Innovation of the Year

MicroWave Guides Win Top Honors at EFTTEX 2013

This year Team American Tackle went to EFTTEX 2013 in Vienna, Austria with one goal in mind, to impress the angling trade with the MicroWave Line Control System. No doubt that mission was successful, taking top honors in the best of show awards for, “Innovation of the Year” 2013-14 season at the 32nd European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition.

AT President, Joe Meehan stated, “This award is a significant recognition and will notify the world that the American Tackle Company’s Microwave Guide System is the best innovation in fishing rod guides in generations.” He continues, “Being the first rod component company to ever win a Best New Product Award is an accomplishment we are honored to accept.”

Accepting this prestigious award at the awards ceremony, Darrin Heim Vice-President of American Tackle stated, “On behalf of the American Tackle Company, we would like to dedicate this award in memory of the late Mr. Doug Hannon, whose vision and innovations helped form this industry and the Microwave Guide.”

Innovation of the Year