Fishing tackle theft scaling £13,000 won’t stop dad ‘n’ lad doing what they love

7 Jun

A CARING dad is still taking his young son fishing despite callous thieves stealing as much as £13,000 worth of top kit.

Despite the fishing tackle theft, young Archie was back fishing and he landed this lumpy carp.
Despite the fishing tackle theft, young Archie was back fishing and he landed this lumpy carp.

The fishing tackle theft won’t beat Jonathan Archer. He’s now taking his six-year-old, Archie, out fishing again… and they’re using …Continue reading »

Fishing Republic, the giant UK tackle chain, saved by Go Outdoors

18 Jan

FISHING REPUBLIC, the ailing retail tackle firm, has been saved from closure by Go Outdoors, the holding company of giant high street sports chain JD Sports.

Fishing Republic made waves when it joined the London Stock Exchange... but hit the rocks late last year.
Fishing Republic made waves when it joined the London Stock Exchange… but hit the rocks late last year.

Fishing Republic is understood to have outbid interested other noted large tackle companies, by guaranteeing the continuation of all existing …Continue reading »

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 »