Chicky Tackle Company, LLC Announces Full Ownership of the Rockport Rattler ™ Product Line and New Management Team

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Innovative jig head manufacturer looks to further enhance performance as well as expand distribution and product lines for existing popular rattling jig head.

It's Dinner For Fish

"As an avid angler I was convinced that this was a phenomenal product and as a businessman I knew there was great opportunity to expand outside the coastal Texas marketplace."

Chicky Tackle Company, LLC officially announces that it has acquired the full ownership and appointed new management over the popular Rockport Rattler™ product line. The changes are designed to ensure the manufacture of exceptional products with consistent performance and increased availability.

The acquisition was final July 30, 2010, but the initial focus was in redesigning and improving production capabilities, increasing marketing efforts and appointing a new management and sales team. With this accomplished, it is time to officially announce the newly redesigned “Rockport Rattler ™” products and its new ownership.

The new management team is Charles and Vicky Sablatura, who are also the sole proprietors of Chicky Tackle Company, LLC.    

"Eighteen months ago I became a part owner in Rockport Rattler™.  As an avid angler I was convinced that this was a phenomenal product and as a businessman I knew there was great opportunity to expand outside the coastal Texas marketplace,"  said Charles Sablatura, President, Chicky Tackle Company, LLC. "Today we officially announce that Chicky Tackle Company, LLC has acquired full ownership and management of The Rockport Rattler™ product line and look forward to creating more amazing products for anglers throughout North America and beyond."

As a successful entrepreneur and sportsman, Charles Sablatura has started and managed several thriving businesses, primarily in the high-tech industry. With The Rockport Rattler™ he will combine his business savvy with his long-time passion for fishing and hunting.    

“We have improved the production, quality, distribution and customer relationships of an already amazing product,” said Sablatura. “We are currently designing new, innovative products to add to the existing product line that will help any angler, from novice to pro, catch more fish and improve their experience on the water.”

Chicky Tackle Company, LLC, will be an exhibitor at the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST), the world’s largest sportfishing trade show. ICAST 2011 will be held July 13 – 15, in Las Vegas. Chicky Tackle Company, LLC, will have an exhibition booth and new products on display.

About Chicky Tackle Company, LLC, and The Rockport Rattler™
Chicky Tackle Company, LLC, is the parent company of The Rockport Rattler™ product line and a tireless supporter of hunting and fishing related sports as well as the natural resources that are crucial to sustain these activities. President and owner, Charles Sablatura, has been a volunteer and donor to the CCA for 20 years as well as avid contributor to Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Operation Game Thief, Quail Unlimited, Ducks Unlimited and Texas Deer Association fund raising efforts.

The Rockport Rattler™ jig combines sound, color and light reflecting diamond cut glass or moving 3D eyes to give anglers an advantage over conventional jig heads. Since 2003, by employing a combination of sound, eyes and color, The Rockport Rattler™ has become one of the most effective jig heads on the market today. Rockport Rattler ™ was awarded a US Patent in 2009 for its innovative design. For more information go to, email sales(at)rockportrattler(dot)com or call 1.877.514.8252.

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