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support frequently asked questions
about our products

Our lures are manufactured in a state-of-the-art production facility by a highly-trained staff of professionals.
Even thought the current trend in the industry is to cut costs to produce cheaper products, we prefer to maintain the standards we have developed throughout the years. Swedish stainless steel, French VMC hooks, and high quality German paints and glues don't tend to be the cheapest on the market but this is what is chosen for our lure production.
Sometimes our management directs the production department to achieve a certain target price for a certain lure model. Instead of choosing methods that may reduce quality, we try to look for other ways. A recent example with 3-D eyes provides an example. Instead of shopping for "cheaper" eyes, we invested in new machines and technology to produce the eyes ourselves. By finding smarter ways to produce the same quality for less, we plan on keeping a step ahead of our competition. -- Give us a try today and you will see the difference.

ordering online

The items you add to your shopping cart are all saved and will be shown on a summary page called "my shopping cart". Once you arrive at this summary page, you will have the chance to edit the quantity or delete an item. Once you finish just click on the checkout button. At this time, if you decide to delay purchase, all your items will remain in your shopping cart where you can return at any time within the next 60 days to amend and complete your purchase.

Choose or add a shipping address, click "proceed to payment" and from Paypal's secure website you can complete payment to Hester International via the email address hesterfishing--at--gmail.com. Each time you purchase products, you can only ship to one of your addresses at a time. To ship products to another address, you will just need to place a new order.

shipping and tracking info

Shipment is via Priority Air Mail by the Postal Service and no tracking number is provided. Please allow up to 10 - 14 business days for delivery, however it can be quicker. 99% of the time our shipments arrive with no problems. If you are concerned about a shipment, send us an email.

security ordering online

After reviewing various methods for handling online transactions, the decision was made to use PayPal®. This eBay-owned company has years of experience in online commerce so that you can feel secure in your purchase. Click on the VeriSign Secured logo if you would like to verify the SSL certificate status.

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  • disclaimers

    Hester International (hrtlures.com and or hesterfishing.com) is not responsible for any damages or expenses whatsoever that may arise from the use of this website. The user of this website assumes full responsibility for any damages or costs arising from using this website. Should any damage occur to any hardware or equipment while using our website, the user is fully responsible for paying the costs for these damages. The website itself and all content are provided to the public on an "as is" basis. No warranty of any kind whatsoever exists for the use of this website nor for the products purchased via this website. Any product purchased from Hester International is purchased "as is" and any harm or injury resulting from any product is completely the responsibility of the customer. Hester International would like to remind the user that fish hooks are extremely sharp and care should be taken to avoid injury especially when children are present. Hester International (hrtlures.com and or hesterfishing.com) shall not be held responsible for any damages, claims, costs, expenses, attorney's fees and the like that may arise from the use of this website or purchase of any HRT Lures (hrtlures.com) products.


    The agreement you have with Hester International to use our website and purchase our products may be terminated by you or Hester International. Termination may be carried out at any time by either party without prior notice to the other party. Hester International reserves the right to deny you access to its website and and to signing up to its site as a user. The names hrtlures™, Hester Fishing™ hesterfishing.com™ and hrtlures.com™ are trade marks of our company. The photos, images and written text are property of Hester International and may not be used or copied by a third party. Any comments or suggestions received by Hester International automatically become the property of Hester International (Hester Fishing) and Hester International exclusively possesses full worldwide rights to these suggestions or comments as well as any titles, interests or copyrights. Furthermore, Hester International is not limited in any way to its use of said comments or suggestions and is not obliged to maintain confidence of such nor pay compensation for such. No suggestion or comment given to Hester Fishing will constitute a violation of any rights to any third parties whatsoever. The user is solely responsible for any suggestion or comment submitted.

    terms of use

    The website is known as www.hesterfishing.com or www.hrtlures.com. The use of the website constitutes your agreement to be bound by any terms of our agreement. The website is intended for commercial use insofar as it facilitates the purchase and marketing of our products. However our website may not be used in any other commercial manner. This specifically means that the images and information found on our site may be used for personal use only and not for commercial use. Downloading or copying material from the website does not transfer any right or title of ownership to any individual or entity for said materials. The distribution, transmittal, publishing, displaying, modifying or sale of any copied or downloaded material from this website is forbidden. By completing a purchase and registering on our website and our mailing list, you grant Hester International permission to use your information for marketing or promotional purposes and to send you marketing oriented E-mails. This website contains links to outside services and resources and Hester International has no control over these websites nor the companies behind them. Therefore any concerns regarding these websites should be directed to the companies behind those sites.

    create an account

    If you choose to create an account and save your info, you will enjoy the following benefits: * speedy checkout * save "ship to" addresses * access past orders * receive info about new products or sales

    info about credit card safety

    Please remember to enter your billing address exactly as it appears on your credit card statement. Also enter a 10-digit phone number to aide delivery. You can store as many shipping addresses as you like, enabling you to easily have orders shipped to you where you will be or to ship to your family or friends. Hester Fishing will not use any address info for any reason other than to assist in delivery of orders.

    accessing your account info

    Clicking on the "my account" link will enable you to access and manage your personal account. If you choose to change your email address or password, your saved credit card info will automatically be deleted. This is for your protection. We recommend choosing a unique password that can not be easily guessed by unauthorized persons. If you ever forget your password, you can request it by just following the instructions at the signup page.

    mailing list

    Once you make a purchase from us or make an inquiry, you will be placed on our mailing list and we will be able to inform you should we introduce new products or offer price reductions on overstocked or discontinued products. If you decide at any time that you would like to be removed from the mailing list, just inform is via email. Please note that we will still send you emails confirming orders and or shipping information.

    my shopping cart

    Each time you add an item to your shopping cart, a pop-up window will appear showing details of what was just added and a summary of the contents, including the item name, quantity, and price per unit. The items you add will be saved in your shopping cart for 45 days. It is not necessary for you to sign in to save or access your shopping cart as long as you are using the same computer. If you are using a different computer, you will need to sign in to see your shopping cart. If there is insufficient stock of a particular item, please take a few seconds and click the links provided to inquire when more will be available.

    seeing order status

    If you would like to check your order status, you can: click on your account link at the top of our website menu (once you have signed in to your account) Tracking shipments tracking number: Hester Fishing does not offer tracking numbers with its shipments. If we have a question about your order, we will contact you by phone or email. Likewise, if you have any questions or changes to your order, please feel free to contact us via email.

    signing in

    By signing in each time you shop with us, you will be able to take advantage of all the benefits of having an account. Just enter your email address and your own personally chosen pass word to sign in.

    check out

    What to expect when you buy online. -- This is an important topic for us. We depend on word-of-mouth advertising to spread the word about our lures. This is why we have spent a great deal of effort designing a website that allows for a smooth and easy buying experience. You will not be running into page after page of hurdles when trying to place an online order and forget about hidden surprises resulting in extra costs.

    cancel order

    Please email us using our online contact form.

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  • Orders are often shipped soon after the order has been placed. If your order has already been shipped, it will not be possible to cancel the order. For this reason, please be quite sure you wish to place the order before finalizing the order process.

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