About Us

Ron SlaterRon Slater has been in the bait and tackle industry for over 18 years, and he has been fishing much longer than that!  Ron is also a professional bass fishermen with many top finishes to his credit. 

Portage Lakes Bait and Tackle is Ron's latest shop, and he is ready to help you make the most of your visit.  The bait shop is centrally located within the Portage Lakes, so its easy to stop in no matter which area you may be fishing.


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If you're hungry...

We now serve a wide selection of fresh sandwiches, pop, coffee, chips, & pretzels.  Stop in to stock up for a great day on the lake, or to just grab a quick lunch before you get back on the water.

Boat Rides

Call ahead to schedule your own Bass Boat ride or fishing tour.  Your captain knows where to fish, and he can take you around the lake on a tournament bass boat.

Your next visit

You can always stop in before you hit the water, or drop by to restock while on the lake.  We have a 23' dock you can use while you shop!  Just pull up and tie off while we get you all set up.

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