View Latest Virtual Magazine
Angling International - The Ultimate Online Tackle Trade Resource

Online auction anchors first digital Bass Fishing Hall of Fame Week

The Bass Fishing Hall of Fame (BFHOF) has announced its first Digital Hall of Fame Week, which will be anchored by a huge online auction.  The industry has backed the event by donating lots ranging from unique trips with pro anglers, fishing tackle and signed memorabilia. Donating companies include AFTCO, Sunline, Falcon, Quantum, Enigma, Rapala, […]

Why show cancellation has international implications

The cancellation of next year’s West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show has implications way beyond the state.  The annual event features exhibitors from Alaska, New Zealand, Spain, Africa and Canada, as well as the US, and was expecting up to 15,000 people to attend. The 2021 show, scheduled for January 22 to 24, would have […]

UK tackle trade urged to get behind participation drive

The UK tackle industry is being urged to get behind Take a Friend Fishing (TAFF), the participation campaign being led by the Angling Trust and the Angling Trades Association (ATA). More than 3,000 people signed up to the campaign, which began in July. And after the period was extended to October 4, 2020, more than […]

South African distributor takes on Gulf for Shimano

Shimano has extended its distribution agreement with Down South Trading (DST) to include the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) territory. The GCC region includes Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates – except Iraq. In an announcement this morning, Shimano said the partnership begins on October 1, 2020, and will strengthen availability, warranty […]

Normark Scandinavia to close warehouse operations

Normark Scandinavia, part of the Rapala VMC Corporation, is to close its warehouse operations in Sweden and transfer the distribution business to Estonia. The company used to distribute Shimano and its Power Pro and G. Loomis brands before the agreement between the Japanese manufacturer and Rapala came to an end. Negotiations have already begun with […]

Organiser: Why I cancelled world’s largest carp fishing show

The organiser of the world’s largest carp fishing show has described his disappointment at calling off next year’s event because of the ongoing health concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Next year’s 25th anniversary Carp Zwolle was due to move to a larger location at Brabanthallen in the Dutch town of ’s-Hertogenbosch in January and […]

Discover more product news →