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Bass fishing community pays tribute to Irwin Jacobs

Irwin Jacobs, Chairman and CEO of the US-based Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), and his wife, Alexandra, were found dead this week at their home in Minnesota.

Leader of the FLW and founder of the FLW Tour, Mr Jacobs had a revolutionary impact throughout his career. “He catapulted professional fishing in the late 1990s and early 2000s with his visions of what the sport could become,” said bass fishing.. Read More

Lure Lock appoints Kolder as it sales agency in Canada

Lure Lock, the US-based maker of plastic fishing tackle boxes, has partnered with Canada's premier distributor of outdoor sporting goods to help its push into the country. Its appointment of Kolder Canada as its sales agency of record for the region means that Lure Lock now has five..

Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World reports revenue increase

The Pyramid – Bass Pro Shops destination attraction on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis – has posted its first revenue increase since opening four years ago, The outdoor sporting goods retailer reported revenue of $45,980, 582 in 2018, an increase from the $45,795,504 of the previous year,..

General Tire reaffirms commitment to FLW tournaments

General Tire this week confirmed an extension to its sponsorship of the FLW (Fishing League Worldwide), reputedly the world’s largest tournament fishing organisation. The agreement means that General Tire, which first became a sponsor of the FLW in 2016, will have a presence at more than 200 tournaments..

Second state innovation award for top US fly fishing brand

Ross Reels, the US-based award-winning fly fishing reel manufacturer, has picked up another prestigious accolade. It has been selected for a 2019 Colorado Manufacturing Award (CMA) in the Outstanding Outdoor Industry Brand category in recognition for 'excellence and innovation' across the State. It is the second time it..

Specimen expert joins Leeda marketing team

UK brand owner and distributor, Leeda, has expanded its marketing team with the appointment of Ryan Hayden as Communications Coordinator. Hayden, a well-known specimen angler, will focus on media content creation for the MAP, Wychwood and ICON brands, as well as distributor brands like Lowrance and Powapacs. “His creative..

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