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Tackle & Bates offers friendly advice on all aspects of fishing, from beginners to experienced match anglers.

We pride ourselves on having the freshest top quality Live baits in the area, and are competitive on price.

Our staff are experienced anglers and can advise not just about the fishing at Rookery waters but also local natural or commercial venues.

All Major and unique brands stocked Drennan, Guru, Preston Innovations, Maver, Daiwa, Frenzee, Garbolino, Rive, Matrix, Middy, MAP ,Hydra, Browning, Sensas, Sonu Bait, E-S-P, Van den Eynde, Dynamite Baits, Advantage Baits, Spotted Fin, Boland, Ringers, Mainline Match, Korda and many more….

We host “Tales from the Tackle shop Podcast” which is available via ipod app or Pod bean app or our YouTube channel Fenland fishing TV.


For any information or general enquiries contact us via or telephone 07824 878 492

  • 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 which we can send to your chosen Address.

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

  • We accept all major credit and Debit cards

  • We offer a professional, in house pole repair service

  • Mail orders welcome 07824 878 492

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

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