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Pitman Creek Fall Dealer Show is record breaker


The 29th annual Pitman Creek Fall Dealer Show broke all previous attendance records and included an award for its Pure Fishing rep.

During the event it presented its Rep of the Year Award to its Pure Fishing representative, Tim Hoskins (pictured above, centre with Pitman Creek COO/GM, John Johnson (right) and Pitman Creek CMO, Jim Bowman). Through his support during the 2020/21 season sales of the group’s products rose by 549%.

Pitman Creek’s nearly 2,000 independent retailers located throughout the United States were also invited to vote in its Best of Show Awards. The Hard Lure category winner and overall Best in Show honour went to Strike King’s Chick Magnet.

The full list of winners was:
Best Accessory: Spro Mesh Pouch
Best Terminal Tackle: Gamakatsu Spring Lock Spinner
Best Hard Lure: Strike King Chick Magnet
Best Soft Lure: Powerbait Gilly
Best Line: Seaguar BasiX
Best Reel: Shimano Curado MGL 150
Best Rod: Team Lew’s Signature Series
Overall Best of Show: Strike King Chick Magnet

The wholesaler, which distributes to over 2,000 retail locations in 49 states across the US and several other countries, recently moved into a new 205,000 sqft distribution centre in Stanford, Kentucky.

Strike King won the Best Hard Lure and Overall Best of Show. Pictured are (from left): John Johnson (COO/GM, Pitman Creek), Mike Devito (Director of Sales, Rather Outdoors), Colin Parrot (Murksi-Breeding Sales) and Jim Bowman (CMO, Pitman Creek)

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