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The UK fishing tackle trade is under pressure and some hollow pole elastic prices are rising.

The UK fishing tackle trade is feeling the pinch amid economic uncertainty and exchange rate pressures. Kent-based Nick Gilbert who runs NG Floats has announced that his suppliers have made…

Some of the confiscated fishing lines

The fishing lines case was brought by North Yorkshire County Council Trading Standards Service following complaints. It was against Ian Bailey, an eBay seller from Mickle Trafford, Cheshire, and Northern Sport…

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 targeted out of 22 retail units in the complex. The…

Happier times for Marukyu, when former UK chief John Loftus (centre) led them to awards here.

Japanese bait manufacturer Marukyu has withdrawn its operations within the UK. They’ve blamed a mixture of factors, notably poor trading conditions, uncertainty caused by Brexit and turmoil within the angling…