Jan Kappel warns on Marine Protected Areas
EFTTA’s Public Relations Officer, Jan Kappel, has reiterated the need to keep as many Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) open to recreational anglers as possible.
IFTD and ICAST to combine trade shows
The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) and the American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) have announced a partnership that will see their shows combined next year.
EFTTA flies EFTTEX flag at major US shows
Members of the EFTTA team have been busy flying the EFTTEX flag in America over the last month.
EFTTA’s fact-finding mission to Vienna
EFTTA General Manager, Janet Doyle, EFTTEX Manager, Neena Tailor, and new EFTTEX Assistant, Victoria Rogers, are set to visit Vienna next month to check out the venue for next year’s show.
EFTTEX floorplan set to be released
The floorplan for EFTTEX 2013 is to be released towards the end of September.
EFTTA renews fight against hydroelectric power plants
EFTTA has reiterated its determination to spread the message about the damage caused to fish by hydroelectric power plants. A special video produced in four languages is now being actively distributed throughout Europe in a major effort to draw attention to the problem.
EFTTA targets consumers with new Line Charter advert
EFTTA has unveiled a new consumer advert warning Europe’s anglers against the dangers of wrongly labeled line packaging. It is the latest step in the Association’s long campaign against line cheats, which began with the introduction of the EFTTA Line Charter last year.
Tackle trade invited to contribute to sea angling survey
Tackle dealers and those involved in the trade are being invited to contribute to Sea Angling 2012 – the largest ever survey of the sport in the UK.
CFP outcome likely to be ‘disappointing’
The final stage of the 2012 reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is nearing completion.
New IPR service launched for members
EFTTA is introducing its new Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) service to members, which includes free-of-charge legal advice from expert lawyers.