Flambeau, the innovative, world class American manufacturer of storage solutions has signed a multi-year deal with Angling Spirit to become its Global Partner for the World Classic series of tournaments.

Ross Honey, founder of the World Carp Classic and World Predator Classic tournaments commented: “Having met the owner of Flambeau at ICAST, I have been really impressed with him and his team and their expansion plans, particularly their strategic interest in carp fishing. There is of course a natural synergy as they will be able to work with us and take advantage of Angling Spirit’s 24/7 marketing platforms to push their exceptional product into both new and mature markets. I’m sure that this will be the start of a long-term beneficial business relationship that will benefit Flambeau, our tournaments, and of course, our competitors.”

Flambeau, a world class international manufacturing company started in 1947 have grown into a world leader is angling storage solutions. A long standing player in tackle boxes and luggage for predator and lure anglers, they are now looking to carp angling and the highly popular street fishing movement to dominate the European markets.

The deal with Angling Spirit has a great strategic importance because it means that Flambeau are penetrating the market at all levels, in a fully integrated fishing phenomenon and marketing platform. From the grass roots, junior and academy level right through to the world class elite anglers who contest the World Carp Classic and World Predator Classic events and tournaments.

Mark Spain, Flambeau’s European Manager commented: “Carp anglers, like the USA’s elite pro bass and competition predator anglers like Flambeau sponsored Mike Iaconelli demand the very best. Their gear needs to be perfectly stored in regimental order to save vital seconds in a tournament situation, something that can mean the difference between an also-ran and a champion. With the amount of money and kudos now riding on getting things right, every little competitive edge that the angler can benefit from is important. We have the storage solutions to make that happen, fishing through the night as carp anglers do means you have to be confident in how you have your essential gear on hand, if the carp turn on or turn up in your peg, you need to maximise every opportunity. Flambeau are following that lead and maximising our PR and marketing efforts by teaming up with Angling Spirit and its world class events. We are delighted to be able to work with Ross and his team to deliver our world class products to new audiences and markets, worldwide.”

Flambeau will be a featured global partner in the forthcoming 20th Anniversary World Carp Classic event being held at Lac de Madine from 17th - 22nd September 2018.

Beverley Clifford