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Maine Bait Shop List
« on: Oct 13, 2006, 03:38 PM »
If you know of any bait shops,  please feel free to post them below and we'll add them to the list...  and if you have more current information on a particular baitshop please post here or PM TinyTim and the updates will be made to the master list ...

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Name:
Address:
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types:
Notes:

We'll do our best to keep it current,  but we'll need help with the info. If anyone has any suggestions to make it better, please let us know.  Thanks Everyone.... ;)
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Maine Bait Shop List
« Reply #1 on: Nov 19, 2006, 06:31 PM »
Maine Bait Shop Master List

Name: Abbot Fish n Gifts
Address: 22 Moosehorn Road   ??
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: On the Moosehead trail (Rte 15), 4 miles south of monson, turn left onto Moosehorn Road. Bait shop on left about 1/4 mile in.
Hours of Operation: Open 24/7/365
Bait Types: Shiners suckers smelt
Notes: Phone- (Vance) 876-3985

Name: Aj's restaurant
Address: east Stoneham
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: Rte 5
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types: Shiners
Notes:

Name: Bait, bolts, and bullets
Address: 3 South Main St.   Solon Me 04979
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types:
Notes: 207-643-2766

Name: The Bait Shop & Tackle
Address: 4 Pine Knoll Road   Winthrop,Maine 04364
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: on the right hand side westbound lane on 202 going towards Main Street Winthrop (can be seen from 202)
Hours of Operation: open 7 days a week 5am to 7 pm
Bait Types: suckers, shiners(med)(xlarge)(jumbo), smelt
Notes: 395-2216    http://www.thebaitshoptackle.com

Name: Bakers Dozen
Address: 27 Bridge St. West Enfield ME
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: Exit 217 off 95. Take right off exit (northbound). Bear right through traffic circle. Go over bridge and its the first building on the right. Formerly "Crommett's"
Hours of Operation: 5 am to 5 pm 7 days a week
Bait Types: Smelts, shiners, tackle gear
Notes: (207) 732-4536

Name: Bernie's Baitshop
Address: Rt 196 Lewiston.me
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: Just past Al's Sport's Center on the opposite side
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types: suckers, shiners & smelts
Notes: 784-9785

Name: Betts Bait  (Formerly Maine Wholesale Bait)
Address: Kents Hill Me
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: (beyond KH School) by Parker-Torsey- Echo and Minehonk Lakes
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types: Now retail Smelts-sm. med. and slab shiners.
Notes: bags and oxygen for travel. 207-242-7983

Name: Brackets
Address: Rt 119 South Paris
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: 1.5mi from Rt 26 and Rt 119 (Market Square)
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Bait Types: Everything! Shiners, Smelt, Tommys, Suckers, Worms.
Notes: One of the major suppliers in the area. If you talk to him in advance he can airbag smelt.

Name: Cobbossee Bait
Address: 8 Little Cobbossee Ave Winthrop 04364
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: I 95 to Winthrop exit Rt 202 to Little Cobbossee Ave on right after golf course
Hours of Operation: 24 hours
Bait Types: Smelt, shiners, suckers
Notes:

Name: Dad's Bait
Address: Route 2 across from the Airport road, Norridgewock
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation: Thurs - Sunday 4am-noon
Bait Types: Smelts,shiners, suckers, and jumbo shiners, and some lures and tackle.
Notes: : (207) 248-1149 --- Lives there said if the sign wasn't out feel free to stop or call

Name: Dags Bait and Tackle
Address: 559 Minot Ave Auburn ME 04210
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: Take the Auburn Exit on I95 (Exit 75), left at exit light & go 4 miles, take left at Roy's steakhouse, following Rte. 11 W . go 3/4 miles on right accross from Fire Station.
Hours of Operation: Winter hours are 5am - 8pm 7 days a week,  or by appt.
Bait Types: Shiners, Suckers, + Smelts
Notes: 783-0388  He lives on location, so anytime if ok!


Name: Dave's Bait Crate
Address: Route # 3, Augusta, ME.
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: 6 miles east of I-95 ,Exit 113 , Rte. 3  on right
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types: Shiners
Notes:

Name: Dicks Live bait
Address: 25 Tozier lane Dayton Me. 04005
Directions to Nearest Exit or Route: near routs35 @ 5 intersections
Hours: 6-6 seven days a week
Bait Types: shiners, smelt, worms, spikes
Notes: Full service hunting and fishing dealer.

Name: Diffins Bait
Address: Eastern Cutoff Rd. Princeton, Maine
Directions to Nearest Exit or Route: Turn right off of rt. 1 if heading north from rt. 9 - 200 yards after the school
Hours: Dark till Done but keep it respectful
Bait Types: Smelts, Shiners, and extra large shiners
Notes: Close place for smelts in the grand lake area

Name: Fisherman's Choice Bait & Tackle
Address: 22 Water St., Oakland, ME
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation: 6am Weekdays - 5:30am Sat + Sun
Bait Types: Goldens, Emeralds, Smelt, Suckers
Notes: 207-465-7101

Name: Goose River Store
Address: Rte 141, Belfast, ME
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: from Augusta...Next left after the bridge going towards Searsport on Rte 1. About 1/4 mile on the right past Holmes Greenhouse on the hill.
Hours of Operation: 4 AM til close
Bait Types: worms and crawlers
Notes: Gas, Diesel, and amenities here as well, with a limited selection of fishing/hunting/Cold Weather Clothing gear.

Name: Grumpy's Live Bait
Address: 1129 Main Street, Mount Desert, ME 04660. ( Around Back)
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: Rt. 102 Somesville
Hours of Operation: By Appointment, or Evenings.
Bait Types: Emerald Shiner, Golden Shiner, Mummy Chog
Notes: Call or Text 207-266-9651 for arrangements. Formerly RAT's Bait

Name: Hilltop Bait
Address: Hilltop bait in bath has moved to Phippsburg more details to follow call 841-6460 for more information
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation: Hour before sunrise till about 4. Unless earlier pick-up than call I will be there.
Bait Types: Shiners small/mediums/larges. Chubs upon request. Bloodworms once rivers freeze up.
Notes: If looking for bait ahead of time for trips,derbies,etc call ahead and I will have a order waiting. 841-6460

Name: Jordan's store
Address: rt. 114 East Sebago Maine
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: Right on the back side of Sebago lake
Hours of Operation: 9-5 seven days a week
Bait Types: shiners,smelts, suckers, call to make sure.
Notes:  Food, sandwich, pizza shop, fishing lic. , everything you need.   207-787-3866

Name: Kittery bait
Address: 18 Wilson Rd   Kittery, ME
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: 1/3 mile from trading post
Hours of Operation: Honor system -- Self serve ice shack on side of rd open 24 hours a day you pick what you want
Bait Types: All size shiners $3.00 a dozen
Notes: If you need more or a special number for a trip contact Mike 207-451-7859 or Shane 207-451-8045

Name: Labbe's Live Bait
Address: 1561 Bear Pond   Hartford, Maine
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: About a mile and a half from route 4 in North Turner ( rt 219)
Hours of Operation: 5 am to 8 pm or call anytime
Bait Types: smelts. suckers, small-med-large shiners
Notes: cell 312-9721

Name: Lake and Pond Bait
Address: Mud Mill Rd Chelsea, ME
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: From Rockland or Augusta Follow rt 17 to Chelsea take right/ left onto mud mill rd (beside church). Second house on right.
Hours of Operation: Always around
Bait Types: Shiners, Smelts, Suckers, Dace
Notes: Quality bait, treats fisherman fair.

Name: Lakeside Sport And Marine
Address: Rt 109 Shapleigh, Maine
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: Next to the public boat launch
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types:
Notes:207-636-1325

Name: LUCKY BAIT & TACKLE (NEW BAIT + TACKLE SHOP for 2012)
Address: 33 Moosehead Lake Rd.   Greenville, ME
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: In Greenville across the street from NAPA and the Maine Guide Fly Shop
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types: Smelt, Shiners, Suckers, crawlers
Notes: (207) 695-BAIT (2248)

Name: The Market Basket
Address: 50 Main St   Harrison, ME 04040
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: Straight across the street from the end of route 35
Hours of Operation: 5:30am to close
Bait Types: Smelts, shines (Lg and Sm), suckers
Notes: Some fishing supplies but is a general store so pick up all your snacks and beer!

Name: Mason's Variety store
Address: Cornish Me 04020
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: Rt 25
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types: shiners, smelts(when available) worms and crawlers plenty of tackle,jiffy augers,tip ups,jig poles ect...
Notes: (207)-625-3333

Name: MCW Bait & Tackle
Address: RT114 Sebago Lake village
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation: 6am-5pm Mon-Thur, 5am -5pm Friday,  5am-4pm Saturday, and 5am -2pm on Sunday
Bait Types: Shiners, Suckers, and Smelt 
Notes: phone # 642-3039

Name:Mike's Bait
Address:25 Campground Rd  Anson
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:201 north left on 148 to madison over bridge go right on 201 A 1 mile to sign take left on campground Rd 1st place on Right.
Hours of Operation:Mon-Thurs 6am-12pm.Fri 6am-6pm. Sat 5:30am-2pm. Sun 5:30am-1pm
Bait Types:Golden, Reds, Emerald shiners, Smelts, Suckers and supplies
Notes: for your convenience call 431-7959 or 696-4880

Name: Misty Morning Bait
Address: Route 16 in Dover-Foxcroft (on the way to Milo)
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types: Shiners, Smelts, Suckers
Notes:

Name: Mooneys Bait Shop
Address:  Rt 100, New Gloucester, ME 
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: on Rt 100 in New Gloucester
Hours of Operation: Open at 5 AM
Bait Types: Live Bait
Notes: 926-4621

Name: MOORES BAIT FISH FARM
Address: 322 Meadow Rd, Woolwich
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: From the Woolwich side of Sagadahoc Bridge go North on Route 1 (2.5 mi.), then left onto Shaw Rd, go (.3 mi.), then left onto Meadow Rd, go (1.4 mi.)   We're on the left.
Hours of Operation: Open 7 days, 6:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Bait Types: Shiners - sorted from small to x-tra large
Notes: Phone- (207)442-0434

Name: Mountain's Market
Address: West Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation: Mon. & Tues. 5am-9pm; Wed - Sat. 5am-10pm; Sun. 6am-9pm
Bait Types: Smelts, Shiners, Suckers
Notes: 564-2814

Name: Naples Bait Shop
Address:Rt 35, Naples, ME
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: 1/4 Mile from Rite Aid on left
Hours of Operation: 7 am - 5pm 7days a week
Bait Types:Live Bait
Notes: Call for Availability

Name: Northstar Variety
Address: 204 New Sweden Road   New Sweden Maine
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types:
Notes: 896-3239

Name: O'Neill's Power Equipment
Address: 9 Main Rd. Holden
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation: Mon- Thurs 8-5 --- Fri, Sat, Sun, Open at 5am
Bait Types: Shiners, Smelt, Suckers
Notes: 989-5300 -- Ring bell if door is locked -- Ice Auger service and parts

Name:Perrys bait
Address:47 union st. Bath,me 04530
Hours of operation:call ahead (orders of any size) shiners/suckers for pick up 24/7
Notes:Perry (207) 607-2867

Name: Poseidon Firearms
Address: 211 Bar Harbor Rd.  Suite 4   Trenton, Maine 04605
Hours of operation: Monday 1pm to 5:30 pm --  Tuesday thru Saturday 10am to 5:30pm -- CLOSED SUNDAYS
Bait Types: Emeralds, suckers and shiners
Notes: 207-610-1788       www.poseidonfirearms@gmail.com     Brian D. Stan Owner

Name: Rairdons Bait
Address: New Limerick Maine
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types:
Notes: 532-7040

Name: Robs Bait Shop
Address: 80 Hebron Rd. South Paris ME
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types: Shiners, Smelts, Tommy Cods, Suckers
Notes: 730-3968

Name: Rt 9 Welding
Address: RT 9 Clifton
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: take rt 9 out of Bangor heading east
Hours of Operation: Has a red and green light out front When green is lit it's open have bought bait there at 11pm but generally open around 5am till whenever
Bait Types: Shiners,emeralds,goldens, suckers,smelt
Notes:

Name: THE RUSTY HOOK
Address: 223 Roosevelt trail (Rt. 302) Casco, ME
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: Located just south of point sebago resort or
about 2 miles north of raymond beach
Hours of Operation: We are open 24/7-- all self serve
Bait Types: Shiners 4.00 per doz -- Tommy cod 4.00 per doz -- Suckers large and small
Notes: We offer Oxygen packing for large orders -- We also offer wholesale smelts min 50 doz

Name: Saco Bay Tackle Co.
Address: 977 Portland Road, Saco, Maine, 04072
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: 1/2 mile south of the Scarborough/ Saco line, on US Rt 1, on the east side of the road.
Hours of Operation: Bait 24 hours. Shop is open limited winter hours call first. 207-284-4453.
Bait Types: Shiners & Suckers
Notes: Honor system after hours. Put the money in the slot and take you bait.

Name: Sebago Bait
Address: 483 Roosevelt Trail   Windham, ME  04062
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation: Mon-Thurs 8:00 am to 4:30 pm -- Fri 8:00 am to 6:00 pm -- Weekends starting at 5:00 am during ice fishing season (Jan 1, 2011)
Bait Types: Everything
Notes: 207-894-7141 -- 207-894-7143 (fax)  http://www.sebagobait.com/


Name: Shaker Hill Outdoors
Address: 271 Maine St. (RT. 26) Poland Spring. ME 04274
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: 1/8 of a mile south of Rt. 26 at Rt. 122 (Formerly Shaker Hill Nursery)
Hours of Operation: Hrs: Tues - Fri 8:30AM to 5:30PM, Sat 7:00AM to 3:00PM. Sun 7:00AM to Noon, Closed Mon (Available any day by appointment)
Bait Types: Shiners, Smelts (We will add more as a need arises...customer feedback welcome)
Notes: Notes: Ice fishing supplies, Jiffy Augers, Portable shacks, LIVE BAIT, FULL SNOWMOBILE STORE (clothing, parts and accessories in stock!) AND FULL SERVICE SHOP!

Name: Starrett Bait
Address: 168 Pitcher Rd   Belfast, Me
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation: Open Mon-Fri 3pm to 9pm, Sat and Sun 6am to 8am
Bait Types: shiners
Notes:

Name: Stone's Bait and Tackle
Address: 850 Lisbon St. Lewiston, ME
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: Next to Papa Johns
Hours of Operation: 6-5 M-S Sun
Bait Types: Live Bait
Notes: Hours change in winter to accomodate bait sales. 207-784-8014

Name: St. Peter's Store
Address: 3580 Caribou Road Cross Lake, Maine 04779
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: Directly on Route 161 & ITS 83
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types: Smelt   shiners    worms crawlers  Assorted fishing gearGas and oil Food Cigarettes And Adult Beverages
Notes: Phone: (207)834-5625 Owner: Jules St. Peter

Name: sunset mtn. veiw camps
Address: 46 Davis rd  Vienna,me 04360
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: off rt.41 between flying and crowells ponds
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types: smelts,shiners, suckers....plus gear
Notes: 293-4358

Name: The Tackle Shop
Address: 61 India Street, Portland, ME
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: Just off Commercial St. Portland
Hours of Operation: 7-5 Most Days
Bait Types: Small minnows
Notes:

Name: Tailfeathers Upland Store
Address: 1311 Roosevelt Trail  (Rt. 302) Raymond, Maine 04071
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation: open 7 days a week from 6am until we go home
Bait Types: shiners-smelt-suckers (when available) sometime Tommies
Notes: Dale & Patricia Southard dale@tailfeathersuplandstore.com

Name: Tide-Way Market
Address: Rt 1, Hanc0ck, ME
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: on Rt 1 in Hanc0ck
Hours of Operation: 7-5 Most Days
Bait Types: green emeralds
Notes:

Name: Tony's Bait
Address: 1148 Wiscasset Road (Route 27), Pittston Maine 04345
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: 6.5 Miles from Gardiner, from the Gardiner bridge take route 27 towards Dresden Mills we are located on the Left.  7 Miles from Wiscasset, from Route 1 take Route 27 tpwards Dresden Mills we are located on the Right.  Tonys Bait sign at end of drive
Hours of Operation: Monday-Saturday from 5am-7pm and Sunday from 5am-Noon
Bait Types: Shiners, Dace, Smelts, Suckers, Blood Worms, Sand Worms and Crawlers
Notes: Phone: 588-6038 or 458-0246

Name: Unc'l Lunkers bait and tackle
Address: 6 Gage st. B ridgton Maine 04009
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: left turn off top of maine hill 302 bridgton
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types: Shiners, worms, all kinds of tackle, traps, augers, jiging equipment
Notes: 207-647-8100

Name: Willy C's Bait and Tackle
Address: 941 Pequawket Trail (Rt. 113),  Brownfield, ME
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types:
Notes: Nice little shop and great bait!

Name: Wilson Rd Bait Shack
Address:  Wilson Rd. Kittery, Maine
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: From Rt. 1,  1/3 mile on right
Hours of Operation: 24 Hours/day, Honor System
Bait Types: Shiners, all sizes
Notes: $3/dozen, always well-stocked

Name: Bait Shop
Address: 842 West Broadway, Lincoln
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route: Exit 227 to Lincoln then S on Rt 2, about 2 miles, on Left
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types: Sm, med & lg shiners. Smelt in Jan
Notes: 207-794-4619
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Re: Maine Bait Shop List
« Reply #2 on: Feb 16, 2014, 05:35 PM »
I will update the list when new info is provided.

The bait shops in red are the ones who sponsor the TEAM MAINE board!
Also, if anyone knows of something listed, that has closed, or some info has changed, let me know and I'll fix it.
This is a thread to help all of us find bait, not a thread to complain, praise, or advertise.
Please just post this info:

Baitshop Entry Format:
Name:
Address:
Directions from Nearest Exit or Route:
Hours of Operation:
Bait Types:
Notes:

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Re: Maine Bait Shop List
« Reply #3 on: Mar 19, 2014, 07:59 AM »
On the MOORES BAIT FISH FARM ad please remove "(call to check the availability of suckers or smelts)" from the bait types info. 

Thank you, Lynn

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Re: Maine Bait Shop List
« Reply #4 on: Mar 19, 2014, 10:12 AM »
On the MOORES BAIT FISH FARM ad please remove "(call to check the availability of suckers or smelts)" from the bait types info. 

Thank you, Lynn
Done!

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Re: Maine Bait Shop List
« Reply #5 on: Mar 19, 2014, 09:46 PM »
No'D'Bait in Harrington Maine 460-0702 open 24 hours a day. They supply 75% of the states dealers with the suckers and shiners that are sold. They have bait when everyone else is getting scarce.  Like right now. Shiners are $3 a dozen.  Suckers 50 cents any size as big as 2 pounds. Lake smelts are $6 a dozen and river smelts are $1 a piece

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Re: Maine Bait Shop List
« Reply #6 on: Mar 20, 2014, 05:13 AM »
Having this list is nice but it could be made easier to use. If it was organized by town in alphabetical order it would be better that by shop name.

 

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