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Local TV celeb interviewer and pro wrestling fan puts some WOO! in your fishing game

Chris Van Vliet, a top celeb interviewer for WSVN Ch. 7 in South Florida, joined forces with his college friend Aaron Anders to develop WOO! Tungsten, an environmentally friendly line of fishing tackle and apparel. Vliet and Anders, avid fishermen and pro wrestling fans, created the company name -- partly -- from one of their wrestling idols.
Chris Van Vliet, a top celeb interviewer for WSVN Ch. 7 in South Florida, joined forces with his college friend Aaron Anders to develop WOO! Tungsten, an environmentally friendly line of fishing tackle and apparel. Vliet and Anders, avid fishermen and pro wrestling fans, created the company name -- partly -- from one of their wrestling idols.

Have I got a fish story for you.

Actually, for WOO!

WSVN Ch. 7’s top celeb interviewer and pro wrestling aficionado Chris Van Vliet has another love -- fishing.

He and friend Aaron Anders decided to develop a fishing line of apparel and tackle (environmentally friendly), naming it WOO! Tungsten.

Tungsten -- their metal of choice -- which is a safer alternative to commonly used lead weights.

And WOO!

If you don’t know the calling card of legendary pro wrestler and pop culture icon Nature Boy Ric Flair, then whatcha been doing.

Makes sense using WOO!, since Van Vliet enjoys pro wrestling. Furthermore, fishing is a contact sport, according to WOO! Tungsten.

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Originally from Pickering, Ontario, Canada and now living in Oakland Park, the 35-year-old Van Vliet started WOO! Tungsten with fishing partner and college friend Anders.

Anders, 34, is from Barrie, Ontario, Canada. Fishing his entire life, he hosted a TV show in Canada titled “Air and Jair the Fishin’ Pair.”

Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario is where Anders and Van Vliet became friends and fishing buddies.

Like Van Vliet, Anders is a big fan of Ric Flair, too. Woo!

Van Vliet said: “Who isn’t a Flair fan? Ha ha.”

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Chris Van Vliet interviewed Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan.

WOO! Tungsten offers an array of products, with an emphasis on being environmentally conscience.

WOO! tackle: flipping weights, drop shot weights, barrel weights, nail weights, punch weights, shaky heads, punch skirts and more.

WOO! wear: hats, T-shirts, hoodies, UV performance shirts, visors, beanies, UV gloves, decals and more.

Who’s on board with WOO! Tungsten?

Seth Feider - Bassmaster Elite Series Pro

Dave Mercer - Host of the popular “Facts of Fishing” TV show and the loud mouth emcee of the Bassmaster Elite Series Tour.

Josh Douglas - FLW Tour and Bassmaster Open Pro.

And many more who fish for sport, food and/or fun.

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Click WooTungsten.com

Also, Instagram.com/wootungsten

And Facebook.com/wootungsten

Van Vliet is not only an avid fisherman, pro wrestling fan and sock stylist, but he also does pretty good with his day job for the South Florida TV station. Check it out.

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