Hillyer's Tackle Shop
374 Rope Ferry Road
Waterford, Connecticut 06385
Phone (860) 443-7615
The most complete tackle shop on the East Coast
Hillyer's Bait and Tackle Shop has specialized in fishing tackle since 1934. Jon and Matt Hillyer are third generation owners/operators.
We stock a huge inventory of fishing rods (over 1000), reels, line, lures, sinker molds, knives, pliers, boots, rain gear, nets, terminal tackle, and all your saltwater fishing needs.
We are a factory authorized Penn Reels warranty shop.
We have a giant selection of both live and frozen bait.
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