2013 European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition Best of Show E-mail
Monday, 17 June 2013 13:27

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The European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition (EFTTEX) was held this past week in Vienna, Austria. Every year the EFTTEX is put on by the The Eurepean Fishing Tackle Trade Association, a Trade Association for Manufacturers and Wholesalers of sportfishing equipment. Ever wonder what gear is hot in Europe?  KFM would like to congratulate the following Best of Show winners in the 2013 EFTTEX.

  • Rod: Zebco Europe (Lady Like); Runner-up: Snowbee (Kuroshio).
  • Fly Rod: Redington (Vapen); Runner-up: Shimano (G Loomis PRO4X).
  • Fly Reel: Sage Manufacturing (Evoke); Runner-up: BTI-Sports (Waterproof Saltwater reel).
  • Fixed Spool Reel: Shimano (Stella SW 3000); Runner-up: Zebco Europe (Tour KvD Spinning).
  • Multiplier: Pure Fishing (Revo MGXtreme); Runner-up: Zebco Europe (Tour KvD Baitcast 151LH).
  • Fly Line: RIO Products (RIO Perception); Runner-up: Snowbee (XS-Plus Stealth).
  • Mono Line: Zebco Europe (Exofil); Runner-up: Shimano (Exage).
  • Braided Line: Rapala (Nanobraid); Runner-up: Shimano (PowerPro Zero Impact).
  • Hard Lure: Nippon Tackle (Tsunekichi Huss Buzz 92); Runner-up: Pure Fishing: Magic Swimmer Snagless).
  • Soft Lure: Svendsen Sport (3D Crayfish); Runners-up: Eddystone Tatler (Eddystone Eel 2013) and Mann's Bait Company (Three-for-All).
  • Metal Lure: Zebco Europe (Hitman Twin Spoon); Runner-up: Sert (Balatuna).
  • Accessory: Anda Technologies (ANDA Bite Alarm); Runner-up: Vipmedia (predator fishing app).
  • Clothing: Daiwa (Rainmax Hyper Combi-Up Hi-Loft Winter Suit); Runner-up: Rapala (Reflection Pants).
  • Bait: Sensas SA (Layerz); Runner-up: Hubei Old Ghost (Magic Paste).
  • Terminal Tackle: Eumer (SpinTube Natural): Runners-up: P-Line Europe (Stop Glue 2 in 1) and Svendsen Sport (Phyton Mono Core Link).
  • Footwear: Rudi Heger/Traun River (Women's Spring Wader); Runners-up: Extreme Fishing (Wading Boots) and Redington (Super Dry Fly Wader).
  • Innovation of the Year: American Tackle (Microwave Guide System).
  • Environmentally Friendly Product: Cortland (Micron ECO Backing).
  • Visitors' Choice Award Svendsen Sport (3D Crayfish).
 

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