About Birds Tackle

Birds Tackle now a division of Birds Leisure Ltd was opened in 1981, and has built a reputation for efficient, friendly advice on all aspects of fishing. Our prices are competitive and we aim to match any genuine quote.

Our extensive range of bait includes carp and coarse baits, including casters, these are known as some of the crunchiest casters in the area. With all bait sold going through our strict preparation processes that ensures you get top quality bait! We also stock Lug, Rag, and Squid etc for you Sea Anglers too. Aims for this Site our aim is to provide you the best possible reliable service so feel free to telephone us on the number below with any suggestions or problems and we will try our upmost to help you. You can even email us and we will help!

Kevin Bird & Stacy Bird: These are the men who have pumped the money into this huge shop and funded this great web site. These are the people who pay the staff's wages, pay the bills, and give the staff their orders, sometimes anyways. Kevin isn't actually a fisherman but he helps out a lot in the shop so say hi to him! Maybe someone can take him fishing someday?

The shop itself is approx 5000sq ft and is one of the largest fishing tackle shops in East Anglia. Our staff are very friendly and helpful with each specialising in their own field and always happy to help. If you need advice then talk to one of the following...


Payment we accept all major credit and debit cards, the card terminals are contactless instore and we accept card and Paypal online.

Stacy Bird: Is one of the Directors of Birds Tackle instore he manages this website and all IT parts of the business. Fishing, he is at home on the French lakes catching monster carp to just under 56lb and 2016 saw a trip to Jurassic Mountain in Thailand where he bagged a 160lb Arapaima if you are considering at trip then he is the man to talk to.

David Mayhew: Store Manager, an all-round angler having spent a lot of time Carp fishing in his youth, he now spends more time targeting more traditional species like tench bream and roach.

Adam: (The Wee Man) His main pursuit is carp, he also fishes for most other species and likes a bit of sea fishing as well.

Mark: (Peter Griffin), Mark has a good knowledge of carp fishing and has recently ventured out onto the Suffolk beaches. Mark also went to Thailand Jurassic Mountain fishing and caught some cracking fish, if you are planning a fishing trip of a lifetime to Thailand then Mark is the man for advice.

Tom Bennington: Has experience in Carp fishing and match fishing catching some very good fish along the way. Tom heads up the Shooting department of the business and often is out shooting. He has had more beach casting rods then you can shake a stick at so if you are thinking of buying one Tom probably owned one at some point so he can advise.

Jack Miller: Our newest addition to staff, he fishes locally and was sponsored by a bait company. He has had some good catches and is knowledgeable in coarse and sea fishing.

Jack Newman: Loves to target the predator species, Pike and Perch and also likes to get on the Suffolk beaches. He has a good knowledge of the shooting side of the business. So can offer advice across the spectrum.

Jack Damant: Jack is one of our sponsored anglers, he has excelled in the match scene and most recently in 2016 won the junior Fish O Mania. He did his work experience here with us and now works Saturdays, if you are having trouble getting the silvers biting talk to Jack

The online shop never closes so feel free to buy whenever you like.

Shop Opening Hours

Monday to Wednesday 8:30am to 6pm

Thursday Late Night 8:30am till 8:30pm

Friday 8:30am to 6pm

Saturday 7:00am to 6pm

Sundays 9:30am to 4pm

We are also open late on Thursdays until 8.30pm and we open at 7am Saturday for the early birds.