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The Tackle Box

Open Now: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Good guys, good bait and good information

Great selection of live bait! Both the older and younger gentleman I dealt with were both very... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
Brian C
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Jacksonville, United States
Very personable and good place for beginners

This was out first time fishing the keys and The Tackle Box supplied us with the knowledge and... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Dustin F
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We are a full service tackle shop located in the world's greatest fishing spot, the Florida Keys. The variety of fishing in the Keys is unsurpassed. Our business is to help you catch fish by providing the right fishing tackle plus advice from locals...more
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1901 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2126
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Great selection of live bait! Both the older and younger gentleman I dealt with were both very pleasant and full of information. This is our goto bait center when in Marathon.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brian C
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

This was out first time fishing the keys and The Tackle Box supplied us with the knowledge and tackle needed to catch fish. Not having access to a boat, we needed information on how to catch fish from shore. The store set us up a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Dustin F
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This place is awesome. This is more than just a bait and tackle shop. The owner and his family are always offering up advice on whats going on in the water. They are fisherman who run a tackle shop... can't beat that kind of knowledge....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Buddy C
Chris S, Owner at The Tackle Box, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thanks for your great review. We look forward to seeing you again.!

Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is a good spot to buy live bait and supplies. They have a large selection of products for every type of Keys fishing. Fresh live bait got us on some great fish.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jbas2ni
Chris S, Owner at The Tackle Box, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review!!

Reviewed 17 May 2018

I've been visiting the keys for nearly 30 years, two weeks in May, I think I've been thru 4 owners of this place. This is the standard others are judged by in Marathon. There are others, better prices for some baits, but these guys consitantly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank BBigDave73
Chris S, Owner at The Tackle Box, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thanks for shopping with us!!

Reviewed 18 April 2018

They were extremely helpful. Told me about some pretty awesome locations that got us in the fish. They are extremely nice people. My wife would have stayed there all day talking! Can't wait to go back! Will definitely be visiting them again!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Scott O
Chris S, Owner at The Tackle Box, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thank you so much! We appreciate your great review and your spending time and shopping with us.

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

The Tackle Box is a great place with great prices. Chris knows a ton and is a great guide. I went to many places in Marathon and not one of those places came even close to his prices and none of those places gave information...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank adamcrouch
Chris S, Owner at The Tackle Box, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review!! We appreciate all of our customers and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Great tackle shop and the service is great. Drove past many shops to go to the tackle box. Well worth it. Chad

Date of experience: March 2018
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Chris S, Owner at The Tackle Box, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 2 March 2018

Someone in our group when to The Tackle Box everyday of our vacation! All of the staff was very helpful in determining types of bait, tackle, etc for us tourists. They had everything we needed with fair prices! Great store!

Date of experience: February 2018
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Chris S, Owner at The Tackle Box, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thank you so much for your review and for shopping with us! Please come back again!

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Provided me with the right tackle and bait to have a fruitful fishing day. Thanks for making my vacation wonderful.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank MariaH4288
Chris S, Owner at The Tackle Box, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thank you so much for your review!! We appreciate you shopping with us.

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msloveslife
25 August 2015|
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Response from MarathonFLAKeys | Property representative |
Yes! We do rent rods and reels. they rent anywhere from $12 - 20/day depending on what your need is. I would check out Vacation Boat Rentals 305-395-1639 . See you soon!
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Hrstar6273
4 June 2015|
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Response from MarathonFLAKeys | Property representative |
Hi, I think you confused us with a snorkeling company. We are The Tackle Box, we see Fishing Bait and Tackle, clothing, etc. I would contact spirit snorkeling in Marathon for more information. Thanks
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