Plastica Panaro, the Italian manufacturer of tackle boxes and a new product award winner at this week’s ICAST trade show, has appointed Douglas Outdoors as its US distributor. Panaro Managing Director, Lucio Sirotti, and Douglas Outdoors President, Jim Murphy, who launched his US business in May this year,..
Fishpond, the manufacturer known for its fly fishing luggage and accessories, has announced two collaborations that take it into other product categories.
The US company is partnering with footwear brand Chaco to produce sandals for fly fishermen and with outdoor apparel company VOORMI to market adventure-style clothing.
Sales of the new Fishpond Chaco Flips and Fishpond Chaco Z/2, footwear designed for wet wading and boating, will also benefit conservation.
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US Hall of Famer and renowned lure creator, Bill Siemantel, bought a live rat to study the unique movement of its tail before he designed an ICAST award winner. The SPRO sport professional – and lure designer for more than 35 years – picked up the Best Hard..
Fishing entrepreneur Jim Murphy is at his best when launching new brands and ventures. The genial creative founded Redington and Albright before building the Hardy brand in North America. Now Murphy, a keen yachtsman, is at the helm of Douglas Outdoors, one of the many companies making a..
It’s hot! And we’re not just talking about the searing temperatures in Orlando, Florida. Business is booming at ICAST, the world’s biggest fishing tackle trade show. Dealers have been packing the aisles of the Orange County Convention Center and you can almost hear the ‘ker-ching’ of exhibitors..
Fly fishing stalwarts, Simms Fishing Products were the toast of the IFTD today – winning seven accolades in the Best New Products awards. The Bozeman, Montana, company led the way at a vibrant show in Orlando, Florida. The full list of winners were::
- Mens' Waders - Simms, Freestone 2Z
- Womens' Waders..