July 8, 2019 - St. Clair, Missouri
REP Outdoor Group, LLC d/b/a Rivers Edge Products announced, effective June 26, it has acquired the assets of Tackle HD, the makers of the Hi-Def Craw, Hellgrammite and Mega-Mite.
River’s Edge has been a dominant brand in the outdoor gift market since 1998, specializing in fishing, hunting, western and licensed gift products.
“Tackle HD is a unique opportunity for Rivers Edge,” said Troy Nogosek, President of REP Outdoor Group, LLC. “I want to thank the former owners of Tackle HD, Mitch Fields, Aaron Click and Ben Hill for this opportunity. Tackle HD complements our existing brands and businesses in the outdoor lifestyle marketplaces. In addition, I am extremely excited to announce that Aaron Click and Ben Hill, have agreed to join our staff to build the Tackle HD brand. I felt it was very important to have people with the passion in creating the brand to further advance the realistic fishing lure business and to create extensions of the brand in other product segments.”
“We started in a one-car garage, and grew to ICAST levels in two years,” said Aaron Click. “We are blessed to be in a position to pass the torch to a great company that will take Tackle HD to the next level.”
“We are excited to be a part of the future endeavors of this rapidly growing company,” said Ben Hill. “Starting in St. Clair, with the opportunity to be acquired by another great St. Clair-based organization, made this an easier decision to give Tackle HD the tools to grow.”
REP Outdoor Group, LLC, a division of Harvest Sporting Group, Inc. was founded in 1996 and has offices in St. Clair and St. Louis - Missouri, San Diego - California and San Antonio - Texas.