High-Quality Hunting and Fishing Equipment from Virginia Companies
Ever get tired of fishing with the same old lures from the big-box stores? Does that
turkey call made overseas that you bought in a department store not quite sound
right to you? Fortunately, a surprising number of Virginia-based companies make
high-quality, custom outdoor gear that can give you an edge on the competition. If
nothing else, you can add some variety to your tackle box or spend a little extra to
give yourself a better chance at that trophy buck or mature gobbler - all while
supporting companies based here in Virginia and the surrounding area. Aware of
a company that we missed? These listings are free, so send the contact
information to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Virginia-Made Hunting and Fishing Gear
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KipperSticks Custom Rods: Stuarts Draft, VA. Telephone: (540) 649-2393
"What Part of Custom Don't You Understand?" Learn more at
T&L Tackle: Petersburg, VA. Telephone: (804) 863-2098
Features custom plastics...The Cactus Worm and The Primo. Also sell a variety of
other tackle online at www.cactusworm.com.
Richardson Baits: Pulaski, VA. Telephone: (540) 239-5968
Custom hand tied jigs and hand poured and painted jig heads and other baits.
Shop online at www.richardsonfishing.com.
The Wright Bait Company: New Kent, VA. Telephone: (804) 932-5005
One and two inch curly tail crappie jigs and crappie tubes.
Jasper Lures: Fancy Gap, VA.
Hand tied, top quality worm harnesses and spinners, including signature line of
"Red Eye" spinners. Shop online at www.jasperlures.com.
Pro's Soft~Bait Glue: Ashland, VA. Telephone: (804) 798-5225
Soft~Bait glue repairs tears on soft plastic baits in seconds. For fresh and salt
water. Visit www.prosoftbaitglue.com.
Worminator Lures: Tidewater area. Telephone: (757) 436-1934
Custom hand-poured lures from finesse worms, creature baits, and jig trailers to
larger baits to target trophy fish. Available in a wide range of colors. Shop online at
Bud's Hellgramites: Clarksville, VA. Telephone: (434) 374-0348
Soft plastic lures that imitate hellgramites, mad toms, and other less common, but
effective, creatures. Contact information is online at www.hellgramitelures.com.
The Krank Bait: Wayne Nugent, Fishing VA Guide Service
Telephone: (804) 796-3926
Premium poppers and lipless crankbaits.
Case Plastics: Lake Country, VA. Telephone: (434) 374-0355
A wide variety of soft plastics for almost all freshwater species. Available at many
bait and tackle shops around the state and online at www.madtoms.com.
Swede's Lures: Windsor, VA. Telephone: (757) 242-3037
Premium saltwater lures, including the flagship Mojo lure. Available at a variety of
online shopping sites.
June Bug Tackle: Baltimore, MD (close enough!). Telephone: (410) 644-4855
Custom made bucktails and other striper fishing lures available online at
Howard Films: UVA graduate Jamie Howard's film company. Award-winning
fishing films, including Chasing Silver, featured on Versus and other networks.
Hunting and Camping Equipment
A complete line of wooden game calls made by Amish craftsmen. Calls for turkey,
deer, goose, elk, etc. Call or visit: www.mapletreeoutdoors.com.
Watkins Duck Calls: Bull Island, VA. Telephone: (757) 812-3183
Wood and acrylic duck calls. Collector grade duck calls. Shop and order online at
Fantomb Calls: Central VA. Telephone: (877) FANTOMB
Handmade, premium turkey calls in a variety of styles (trough, striker, etc.). Shop
and order online at www.fantomb.com.
Close Calls: Eastern Shore of MD. Telephone: (410) 778-4746
Custom made turkey, goose, and duck calls. Learn more online at
BTDOutdoors: Staunton, VA. Telephone: (888) HUNT-BTD
Flagship product is whitetail cover scent. Also carries a line of calls (whitetail,
predators, etc.). Visit online store at www.btdoutdoors.com.
Virginia Blade Company: Lynchburg, VA. Telephone: (434) 384-1282
High-quality, locally made knives in a variety of styles. Shop online at
Old Stump Outdoors: Powhatan, VA.
Ground blinds, treestand seat covers, and other camo products. Available online
Capture Outdoors: Bedford County, VA. Telephone: 434-664-7163.
Habitat management, consulting products and service, and hunting gear. Visit
them at www.captureoutdoors.com.
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