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Tuf-Line / Snowbee – T&G Show [part 2]

Posted by Editor On October - 24 - 2009

One of the most attractive stands at the show, and as ever filled with quality products was that of Snowbee. 2009 has proved to be the best year yet for Snowbee's 25 years in business. The success is reported to be due to ranging quality, innovative products that are sensibly priced and supported by great service and supply.

Amongst the huge array of first class fly fishing equipment on offer was a big star of the future in the UK - perhaps even a bit understated - Tuf-Line braid line.

Tuf-Line superlines are manufactured by Western Filaments in the US. They already have quite a following in other parts of the world but haven't really been promoted all that heavily here in the UK. Snowbee have picked up the UK and Irish distribution after losing Power Pro when the manufacturer, Innovative Textiles was gobbled up by Shimano earlier this year. Although Snowbee picking up Tuf-Line was as a direct result of losing Power Pro their statement says it all, "We thought we had used the best, until we came across Tuf-Line... It's amazing!" Read the rest of this entry »

New Wychwood Truefly SLA Reel arrives at Sportfish

Posted by Editor On October - 19 - 2009

Online fly fishing retailer Sportfish have just announced the launch of the Wychwood Truefly SLA fly reel. The contempory designed reels are high on features but low on price with the reels themselves priced at just £69.99 and spare cassette type spools only £9.99 - this reel is sure to sell well in the coming 12 months and the lead up to Christmas.

  • SLA stands for Super Large Arbor
  • The Truefly SLA reel has both the largest arbor and lightest weight in its class
  • Construction is of a modern, lightweight die-cast aluminium design
  • Features a concealed Rulon drag system for smooth and reliable use
  • The reel comes in its own custom build case, complete with two spare polycarbonate cassette spools
  • Available in either Black or Warm Grey colour

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Fishing-Tackle.co.uk attending Tackle & Guns Trade Show

Posted by Editor On October - 2 - 2009

UPDATE (19th October 2010) - Click here for Tackle & Guns Show 2010


We're pleased to announce that Fishing-Tackle.co.uk will be attending the Tackle & Guns Trade Show later this month, hosted by David Hall Publishing.
We aim to give you the hot scoops for new tackle from your favourite manufacturers in 2010. Keep an eye on our Twitter feed for the latest info.