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Coronavirus fears and an ever-rising spread of cases meant organisers quickly decided to cancel the 30th China Fish show, due to be held in Beijing early in February. It is…

Warrington Angling Direct is the chains latest branch, bringing their tally to 35.

Angling Direct told Angler’s Mail how it has been trying to get youngsters hooked on fishing by giving out whips galore. For free! An spokesperson revealed: “As part of an…

Rig Marole have launched eco-friendly line clips for fishing.

Rig Marole UK is launching two biodegradable lead clips initially, but has also innovated new eco-friendly packaging that it hopes to extend to the entire range. The move comes soon…

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 local trade in the face of fierce competition from internet…

Near to closing - Fishtec is big in online sales, mail order brochures, and a well stocked shop.

In a surprising move, Fishtec embarked upon a major ‘closing down’ sale, ready to cease its operations at some point early in 2020. The discounting blitz, via its base in…

Dick Tallents was the trade man behind the famous John Wilson rod, and many other big-selling fishing products.

Dick Tallents owned Masterline Tackle, the producer of iconic John Wilson rod, the Avon Quiver rod. It sold in its thousands back in the day. Cheltenham-based Dick joined the Gloucestershire…

Hooker pellets are amongst the Poundland fishing baits.

Poundland fishing bait is in selected stores now after the giant dipped its toe into the  market, stocking pellets, groundbait, corn, meat and dips. The trial that could lead to…