Paterson Do it Best: Live Bait and Tackle Store

Fishing Bait, Live Bait, Bait, Fishing
Fishing Bait
Fishing Bait
Fishing Bait

Paterson Do it Best is your go to place for live bait in the Fort Wayne area. Whether you are goin' fishin' or feeding lizards, snakes, or turtles, we've got you covered. Northeast Indiana fishermen and pet owners have trusted Paterson's for fresh bait and good prices. We guarantee our live bait to be fresh unlike some other places.  We also carry a small selection of basic fishing tackle. Taking a fishing trip? We can special order large quantities of live bait for your big fishing trip. We can even have bait specially packed for Canadian fishing trips. For prices, availability, and special orders call us in New Haven at 260-493-2111. Need a license? Click here and go directly to the Indiana DNR website for quick and easy fishing license redemption.


Nightcrawlers (12)
Nightcrawlers (500) *Special Order Only
Beemoth (50 or 250)
Redworms (48)
Red Wigglers (30)
Red Wigglers (500) *Special Order Only
Crickets (50)
Mousies (50) *Unavailable
Spikes (50) * Ice Fishing Seasonal


Fishing Line
Fishing Poles
Tackle Boxes
Cricket Containers
Filet Knives
And More!


Kelly's Bass Worms
Powerbait Catfish Bait
GULP! Maggots
Worm Harness
Misc. Jigs
Ice Fishing Jigs

Paterson Do it Best Hardware has been serving the New Haven, Indiana area since 1977! We are committed to providing top notch customer service and great products to the greater Fort Wayne area and the communities of Allen CountyAdams County,Dekalb CountyWells CountyWhitley County, and Huntington County of Northeast Indiana as well as Paulding County and Van Wert County of Ohio. We offer over 67,000 items through our warehouse that can be shipped to your door, or to our store! Fort Wayne is home to many great attractions including the Fort Wayne Tincaps, the Fort Wayne KometsMuseumsParks, and more.

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