John Hunter

John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Oct 07, 2020  |  0 comments
Component manufacturer American Tackle Company has appointed the vastly experienced Captain Ancelmo ‘Mo’ Fernandez as its pro staff director. Mo is native to Florida and growing up in the southern part of the state, he is well experienced in all areas of fishing both freshwater and saltwater.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Sep 24, 2020  |  0 comments
The organisers of the EFTTEX tackle trade show, which was postponed back in June because of Covid-19, have been heartened by news that the venue in Prague has reopened and staged its first event in months.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Sep 18, 2021  |  0 comments
Shimano Europe Fishing Tackle has announced plans to extend its distribution agreement with Down South Trading (DST), to include the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) area.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Sep 08, 2020  |  0 comments
The world’s largest hook maker, Mustad, has named 43-year-old Kenni Riise as the CEO of the Verdane and Ard Group-owned brand, from October 1st.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jul 20, 2020  |  0 comments
Buyers, media, exhibitors and other representatives from the global sportfishing industry brought ICAST 2020 Online to life from July 13th to 17th, during the sport’s first-ever virtual trade show. For the first time, with the online venue, the angling public also had the opportunity to participate in the event.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jul 13, 2020  |  0 comments

The best-selling tackle brands in the USA last year have been revealed in an insightful report that has just been published. Big names like Shakespeare, Daiwa, Rapala, Berkley, Eagle Claw, Columbia and Plano were among those listed along with a couple of surprises in the survey of more than 9,000 anglers last year by specialist market research and economics firm Southwick Associates.

John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jul 10, 2020  |  0 comments
Shimano’s chairman emeritus, Mr Yoshizo Shimano – who led the company as president and then chairman from 1995 until 2012 – has passed away from chronic heart failure at the age of 85.
John Hunter  |  Apr 27, 2021  |  First Published: Jul 02, 2020  |  0 comments
The award-winning Scandinavian tackle company Westin, based in Denmark, has signed well-known industry expert Thomas Wæver to its professional staff line up. As of August 10th, Thomas will take up the role as Westin’s export manager.

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