Ocean State Tackle RI Bait and Tackle

Fishing Store in Providence Striped Bass Fishing Tackle
Opening at 6:00 AM
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Medium Shiners in Stock
Ocean State Tackle
RI's Ice Fishing Bait and Tackle Dealer
Ocean State Tackle Hours
5:30 AM–12:00 PM
Monday - Thursday
6:30 AM–12:00 PM
6:00 AM–6:00 PM
5:30 AM–5:00 PM

Expanded hours for February
Opening 5:30 AM Saturday and Sunday
Open 6:30 AM till noon Monday through Thursday
Open 6 AM to 6 PM on Friday
Ocean State Tackle
RI's Bait and Tackle Shop
430 Branch Ave Providence RI 02904
RI's Dealer for Eskimo Augers, Shappell Jet Sleds and Heritage Tip Ups

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Shappell® FX50 Windbreak Ice Shelter in Stock at Ocean State Tackle
Shappell® FX50 Windbreak Ice Shelter

Instant flip up to windbreak
300-denier polyester fabric
Full-width carpeted bench seat
Size: 32"W x 50"D x 59"H
Pack size: 32"W x 44"L x 16"H
Weight: 27 lbs.
The Shappell® FX50 Windbreak Ice...

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Frabill Ice Fishing Sled Frabill model 6062
Frabill Model 6062 Dimensions 58" (L) x 32" (W) x 8" (H)
Buy Frabill 6062 Ice Fishing Sled at Ocean State Tackle
430 Branch Ave Providence RI 02904

Frabill 6062 Features include the following:
Frabill extra tough thermo-formed sled easy glide front ...

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RI Ice Fishing Reports Ice Thickness Reports for RI and Worcester Area

Lots of pickerel, yellow perch and crappie being caught statewide here in RI. Not a lot of pike being landed here in RI. Pike fishing locations in Rhode Island include Beach Pond in Exeter , Flat...

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Eskimo Hand Augers Eskimo HD06 Eskimo HD08 Eskimo 16000 Silvertip 6"
Eskimo Hand Augers in stock Buy Eskimo HD06, HD08 and Eskimo 16000 Silvertip Hand Augers here at Ocean State Tackle. Rhode Island's Ice Fishing Gear Shop.
Buy Eskimo Ice Auger HD08 $70 We have Eig...

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5 months ago
Being a charter boat Captain and a commercial rod and reel fisherman it is the utmost importance to have a reliable and dependable baitshop that I can count on. Dave has gone above and beyond to accommodate my business with the best tackle and the freshest bait their is to offer. The knowledge received from Dave has helped my business grow to where its at today. Five stars is not enough to express the professionalism he obtains
- ArchAngel C
5 months ago
Ocean State Tackle is the best. Dave and Crew have consistently served any need I’ve ever had. Fresh bait, terminal tackle, very diverse selection of salt water lures, rods and reels. It’s truly a gem packed with inner city charm. It caters to it’s demographic but has something for everyone. Whether you need live eels, shiners, clams or need a rod or reel repaired, Dave will make it happen. His prices are extremely fair, cheaper than the big box / online stores. The best part is Sukha, the best dog you’ll ever come by.
- K M
5 months ago
OCEAN STATE TACKLE Best local bait shop around. Dave knows the bay and it’s species. He’s got lots of experience and even more inventory. Poppers, hooks, braid, jigs, rods, reels, flourocarbon, bait knives and literally everything in between. Good place to get fresh baits, custom rigs, lures etc. Dave is good to point you towards the fish, recommend a guide or even help sharpen your own technique. He cares very much about his business, clients and keeping his shelves stocked. Aside from running a great shop, he’s an advocate for keeping our estuary and fisheries healthy and clean. He takes good care of his employees and even better care of his customers. JL, Rico, Jeff and company are great help too.
- Jason R

About us

Ocean State Tackle carries the largest selection of the best lures, rods and reels for striped bass surf and inshore fishing. 
We offer over 400 fishing rods and have a huge selection of lures for surfcasting and inshore fishing. Custom lures and local soft plastics set us apart from other tackle shops and big box stores. 
Dave Henault is an experienced fisherman and he has the inventory and knowledge to outfit you. Light tackle rods and reels with braided line professionally spooled and selected to fit your angling needs and budget. 
We also offer freshwater and saltwater bait and tackle. 

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  • (401) 749-3474


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430 Branch Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
United States

Business Hours

Mon:6:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Tue:6:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Wed:6:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Thu:6:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Fri:6:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat:5:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sun:5:30 AM – 12:00 PM
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