Hardy & Greys Ltd are pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Mackellow as their new Hardy & Greys Ltd Sea Consultant.
Developing and promoting Hardy Sea fishing products, Neil comes to Hardy & Greys Ltd with a wealth of sea fishing knowledge and experience.
Having worked as a consultant at Penn Fishing Tackle for nine years designing, developing and testing rods, reels and associated equipment Neil also wrote and edited the company product catalogue.
As technical editor and rod tester to Sea Angler magazine for eight years, Neil researched and wrote features as well as taking part in organising and participating in photo shoots. Neil’s work at Zziplex Ltd for two years saw him dealing with all aspects of rod manufacture and testing.
As UK surfcasting champion seven times, World surfcasting champion three times and world record holder for 14 years. Neil is highly skilled in numerous casting demonstrations which have taken him all over the world demonstrating casting styles, giving lectures, safety talks and one to one tuition.
Neil also acts as Team Coach for the National Greek Surfcasting team.
Hardy & Greys Ltd is looking forward to working with Neil and growing their Sea fishing business together.
‘When I had completed my tour of the impressive Hardy & Greys Ltd headquarters, Alnwick I just knew I had come to the right place.
My passion for developing fishing rods and reels will be put to good use here. The possibilities are endless!’
Hardy & Greys Ltd Managing Director, Richard Sanderson said;
“The opportunity of recruiting someone of Neil’s experience and reputation in both the U.K. and European Sea angling industry is a huge bonus. With the support of Henry Gilbey we have assembled a formidable amount of experience and talent for the development of our Sea business.”
Neil Mackellow started working with Hardy & Greys Ltd as their Sea Consultant on February 1st, 2008.