A number of professionals work for wholesale fishing tackle manufacturers and distributors. This can be a very busy and exciting line of work. In this field, you can expect to deal with a wide assortment of fishing lures, lines, hooks, rods, reels and tackle boxes. In this day and age, there are so many options for the sport of fishing, regardless of whether it involves fresh water or saltwater. Since there are so many retail shops and stores that specialize in fishing tackle, accessories and equipment, there is a great need for wholesale dealers in this industry.
It is important to know your way around the various fishing tackle supplies and gear when you work in this wholesale business. This means you may need some on-the-job training in order to get started in this line of work. It will help you learn all about fly fishing poles, which do not have swivel rods, as well as simple supplies like cheap spinners, orange or red floating bobbers, large fishing nets, and even live bait for bass and trout fishing. Since you will have to handle a variety of questions regarding lures, different grades of fishing line, small and large hooks, as well as high-end rods and reels on a daily basis, it certainly pays to know the products you are manufacturing and selling.
You will likely work with a variety of fishing tackle equipment store owners and managers. These are the professionals you will be selling cheap and high-end supplies and accessories to daily.