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!





5am – 10pm  Sunday thru Thursday

5am – Midnight   Friday and Saturday

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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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Fishing Report Sunday 6/14/15

I have been a little behind with the fishing reports of late however I would like to share with you a very important part of my website. The links I have listed are a must know for any fisherman. The Sebastian Inlet report is very informative for what is currently being caught. The weather and surf links are a must know for any surf fisherman or any fisherman. With that being said the Indian Ri…


Locally Tied Pompano Rigs

Locally Tied Pompano Rigs and Shark Rigs We love supporting local business. J & J also know as 311pope on youtube provide us with our live bait and they also tie us a bunch of different Pompano Rigs and Shark Rigs. They are also commercial pompano fisherman and know the ins and outs of fishing in this area. So next time you come in to Black Dog be sure to check out some of their new Rigs that…


Sand Flea Rakes

Sand Flea Rakes We did stop carrying live sand fleas for the season because it just got too hot to keep them alive….. However we do sell a wide selection of sand flea rakes from $17.99 – $54.99. The sand fleas are all over the beaches so come on down to Black Dog and get yourself a rake and go dig your own bait off the beach. It is a very rewarding feeling being able to catch your own bait. …

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We finally got to get out and play!

We had a great day out on the water with Captain Eric Metcalf with Attitude Fishing Charters. You can check him out online at Eric keeps an up to date blog of what he is catching on his charters so you can have a better idea of what you will target if you go out with him. We attempted to fish the inlet for the end of outgoing and even though we could see the Snook we coul…


Pompano Fishing Melbourne Beach

Pompano Fishing Melbourne Beach Get in on some Pompano action before its too late.


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