From the legends at ATOMIC Lures, yet another fish magnet being added to the most popular range of lures in Australia. The all new 'Prawn Tiger' is available throughout the whole range of the Atomic HARDZ series of lures and is a must have in your tackle box. These are in stock now at the 'House ...

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Get into Dave's Bait Shop these holidays and see the new shop. We have the best live, fresh and frozen bait in the Northern Rivers plus a HUGE amount of fishing tackle, lures, crabbing gear etc. The only shop in town with live worms and prawns. If you are not from here we have some maps done up o...

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The absolute pinnacle of fishing reels available in Australia is now available in all sizes at Dave's Bait Shop
The Stella SW represents the pinnacle of innovation for Shimano reel technology and fish-fighting performance. For 2019, this flagship series has been upgraded and released in 8000, 100...

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Arguably the greatest lure creation in the past decade, the Cranka Crab has won more than most lures in the tournament fishing scene and has thousands of recreational fisher people catching amazing fish everyday.

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50% OFF Saragosa OCEA EX8 braid combo

17-Nov-2019 – 30-Nov-2019

Purchase any Saragosa and get 50% of the top of the range braid from Shimano, OCEA EX 8.

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TT Headlockz - Buy 4, get 1 FREE!

17-Nov-2019 – 30-Nov-2019

Buy any 4of the Tackle Tactics HEADLOCKZ jigheads and get one free. Excludes EXTREMES

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We have just got a shipment of these awesome chatterbaits from Zman . These are a deadly lure on cod, bass, saratoga and other freshwater species, along with an out of the box secret weapon for saltwater anglers, ZMan ChatterBaits combine the erratic action of a hard body, profile of a jig and fl...

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Check out this awesome baitrunner for Shimano! The 5500 Ci4 is an absolute weapon, making 15kg of drag, super light Ci4 construction, two aluminium spools and silky smooth gearing. This is a must have reel for any Jew, Snapper or bait fisherperson but with the longcast spool is also fantastic at ...

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a month ago
We went to Dave's Bait Shop 3 times over the Christmas week we spent in Suffolk Park and each time, the guys were extremely helpful with all our bait/fishing questions. Very late on Christmas Eve my son wrote a last minute letter to Santa begging him to magically fix his fishing rod which had broken that day. In a bit of a panic (because all the shops were shut) we wrote back (as Santa) saying that he could collect a brand new rod from Dave's Bait shop on Boxing Day (as they were obviously closed Christmas Day). We called in the morning of Boxing Day to pre-pay and were not really expecting anything more but when my son proudly walked in and told them his name the guys played along brilliantly saying that when they'd opened the shop that morning they'd found a delivery for a "Connor" from Santa and that they were wondering who would show up for it. They'd even gone to the trouble of creating a printed note from Santa which my son carried around for days afterwards. Thanks for goin...
- Tamara B
5 months ago
Awesome man cave and outdoors activities covered including but not limited to fishing and brewing. Excellent service! Especially great for me being a newbie at fishing. Got quick great lesson on the gear I need and bought.
- Fil N
a year ago
Top bait shop. Had all we needed and great advice
- Thomas C

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Ballina NSW 2478

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