Seventh-generation Floridian, Captain Art Sapp, is a fearsome competitor and one of South Florida’s top fishing charters. His tournament record proves it. “Day-tripping is great. I’d do it every day if I could,” Sapp says, referring to his busy charter business, which specialises in diverse live-baiting techniques for..
Accurate Fishing has introduced the largest model in its popular Valiant series – the new BV2-1000 two-speed lever drag reel.
Built for offshore trolling and livebait fishing with 100lb test braided line, it boasts the rugged construction and raw power needed to take on hard-fighting tuna, marlin, sailfish and other oversized pelagic predators. Like all Valiant reels, the BV2-1000 incorporates design innovations that make it lightweight, strong, powerful,.. Read More
Shimano Inc. has apologised for a fire that occurred at its headquarters in Sakai, Japan, that led to the evacuation of more than 200 members of staff. The fire broke out last week (March 26th) in the treatment surface area of the factory at around lunchtime. Although no..
Carl Liederman, President of Captain Harry’s Tackle, based in Miami, Florida, understands the dilemma faced by small independent retail stores when it comes to attending ICAST, the world’s largest recreational fishing trade show. He said: “Solving the issue of leaving their business is difficult for them, but there..
Scandinavian brand Westin has appointed a new distributor in Poland to look after its increasing sales in the country. The Danish fishing tackle manufacturer has appointed FTT Poland, which already looks after sales of other fishing brands that include Wiley X eyewear, Deeper wireless sonars and Lund boats. “Since..
Australia's fishing tackle trade association has backed its government's revised plans for marine parks which recognises recreational fishing's contribution to conservation. The Australian Fishing Tackle Association (AFTA) has hailed the increased protections afforded to both east and west coasts of the country which pose no threat to recreational..