Don’t get caught short on your way to the inlet!
Stop by Black Dog Bait and Tackle Today!!

We carry Rods, Reels, Line, Lures & Hooks from the Brands You Trust.

Open 7 Days a Week

5:00am to 10:00pm Sunday – Thursday and 5:00am to 12:00am Friday & Saturday

Our Store is Fully Stocked and Ready to Serve You. Stop in Today!

We Hope to See You Soon!


We will be closing at 5 pm on Saturday Septempber 6th for our wedding. We will be open regular hours on sunday.

Hours of Operation
5am – 10pm Sunday – Thursday    5am – Midnight Friday and Saturday

Black Dog Bait - Live Bait – Tackle – Ice – Shirts – Hats – Sun Glasses

Surf Fishing – River Fishing – Sebastian Inlet Fishing – Kayak Fishing

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Welcome to Black Dog Bait & Tackle – Surf Fishing, River Fishing, Sebastian Inlet Fishing – We cover it all.  From a full line of live bait and frozen bait, to the rod and reel combo that you just got to have – Black Dog Bait & Tackle truly is A ONE STOP SHOP.  There is no better place to fish than Melbourne Beach Florida. We have everything you need to go fishing in Florida. Stop by and check us out today! Fishing Florida is an experience for the whole family!


Fishing Florida - Black Dog Bait & Tackle. We are open 7 Days a week. We are here the earliest to get you out there first, and we stay open latest for those late night florida fishing sessions. Surf Fishing is an experience you do not want to miss.


    • Sun-Thurs: 5:00am - 10:00pm
    • Fri-Sat: 5:00am - 12:00am

Be sure and upload photos of your catch and we'll post them on our website. Photo Upload

Our Mission

At Black Dog Bait & Tackle our mission is to get you catching fish. We are dedicated to always have what you need! Don't hesitate to ask questions. Tourists, beginners, locals and pros alike are all welcome here. You got to start somewhere. Be sure to look around as we have added a lot of new merchandise to our walls. Come check out The Dog today! If you are fishing in Florida we have what you need to catch fish. Surf Fishing, River and Canal Fishing, Kayak Fishing and Sebastian Inlet Fishing.

Please don't hesitate to contact us with any of your fishing inquiries.


207 Ocean Ave, Melbourne Beach FL 32951

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8/19/2014 Surf Fishing Report

Surf Fishing Report 8/19/2014 Melbourne Beach Surf Fishing Report Just stop reading this right now, grab your fishing gear and hit the beach! Yes it has been that good. HUGE bait pods of glass minnows, greenies, pogies, croakers, whiting and mojarra. Oh yea and mullet. And coming in after these bait pods are massive schools of Bonito, huge Tarpon, massive Snook,  Spanish Mackerel and a bunch of…


Surf Fishing Melbourne Beach

Surf Fishing Melbourne Beach Get out here and try some surf fishing! This is the time of year that we all wait for. All the bait fish starts to congregate out in the surf and as a result we start to see more variety of fish come out to feed on the bait. Lots of catch and release monster Snook are out there. Just please make sure that if you land one that you quickly take your picture, get the ho…