Click here to return to Angling News home page Welcome to the Angling News Website
How To Advertise on Angling News Angling News On-Line Brochure Angling News Home Page
 Angling Holidays
 Tackle Suppliers
 Books & Videos
 Associated Companies
 Ghillies & Guides
 Bait/Repair Services
 For Sale or Let
 Buy & Sell
 Message Board
 Photo Gallery
 Angling Bodies

Back to 'Angling News'  Section
Daiwa takes three awards on 60th anniversary

Written By: Angling International
On Date: 11/7/2018

Daiwa celebrated its sixtieth birthday by winning three first places in this evening’s EFTTEX Best New Product Awards. The Japanese brand cemented its reputation as one of the world’s finest reel makers by winning both the Fixed Spool and Multiplier categories with its Exist LT and 18 Ryoga respectively – before making it a triple success by adding the award for Best Luggage for the Prorex Folding XL Lure Bucket.
Another big brand popping the champagne corks at EFTTA’s Gala Dinner was Rapala VMC. The Finnish manufacturer secured the Hard Lure award with its Super Shadow Rap, as well as topping the Braid category with Rapala VMC 131. It was also a memorable night for US exhibitor R.L. Winston. The Montana manufacturer of fly rods, exhibiting at the show for the first time, walked away with the coveted Visitors’ Choice award for its Air Fly for Sal****er.


Industry facing multiple threats says EFTTA President
EFTTA President Robin Morley talked of the threats facing the recreational fishing industry at the trade association’s Annual General Assembly. The Daiwa UK Managing Director told delegates at the meeting that the industry was battling ‘threats from all over’, including pressure from the anti-angling lobby and moves to ban lead in fishing tackle...


Give Eastern Europe a voice on Board says award-winner
Give Eastern Europe a voice on the EFTTA Board. That was the plea from Istvan Pal, owner of EFTTEX award-winner Energofish at today’s EFTTA Annual General Assembly (AGA). He told delegates at the meeting that companies in his region were not represented on EFTTA’s governing body and that needed to change...

Sébile returns to EFTTEX with new company A Band of Anglers
Patrick Sébile and Yannick Cordier took a break from meeting customers to face the camera during today’s EFTTEX trade show in Amsterdam. The two Frenchmen recently announced a deal that gives Cordier’s company, Ultimate Fishing, exclusive European distribution rights for A Band of Anglers, the new tackle business recently launched by Sébile in Florida. The deal took effect from June 21st and both men were at the show to introduce rods, lures and tools to visiting trade and media. A Band of Anglers’ brands include Ocean Born rods and lures, Engage soft baits and hard lures, Softough Hyperlastics soft...


Budapest helped EFTTA turn loss into profit in 2017
EFTTA turned a loss of €5,639 in 2016 into a profit of €51,847 last year, delegates at the association’s Annual General Assembly (AGA) heard today. Lobbying, a key strategy of the organisation, received €115,953 compared to €89,950 in the previous year. The salary of EFTTA’s CEO, Jean-Claude Bel, including travel, reduced from €167,681...

© Exists, Angling International / Top Corner Editorial & Design Ltd, all rights reserved.

Click here to return to Angling News page.