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10 Best Bait and Tackle Shops in Oregon

By Ian-Spiegel Blum

10 Best Bait and Tackle Shops in Oregon

With an almost endless selection of great fishing outposts like the Tillamook Bay, Deschutes River, and much, much more, Oregon is an angler’s dream. But before you head out onto the water, make sure you’ve got all the equipment you need for success. Below, you’ll find 10 of the best bait and tackle shops in the state to help you do just that.

1. Siuslaw Marina and RV Park, Florence, OR

The Siuslaw Marina and RV Park in Florence, Oregon, is located right on the Siuslaw River. Stop in at their marina for boat launches, boat rentals, ice, snacks, boat parts, bait, and tackle. 

2. Mazama Sporting Goods, Eugene, OR

Since 1972, Mazama Sporting Goods has been providing some of the best hunting and fishing equipment to the Eugene, Oregon area. Their pro fishing shop recently got a space upgrade and now offers live sand shrimp, lure building materials, and fly fishing, in addition to tackle and cure baits.

3. Sunrise Bait, Forest Grove, OR

Sunrise Bait in Forest Grove, Oregon, is a mom and pop bait shop, providing fresh and cured salmon eggs to end consumers and retailers alike. You can find their bait in local shops or purchase online. 

4. Brad’s Bait and Tackle, Madras, OR

Brad’s Bait and Tackle in Madras, Oregon, is a full-service tackle shop, with featured products from Lemiglas, Fenwick, Pflueger, Okuma, and more. Check their website or call ahead to make sure they’re open as hours vary.

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5. Fisherman’s Marine and Outdoor, Multiple locations

Fisherman’s Marine and Outdoor has three Oregon locations, one in Oregon City, one in Portland, and another in Tigard. For over 40 years, this family-owned business has provided some of the best products and customer service to fishermen and women, boaters, hunters, and campers. They sell a variety of reels, rods, lures, terminal tackle, bait, and more.

6. River Guide Supply, Oregon City, OR

River Guide Supply, headquartered in Oregon City, Oregon, specializes in tackle, tackle craft, fishing accessories, reels, rods, and more. The store, located in “the heart of steelhead and salmon fishing country,” continues a 30-year-long business. 

7. Oregon Tackle, Portland, OR

For over three decades, Oregon Tackle in Portland, Oregon, has provided all kinds of fishing tackle. According to their website, “we pride ourselves on being one of the largest remaining U.S. tackle manufacturers providing quality products that are still made in the USA.”

8. Tackle Time Charters and Bait Shop, Warrenton, OR

Tackle Time Charters and Bait Shop in Warrenton, Oregon, sells fresh, in-season bait. They prefer to receive orders the day before a big fishing trip for fresh bait, although they also offer frozen bait. Order online or give them a call during business hours.

9. Oregon Rod, Reel, and Tackle, Eugene, OR

Oregon Rod, Reel, and Tackle is another fantastic option in Eugene, Oregon, for all your bait and tackle needs. They sell steelhead stalkers, North Country Lures and Flies, fishing rods, and much more. Check out their website for a full listing of products and their online store.

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10. Great American Tackle Shop, Clackamas, OR

The Great American Tackle Shop in Clackamas, Oregon, has been in business since 1993 selling fishing gear. They have a wide range of bait and tackle, as well as experienced staff happy to help you learn. If you’re planning on fishing on the Clackamas River, make sure to stop in for tips. 

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