EFTTEX HEADS TO HUNGARY
Companies from around the world are already registering for EFTTEX 2009 – Europe’s largest fishing tackle trade show – which will be held in Hungary for the first time next year.
CAMPAIGN AGAINST SWISS ‘CATCH & RELEASE’ BAN REACHES CANADA
EFTTA'S aim to fight for the future of fishing knows no bounds...and even spread to Canada recently when lobbyist Jan Kappel featured on one of the country's most popular radio shows.
EFTTEX 2008 PROVES ITS INTERNATIONAL APPEAL
EUROPEAN FISH STOCKS AT RISK: THE ANGLING TRADE CALLS FOR ACTION
Europe's fish stocks may be at risk from almost 2 million cormorants, the European Parliament was told recently.
EFTTA MEMBER RAPALA ACQUIRES SUFIX LINE BRAND
Long-standing EFTTA member Rapala VMC Corporation (Rapala) has acquired the renowned Sufix fishing line brand from Yao I Co Ltd - one of the leading manufacturers of fishing line in the world.
EFTTA MEMBERS PLEDGE SUPPORT TO ALASKAN BRISTOL BAY CAMPAIGN
Eight more EFTTA members have added their support to the campaign to save Bristol Bay - the world class wild salmon fishery in Alaska which is under threat from a multi-million dollar mining project.
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT DECIDES AGAINST A LEAD BAN
The fishing tackle trade can continue to make products containing lead - after The European Parliament didn’t repeat its demand for a ban on the substance at the second reading of the Laperrouze Report.
EFTTA WELCOMES BAN ON BOTTOM TRAWLING
A ban on bottom-trawling - one of EFTTA's key lobby targets - has been introduced by UK ministers to protect threatened sealife in 60 square nautical miles of sea off the South West coast of England.
EFTTA SPRINGS INTO ACTION TO ASSIST RAPALA
One of the key benefits of being an EFTTA member was demonstrated in full force at the recent European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition (EFTTEX).
EUROPEAN FISHING TACKLE TRADE SHOCKED BY CORMORANT IMPACT ON FISH STOCKS
The European Fishing Tackle Trade Association, EFTTA, today backed calls for a Pan-European cormorant management plan - after new research indicated that fish stocks are being depleted by the birds at a rate of 1,000 tonnes a day.