Hillyer's Tackle Shop
374 Mago Point Way
Waterford, Connecticut 06385
Phone (860) 443-7615

Welcome to Hillyer's Tackle Shop

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Labor Day Weekend
Friday 5am-8pm
Saturday 5am-7pm
Sunday 5am-6pm
Monday 5am-5pm

Summer Hours
Monday 5am-7pm
Tuesday 5am-7pm
Wednesday 5am-7pm
Thursday 5am-7pm
Friday 5am-8pm
Saturday 5am-7pm
Sunday 5am-5pm


We are a factory authorized Penn Reels warranty shop.

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

Live Bait
Sand Worms, Meal Worms, Trout Worms, Night Crawlers, Green Crabs, Hermit Crabs, Mummichogs(Chubs), Clams, Live Eels.

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

Click here for Fishing Regulations
Click here for Niantic River Bridge Tide Chart
Click here for directions to Hillyer's Tackle Shop
Click here for pictures of our shop
Click here for pictures of fish brought in to Hillyer's Tackle Shop in 2016
Click here for Hillyer's Photo Archive 2009-2015
Click here to get Connecticut's Saltwater Fishing License
Click here for Striped Bass weight to length chart
Click here for Bluefish length to age chart
Click here for fishing temperature chart
Click here for clam diggers clam dip and linguine in white clam sauce recipes


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