Calcutta Launches New Fishing Tackle Management Products

Graham, NC — Calcutta unveiled the all-new Explorer Series and Squall Series fishing tackle management systems at ICAST 2017 in Orlando, FL. The Squall Series includes four unique tackle bags, packs and binders while the Explorer Series features six exclusive tackle management products. Both systems were engineered by the Calcutta team to provide serious anglers with hardworking tackle storage solutions and will be available in mid-August at

Explorer Series 420


The Explorer Series from Calcutta is constructed from 420D ripstop nylon and comes equipped with oversized zipper pulls, non-corrosive zippers and maximum storage across the entire series.Two Explorer Tackle Bags are available in 3600 and 3700 sizes. Features include large storage pockets on one end for gear or leader spools, a plier holster on the opposite end, a large front pocket for an additional tackle tray or bags of soft plastics and a zip-close main compartment. Each size includes four tackle trays.

The Explorer Backpack provides hands-free mobility, while easily transporting tackle gear or traveling on business. The padded shoulder straps and back keep anglers comfortable while two large top-loading compartments with padded pockets are great for a laptop or tackle trays. Zippered mesh side pockets and oversized zipper pulls offer additional storage that is easily accessible. The backpack also includes two 3600-size tackle trays.

If your customers need to keep all of their tackle in one place, the Explorer Shoulder Bag and Rolling Tackle Bag are the ones you should stock. It features a front-loading tackle tray system that includes five 3700-size tackle trays with a molded exterior, large top storage compartment for reels and gear, padded shoulder strap, oversized lifting handles and two exterior pockets. The rolling model comes with a retractable handle and four exterior side pockets.

The Explorer Bait Binder is a great bag to help keep tackle organized. Measuring 13.5″ x 9″, the binder includes five removable, resealable sleeves to store lures, rigs or soft plastics. Oversized zipper pulls make opening and closing easy. The expandable gusset helps when storing larger gear.

Squall Series

The Squall Series incorporates the new Prym1 Shoreline pattern and is loaded with features that make this a tackle management system anglers can depend on. Oversized zipper pulls and non-corrosive zippers are used on every model. Molded exterior pockets are included on the backpack, while both the backpack and tackle bags have a molded plier holder.

Available in 3600 and 3700 sizes, the two Squall Tackle Bags are loaded with details such as large storage pockets on each end for gear or leader spools, a large front pocket for an additional tackle tray or bags of soft plastics and a zip-close main compartment. A molded plier pocket on the front of each bag keeps pliers close at hand. Each size includes four tackle trays. A compression-molded bottom helps keep moisture from seeping in and maintains the shape of the bag when it’s full. A built-in rain flap is stored in the back pocket for those unexpected showers.

The Squall Backpack is the perfect hands-free mobility tackle solution. It features a padded back rest and shoulder straps for comfort. The exterior molded sunglass case is easily accessible and the exterior molded lid and exterior molded plier pocket provide additional tackle storage. The large main compartment includes one 3700-size tackle tray and a built-in rod holder that stows away when not in use.

Our Squall Bait Binder is built with a tough molded outer shell with a carry handle that helps keep its shape while protecting the contents. It features a two-way zipper with oversized zipper pulls, and eight resealable plastic storage sleeves for organizing tackle.

Both the Explorer and Squall Series will be available online in mid-August. For pricing and more details, visit