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Tributes for outgoing ASA President Mike Nussman

Recognition in the Congressional Record and a letter from the US Senator who helped start his career were among the glowing tributes paid to American Sportfishing Association (ASA) President and CEO, Mike Nussman, on his retirement last week.

In comments to the Senate, Ben Cardin, of Maryland, said that much of the progress made in recreational fishing has been due to the leadership of Nussman.

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PRADCO-Fishing VP announces new distribution strategy

US lure giant PRADCO-Fishing will implement a new distribution strategy from the beginning of next month. From May 1st all independent dealers will be served by distributors, including all buying group dealers. PRADCO’s sales management efforts will be handled internally with Chris Gulstad, Executive Director of Sales and..

ASA names Kirk Ross as its new Membership Director

The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) has appointed Kirk Ross, formerly with the Arkansas Cattleman’s Association (ACA), as its new Membership Director. “Kirk has the experience and passion to complement our established ASA team,” said ASA President Glenn Hughes. “He is an avid angler which will serve him well..

JD Sports enters US market with $558m acquisition

Leading European retailer, JD Sports Fashions, the owner the Go Outdoors chain, has entered the US market with the $558 million acquisition of Finish Line. One of the largest retailers of premium, multi-branded athletic footwear, apparel and accessories in the United States, Finish Line trades from 556 stores..

Farlows Group appoints two new sales advisors

The UK-based Farlows Group – owner of one of the world's most famous tackle stores in the heart of London – has announced two sales appointments. Sam Edmonds has joined Farlows in Pall Mall – famed for numbering royalty and the rich and famous among its clientele – as..

G. Loomis upgrades popular E6X bass rod series

G. Loomis has redesigned its popular E6X Series to produce a lighter, more durable bass rod that it recommends for both performance and value. The 2018 range comprises 33 technique-specific rods and includes the Woodland, Washington, brand’s Mag Bass (MBR) casting and Spin Jig (SJR) spinning models. “These rods..

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