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General Whitby angling supplies

Discussion in 'Sea Fishing Forum - Shore, Boat & Kayak Fishing' started by navmanfish, Feb 6, 2019.

  1. navmanfish

    navmanfish Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Mate was down Whitby on Monday called at shop to find it empty

    Closed/refurbish ?

    Any one know if shop now closed.
  2. bobthedog

    bobthedog Blenny

    Just checked their web site and it says permanently closed.
  3. Jem

    Jem Blenny

    It seems that more and more local shops are closing down not only tackles shops but shops in general due to less foot traffic on high sts, especially with most people doing their purchasing online. Just a shame as they can't compete with online prices :(
  4. navmanfish

    navmanfish Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Main concern will be for both local anglers & party boat users.

    People unable to dig/collect bait fresh will have to go elsewhere

    Party users used to have access to early opening for last minute gear etc.

    Perhaps a good outcome for other tackle shop,used that one in preference

    Due to better service and to keep it going as an alternative to closed one.
  5. scrubbs

    scrubbs Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Are they still selling online? the ebay site is still open?
    There is still hook line and sinker. 5 minutes walk, supplies bait and early opening for the boats customers.
    Last edited: Feb 6, 2019
  6. jc

    jc Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    shame they are gone gone are the days you could go in tackle shop for a mooch round
    we have just come back from a break in dunfries and galloway tackle shop at stranraer still going strong
    and gave good advice for free dont get that with amazon etc

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