Office Building FILSTAR - Plovdiv
K&K Ltd. is one of the leading fishing tackle companies in Bulgaria. It is a major importer, manufacturer, wholesaler and exporter on Bulgarian market. The history of K&K Ltd. begins in 1991, when Kiril Andreev and Konstantin Zlatanov met for the first time. Their common passion for fishing quite soon made them very good friends and at the end of 1992, still students, they founded K&K Ltd. Both of them are dipl. engineers - specialists in computers, but their love for fishing proved to be stronger.
In 1995 two new partners came into the company and the main office moved to Plovdiv, the second biggest city in the country.
FILSTAR warehouse - Plovdiv
The company is very active in the market in promoting the modern methods of fishing - besides advertising in all the major angling publications, it has also organized competitions, sponsored own team and even took part in publishing a magazine. K&K Ltd was actually the first private company in Bulgaria to give money for the development of fishing as a sport.
At the end of 1997 were released the first monofilament lines with the brand name Lazer. Since then, the range has grown significantly, including also braided lines and items for fly-fishing, and now the company successfully exports these lines to many European countries. The range of Lazer lines includes both models for alround use and for specialized fishing. All custom requirements can also be met.
In 1998 K&K Ltd has open a representative retail shop in Plovdiv, which is one of the biggest in the country.
In the beginning of 2000 the company has acquired the rights for the brand Filstar and now manufactures and exports all kind of fishing tackle under this name. The range includes - reels, rods, floats, hooks, swievels, chairs, groundbaits and many other accessories.
"K&K" stand at EFTTEX
At the end of 2001 K&K Ltd has become a member of EFTTA and is the first Bulgarian company, without foreign participation, which is a member of the association. Since 2002 it is also a regular exhibitor at the organization’s fishing tackle show - EFTTEX.
In 2002 the existing small production of floats of the company was enlarged by acquiring new fully automatic modern equipment. This allowed K&K to offer to the world market high quality floats with possibility to meet all the requirements of its customers.
The first exported floats were to a neighbour country - Turkey and now floats are exported to countries, as far as Australia, South Africa and Canada.
Factory for floats "Top Float" - Haskovo
In the beginning of 2005 a new wholesale warehouse was opened in the capital Sofia to meet the rising demand and to enhance the existing distribution from the first warehouse in Plovdiv.
At the end of same year the Plovdiv division also moved to new premices - purpose built facilities with large warehouse, showroom and office section. This move was necessitated by the stable growth of the company and increased volumes. The wholesale warehouse was the largest of its kind in Bulgaria and improved even further the service for the customers.
In 2010 it was further enlarged as a new part was added to the existing facilities.
FilStar team and friends on Musala
At the moment the company operates a wholesale stores in Plovdiv and Sofia, with 2 own sales representatives and five wholesale distributors around the country. It is an exclusive distributor for such companies as: Shimano, MEPPS, Van Den Eynde, Humminbird, Minn Kota, St.Croix, Preston Innovations, Dohitomi, Dragon Tackle, Salmo and Ugly Duckling.
K&K Ltd. now has more than 50 employees and exports its products to more than 30 countries.
Fishing with Filstar
Excursions and Events with FilStar
Fishing Exhibitions and Participations