John Hunter

John Hunter  |  Mar 22, 2022  |  0 comments
Hook, lure and tackle giant Mustad Fishing has entered the rod market, unveiling eight initial ranges globally, covering a wide variety of techniques and disciplines.
John Hunter  |  Mar 22, 2022  |  0 comments
More opportunities for sponsors, participants and the Dutch region where it is hosted are being promised following a deal to expand and grow the popular World Predator Classic event.
John Hunter  |  Mar 14, 2022  |  0 comments
With yellowfin tuna fishing growing in popularity, Japanese manufacturer Zenaq has used its extensive experience to produce a specialist offshore casting rod range, the Tobizo.
John Hunter  |  Mar 08, 2022  |  0 comments
The fly tackle world has a new brand – US-based Skwala – that says it is determined to push the limits of fly fishing apparel. Skwala, based in the heart of fly fishing in southwest Montana, is being spearheaded by founder Kevin Sloan, who led the Sitka Gear business for nearly a decade.
John Hunter  |  Mar 08, 2022  |  0 comments
With the growth of feeder fishing across Europe, demand has increased for the latest technological innovations to allow anglers to achieve success. Energofish’s iBite MS light is leading the way.
John Hunter  |  Mar 08, 2022  |  0 comments
What started as a dream by a Danish fly angler and fly tyer to offer Scandinavians more modern materials has turned into a fast-growing European distribution business. Today, The Fly Company supplies much more than simply flies and materials.
John Hunter  |  Mar 03, 2022  |  0 comments
Simms Fishing Products, the waders, outerwear, footwear and technical apparel manufacturer has designated March 3rd, 2022 as G3 Day. This year’s inaugural celebration coincides with the unofficial start of the 2022 fishing season as well as the 20th anniversary of arguably Simms’ most iconic product, the G3 Guide Stockingfoot Wader.
John Hunter  |  Feb 16, 2022  |  0 comments
UK-based tackle retail giant Angling Direct is on a mission to encourage more people to go fishing, offering customers the best selection of product at great prices with a proper buying experience. As it opens its European warehouse in The Netherlands, CEO Andy Torrance explains the next stage in its plans.
John Hunter  |  Feb 02, 2022  |  0 comments

In one of the biggest acquisitions in the tackle trade’s history, Pure Fishing Inc., the world’s largest fishing tackle company, today announced the purchase of Svendsen Sport, a leading supplier of tackle in Europe and owner of leading brands including Savage Gear, Prologic, MadCat, WaterWolf, and DAM.

John Hunter  |  Jan 31, 2022  |  0 comments
Companies involved in sportfishing in Denmark have come together to found a national trade association to boost the industry. The Danish Angling Association includes founding members representing tackle manufacturers, wholesalers, tackle shops, fishing guides, tourism, NGOs and boat and put and take operators.

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