John Hunter

John Hunter  |  Jan 10, 2022  |  0 comments
Award-winning Scandinavian tackle company Westin has appointed Thom Hunt as its agent for England and Wales. Thom is a well-known face within the UK fishing scene and has been a long-time user of Westin gear, catching, many big fish using the Danish brand’s lures and wining countless competitions.
John Hunter  |  Jan 04, 2022  |  First Published: Jan 05, 2022  |  0 comments
A major economic report has revealed how outdoor recreation helped the US economy during a difficult 2020 – with fishing and boating leading the line. The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) report showed outdoor recreation had a powerful and positive economic impact on the US economy, generating $688 billion in economic output, comprises 3three per cent of US employees and creating 4.3 million jobs.
John Hunter  |  Jan 04, 2022  |  0 comments
With ICAST 2022 set to take place next summer in Orlando, Florida, TTW talks to ICAST trade show and membership vice president Blake Swango about plans so far.
John Hunter  |  Dec 27, 2021  |  0 comments
After 27 years of working together, Russian tackle distributor Lotta-Olt and US-based eyewear manufacturer, Flying Fisherman, have signed an exclusive distribution agreement expanding Lotta-Olt’s territory to all of Russia.
John Hunter  |  Dec 27, 2021  |  0 comments
Amid continued concerns about the Covid-19 pandemic, the organisers of the Yokohama Fishing Festival have once again decided to take it online – but it’s already looking like a huge success.
John Hunter  |  Dec 27, 2021  |  0 comments
The 19th Word Youth Championships will again be sponsored by the world-renowned fly line company Cortland Line. The championships will be held in Trentino, Italy and will take place from July 18th to 24th.
John Hunter  |  Dec 16, 2021  |  0 comments
One of the best-known sea fishing brands in the world, Penn, has become the latest major name to commit its support for the unique Sea Angling Classic, taking place next summer.
John Hunter  |  Dec 15, 2021  |  0 comments
The purchase of marine-based ‘internet of things’ business Siren Marine by Yamaha would allow the industry giant to offer a fully connected experience with its watercraft. Yamaha Motor Corporation USA’s marine subsidiary intended to purchase Siren Marine by the end of 2021, following a minority investment in it last March.
John Hunter  |  Dec 14, 2021  |  0 comments
The European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition, EFTTEX, is returning in 2022 and will be staged at the HungExpo Congress & Exhibition Centre in Budapest, Hungary, from September 14th to 16th.
John Hunter  |  Dec 03, 2021  |  0 comments
Danish company Fairpoint Outdoors has launched specialist apps for its Westin and Kinetic brands, designed to make it quick and easy for retailers to place orders.

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