“If I fished only to capture fish, my fishing trips would have ended long ago.”

– Zane Grey

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Products & Specialties

Bait & Tackle

We offer tackle and live bait, including minnows, worms and leeches. We welcome fish stories and photos. Come share yours.

Snacks & Apparel

Pick up a sweatshirt or snacks before you head out on the lake!

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About Us

Meet Chase Fletcher

I’m Chase Fletcher – I grew up here in Beaver Dam and when I decided to start my  business, I knew this is where I wanted it to be. This is where everything began.

A Labor of Love

Fishing and carpentry have long been two of my passions, so opening my bait and tackle shop where I’ve been able to do much of the carpentry has been amazing.

What’s in a name

James E. Bait & Tackle is named for my grandfather, James E. Fletcher. An avid outdoorsman and a kind, generous and patient soul, he introduced me to the water and the woods and taught me to appreciate and preserve its treasures. Rest in peace, Grandpa Jim. And thank you.

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HourS & Location

Monday – Thursday: 6a.m. – 7p.m.
Friday – Sunday: 5a.m. – 7p.m.

N8063 State Road 33 | Beaver Dam, WI
(920) 763-8007

Send Us a Message

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