Established in early 2014 to meet the needs of anglers in Australia who wanted to buy hard to get niche items from Japan. Not only an agent for DRESS, Kuma Kustom Tackle is a buying service that can source items not currently available in Australia. If you want it and no one else brings it in we will source that product out for you.
The concept came about after founder Paul KUMA Carter visited many Japanese Fishing Tackle exhibitions and being a keen photojournalist took many photos of the items available oversea's. With ever increasing public interest with certain items Kuma Kustom Tackle was born. Paul Still travels to Japan frequently and has relationships with Japanese distribution companies and manufacturers.
Although a business it's also Paul's Passion, a dedicated tackle rat who has been known for buying tackle just because its shiny he has a genuine love for the tackle industry and the people who make it what it is today. As a Pro Staff member for Gan Craft and GOSEN he understands all fishing disciplines and thrives on finding new toys to fish with. For any one who has been to one of the many Japanese trade shows they may recognize him from the many billboards on display from the brands he represents, from the many magazine publications and advertisements he is featured in and from his television and radio work in recent times.
Well why not - if you are chasing some thing that you can not get in Australia or that unique item that just can not be found any where outside of Japan give us a buzz and with our relationships in Japan we will try and find what you are looking for.