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PRADCO-Fishing unveils Thill float manufacturing facility

To celebrate the forthcoming opening of its Thill floats manufacturing facility at its headquarters in Fort Smith, Arkansas, US lure giant, PRADCO-Fishing commissioned a local artist to decorate the outside of the building.

The fish-themed painting was completed prior to the grand opening of the building on Thursday, August 16. A new break /meeting room has also been opened and has already hosted meetings with employees from all.. Read More

More than 15,000 visitors make it an ICAST record attendance

Figures just released by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) has revealed that more than 15,000 visitors – a show record – attended last week's ICAST in Orlando, Florida. "This was a fantastic week for the sport fishing industry," said Glenn Hughes, President of the ASA, which owns the event...

Award-winning Deeper links up with Spro in the Benelux

Award-winning Lithuanian brand, Deeper, has extended its reach in Europe by signing a sales agreement with Spro, the distributor of Gamakatsu in the region. The Netherlands-based company will be representing Deeper, maker of castable sonars and recognised as one of Europe's fastest-growing companies, in Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg...

Fishing Republic closed five stores in first half of 2018

One of the UK's top fishing tackle retailers closed five underperforming stores in the first half of this year. At last week's Annual General Meeting (AGM) Statement, Fishing Republic told investors that significant changes have been as part of its turnaround plans designed to stabilise the business and..

RBFF’s 60 in 60 initiative gets boost at ICAST

The campaign created in the US two years ago to drive fishing participation to 60 million in 60 months is receiving an added boost at this week’s ICAST trade show. The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF), the organisation behind the initiative, has a special ‘60 in 60’..

Simms wins five IFTD awards at last ICAST co-location

Big winner at the final IFTD Best New Products Awards to be held in conjunction with ICAST was Simms Fishing Products. The Bozeman, Montana, manufacturer took five awards in all to eclipse the likes of other multiple winners, Umpqua Feather Merchants, Patagonia and RIO Products. The full list of..

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