Jimmy Buffett, July 2017
Open 7 days and by appointment.
Se Habla Espanol.
The Amagansett Sportfishing Association and The Tackleshop are looking for used baseball gloves and balls to be sent to the kids of the Dominican Republic to help support baseball in one of the poorest counties in the Caribbean. Any donation will be welcome with open arms!
On eastern Long Island (East Hampton, New York) , striped bass, bluefish, weakfish, false albacore, fluke, porgy, bonito, black sea bass and black fish as well bluefish snappers and blowfish are the major inshore fish. Shark and tuna are offshore. The tackle shop can show you how to catch all these fish. Just ask, you may even learn how to cook and serve your catch or get a recommendation for a restaurant to do it for you!
The tackle shop carries the freshest squid in town fresh off a friend’s boat as well as spearing, bunker, clams, chum, sand worms, and earth worms (freshwater). And if you can't catch the fish on your own, Captain Harvey L. Bennett can take you fishing. The tackle shop offers a complete guide service from inshore lite tackle/fly fishing and porgy/fluke fishing to off shore for tuna and shark. Harvey also ties and sells custom saltwater flies, as well as building custom rods. Harvey once held the fly rod igfa world record for peacock bass. The tackle shop offers fly tying lessons as well as fly casting lessons and fishing lessons in general. Check out our videos on YouTube.
The shop buys trades and sells vintage and antique sporting goods from decoys to fly rods to surf and boat fishing equipment as well as hunting gear.
We also offer repairs on must major brands of rods and reels and we are a Zee Baas reel service center.
We cater to the beginner as well the expert; special attention is given to the young fishing person as well as the fisherwoman. The tackle shop staff are the best men and women in the outdoor sports industry. They speak Spanish (se habla espanol) as well as English. No matter if you're fishing for tarpon on a fly in the tropics or porgy fishing on a dock in Montauk, we will make sure your next fishing trip is fun! We have no egos!!! Our goal is for you to enjoy yourself! With generations of local knowledge, you are sure to be rewarded with a trophy catch! We are also the clamming and crabbing headquarters (local license required, East Hampton Town Clerk / NYDEC Regs.) of the Hamptons. We offer the best clam rakes and crabbing gear money can buy and will show you the best spots. The tackle shop also offers a full line of tackle, rods and reels for kayak and paddle board fishing. We are a full service outdoor store. Come on in for quality The Tackle Shop Inc. hats, sweatshirts and t shirts .The tackle shop has the finest line of handmade wood fishing lures (the Montauk yellow darter being the most famous) found on the east end of Long Island as well as a wide section of buck tail and diamond jigs.
We take Visa/ MasterCard and mail orders are welcome.
Read about Captain Harvey L. Bennett and his life long love of putting messages in bottles and throwing them into the sea HERE.
The Tackle Shop is an oasis for bicycle riders giving water and repairs for free. Harvey is also an avid stargazer and Oakland Raiders fan and sports talk is always welcome!