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Florida Independent Fishing Stores and Tackle Shops

Local Florida fishing stores and tackle shops offer valuable area knowledge, advice on the good spots to fish, and the best techniques to use regionally. They can also help anglers find the right fishing products and gear for local fishing conditions and species found nearby. Shopping at an independent fishing store or tackle shop also supports the local economy and can help ensure the preservation of local fishing resources.

Check out independent fishing retailers recommended by local Baitstick community members.

Bridgemaster Fishing Products – Lake Wales, FL

“The top two bait and tackle stores are Bridgemasters in Lake Wales and Bridgemasters in Lake Wales. They call it the fisherman’s candy store." – Gary A

FishStalkerz BaitHouse – Dunedin, FL

“They have a wide variety of tackle along with some of the best bait in the Pinellas county area! They have a wide variety of live bait and coolers full of frozen bait. The employees are knowledgeable and love what they do." – Brandon D

The Bait Depot – Port Richey, FL

“Literally a power packed store in a cabins space. The Bait Depot is run professional by locals, owned by locals. Always always have live bait, never ever run out, their prices are fantastic especially their 100 reg shrimp for 20$…. No one in the Bay Area can beat this deal!! Tackle? Ohh yeah they have all needed for inshore, nearshore and offshore fishing the gulf waters…..As a captain of an offshore boat in the Keys, when I want to relax and fish for fun with my wife, my kids etc. I choose to use the Bait Depot." – Mike P

Shop Where You Fish. Shop Local and Independent in Florida.

Find Baitstick community recommended fishing stores using the locator map to find an independent fishing store near where you live or fish. Enter a zip code or location for a list of local fishing stores and tackle shops.

Want to recommend a favorite local fishing guide or independent retailer not identified by the Baitstick community? Let us know.