Who We Are
American Fishing Tackle Company: Any Fish, Any Water
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 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 at our Southern California headquarters where many of our core saltwater fishing tackle items are still proudly handcrafted and manufactured in our U.S.-based machine shop.
What We Stand For
Innovation and Conservation Since 1958
AFTCO reflects a legacy of firsts. From former company Chairman Milt Shedd's pioneering conservation achievements, to the invention of the roller guide and the introduction of the world's first pair of true fishing shorts, AFTCO provides conservation leadership and delivers products proven to deliver performance on the water. Our passion for the outdoors extends beyond our product catalog thanks to an unwavering commitment to help protect fishing resources and angler rights. Through our 10% Pledge to Protect and Conserve, your purchase of any AFTCO product directly supports conservation initiatives.