Nipigon River Bait, Tackle and Souvenirs is located in the heart of Nipigon, just a stone's throw from the Nipigon Marina. Operating 12 months of the year, we offer live bait, essential tackle as well as maps and information for all who wish to explore and fish the Nipigon area.

21 Second Street
Mornings, evenings and weekends
24-hour bait fridge on site.
txt/call: 807-889-0707

New Location:
Nipigon Gazette
Now available at 155B
Railway St. Across from the Beer store, beside Zechner’s

Bait & Tackle

Weekdays 10am-5:30pm

Equipment Rentals

Canoe and Kayak Rentals

Phone/txt: 807-889-0707

Fishing Nipigon River?
Fishing Nipigon bay?
Fishing Nipigon area?

We offer bait, selected tackle, maps and information on all the different species, locations, access points and more.

Located at 21 Second Street, Nipigon, Ontario


There is a 24 hour live bait fridge onsite as well.

Hours: 7am-8pm

We carry a number of self-produced fish/hunt and explore maps for the region as well as distribute GPS Enabled Smartphone maps of the area. We even install them for you in-store.

Tackle at competitive pricing. If you need something we can get it. We carry numerous hooks, commonly used lures, Jig flies, spinners, Plastic bait, Preserved Bait, Floats, Jig Heads, Ice Fishing tackle and rods, sinkers, swivels, leaders, bottom bouncers, stinger hooks and more.


Looking for fishing and travel information for  Nipigon?

Ther New, revised and greatly expanded Land of Nipigon Adventure Guide is now shipping. At 8 pages full of fishing locations, maps, trails, fishing, history, places to visit and things to do while in or visiting the Land of Nipigon.

  • Over 50 recommended visit locations.
  • Many side/day trip recommendations combining multiple visit locations along the route.
  • 40+ fishing locations and recommendations (shore and boat).
  • over a dozen local trails – some backcountry, and the entire cause isles trail system from Rossport to Terrace Bay.
  • Dozens of businesses locations and contact numbers (motels, restaurants, canteens, grocery stores, event venues, etc.).
  • Local and regional events listings.
  • Geology of the area.
  • Wildlife and bird watching locations.
  • Maps, lots of locally detailed maps – all maps are available as GPS enabled Smartphone Maps.

Now integrated with digitally enhanced GPS enables smartmaps for fishing and visit location points making it even easier for you to find your destination. Visit for more information on the enhanced maps available.


2023 Guidebook is also available as a FREE Download.

>> Download and view the 2023 Guidebook (PDF) <<

Adventure Awaits

Welcome to the world famous Nipigon River. Here we measure trout by the pound. More than fishing and hunting with hiking, boating, foraging, site seeing, animal watching, bird watching and much much more.


World Class, trophy fishing for many different species.


Prime boreal forest hunting - large game and small.


Thousands of Lakes rivers and creeks to explore.


Miles and Miles of maintained hiking trails along the most scenic area of all Lake Superior.


Thousands of miles of bush roads for ATV, Snowmobile and 4x4 exploration.


Parks, Splash Pads, scenic vistas, waterfalls, and more....

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