Neighborhood Bait and Tackle Stores:
More Than Just Bait
and tackle stores provide invaluable services to anglers, and
more than 70 independent stores around Long Island contain a wealth
of local fishing knowledge. Anglers shop at bait and tackle stores
to stock up on fresh and frozen bait, before heading out to their
favorite fishing hole. In addition to supplying bait, tackle stores
are good sources for obtaining first hand knowledge about every
aspect related to fishing local waters.
into my shop and I'll get you out the door with a rod and reel
that's affordable, easy to work with, and up to the challenge
so that you can catch fish on the first trip"
- Ken Morse,
Tight Lines Bait and Tackle, Sag Harbor
If an angler forgets to purchase a freshwater fishing license,
several bait and tackle stores offer a convenient option to purchase
a license at the last minute, which saves the hassle of postponing
a planned outing.
"Many shops look like small operations - but step inside
and you'll find 'big-time' choices, great service and a reservoir
of local knowledge"
- John Mantione,
J & J Sports, Patchogue
These stores are great sources to learn about new fishing regulations.
here (PDF) to read about how the many services being offered
by your bait and tackle store.