Jimmy O'S Bait & Tackle Fishing Tackle in Bridgeport (CT)

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Tackle Shop Reviews for Jimmy O'S Bait & Tackle - Bridgeport, CT

Just the right place...


...to get your gear, bait, rigs, etc. and great information on where they are biting. Stopped by on my way up to fish for stripers with my buddy off Watch Hill Light and Fisher's Island a few weeks back and, when I mentioned our plan to Jimmy, he course corrected it. Turns out he had fished the same area just two days earlier and suggested that we try five miles further east off Weekapaug instead... ...my buddy and I literally had the best day of our entire year. And thank goodness because it turned out to be our last day of the season. The water boiled with stripers for four straight hours. All stripers, no blues. We chased birds over just one square mile all afternoon and pulled in more than thirty apiece. Only one keeper, but a [delicious] beauty...and the rest put up great fights! When we headed back around Watch Hill Light [where we would have otherwise been spending our time with the rest of the pack] to our slip on the Pawcatuck at the end of the day and checked in with a few boats on how they did...they were pretty quiet...a few black bass and tautogs, but no stripers. And just in case you are wondering, the name thing is just a coincidence...no relation and it was my first visit to the shop...the first of many!

Contact Information

Location: 2400 Fairfield Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06605
Phone: 203-384-6359

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More About Jimmy O'S Bait & Tackle Tackle Shop

Looking for a hot fishing spot near Bridgeport CT, your best chance at finding that info besides this site is talking to a local bait and tackle shop like Jimmy O'S Bait & Tackle. Have you ever launched your boat only to realize you forgot your favorite Lead Core & Trolling Line? Or maybe your most trusted Charlie Brewer's Crappie Slider Heads? Or maybe you’ve forgotten your live bait back at home? Most of us fishermen have forgotten one or more of these items more times than we can recall. Being ready for your day on the water is critical, and finding the right bait shop can make the world of difference. Ever want to know what the fish are biting without having to try everything in your tackle box? Find a tackle shop that will help with that, and you’ll improve your odds of having fun and reeling in something for the trophy wall. Jimmy O'S Bait & Tackle can be that shop for you. Give them the opportunity to advise you what body of water near Bridgeport is hot right now, where to find the bass, and what lures or live bait they are hitting. Not to mention, they can sell you that necessary fishing license. A quality shop makes a world of difference. After you’ve been there we want to know about your experience with Jimmy O'S Bait & Tackle so your fellow outdoorsmen know where to go for both gear and advice be sure to share your detailed shop reviews here.