Fishing News

AFTCO Celebrates 60 Years

Family owned and operated, the American Fishing Tackle Company (AFTCO) represents unparalleled quality, performance and reliability when it counts most.

Worn across the globe, AFTCO's fishing clothing is designed to handle the harshest elements. Whether you're an elite professional bass angler looking to stay dry in a late fall downpour or an offshore weekend warrior seeking protection from the sun's harmful UV rays, AFTCO keeps you fishing comfortably. AFTCO products are field tested from its Southern California offices where many of its core saltwater fishing tackle products are still proudly handcrafted and manufactured in our U.S.-based machine shop.



AFTCO reflects a legacy of firsts. From the invention of the roller guide to the introduction of the world's first pair of true fishing shorts, AFTCO provides innovative products proven to deliver performance on the water. The company's passion for the outdoors goes beyond its product offering because of an unwavering commitment to help protect our fishing resources and angler rights. Through AFTCO's 10% Pledge to Protect and Conserve, each purchase of any AFTCO product directly supports conservation initiatives.