One of the busiest stands at this year's Tackle and Guns Trade Show was that of Svendsen Sport, distributor of the Okuma range of tackle in the UK. The activity was well deserved given the amount of new equipment and innovation on display at the show. At the front of the stand was a glass cabinet, illuminated with spotlights, showing off Okuma's latest reels and some of Savage Gear's huge range of lures. The stand-out reel for me was the Okuma Andros Read the rest of this entry »
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There were some interesting items of new Gardner tackle highlighted to us at the T&G Show. Without further ado, here are some of the new items planned for Autumn/Winter 2010: Read the rest of this entry »
No Boiling, No Burning, No Fiddle, No Fuss
Now this was a neat new item being exhibited at the Tackle & Guns Show - the electronic Hot Rox Hand Warmer.
David House, the Managing Director of the company behind HotRox demonstrated the new product for us and I have to say it beats traditional hand warmers for a number of reasons.
Unlike the hot gel hand warmers you might have seen or used Read the rest of this entry »
2011 is a big year for Daiwa UK. Daiwa has a new logo and a fresh new brand image that it wants to align in every country - we first saw the release of the new Daiwa logo in Australia in December 2009. As you can see, it's a radical change from the logo we've all grown up with. I'm sure it won't be to everyone's favour but I really think it's a great move from Daiwa. While I agree that this is a gamble in terms of brand recognition, I think the new look and feel is Read the rest of this entry »
In keeping with our recent report that sea fishing tackle is a growth area this year, Snowbee had a lot of new items for the saltwater angler at the recent Tackle & Guns trade show. They have clearly invested a lot of time in this discipline, building out their Deep Blue brand.
I particularly liked the look of two new multiplier reels; both high quality, CNC machined lever-drag boat reels, in a similar design to something like the Read the rest of this entry »