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"German-American friendship" - Rainer Korn and Fin-Nor join forces

Tostedt. One of Germany's best known sea anglers and Norway pioneer Rainer Korn has entered into collaboration with American fishing tackle legends Fin-Nor. The first fruits of the partnership were presented at the EFTTEX angling trade fair in Paris in June 2012. This included four rod series - from the 50 lb boat rod through to the ultra-fine sea trout rod.The premium Fin-Nor rod collection "Rainer Korn Edition" is equipped with the absolute best quality components currently available from the ALPS reel holders and ALPS rings to the finest cork combined with special duplon for...



Quantum Exo reels success story continues

Quantum Exo reels success story continuesTostedt. The accolades keep rolling in for Quantum Exo reels. At Europe's largest specialist trade fair for angling equipment, EFTTEX in Paris, the ultra-light and highly robust reels netted two prestigious awards at the start of June. The new left-handed multiplier Exo LH 101 was crowned best multiplier while its fixed-spool sister reel Exo Pti was only narrowly beaten into second place in the new size 15.Zebco US and Zebco Europe introduced the revolutionary Quantum Exo concept, based upon a skeleton design and the use of ultra-light materials in the...



Two Great Pole weights help me win the Arva Classic

Another great festival result for myself, in front after day 2, and never relinquishing the lead to finish 1st with 68.040 kgs Kevin Johnson was close behind all week, and finished 2nd overall with 56.730kgs, I had Rory O'Neill for company in my section all week, he is always hard to beat, this time i managed it, as Rory finished 3rd with a total of 55.790kgs.The Arva Seniors Classic is a 5 day festival fished on a section rotation basis in Loughs and Lakes in the Arva area of County Cavan, Southern Ireland, its restricted to anglers of over 50 years, this year 66 anglers were competing.My...



Black Cat wins the World Catfish Classics

Tostedt. The Black Cat Team debuted this year at the Catfish Classics in Spain and immediately managed to win the team competition. The team was split into three squads of each two anglers and one support person: Team 1 with Ingo Kuprian, Uwe Barthel and Stefan Seuß; Team 2 with Alexander Kunert, Thomas Grabitz and Riccardo Klausener and finally Team "Crazy Cats“ from England with Alina Padurean, Tracey Lewis Wilson and Steve Howard. The event’s planning and the execution proved to be quite impressive for the participants. 34 teams from all around the world had come together between...