<%@LANGUAGE="VBSCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> The Sports Shop - Stranraer

Fishing Tackle and other sports equipment and clothing in Stranraer
In Stranraer, Wigtownshire, southwest Scotland - Specialising in Fishing Tackle,
Stockists of equipment, accessories & clothing for outdoor & indoor sports and activities

Quality Fishing Tackle at tha Sports Shop, Stranraer, southwest Scotland


Eric McLean,
The Sports Shop,
86 George Street,
Dumfries & Galloway,
Scotland, DG9 7JS

01776 702705



Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm Saturday 9am - 5pm


Fishing Tackle at the Sports Shop

We stock a huge range of equipment for Sea Angling, Game & Course Fishing. Most major brands of fishing rods, reels, nets, waders, bags, flies, frozen & live bait, etc ... all you could need for sea angling or freshwater fishing in south west Scotland, plus Eric's invaluable local knowledge and experience!


Sea Angling Tackle

Sea angling Equipment at the Sports Shop in Stranraer Top brands of beachcasting, boat, bass and uptide rods from Greys, Century, Abu, Daiwa, Shimano, Penn, Shakespeare, Anyfish Anywhere & Masterline Walker.

Classy beach and boat reels, multiplier & fixed spool, including Abu, Daiwa, Penn, Greys, Shimano, Okuma & Masterline Walker, all at very competitive prices.

Top quality trace making equipment in small & bulk quantities, also our own top class traces, and Anyfish Anywhere & Greys rigs as well. Also assorted rig wallets and Tronix rig winders. Gemini & Breakaway rig components & leads, as well as moulds and lead-making bits.

Hooks from Mustad, Kamasan, Sakuma, Tronix, Owner, Dyanatec & many others.

Monofilament line from major companies: Daiwa, Asso, Suffix, Berkley, Sakuma, Stren.

Spinning Lures & Plugs: IMA, Snowbee, Xorus Patchinko's & Fiiish.

Braided lines from PowerPro, Whiplash, Stren, Penn, Sakuma, etc.

Tackle & Seatboxes from Shakespeare, Daiwa, Plano, Surecatch, Mustad, plus many small lure & bits boxes.

Spinning Lures & Plugs from Yozuri, Dexter, Abu, Daiwa, Rapala, Shakespeare, Storm and many others.

Game Fishing

Fly reels at the Sports Shop in Stranraer, WigtownshireHuge selection of trout and salmon flies from Caledonia Flies, Swift, Dragon, Fulling Mill, and selection of patterns tied by ourselves for salmon, trout & saltwater etc.

Leader lines from Seaguar, Riverge, Greys, Drennan, Fulling Mill, Daiwa, Rio, Maxima, Berkley plus many others.

Trout & Salmon Fly & Spinning Rods from House of Hardy and Greys, Berkley, Reddington, Shimano, Daiwa, Abu, Snowbee, Shakespeare, Maver, Vision etc.

Trout & Salmon Fly & Spinning Reels from Snowbee, Vision, Scierra, Greys, Abu, Reddington, Daiwa, Shakespeare, House of Hardy etc.

Landing nets include Snowbee, Lureflash, Abu, McLean, Sharpes & Shakespeare in various types to suit trout & salmon.

Fishing Bags by Abu, Shakespeare, Shimano, Wychwood & Greys.

Floatants, Sinkants, sight indicators, zingers, de-barbing pliers, forceps, scissors, priests, snips, boat drogues, reel bags plus lots more.


Fly-tying accessories at Stranraer Sports Shop Fly Tying materials from Turrell, Veniards and Lureflash, with a selection of hooks by Fulling Mill, Kamasan, Hayabusa, Viper, Partridge, Esmond Drury, G.Point, Owner and Mustad.

Fly Boxes from Snowbee, Scierra, C&F, Lureflash, Fox and lots more including wooden boxes.

Fly Lines by Airflo, Cortland, Snowbee, Shakespeare, House of Hardy, Greys, Scierra, Rio & more, including economy fly lines.

Tubeology Kits - the latest technology to hit the salmon fishing scene.
Fly Tying Kits, Tools, Vices, Magnifiers and more...

Coarse Fishing

Fishing Rods at the Sports Shop in Stranraer, southwest Scotland Most top brands of pike, carp, feeder & match rods stocked, plus reels from Daiwa, Okuma, Abu, Shimano, etc.

We have a varied selection of feeders, floats, split shots, ledger weights, pike traces, wires, crimps, keep nets, landing nets, stink bags, rod holdalls, seat boxes, plus lots more, too much to list here!

Come to our shop and browse at your leisure.

Live & Frozen Bait

Live and frozen bait at the Sports Shop in StranraerDuring trout fishing season, we stock maggots and dendrobena worms.

We also stock live ragworms for sea fishing, as well as a large selection of frozen bait for sea and pike, from Ammodytes, Baitbox and Luce Baits.


Clothing & Footwear

Waders & waterproofs from the Sports Shop, StranraerThigh & Chest Waders from House of Hardy, Shakespeare, Ocean, Snowbee, Daiwa, Vision, Ron Thompson and more...

Waterproof Smocks, Jackets & Salopettes
supplied by Greys, Daiwa, Imax, Abu, Vass, Sundridge etc.

Fly Vests, Waterproof Jackets, Waders, Hats and various other articles from Greys, Snowbee, Daiwa, IMAX, Vass, Sundridge, Shakespeare, Abu, Vision, House of Hardy and more...

Fishing Permits

Fishing permits Stranraer We sell Fishing Permits for Stranraer & District Angling Association waters, which are all located within 6 miles of Stranraer. Most are stocked with Rainbow & Brown Trout, and Soulseat Loch allows Bait as well as Fly Fishing.
Permits for Whitefield Loch, Pike & Perch, are sold on behalf of Glenluce Angling Club.

For more information about local freshwater fishing & sea angling, visit the Stranraer.org website.

This is only a brief outline of our fishing tackle stock. Please visit the shop to see the full range. If this isn't possible, phone or email with enquiries, and we will be happy to help.

If we don't have what you require in stock, we can usually order it for you. Please ask.