Tackle Direct Opens Shimano Tech Center, G. Loomis Performance Center in N.J.

IRVINE, Calif. – Anglers living and traveling to fish in southern New Jersey waters can now check out the latest tackle at the new Shimano Technical Center and G.Loomis Performance Center, a dedicated ‘store within the store’ opening at TackleDirect in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. To kick-off this unique concept, TackleDirect has plans for a special grand opening weekend event on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21-22. The store is located at 6825 Tilton Road – visit www.tackledirect.com for more information and directions.

Along with showcasing the complete product line-up at the new Shimano Technical Center and G.Loomis Performance Center, those attending the weekend TackleDirect event also have the opportunity to visit with the Shimano Multi-Service crew. The crew will have the ‘specially-wrapped’ Shimano Toyota tow vehicle and Skeeter bass boat on display, plus can try out new Chronarch CI4+ reels and G.Loomis NRX bass rods while competing in casting contests. Experts from PowerPro will also be hand on conducting Hollow-Ace splicing clinics and knot-tying demonstrations throughout both days.

“Not only are there all kinds of activities planned for this special weekend event,” said Doug Rusch, Shimano’s New Jersey rep, “but what a great opportunity for anglers in South Jersey and those who pass through the area on their way to fishing spots from Barnegat Bay down to Atlantic City, Ocean City and Cape May. The can stop by and rely on one of the world’s premier tackle shops for just about any tackle needs they have from Shimano, G.Loomis and PowerPro.”