Shiners Available Now

We have limited stock of fresh Shiners available. Get them while you can!

New!!! Free Shipping on Orders over $50.00

Some Exclusions May Apply

Fresh Bait

Minnows, Worms, Grass Shrimp & More.


Quality Assortment of Tackle.

Fishing Gear

Grab everything you need for your fishing trip.


Fish comfortably with our selection of fishing attire.

About The Bait Stop

The Bait Stop, LLC is the Dassel area’s local source for quality live bait and tackle. We keep a continuous fresh stock of minnows including Crappie, Fathead and Sucker Minnows. Seasonally we carry Shiners and Creek Chubs. We also have a large selection of other live bait including night crawlers, angle worms, grass shrimp, leaches (seasonal) and more.

The Bait Stop carries a large selection of specialty tackle and fishing gear available for purchase in store or online. We will ship all tackle and most fishing gear anywhere in the country and offer free returns within 30 days.  The Bait Stop has everything you need to stock up for your next fishing trip including fishing poles, nets, jigs, hooks boating essentials and much more.   The Bait Stop is conveniently located off of Highway 12 in Dassel, Minnesota.  Have questions?  Call us at (320) 275 -2522 or email

The Bait Stop, LLC is family owned and operated. Thank you for supporting a local small business.

n  Hours

Monday: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Sunday: Temporarily Closed

*Hours subject to change without notice. We may not have the bait shop staffed due to a sudden medial event in the family. If the bait shop doors are not open, please use the doors on the automotive repair side and the mechanic will assist you. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Bait Stop News

The Bait Stop Store is Now Online

The Bait Stop Store is Now Online

Get your order shipped or pick up in store! Our Online store is now active!  We are adding more items daily!  Thank you for your patience as we get all of the items added to the website.  Live bait orders will be available for in store pickup only.

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Share Your Prize Catch With Us

Share Your Prize Catch With Us

Want to Share Your Prize Catch? Send us your photo along with your name, type of fish, size/weight (optional) and location (if you don't want to keep it a secret) to  We don't care how big or small your fish is.  If you want to share it, we...

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A New Season

A New Season

Transition Time As the ice fishing season winds down we are looking forward to the next few weeks as the ice begins to melt and we prepare for the spring fishing.  Thank you to everyone for sharing pictures of your catch and the interesting fishing stories you have...

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