It is the mission of Paul`s Bait and Tackle to serve you and keep you out on the water fishing!  Our family run business has been serving the St. Louis area for over 50 years at the same location.

Paul`s Bait and Tackle offers a full line of live bait and fishing tackle from trout to light saltwater, spincast(simplest to use) to fly fishing.

Stop in and check out our live bait selection which includes, crickets, worms - night crawlers, wax worms, meal worms, super worms, big red worms and red wigglers(compost worms); minnows - chubs, shiners & goldfish.  We are also proud to carry crawfish and leeches(seasonal).

We at Paul`s Bait and Tackle take pride in the fact that we take the time to listen to and meet the needs of our loyal and new customers.  Our staff is fun, exciting and full of personality.  Let our expertly trained staff help you find the perfect fishing equipment.

If your equipment needs service, we are a full service on-site Warranty Center for Abu Garcia, Daiwa, Mitchell, Johnson, Quantum, Rhino, Shimano, Zebco, Minnkota Trolling Motors and Motor Guide Trolling Motors.  We service Penn & Okuma reels.

Paul`s Bait and Tackle also offers rod repair and custom built rods.  We sell a full line of rods, reels and tackle from Abu Garcia, Berkley, Charlie Brewer, Cotton Cordell & Daiwa, Do-it Molds, Eagle Claw, G. Loomis, Shakespeare, St. Croix Rods, Zebco and equipment from many other companies.  Come on in and check out our huge selection!

It is our goal to teach, rig and explain how to fish.  We offer personal service to keep the "fisherman & fisherwoman" going. 

Paul`s Bait and Tackle is your one-stop shopping spot for all your fishing needs.  We`re always here, we have what you want, and have it when you need it.  We sell all fishing & hunting licenses currently issued by both Missouri Department of Conservation and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.  We have joined with a local taxidermist to provide that service to our customers.

We are proud to be awarded "Best of Show" 2 years running from St. Louis Boat Show and being a featured sponsor of the annual KMOX Family Fishing Day for the past 3 years.  For that hard to buy for fisherman  you may purchase Gift Certificates in any dollar amount from Paul`s Bait and Tackle.

Chinese Philosophy says,"Give a man a fish he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish he will eat for life."

Spring Hours: Monday - Saturday 7am -7pm 

                     Sunday 9am -3pm