Tackle & Fly Shops

The following shops offer tackle for lake and stream fishing in the region. Most shops are open year-round, and open early each morning. The owners and employees of these shops are generally friendly and well-informed, and are happy to help you to have an enjoyable and successful fishing experience.

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BAC Bait
317 Peninsula Drive
Erie, PA

Phone: 814.838.2850

Region: Erie West
Located on Peninsula Drive (State Route 832), on the top of the Peninsula hill (just south of the entrance to Presque Isle State Park).
East End Angler
4702 East Lake Rd
Erie, PA 16511

Phone: 814.898.3474

Email: captnkirk@roadrunner.com

Region: Erie East
Located between 4 & 7 mile creeks on Rt 5. Complete line of rods, reels, terminal tackle and live bait.
Elk Creek Sports Store
10543 Old Lake Road
Lake City, PA 16423

Phone: 814.774.8755

Email: Elkcreek@roadrunner.com

Region: Nearby

Located just off U.S. Route 5 and just east of the Elk Creek Access.

Erie Sports Store
1920 Keystone Dr
Erie, PA 16501

Phone: 814.452.2289

Region: Erie in Town
6960 West Ridge Road
Fairview, PA 16415

Phone: 800.922.1219

Email: sales@fishusa.com

Region: Erie West

FishUSA.com - provider of the FishErie.com and FishSalmonRiver.com web sites, offers a complete line of tackle, from dry flies to downriggers. Our showroom is located on West Ridge Road (US Route 20), just east of the town of Fairview, between Walnut and Elk Creeks. The showroom is open seven days a week. See our Store Hours

Folly's End Campground, Fly, Tackle & Bait Shop
8600 Avonia Road
Girard, PA 16417

Phone: 814.474.5730

Region: Erie West

Located on Avonia Road (State Route 98) about one mile south of the Fairview Exit of Interstate 90, in the campground area, and beside Elk Creek.

Lake Erie Ultimate Angler
3737 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16505

Phone: 814.833.4040

Email: Leua@velocity.net

Region: Erie in Town
Poor Richard's Bait and Tackle
6821 West Lake Road
Fairview, PA 16415

Phone: 814.474.5623

Email: poorrichards@roadrunner.com

Region: Erie West

Located on the south side of West Lake Road (U.S. Route 5), about one-half mile west of Walnut Creek. Fish cleaning and smoking, and boat storage are available. 

Port Erie Sports
Chestnut Street Boat House
Erie, PA 16507

Phone: 814.452.2628

Region: Erie in Town
Located at the Chestnut Street Boat House. Rentals include: 20’ Powercats, 17’ Triumph Boats, 15’ Jet Boats, Aluminum Fishing Boats, skis and tubes. Bait sales and food concessions.
Presque Isle Angler Dockside
34 State Street
Erie, PA 16507

Phone: 814.455-2973

Email: presqueisleangler@verizon.net

Region: Erie in Town

Located on lower State Street (Former Smith's Bait Stand, just north of the Bayfront Parkway on left in Wolverine Park. Live bait, tackle, ice, snacks, sandwiches, drinks, souvenirs.

Steelhead Jones Guide Service
Folly's End Campground
8600 Rt. 98
Girard, PA 16417

Phone: 917 715 3424

Email: ippolitimatt@gmail.com

Region: Erie West
Stull Bait and Tackle
5 North Main Street
Union City, PA 16438

Phone: 814-431-9042

Email: stullbait@akmail.net

Region: Nearby
Trout Run Bait & Tackle
7490 West Lake Road
Fairview, PA 16415

Phone: (814) 474-3902

Region: Erie West
Located on West Lake Road (U.S. Route 5) and Avonia Road (State Route 98) in Avonia, just south of the mouth of Trout Run.
Van Tassel's Timberland Bait Shop
36320 Duch Hill Road
Union City, PA 16438

Phone: 814-694-3474(FISH)

Email: timberlandbait1@verizon.net

Region: Nearby

Hours - 7 Days a week! April-September Ice Fishing Season Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Full line of fishing tackle and live bait.