Tall Pines Tackle Inc. is the leading custom manufacturer of OEM and private label fishing equipment in the Western Hemisphere. Their expert team ensures the delivery of high-quality, state-of-the-art fishing tackle. The company has a tradition of involving the sport’s most passionate anglers to develop innovative fishing products. In keeping with this practice, Tall Pines Tackle recently recruited Eric Naig as Vice President of Business Development.
Naig brings decades of experience to his new role. A fishing industry veteran and diehard multi-species angler, Naig spent six years with Pure Fishing managing field services, public relations, marketing, and product development. He spent the next 14 years in executive sales, marketing, and product development roles at Northland Fishing Tackle.
An accomplished angler, Naig competed for 11 years as a professional walleye angler on the PWT, NAWA, and FLW walleye circuits.
“I’m extremely honored and grateful that Tall Pines Tackle has provided me this opportunity,” said Naig. “I look forward to working with our current customers and others to expand our OEM and Private Label business. I’m thrilled to share the entire Tall Pines team’s values and mantra: We will always operate under the three T’s: Truth, Trust, and Transparency.”
Tall Pines President Richard Kovacs shares Naig’s optimism. “I’m excited to work with Eric in charting a course for continued success. His industry experience and passion for fishing are a perfect fit for our commitment to being a world-class fishing tackle manufacturing partner.”