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NY Metro Area Bait & Tackle Shops

Listed are some of the area's Tackle Shops that call "The Fishing Line" home. Scroll down to see the area you wish to visit either on the South or North Shore. Say you saw them on "The Fishing Line."

New York:
Rockaway Inlet / Jamaica Bay
Broad Channel:
Smitty's Fishing Station (718-945-2642)
in Broad Channel has served Jamaica Bay for over 65 years, Smitty’s Fishing Station is the largest fishing station in the tri-state area, with over 50 boats & motors! Located at East 9th Rd in Broad Channel, they’re just minutes from the Broad Channel A-Line station with ample parking and minutes from the action of Jamaica Bay. Hours are 7 to 4:30 weekdays and 6 to 4:30 on weekends. Call Smitty’s Fishing Station for winter boat storage as well.

Jones & Deb's Inlets: 
Point Lookout:
Scotty’s Fishing Station (516-432-4665): Scotty’s Fishing Station in Point Lookout provides a lot more than just boat and motor rentals. They have a full line of fresh & frozen baits and now offshore bait & chum below competitor’s prices. Just minutes from the South Shore’s best fishing, Scotty’s Fishing Station is open 7 days from 6 to 6 (later on Fri. & Saturday), for your fueling, tackle, marine supply, food and beverage needs. Senior citizens receive 50% off Wednesdays and Thursdays. You can log on to their new website at

Moriches Inlet:
Silly Lilly Fishing Station (631-878-0247): Gary at Silly Lilly Fishing Station says Silly Lily has served the Moriches area nearly 70 years, offering some of the best flounder and fluke fishing available to Long Island from the comfort of their rental skiffs. Be your own captain for a day, fishing when and where you want with the friends you want. Silly Lilly has a launch ramp for your own boats with full line of all baits. Everything you’ve heard about the great Moriches flounder fishing is true!

Shinnecock Inlet:
East End Bait & Tackle (631-728-1744): East End Bait & Tackle is your full service, family owned and operated, bait & tackle shop offering a wide selection of live, fresh and frozen bait as well as a huge selection of high quality inshore, offshore and surf gear as well as apparel. The individual service provided on a daily basis is second to none; whether in the form of reliable information on the fishing grounds, or setting you up with the perfect equipment for a successful season on the water, they are committed to excellence.

Some of the services offered include custom built rods; offshore lure rigging and expert rod/reel repair and maintenance. They are committed to providing you with the best service possible. When you�re in Shinnecock or just passing through on your way to some other action please make sure you stop by to say hello. Good guys providing a friendly atmosphere and with courteous and knowledgeable service and information. They are conveniently located in Hampton Bays, NY just west of the Shinnecock Canal.  Visit them on line at

Western Sound:
City Island:
Jack's Bait & Tackle (718-885-2042):
Located in City Island they continues 60 years of tradition for reliable, courteous service by rolling back rental prices!! Open 7 days, NOW closing 9 p.m. weekdays & 10 p.m. weekends! Jack’s everyday, unbeatable low prices on rods, reels & tackle will beat any catalogue or chain store price…guaranteed. On the web at

Middle Sound:
Smithtown / Kings Park / Port Jeff:

Terminal Tackle (631-269-6005): Terminal Tackle Co. opened its "doors" in 1985 with a nine page catalog and the idea they could fill a void in the fishing tackle marketplace. For the past seventeen years they've tried to offer hard-to-get items that nobody else carries. Their catalog has grown to 60 pages over the years, containing a very extensive selection of hooks, perhaps the best in the world and an enormous variety of lure and rig making components including molds and tying materials. If you want no-nonsense tackle at sensible prices, we think you’ll find our catalog to your liking. You can order by phone, fax, e-mail, or snail mail, or on-line at Terminal is open 7 days a week so stop in for a free catalogue of all their products. Call 631-269-6005 or e-mail hooks@terminal tackle Whether you fish from beach, boat or shore, or need help in salt or freshwater, Terminal Tackle has it all with a full line of baits, tackle and all the accessories you need. Smithtown Bait and Tackle offers quick access to Long Island Sound or freshwater lakes and streams just minutes from the shop.

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