Hillyer's Tackle Shop

374 Mago Point Way
Waterford, Connecticut 06385
Phone (860) 443-7615

Shop will close for the season November 25th

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We have a giant selection of both live and frozen bait.

Live Bait

Sand Worms, Meal Worms, Trout Worms, Night Crawlers, Green Crabs, Clams, Eels.

Frozen Bait
Bunker, Herring, Mackerel, Clams, Clam Necks, Clam Cuts, Whole Clams, Spearing, Smelt, Sand Eels, Squid, Shark Chum, Ballyhoo, Blueback Herring, Finger Mullet. Many of these baits are available in flats.

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