EFTTEX International Business Reception and Award Ceremony
Saturday 18th June 2005, Marriott Hotel, Warsaw
EFTTEX 2005 - Warsaw
The 24th European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition, EFTTEX 2005, took place on 17th – 19th June 2005 in Warsaw, Poland and was considered by exhibitors to be a resounding success. EFTTEX floorspace sold out in March and visitor attendance reached its highest since 1999.
Catch & Release
The worrying state of fish stocks in several countries led to the use of a catch and release policy as a conservation measure in recreational fishing.
Professional American anglers against European anglers in the II Eurobass Cup
The Iberian Week is working in the II Eurobass Cup organisation, the competition between world class American professionals and European anglers from Italy, France, Portugal and Spain. The event will be held in the Ricobayo reservoir (Zamora), from the 20th to the 21st of September.
Jan Kappel warns the fishing tackle trade ...
Jan Kappel warns the fishing tackle trade to sit up and take note of what is happening in other industries.
North Sea RAC proposes Effort Management Scheme.
The Executive Committee of the North Sea Regional Advisory Council (NSRAC) met in Germany on 27/28 June.
New freshwater fish world record: 293kg Mekong catfish!!
Fishermen in northern Thailand have caught the biggest catfish on record – a 293-kg giant (646 lb) – and eaten it.
Disease threatens Europe's Fish
A new deadly disease, carried by an invasive fish species, is threatening European fish diversity according to a paper published in the journal Nature on 23 June 2005.
Ireland, salmon - European Commission to make formal complaint to Irish government
The European Commission has decided to issue a letter of formal notice to the Irish government about the effects of drift netting on the conservation status of salmon
Titanic-recovery technology finds fish
EUFAULA, Ala. - Side-imaging sonar, technology used to locate the wreckage of the Titanic deep in the North Atlantic, is now available to anglers who just want to find a good fishing hole.