Family Owned and Operated

Conveniently located on Rt. 9, Creekside Outfitters is your number one bait and tackle supply shop in Waretown, NJ. Our recently renovated store is always fully-stocked with everything our local fishermen and anglers are looking for. If there is something you think we are missing, let us know! We aim to become your personal bait and tackle shop, and we're more than happy to take special orders or add items to our inventory.

Inshore, Offshore, Back Bay Saltwater and Freshwater Bait and Tackle

Live and Frozen Bait

As you know, the type of bait you use can make or break a fishing trip. Luckily for you, the friendly staff at Creekside Outfitters has the knowledge and expertise to help you along the way! We carry flats and cases, live bait, frozen bait, worms, clams, crabs, squid, offshore baits, and even deer bait for the land lovers!

Tackle and Fishing Supplies

We stock tackle and fishing supplies including: bait holders, nets, gaffs, rods, reels, lures, hooks, line, nets, rakes, rigs, sinkers, tackle boxes, tools, knives, and much more. In addition to our fishing hardware, we are also proud to offer clothes, hats, and fishing boots. To top it all off, we also sell fishing licenses and kayaks. Stop in today to get everything you need!

Boat Trailer Friendly

Our shop, located in Waretown, has a large parking lot for those pulling a boat behind them. So if you need to make one last stop before you hit the open water, choose Creekside Outfitters. Our fast service and easily maneuverable parking lot will have you in and out in no time!

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Stripers are being caught from Lavallette to LBI right now about 1 mile off the beach.
Anglers are continuing to catch stripers trolling Blue Water Candy Mojos & tandem rigs. Fishermen have been snagging bunker and using smaller snag hooks to grab some peanut bunker. Poppers and shads are hot right now with many stripers on top water. Live spot have still been producing 30-35 lb bass. In the surf, the bass have been hitting on SP Minnows, Tsunami TS Poppers & Yozuri Mag Darters. Al Gag's smaller Whip-It Fish are the ticket at the Oyster Creek outflow and in the ocean they're using 1 1/2-2 oz Al Gag's Whip-It Fish.
Nice blackfish being caught at Garden State North on green crabs and white leggers. Warren DeShay weighed in an 11.85 lb taug caught off Garden State North on Friday, 11/25. Jim Schiller weighed in some nice winter flounder this week caught off Brielle at 2.63 lb.