Starting a Tackle Making Business

There is an estimated 40 million people who go on spending their weekends and holidays fishing in some lakes and rivers.

With this high number of fishing aficionados, one can financially benefit from this by starting up a tackle making business. Read on and learn how.

A survey made in 2008 says that there are an estimated 40 million people who spend time fishing. This hobby can be concluded as a favorite pastime especially during the weekends and during the holidays when people stop from their daily grind and just want to relax. If we are going to consider the sheer number of people going to lakes and rivers who go on fishing, we can say that there is an obvious high demand for fishing equipments, especially fishing tackles. Looking at it this way, an entrepreneurial individual can make money out of this by engaging in tackling making business.

There are only several, well-proven steps to start a business like tackle making. Below are these steps:

Create a Business Plan for Your Tackle Making Business

Business plan is the blueprint of everything that you will do for your business to succeed. Before starting up a shop for your tackling making business, you should first make a clear definition of what you want your business to serve in the fishing industry. This may take you for an in-depth market research and find out what are the niches that are available for your fishing tackling business. It is also included in your business plan the financing that you will employ so that it can operate for a period of time until it turns profit for you. It also helps that you set up milestones so you can steer your business in the right direction of success.

Financing Aspect of Tackle Making Business

It is good if you will start your own tackle making business with your own money. But sometimes your capital is short in pulling off this kind of venture that you may need to look for some financing sources around your area. You can approach a bank or a credit union and ask the loan officer how much do you need. Before doing this, you must understand that you must first review your credit report so that your loan can be granted. Apply to Small Business Administration that offers and guarantees low-interest loans. If you have a bad credit report, you can get a partner who has a good one.


The most important license that you will get to operate a tackle making business is EIN or Employer Identification Number. You can get this from the Internal Revenue Service.

1 Comment

  • Sheri McGowan said on October 28, 2011
    Hi I had written to you about starting a mobile fishing tackling business and you had replied to me and somehow i lost it and was wondering if you could please resend information to me Thankyou Sheri


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