The Truth About Today’s Fishing Tackle Supply Issues
If you’re wondering why it’s so hard to get fishing tackle right now, here’s the truth about why tackle is hard to come by.
In a sentence, the demand for fishing tackle has DOUBLED (if not tripled), and supply has been crushed due to a combination of Covid, lack of components, supply chain issues, workers not showing up, etc.
Listen in as we share exactly what’s happening, when we should expect things to get better, and what this means for fishing in 2021.
You can watch the video version of this podcast below (which I definitely recommend), listen to the audio version by clicking the play button underneath it, or listen to it on iTunes, Stitcher, or Spotify.
Today’s Fishing Tackle Supply Issues [VIDEO]
Today’s Fishing Tackle Supply Issues [PODCAST]
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Here’s a timestamped table of contents from our conversation about today’s tackle industry:
0:30 – The great TP crisis of 2020
1:55 – Supply vs. Demand
4:50 – Let’s address the truth
5:41 – We’re getting answers from tackle manufacturers
6:19 – We never want to tell you, “I don’t know.”
6:38 – The issues are bigger than “Due to Covid”
8:26 – When can we actually expect some supply
9:40 – Talking about realistic expectations
10:19 – Thanks to our Insiders, we are on the big manufacturer’s radar
11:28 – 2022: This is not a typo
13:24 – We only want to carry the best products for you
13:48 – Want the tackle first? Turn on notifications, become an Insider, and get exclusive access
16:21 – Chinese New Year
20:20 – Orders are coming but they are piecemealed
21:38 – Be patient; the struggle is real
23:20 – We will get back to normal
It’s been such a struggle trying to find fishing tackle and trust me, we are all frustrated.
But just like we made it out on the other side of the toilet paper shortage in 2020 squeaky clean (pun intended), things will start getting better for the fishing tackle supply chain!
And it won’t smell as bad.
Do you still have questions or concerns about this issue?
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