Tackle company bring on board young talent to help with future products.
Top match tackle firm MAP has announced the new signing of a young angler with a string of achievements already under his belt.
Tony Curd joins the brand as a consultant on the company’s tackle, bringing a wealth of experience and ideas to that will go into future products.
The two times Fish O Mania Finalist is ‘thrilled’ at the move, with MAP’s Mike Robinson being extremely pleased to have secured the 22-year-old’s talents.
“It is great news that we have secured Tony as part of the MAP team, for only 22 years old he has an incredible list of successes; a list that most anglers wouldn’t achieve in a lifetime,” said Mike about the news. “His ability on product feedback and ideas is already proving invaluable and I am really looking forward to the future.”
“Alongside James Dent I am confident we have 2 of the best young anglers in the country, and the future is looking bright for MAP.”
London-based Tony joins the MAP team with immediate effect, and is already looking forward to getting down to work.
''I'm thrilled to have joined the team at MAP, over the last few years they have lead the way in innovative match based products which I have been very impressed with and I'm really looking forward to working alongside them in their future projects,” said Tony. “Personally I feel it’s a big move in the right direction and will help to take my own fishing to the next level, I had no hesitation in coming on board”.
Tony’s impressive list of angling achievements to date include:
• Fish O Mania Finalist 2011 – Qualified at Makins Fishery. • Fish O Mania Finalist 2009 – Qualified at Lakeview Fishery. • England Feeder Team Trials 2011 • Maver Classic Finalist 2012 • Maver Pairs Finalist • British Pole Champs Finalist • Southern Angler Magazine Final 3rd overall • 3x London and South East Super League Winner • 2x Drennan Super League Finals • 2x Drennan All-Winners Final Champion • 4x WL Semi Finals Winter League Finalist 2nd individual in Intermediate National Intermediate National Team Winner 2005 Broke Colemans Cottage Match Record with 290lb 2010 • 3x England U21 Trials