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 »

Raiders gut fishing tackle shop

7 Jan

A THRIVING fishing tackle shop in a quiet rural location was robbed of most of its contents, valued at £25,000.

The Tackle Shed was stripped of quality products but was due to re-open early this year.
The Tackle Shed was stripped of quality products but was due to re-open early this year.

The Tackle Shed, based in a shopping village in a converted water mill at Barton-le-Clay, Bedfordshire, was the only business …Continue reading »

Maver kits to encourage more people to take up and enjoy fishing

17 Dec

RECOGNISING the need to increase the number of people coming into angling, Maver managing director Sarah Phoenix has launched a trio of great fishing sets, to ensure anglers get off to the best of starts. But I believe, like Sarah, that these kits are much more than just starter kits.

Three Pole, Float and Feeder kits cover the main disciplines, whether you’re on a stillwater, canal or river. Take any …Continue reading »