Live Bait in the Metro

If you are going fishing in the Metro area, here are some places to purchase live bait for your trip. Some Holiday gas stations, Fleet Farms and Wal-Marts also carry live bait.

City Vendor Address Phone Number
Anoka

Lehmanns

Bait & Tackle
620 East River Road 763-427-9700
Anoka

Anoka Live

Bait & Tackle

809 West Main Street 763-433-9522
Blaine Gander Mountain This link leads to an external site.

10650 Baltimore

Street NE

763-783-7200
Blaine Thorne Bros. This link leads to an external site.

10091 Central Ave.

763-572-3782
Bloomington Dred Scott Automotive 10800 Rhode Island Ave S 952-944-0010
Bloomington Lynda Nathan Spur 9200 Old Cedar Avenue 952-886-0604
Brooklyn Park JR's Tackle This link leads to an external site. 8823 Zealand Avenue North 763-424-8001
Burnsville Burnsville Shell 14801 County Road 5 952-892-6952
Chanhassen Ivan's Sinclair 7910 Dakota Avenue 952-934-7124
Chaska Ken's Bait Service This link leads to an external site. 5625 Count Road 140 952-448-7592
Circle Pines Olson's 10210 Sunset Avenue 763-784-2242
 Coon Rapids Coon Rapids Dam Regional This link leads to an external site. Park Visitor Center 763-757-4700
Eagan Pellicci Ace Hardware 1565 Cliff Road #22 651-454-2366
 Eden Prairie Eagle Mobil 12619 Valley View Road 952-918-1144
 Eden Prairie Gander Mountain This link leads to an external site. 12160 Technology Drive 952-944-5422
Farmington Pellicci Ace Hardware 3560 213th Street W. 651-463-4777
Forest Lake Mike's Bait on 8 This link leads to an external site. 6595 Lake Boulevard 651-464-5150
Forest Lake Gander Mountain This link leads to an external site.

14640 West

Freeway Drive

651-464-0707
Fridley Trails End Pro Bass 7597 Highway 65 NE 763-784-9080
Hugo

Bald Eagle

Boat Rental This link leads to an external site.

4444 North

129th Street

651-426-0365
Inver Grove Heights Ace Hardware 3098 65th Street East 651-455-2228
 Lakeland Matt's Lucky Bait 178 St. Croix Trail N. 651-728-0638
 Lakeville Gander Mountain This link leads to an external site. 16861 Kenyon Avenue 952-435-3805
 Little Canada Joe's Sporting Goods This link leads to an external site. 33 County Road B East 651-209-7800
Maple Grove Gander Mountain This link leads to an external site.

8030 Wedgewood

Lane North

763-420-9800
Maple Plain Olson's 5249 Highway 12 763-479-6222
Maplewood Gander Mountain This link leads to an external site. 1747 Beam Avenue East 651-770-4880
Medina Koch's Korner 4355 Hwy 55, CR 19 763-479-1511
Minneapolis Diamond Lake Ace Hardware This link leads to an external site. 5425 Nicollet Avenue South 612-824-8813
Minneapolis Settergren Ace Hardware This link leads to an external site. 5405 Penn Avenue South 612-922-6055
Minneapolis

TJ's Bobby and Steve's

Auto World

328 Cedar Lake

Road South

612-377-4743
Minneapolis

Nicollet Ace Hardware

3805 Nicollet Avenue 612-822-3121
Minnetonka

Wayzata

Bait & Tackle This link leads to an external site.

15748 Wayzata

Boulevard

952-473-2227
Mound Kirby's Bait

2630 Commerce

Boulevard

952-472-1884
New Hope Perfect Carwash 9400 36th Avenue North 763-591-5960
Newport

Backwoods

Archery & Sports 

1632 Hastings Avenue 651-768-0599
Oakdale

Blue Ribbon

Bait & Tackle This link leads to an external site.

1985 Geneva

Avenue North

651-777-2421
Plymouth

Harty's Boats & Bait This link leads to an external site.

1920 Medicine Lake

Boulevard East

763-546-6711
Plymouth

Big B's Bait & Tackle This link leads to an external site.

11540 Bass Lake Road 763-383-8830
Prior Lake Carlson Ace Hardware 16281 Main Ave SE 952-447-2240
Prior Lake

Prior Lake

Bait & Tackle

15760 Highway 13 S 952-447-6096
Richfield Something Fishy This link leads to an external site. 1236 East 66th Street 612-861-6675
Rockford Ace Hardware 7945 State Highway 55 763-477-5931
Rogers Cabela's This link leads to an external site. 20200 Rogers Drive 763-493-8600
St. Paul Kathy's Live Bait 1239 Rice Street 651-487-5766
Scandia Big Marine Lake Store

19261 Manning

Trail North

651-433-5043
Scandia Todd's Home Center

14860 Scandia

Trail North

651-433-3227
Shakopee Sport Shop 101 Lewis St South 952-445-5282
Spring Lake Park

Vados

Bait & Tackle This link leads to an external site.

7895 Highway 65 NE 763-784-6728
Spring Park Shoreline BP 4311 Shoreline Drive 952-471-7577
St. Cloud Stoplight Bait 45 8th Avenue SE 320-255-9689
Stillwater High Five Archery

5639 Memorial

Avenue North

651-351-5143
Stillwater Kwik Trip 3550 Settlers Way 651-275-0668
Victoria

Cabin Fever

Sporting Goods 

1550 Arboretum

Boulevard

952-443-2022
Waconia In Towne Marina 8 East Lake Street 952-442-2096
White Bear Lake

Hansen's Little Bear

Bait & Tackle

5051 Stewart Avenue 651-653-1326
Woodbury Gander Mountain This link leads to an external site. 10470 Hudson Road 651-735-6101

If you sell live bait in the Metro area and would like to be included in the above list, feel free to contact us.

The above list is not an exhaustive list of live bait sources in the Twin Cities and inclusion in the list does not imply endorsement or recommendation by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.