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Xi-Dry Fleece Jacket & Xi-Dry WR 10 Overtrouser

Triple-layer, high-performance fleece. Wind and showerproof. The jacket has wipeable nylon layers on the sleeves as well as additional layers in the lower front area for keeping groundbait, fish slime, etc. away from the fleece material. The rear section has a lower cut to protect the back when sitting. Practical, waterproof overtrousers for the demanding coarse angler. The breathable material properties prevent sweating and subsequent cooling.



Austria's winter gold

Tostedt. This winter, Austrian Radical team angler Matthias Pirker wanted to set himself a true challenge. His goal was to land a monster carp under difficult winter conditions. The acid test was to take place on an Austrian water. However, landing an XXL carp in winter would require some careful consideration. He hatched his plan, which included details on bait and feeding times and opted for the colourful “Radical Yellow Zombie” boilie. Since carp have a low appetite in winter owing to their slowed metabolism, he had to experiment patiently to find the best time of day to tempt a golden...



Dietmar Isaiasch strengthens Zebco Europe

Tostedt. Zebco Europe has landed an accomplished figure in the angling industry. Dietmar Isaiasch (48) will take up his new role as Senior Business Manager in February, bolstering the management team of the expanding Tostedt-based company that operates throughout Europe. He is internationally renowned as one of the most experienced predator anglers and product developers in the segment, having won world championships and launched many new trends. He is well versed in all aspects of the business, whether devising product innovations and developing them through to marketability or...



New Rhino lures for trolling

Tostedt. Rhino presents two new spoons, each in two sizes, for the new trolling season. The Freddi Flutter is a classic, thin-bladed trolling spoon while the Salmon Doctor, which has a somewhat thicker blade, is one of those lures that can be presented for instance longline without any diver or paravan. Zebco Europe Marketing Director Frerk Petersen is a passionate and renowned trolling angler: “We have Freddi Hansen from Denmark to thank for the Freddi Flutter. He came to us with a hand-made prototype that was so agile in the water in our initial tests, we simply had to manufacture it....