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About JP Tackle

JP Tackle has been in business for over 15 years, and is owned and run by John Penn.

We are one of the biggest fishing tackle retailers in Essex, Ideally located in Maldon close to some of the best fishing in the country.

Our fishing experts and knowledgeable staff are always on hand to provide honest, unbiased advice on any query that you may have, and can also offer advice on rigs, tactics and the best venues to target that catch of a lifetime.



I opened the shop with my Dad in 1999 and we have made great improvements to the business. We have extended it and it is now over 120 ft long and 16 ft wide. I have been fishing all my life and have had nearly 25 years in the trade. I have put my hand to most sorts of fishing, having won a Division One league match on the Cam, plus a few other opens and team victories. I also like to have a good stint at specimen fishing have a 47lb 12 oz carp. We all hope to make your visit to the shop one where we can