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AFTCO stands for the American Fishing Tackle Company and was established in 1958 in Newport Beach, California by J.C. Axelson, a pioneer in big game tackle development. In 1999, AFTCO began a relationship with Guy Harvey by manufacturing and distributing “all over print” shirts incorporating Guy’s art. Then, in 2004, Guy officially partnered with AFTCO for the manufacture and distribution of all Guy Harvey sportswear, including the immensely popular Guy Harvey T-Shirts.

For more than 50 years, the AFTCO name has stood for quality and dependability, backed by a family-owned company that ranks among the world’s most highly regarded saltwater fishing tackle manufacturers. Our AFTCO Roller Guides and Roller Tops, Unibutts®, Taper Tip Gaffs, Roller Troller® Outrigger Clips, Fighting Belts and Harnesses, Fishing Gloves and more, are found on top sport fishing boats worldwide.

AFTCO is the official licensee for all Guy Harvey shirts, apparel, and clothing. The AFTCO and Guy Harvey relationship first began in 1999 with the manufacturing and distribution of all over print shirts using Guy Harvey’s art. In 2004 AFTCO and Guy Harvey officially partnered for the distribution of all Guy Harvey clothing. Since that time, AFTCO has Developed an extensive line of Guy Harvey clothing. Guy Harvey sportswear includes Guy’s authentic marine artwork on AFTCO’s line of Guy Harvey Shirts, Fishing T Shirts, and other men’s fishing apparel, as well as women’s Guy Harvey clothing, and kid’s fishing clothing.

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