Part of History

Robbos advertised in the first edition of Angling Times July 1953.

Established 1937

One of the UK’s oldest fishing tackle shops

Robertsons Fishing Tackle is over 80 years old and one of the oldest tackle stores in the country. Originally in Balaam Street Plaistow it moved to its long-time home in Prince Regents Lane in 1946.

Originally owned by two generations of the Robertson family the current owners Bob and Jeff bought out the company in 1997, Jeff having worked in the shop since he was 13, and Bob “The Rod” having run a successful rod building company in the same premises.

In the store the kettle never gets cold and we are serious about our business but like to have a laugh doing it.

Robbos is the type of shop we would want to buy tackle in!!

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