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!

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5am – 10pm Sunday – Thursday
5am – Midnight Friday and Saturday

Black Dog Bait - Live Bait – Tackle – Ice - KAYAK RENTALS

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

Welcome to Black Dog Bait & Tackle – Surf Fishing, River Fishing, Sebastian Inlet Fishing, Kayak 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 Melbourne Beach Florida is an experience for the whole family! And don’t forget we also have kayak rentals now. So come on down and rent some kayaks and make some memories you will never forget. KAYAK RENTALS!


Fishing in Melbourne Beach 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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Spring is HERE! Fishing has been great!

Fishing pictures from this past week. You can follow me on Facebook or instagram for daily reports. @blackdogbait

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SHRIMP NETS AND TRAPS 18′ Shrimp Nets – $59.99 Locally made Shrimp Traps – $29.99


Melbourne Beach Surf Fishing Report 2/25/15

This mixed bag was caught yesterday on Melbourne Beach on live Sand Fleas. Sheepshead, Whiting and one nice Pompano. If you are trying to decide wether or not to come surf fishing we have a few tools for you to help make that decision. There is a list of links on the middle right hand side of this website. Under the section titled “View Current Weather and Radar” there are links that every …


Sand Fleas!

Been hearing about more Pompano around! A lot of small ones still but some keepers mixed in there. Also Bluefish for days and decent whiting. Sheepshead and Drum more north in the rocks. Get out there and share your report with us.


President’s Weekend Sale – 20% OFF ALL PENN REELS, RODS and COMBOS

President’s Weekend Sale 20% OFF ALL PENN If it says Penn on it ….. It will be 20% Off. This Saturday, Sunday and Monday ONLY.  Penn Reels: Fierce (3000-8000), Battle II(2500-8000), Conflit (2500-6000) and SSV (3500-8500), Sargus 6000 Penn Combos: Fierce, Battle II and SSV – All Combo sizes and rod sizes (7′-10′ combos) Penn Rods: Prevail (8′, 10′ and 12′), Torque 12′, Battalion (10…


Saltwater Fishing Lures

Saltwater Fishing Lures Black Dog Bait and Tackle is now carrying Yo-Zuri Lures. We have 3 different sizes and a bunch of different color choices. These saltwater lures are very good looking with prisms finish allowing the light to reflect well of the lures. This will attract more fish from further away. We have the new 3DS Crystal Minnow in both sizes as well as the 5 1/4″ 3D Crystal Minnow sink…