Locals and anglers visiting the Weymouth and Portland area are fortunate to have to first-class fishing tackle shops available to them.
Weymouth Angling Centre and Chesil Bait ‘N’ Tackle are well stocked emporiums which cover all the needs and wants of the sea angler in particular. It is difficult if not impossible to wander round either shop without coming away with shiny new tackle and a lighter wallet.
Weymouth Angling Centre
Weymouth Angling Centre, WAC, is particularly well situated for the visiting boat angler located as it is only yards from the gangway where the extensive Weymouth charter fleet moors.
The shop holds stocks from most major suppliers and supplies quality frozen and live bait for both the boat and shore angler.
The shelves and walls are lined with current lures, rigs and terminal tackle and there is a range of rods and reels covering most aspects of sea angling. WAC also stock a wide range of carp and freshwater tackle.
Chesil Bait ‘N’ Tackle
Chesil Bait ‘N’ Tackle is handily located on the road to the well known beach from which it takes it’s name. It is a bass and lure anglers heaven with rows and rows of end tackle which is not only eye catching but is effective in luring the fish.
The horizontal rod display allows the angler to view longer rods completely made up. The shop also holds stocks of frozen baits and fresh worm baits are held in custom built temperature controlled trays.
Like WAC, Chesil Bait ‘N’ Tackle have an extensive range of LRF tackle which is to be expected given the popularity of this branch of sea angling in the area.
Both shops have knowledgeable staff who are only to happy to advise shoppers, not only on the best tackle for their needs but also on where the best places are to fish at the time of visit.
The next time your are in Weymouth, pay either or both shops a visit and you will not be disappointed. In addition both Weymouth Angling Centre and Chesil Bait ‘N’ Tackle have well laid out, up to date websites that are well worth a look for your tackle needs.