+++ SM Group (Europe), known as SMG, will be the exclusive Snowbee distributor for Europe as of Jan. 1, 2023, Angling International has reported +++



+++ Thomas Wæver is leaving Danish tackle company Fairpoint Outdoors, where he served as export manager, to pursue a “new challenge,” Angling Direct has reported

+++ After 27 years as the chief executive of The New Zealand Merino Company, John Brakenridge will step down at the end of the year, RNZ has reported +++



+++ The organizers of Sea Otter Classic have announced that the fair’s exhibitor space is now 90 percent sold out, with nearly 1,000 brands to display at the 33rd edition of the annual event, scheduled for April 20-23, 2023, at the Laguna Seca Recreation Area in California



+++ Rapha is introducing its first merino apparel collection for mountain riding

+++ Japanese hook and terminal tackle brand Gamakatsu has entered the fishing knives market with the introduction of the Everyday Carry (EDC) knives

+++ Hoka has introduced the Challenger 7, a new shoe described as “at the intersection of road and trail”

+++ On is partnering with SOUTH2 WEST8, a brand of Japanese apparel company Nepenthes, for the Cloudaway S2W8, which launches Dec. 3 +++


Click here to access the last weeks’ Short Stops