Fishing tackle trade performance revealed – and it’s worth £548.7 million a year

26 Nov

THE Angling Trades Association has published its bi-annual survey report on the state of the UK tackle trade – and business is only slightly down.

The fishing tackle trade in the UK is flat - but the number of shop workers continues to decline.
The fishing tackle trade in the UK is flat – but the number of shop workers continues to decline.

The value of the fishing tackle trade is estimated at £548.7 million, down from £570 million in 2015 but sill above …Continue reading »

Tackle shop targeted by anti angling youths

17 Sep

ANIMAL rights activists have attacked a small tackle shop that has operated for more than 50 years, smashing both front windows.

Anti angling youths are believed to have been behind this incident, boosted about online.
Anti angling youths are believed to have been behind this incident, boosted about online.

Anti angling youths are believed to have stolen goods from the window display at Woodseats Angling, Sheffield, South Yorkshire. It happened …Continue reading »

How to get a job in fishing – angling jobs explained

19 Jan

ANGLER’S MAIL editor Tim Knight discusses angling jobs and how to get a job in fishing. Share the blog with friends on Facebook and Twitter by clicking icons above, or simply by telling people!

Making bait for a living – just one of the many, many jobs in the UK angling industry.

  “I love fishing. My dream is to work in fishing – please can you tell me how I do …Continue reading »

Fishing Republic reveals state of angling trade in 2017

13 Oct

THE UK’s first ever publicly quoted tackle retailer, Fishing Republic, has published its results for the first half of this financial year and they present a healthy picture of continued growth and expansion.

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Fishing Republic predict they will have to have specialised tackle shops in the future and move away from general mixed …Continue reading »

Carp Quarry, Saint Servais, Callac, Dept 22

8 Nov

Carp Quarry is a very old deep granite quarry which closed in 1938 and now fills from underground springs. This 3 acre lake truly is one of the most unusual stunning fishing venues in France. To the far side of … Read More »