Coronavirus sends shockwaves into angling

17 Feb

THE outbreak of deadly coronavirus led to the cancellation of a major tackle show in China, and will have an impact on our tackle industry.

A coronavirus particle – the outbreak of what is now named COVID-19 has caused all sorts of health and industrial headches across the world.

Coronavirus fears and an ever-rising spread of cases meant organisers quickly decided to cancel the 30th China Fish show, due …Continue reading »

Tackle shops unite to create fresh AIR fishing group

27 Jan

TEN of the country’s top fishing shops have come together to form the Association of Independent Retailers that could take on the dominance of Angling Direct.

The Tackle Box in Kent is one of the well-respected stores in the new AIR fishing trade group.
The Tackle Box in Kent is one of the well-respected stores in the new AIR fishing trade group.

The AIR fishing trade group –  the Association of Independent Retailers – intends to promote the sport and collectively support …Continue reading »

Fishing tackle shop tries new ‘old-school’ move to boost interest

27 Jan

ONE of England’s oldest angling traders is coming up with ‘old-school’ initiatives to attract customers.

Fishing tackle shop problems are being tackled by Robertson’s. If shops near you are being pro-active in any special ways, email details to us.

The long-established fishing tackle shop Robertson’s, in Dagenham, Essex, is introducing several schemes to start the new decade. It hopes …Continue reading »