If you’re a fisherman, Long Island is the place to be. It’s also where you’ll find some of the best fishing and supply stores to support your habit.
Long Island Voted Combs Bait & Tackle the Best Fishing and Supply Store on Long Island!
Combs Bait & Tackle
74 Merrick Rd.
Bait. Tackle. Two essential pieces for a successful fishing expedition, and there’s no better place to equip yourself for an adventure on the seas than at Combs Bait & Tackle. Taking top honors in the fishing supply category for the second year, Combs has been in business since 1989, family-owned and -operated. The shop holds the annual Duke of Fluke Tournament, the largest fluke tourney in the country.
2nd Place – Captree Bait & Tackle, 1 Captree Island, Babylon. 631-321-1716.
Minutes from the boats, Captree Bait and Tackle is a one stop shop for all your fishing needs. Affordable live bait, line and quick last minute pick -ups on your way to the fishing boat is what Captree Bait and Tackle is for. You can also fuel up on your way in or out at their marina dock. Coming in at number two this year, Captree is the spot for bait on your way out.
3rd Place - Causeway Bait & Tackle, 3031 Merrick Rd., Wantagh. 516-785-3223. www.causewaybaitandtackle.com
Causeway Bait and Tackle has been on Long Island for over 70 years. They are family owned and operated and are known as “the biggest little tackle shop.” They carry over 10,000 fishing related products for all your boating and fishing needs. Causeway Bait and Tackle is available fully online and they have flexible store hours that vary with the season. Check their website frequently for promotions and deals. This year Causeway is number three on the Best of Long Island list.
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