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Alvey Reels closes down after nearly 100 years

Iconic Australian reel manufacturer Alvey has closed  down after nearly 100 years.

The announcement was made on the Alvey Reels Facebook page by Bruce Alvey, Managing Director of the company. He said: “To our wonderful customers over many, many years, it is with great sadness that I have to announce that Alvey Reels Australia will be closing down.”

The company was founded in 1920 and was one of the.. Read More

Grundéns introduces new CEO at ICAST

The new CEO of Grundéns, the world’s leading manufacturer of foul weather gear, made his bow at ICAST last week. David Mellon has joined the Paulsbro WA company from Avex, where he was General Manager. He brings extensive industry experience from previous posts at Simms Fishing Products, Black..

Lew’s wins combo accolade for fourth year running

For the fourth year in a row Lew’s Fishing Tackle won the Best Rod and Reel Combo at ICAST. The successful product this time around was the company’s Mach Crush Speel Spool SLP Baitcast Combo. “It is always wonderful to have a product picked best of show because it..

Simms at Trump ‘Made in America Week’ celebration

ICAST and IFTD award winner Simms Fishing Products visited the White House this week as part of President Donald Trump’s ‘Made in America Week’. The Bozeman-based fly fishing gear manufacturer, which won five accolades at the two shows in Orlando last week, represented Montana as the Trump administration..

Cox amazes crowd to win his second FlipOff challenge

For an astonishing second year running, John Cox has reigned supreme in the American Tackle FlipOff Challenge, beating some of the best anglers in the world. This year's event drew hundreds of onlookers who blocked all the aisles around the American Tackle booth at ICAST last week. The event..

VIDEO: FLIR System’s Raymarine Axiom Pro

FLIR Systems announced the expansion of its Raymarine Axiom™ Multifunction Display (MFD) line at ICAST with the introduction of the Axiom Pro. Designed for serious offshore enthusiasts and professional captains, Axiom Pro features Raymarine’s HybridTouch™ user experience, combining multi-touchscreen controls with an ergonomic keypad for additional confidence..

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