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Banks and Burr have been supplying fishing tackle for nearly 50 years. Indeed in 2012 we reach the milestone of 50 full years of trading. Started in a shed by Reg Banks to supply bait to local anglers he was soon joined by his son in law Dave Burr. This progressed to a small shop in Claremont road and Banks & Burr was born. The business recieved a boost in 1965 when Dave Burr won the All England national in the King Sedgemore drain with a record weight of 76lb 9oz. This appeared in the Guiness book of records for 20 years. The following year he captained the England team on the river Thurne in Norfolk. Brian Froggatt a well known fly fisherman joined the business in the 1970s and trading continued from the rather cramped premises which eventually took over the whole building. When Reg passed away Daves son Carlton Joined the business and began to develop the mail order side which allowed us to purchase next door and increase the floor size of the shop. Daves wife Rosemary still helps out on a Saturday and Carltons wife joanne handles the books. Simon Green the shop general manager joined […]
25/27 Claremont Road, Rugby CV21 3NA
CPS Tackle is a fishing tackle shop located near Atherstone in Warwickshire. They offer a wide range of fishing tackle for carp and predatory angler, from beginner to the top flight angler. The shop is the biggest carp and predatory specialist in the area, stocking only top names in the angling world. CPS Tackle also offers a very successful mail order service sending items all over the UK and Europe.
Carlyon Road Industrial Estate, 5-6 Carlyon Road, Atherstone, Warwickshire CV9 1JE, UK