The Tackle and Bates Tackle Shop is run by Alex Bates and is located above The Rookery Café. Offering fresh live bait and a large selection of other baits. Brands available include Guru, Daiwa, Preston Innovations, Drennan, E-S-P, Korda, Nash, Fox, Matrix, Garbolino, Rive, Colmic, Sticky Baits, Frenzee, Bait-Tech, Sensas, Sonu baits, Dynamite Baits,Ridge Monkey,Boland groundbaits,Esox,Shimano,MAP,Leeda,Maver,Mainline Match,Cresta,Gamakatsu,korum,Kamasan and Mainline.

We cater for all aspects of course angling whether you are a beginner or highly experienced! we are not your standard fishery tackle shop we are one of Cambridgeshire extensively stocked shops.

we are Cambridgeshires hidden gem!!

we are competitively priced and will price match any genuine prices

Fishing lessons for individuals and groups are available, as well as offering advice on how and where to fish our lakes.

Gift vouchers are available in multiples of £5 we can send them to your chosen Address.

we offer a professional mail order service with fast delivery and dispatch times.

Please like our facebook page were you can see all the latest deals and new products available.

we accept all major credit and Debit cards

To enquire about purchasing fishing tackle or to book a lesson please contact Alex Bates on 07824 878492 or email

Shop Opening Times

Mon-Sat 7.00-5.30pm

Sunday 7.00-4.00pm march-october (7.30-12am nov-feb)