EFTTEX encourages its EFTTA members and exhibitors to donate fishing tackle as a means of encouraging a wider participation in fishing.  It aims to create opportunities for those who would otherwise be unable to get involved in fishing.


TKKSHE Hungary – EFTTEX 2017 Charity



EFTTEX 2017 is proud to announce that this year’s official charity is TKKSHE (Tiszakécske és Környéke Sporthorgàsz Egyesület - Tiszakécske and Surroundings Sports Fishing Association)

One of the association’s main missions is to provide children and disadvantaged people with the opportunity for fishing and taking part in competitions. The organisers are happy to work for this mission and organise 20-25 fishing competitions yearly.

Besides the high number of children’s competitions, they have hosted the national individual and team championships of the deaf and hard of hearing, as well as the physically disable in their location many times.


To discover more about our official charity for 2017, take a look at their website


To donate to this year’s charity please contact: If you are able to tell us in advance what you will donate before EFTTEX 2017 we will be able to publish this in our online newsletter, Newslines. Alternatively we will be coming round to each stand during EFTTEX 2017 with our big blue collection bin where you can place your donations.



Peuterfonds Netherlands – EFTTEX 2016 Charity

The chosen charity for EFTTEX 2016 was “Peuterfonds” based in Netherlands.

The foundation’s goal is to enrich the happiness of children with health problems by offering them a fantastic sport fishing experience. Groups of children are taken out for a day to let them enjoy and experience the pleasures of fishing. Each child is accompanied by a Peuterfonds-volunteer. Each day is fully catered and, at the end, every child receives a fishing rod and a participation medal.


The following companies kindly donated to the 2016 charity:

Acme United, American Tackle, Behr Angelsport, Bhagwati Ltd, Carpzoom/Fish KFT, Carrot Stix, Cormoran, Costa del Mar, D.A.F. al srl, Deepsons, Dutch Tackle Company BV, Dynamite Baits, Egerfish, Energofish, Eum­er Finland, Eyelevel sunglasses, Galaxy Tackle, Haesung Enterprise, Hopkins & Holloway UK Ltd, K&K Ltd, Kvalvik, Livetarget, Lynx, Mann’s Bait, Matzuo Apex, Momoi Fishing, NINGBO SEASIDE FISHING TACKLE CO.,LTD, Orient Fishing, Pacific Eagle, Pradco, Preston Innovations, Pure Fishing, Rapala France, Rapala VMC Corp, Redington, Ribosport MM O.D., RIO Products, Rudi Heger/Traun River, Sage Fly fishing, Sensas SA, Snowbee, Stormsure, Traper Sp. J. J. Smorczewski, M. Machala, TUF Line, Viki Exports PVT, VMC Peche, Wake Fishing, Waku Gmbh, Wielco BV, WileyX, Xinghua Top-One Fishing Tackle Co, Ltd, Zebco and Zenergo