants get behind UK’s National Fishing Month appeared first on Angling International.