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  • Absecon
    Fishing Absecon Bay & Back Bay

    • Absecon Bay Sportsmen's Center - (609) 484-0409 - Natalie Avenue - Absecon -
      Local Fishing personality Captain Dave Showell offers a fully stocked tackle shop and bait center with a wide selection of popular and hard-to-find lures and specialized tackle for expert striper fishing. Aggreassive hours daily, nearby public boat ramp, boat storage and fuel dock. Back bay guide service and charters available with Captain Dave.


  • Atlantic City
    Fishing Atlantic City, Absecon Inlet & Beaches, Jetties & Boardwalk

    • One Stop Bait & Tackle - (609) 348-9450 - 416 Atlantic Avenue - Atlantic City -
      Your "One Stop" for fishing the T jetty, the inlet and the Flagship jetties Local Fishing info for area anglers and visitors alike. Friendly knowledgeable service specializing in Surf fishing and Jetty Fishing. Live Clams, Bloodworms and Eels. Home of the World record Striped Bass.

  • Atlantic Highlands
    Fishing Raritan & Sandy Hook Bays, Sandy Hook Beach & Shrewsbury River

    • Atlantic Highlands Bait & Tackle - Two Simon Lake Drive - Atlantic Highlands - (732) 291-4500
      Next to all the charters & open party boats & offering boat rentals for fishing or crabbing in Sandy Hook Bay & the Shrewsbury River. Call to reserve a rental boat, ask for Pete.

    • Julians Bait, Tackle & Ice - Route 36 - Atlantic Highlands - (732) 291-0050
      Right on your way to Sandy Hook, the Highlands & Atlantic Highlands - Expert Striped Bass Equipment & Advice since 1932! - Manufacturer and Distributor of Montauk Striper Bunker Spoons, rods, t-bars & rod holders. Close to Boat Rentals, Party & Charter Boats. Ask for Margaret or Joe.

  • Avalon
    Fishing Sea Isle City, Avalon & South Jersey Beaches North of Wildwood

    • Avalon Hodge Podge Bait & Tackle - 2389 Ocean Drive - Avalon - (609) 967-3274 or (609) 967-0989
      South Jersey Fishing Headquarters - Everything you need from the beginner to the expert. Friendly advice and quality gear for the surf & shore fisherman, fly fisherman or boater. Dave & Tami have fresh local bait & the rigs that are catching fish. Conveniently located as your first stop in Avalon & Sea Isle City.

  • Brick Township
    Fishing the Point Pleasant Canal, Bay Head, Mantoloking & Brick Beach

    • Pell's Bait & Tackle - 335 Mantoloking Road Brick Township, NJ (732) 477-2121
      Fruendly family atmosphere with expert fishing advice for the beginner and the pro. Huge selection of fishing gear, live & frozen bait. Close to many popular fishing areas throughout Ocean County.

  • Barnegat Light
    Fishing Barnegat Inlet South, Northern Long Beach Island, Surf City & Ship Bottom

    • Eric's Bait & Boats - Barnegat Light
      Fishing Boat Rentals are what makes Eric's Boats & Bait different from all the rest. Large 16 to 20 foot bowriders, Grady Whites and other fishing machines for rent. Fuel Dock, Marina and fishing/crabbing headquarters, located right near "Old Barney".

  • Bayville
    Fishing Southern Barnegat Bay & Lagoons, Toms River, Bayville, Lanoka Harbor, Berkely & Forked River

    • Eastern Bait & Tackle -509 Route 9 North- Bayville - (732) 237-0553
      Your first stop on Route 9 - ask for Tony - Specialists in Barnegat Bay & Atlantic fishing. Local fishing reports, live & frozen bait, Tackle, Rods & Reels. Local delivery on large bait orders, call for details.

    • Eastern Marine Service -509 Route 9 North- Bayville - (732) 237-0772
      Full service for your power boat - ask for Joe Gilman- Inboard, outboard, outdrives, props, Special winterizing & springtime launch packages available, tune-ups, engine repairs, mobile shrink wrap. Electronics, safety, gauges, lights. No job too small.

  • Belmar
    Fishing Shark River Inlet, Shark River & Belmar & Sea Girt Beaches

    • Fisherman's Den - Belmar Marina - (732) 681-5005
      Large selection of fresh & frozen bait, chum, rods & reels, rigs & tackle as well as motor boat rentals in the Shark River. Stop in and see Tom or Chip for details, or call ahead.

  • Brooklyn, Sheepshead Bay
    Fishing Brooklyn, New York Harbor, Coney Island, Hudson & East Rivers, Rockaway & Verrazano Narrows

    • Stella Maris Fishing Center - 2702 Emmons Ave - Brooklyn - (718) 646-9754
      Joe & Martin ... for generations the Stella Maris Fishing Center has been preparing anglers for the party and charter boats of Sheepshead Bay. Fine tackle shop, great bait selection, and very knowledgeable staff. Located right next to all the Party Boats at the piers in Sheepshead Bay.

  • Brick/Mantoloking
    Fishing Barnegat Inlet South, Northern Long Beach Island, Surf City & Ship Bottom

    • Jersey Coast Bait & Tackle - 561 Mantoloking Road - Brick/Mantoloking (732) 451-1077
      Internet Special Discounts - Stop by or call Captain Bruce for details about special discounts in the store for Fishbox.TV users. A fine tackle shop, featuring discount prices and a wide selection of brand names. Smart advice, speedy service and dedication to NJ fishing, make JCB&T

  • Brielle
    Fishing Manasquan Inlet, Manasquan River & Brielle Area Marinas

    • The Reel Seat Bait & Tackle - 608 Green Avenue - Brielle - (732) 223-5353
      Expert offshore specialists located at the Brielle Marine Basin. Custom spreader bars & daisy chains, reel repair and maintenance. Wide selection of offshore and inshore tackle & gear. Dockside apparel and wearable marine artwork, all in one convenient location.

  • Forked River
    Fishing the Forked River, Barnegat Bay & Long Beach Island

    • Lacey Marine - Route 9 - Forked River - (609) 693-0151
      ask for Rod or Ron - One stop shopping for all your boating needs, plus a full Bait & Tackle store. Conveniently located across from the Forked River State Marina on route 9 in Lacey Township. Do-it-yourself boat winterizing packages available.

    • Grizz's Bait & Tackle - Route 9 - Forked River - (609) 693-9298
      ask for Gary Expert advice and instruction on saltwater & freshwater fishing, hunting & archery. Convenient central location for areas along the mainland shore of Barnegat Bay. Full line of local live & frozen bait.

  • Keansburg
    Fishing the Raritan Bayshore & Keansburg Pier, or on your way to Sandy Hook.

    • T & A Tackle & Bait - 263 Highway 36 in Middletown, NJ 07748 - (732) 787-3853 Ask for Tony or Alan
      The Bayshore's Best Stocked Tackle Store - Many leading brand names in stock all the time - Rods, Reels, Lures and of course; Live, Fresh & Frozen Bait.

  • Keyport
    Fishing the Raritan Bay, Keyport Pier, Union & Cliffwood Beach, Buoy 1, Chapel Hill & the Reach

    • Crabby's Bait & Tackle - 229 West Front Street - Keyport - (732) 335-9311
      Friendly & Knowledgeable Service for fishing in the Raritan Bay. Chris & Cheryl are there to help you with rigs, live & frozen bait, rods & reels and where to go. Just give them a call for all the information you need in advance.
      Also keep an eye out for Chris's new cable access Fishing Television Show, right here on Fishbox.TV

    • Keyport Marine Basin Bait & Tackle - 340 West Front Street - Keyport - (732) 264-9421
      One-Stop shopping for fishing & boating. Bait & Tackle shop & Marine Store combined with boat launching ramp, bar & restaurant on premises. John or Bob have everything at one place.

  • Morgan Creek
    Fishing Laurence Harbor, Cliffwood Beach & Bayshore Marinas

    • Vikings Marina Bait & Tackle - 1707 Route 35 South - Laurence Harbor - (732) 566-5961
      Fresh Bunker off the boats in Belford, Live Killies & Eels, chum, flats and alot more. Located right at the Morgan Inlet. Discount Bait & Tackle shop, Marine Store and fuel dock.

  • Normandy Beach
    Fishing Northern Barnegat Bay & Lagoons, Mantoloking, Normandy, Ortley, Chadwick, Seaside Heights & Lavallette

    • the Bait N' Tackle Shop - Route 35 - Normandy Beach - (732) 793-1144
      For over 40 years - Ernie & Charlene Wuesthoff - Surf, Shore & Boat fishing the bays, beach and lagoons. Live & Frozen bait. Friendly fishing advice & local fishing reports. Sea Shells, Coral & Nautical decor also on display. Collector shells, display shells, shark's teeth & jaws.

  • Manahawkin
    Fishing Southern Barnegat Bay, Long Beach Island State Park, Barnegat Light & Beach Haven

    • Tony's Bait & Tackle - 1347 East Bay Ave - Manahawkin - (609) 597-7250
      Since 1927..."Top Shelf" Rods & Reels for all types of fishing. Complete line of Clamming & Crabbing supplies & equipment. Excellent Live & Fresh bait selection including Sheddar Crabs & Grass Shrimp. Lamiglas Rods in Stock.

  • Point Pleasant & Point Pleasant Beach
    Fishing the Manasquan River & Inlet, Point Pleasant Beach, the Canal & Northern Barnegat Bay

    • Alex's Bait & Tackle - 9 Inlet Drive - Point Pleasant Beach - (732) 295-9268
      Surf Fishing Headquarters - Surf Rods, Reels & Supplies. Live & Frozen bait for the surf. Give us a call for a Fishing Update, ask for Marc.

    • Fishermen's Supply Co. - 69 Channel Drive - Point Pleasant Beach - (732) 892-2058
      Absolutely everything that you can imagine for inshore, offshore & surf fishing, commercial fishing gear, bait & tackle, ice and fuel. Marine Supplies & Nautical goods. Huge selection of top-brand names in Rods, Reels and lures. Expertly crafted offshore, daisy chains, spreader bars, rod & cooler racks for SUVs. Best selection of quality foul weather gear, waders, boots, gloves and rain gear.

    • Reel Life Bait & Tackle - 2621 Bridge Avenue - Point Pleasant, NJ 08742 - 732-899-3506
      Central Jersey's Largest Inventory - In STOCK - take the liberty of testing and compariing the best rods and reels in the business - G-Loomis, Star, Lamiglas, Shimano, Tiagra, Calcuttas, Penn International II and many many more.

      Ailes and Ailes of fishing lures, terminal tackle and accessories. Live, fresh and frozen bait, chum and boating gear. Family owned and operated by local NJ fishing experts.

  • Seaside Heights
    fishing and crabbing on the Toms River, Barnegat Bay, Seaside Heights & Island Beach State Park

    • Seaside Boats - Rt 35 South - Seaside Heights - (732) 830-8171
      Motor Boat Rentals - Carolina Skiff - Pontoon Boats from one of the best spots in Barnegat Bay. Fun for the entire family. Plenty of boats available, fishing pier, bait & tackle, snack bar and waverunner rentals on the premises.

  • Seaside Park
    Fishing Island State Park, Eastern Barnegat Bay, Seaside Heights & Ortley Beach

    • McGlaughlin's Bait, Tackle & Everything Store - 5th St. & E. Central Ave - Seaside Park - (732) 793-6171
      ask for Don. Right on your way to Island Beach State Park. Let Don outfit you for successful fishing on IBSP. Top brand name tackle, rods & reels designed for the beginner and the novice. Crabbing & Beach supplies and accessories. Open Early & Close Late!

    • Jersey Joe's Bait & Tackle - "O" Street & Central Ave - Seaside Park - (732) 793-1100
      ask for Joe Your first stop in Seaside Park. Convenient location, expert advice, dedicated staff. Jersey Joe's offers a complete Bait & Tackle shop along with a luncheonette for breakfast & lunch. Open early and Open late.

  • Shark River
    Fishing Shark River North, Neptune, Shark River Inlet

    • Captain Bill's Bait & Tackle - Rt 35 South - Neptune - (732) 681-6677
      Motor Boat Rentals along the Shark River offering a marina, and a bait tackle store, as well as Live Lobsters. Captain Bill's is one of the experts on live bait and offshore gear. Stop in for all your fishing needs.

  • Staten Island, New York
    Fishing the North banks of the Raritan Bay, Hudson River and New York Harbor

    • Biggie's Bait & Tackle - First Exit at the Outerbridge, on Page Avenue - Staten Island - (718) 966-9206
      BIG FAT FRESH BUNKER! Biggie's bait and tackle has all the gear for all types of fishing in Staten Island. The north side of the bay abounds with fishing piers, jetties, rivers... all of which are the full time home for bunker, so the fishing is about as good as can be for Stripers, Fluke, Weaks & Blues. Stop in and fish some of the best kept secret spots in the bay!.

  • Toms River
    Fishing Barnegat Bay, Toms River, Island Heights, Brick Beach to Island Beach State Park, Berkely Twp., Manchester & Lakehurst

    • Fishbuzz Bait & Tackle - 1208 Fischer Blvd - Toms River - (732) 255-1500
      Former Charter Boat Captain Tom Rabi is now open, serving the fishing community with a completely stocked tackle shop, Live, fresh & frozen bait and friendly advice & service, serving the marina communities and shore fisherman in and around the Toms river area.
      Fishbox.TV 4 Star Award Winner "Most Fishermen Friendly" 2003.
      ask for Buzzy or Jay

    • Murphy's Hook House - 2701 Route 37 East - Toms River - (732) 270-3856
      Since 1970...Friendly & Knowledgeable service. Specializing in Saltwater & Freshwater bait & tackle. Rod & Reel showroom, fresh shucked clams, offshore & inshore gear. Local expert, Dennis knows what's biting, whats working and where to go to catch them.
      ask for Dennis, Dutch or Eddie
      Voted "Best Bait & Tackle Store 2003" in Ocean County.

    • Nautical Shop Bait & Tackle - 777 Fischer Blvd - Toms River - (732) 270-1030
      Tackle Store & Ice House - also known as "Better Bait & Tackle" since 1960, your crabbing and inshore fishing headquarters for Barnegat Bay. Well stocked fishing tackle store, live and fresh bait with an Ice House on site selling the best blocks and cubes in the business.

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