The UK arm of fly fishing clothing and tackle manufacturer and retail giant, Orvis, has joined the fight to safely recycle fishing line. The global brand has partnered with the Anglers National Line Recycling Scheme (ANLRS) in the UK. Founded by the Local Independent Sea Anglers (LISA) in..
The man who led the acquisition and sale of Pure Fishing owner, Jarden Holdings, is leaving the business.
Newell Brands CEO and President, Michael Polk, endured an uneasy tenure following the $15 billion Jarden purchase, with shares shedding over 60% of their value since the takeover in late 2015.
The deal put the world’s largest tackle producer under the same roof as Sharpie pens, Yankee Candle and Mr. Coffee.. Read More
Tributes have been paid to Darrell J. Lowrance, founder of Lowrance Electronics, who died at the weekend at the age of 80. Responsible for many breakthroughs in marine electronics, including the first ever portable sonar fishfinder for the average angler – the Fish-Lo-K-Tor – he was President and..
Tackle Tactics has announced the acquisition of Platypus Fishing Lines and pledged to continue production of its products in Australia. Platypus was started in Australia by George Ross, a Scottish rope maker, in 1898 and has thrived as it has been passed down the generations, with Stewart McPherson..
ICAST is the ‘single most important’ event to grow your business, says a man who has been on both sides of the industry fence. David Workman Jr., founder of Jacksonville, Florida-based Strike-Zone Fishing, has been attending the world’s largest fishing tackle trade show for as long as he..
One of the world’s leading fishing tackle manufacturers has pledged further support to student tournament bass fishing in the US. Shimano North America is providing the Bethel University bass fishing team with its SLX baitcasting reels and rods as it competes in the ACA Collegiate Bass Fishing circuit,..