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!

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Fishing Melbourne Beach Florida 


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

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

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, 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

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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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Pompano Fishing Melbourne Beach Florida

Pompano Fishing Melbourne Beach Florida Yes the Pompano are here! All up and down our beaches people have reported catching Pompano from Titusville all the way south of Sebastian Inlet. The trick is to get um while they are biting. For bait fishing grab a pompano rig and a weight with some sand fleas, shrimp or clam. Fishbites will also do the trick. For jig fishing any type of goofy jig or small…


The Bait Snake Underwater Light

The Bait Snake Underwater Light The Bait Snake Underwater Light The Bait Snake is a flexible underwater LED light which you attach to a 12 VDC battery. It is a neon green LED light and come with 40′ of cord. The lights are actually encased in a soft PVC making it bendable. We have searched for a cheaper alternative to the underwater shrimp light for a while now… and then we found this product….


3 oz Bucktails for Sebastian Inlet Fishing

3 oz Bucktails for Sebastian Inlet Fishing We had quite a few guys asking for 3 oz bucktails for fishing Sebastian Inlet at night….. So we brought some it. They are located right under the 2 oz bucktails.


Shimano ULTEGRA CI4 5500

Shimano ULTEGRA CI4 5500 Shimano ULTEGRA CI4 5500 The New Shimano Ultegra CI4 5500 now available at Black Dog Bait & Tackle. This is the ultimate long-casting reel. It includes all of the same great components of the Ultegra reel including the Shimano Instant Drag, Slow Oscillation to help spool your line perfectly allowing for better long casts, Aero wrap 11 and of course the X-Ship which h…



Hoo-Rags Hoo-Rags at Black Dog Bait & Tackle Just got a fresh shipment of Hoo-Rags in. We have a WIDE variety of colors and patterns. We also have custom Black Dog Hoo-Rags. These buffs are great. The are a light weight breathable material that help block the sun but also help you keep warm in the cold. You can wear them in a bunch of different ways. You can cover your face and neck, or wear…


Banks Lures

Banks Lures Banks Lures Come on down and ask about our newest addition to the walls of Black Dog Bait & Tackle – Banks Lures. These are some of the best handcrafted lures on the market today. All hand made wooden lures made right in Cocoa Beach. The owner of Banks Lures in Captain Rick Banks. He only uses his lures on charters proving that they work and that they work in this area. So stop b…