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Old 06-30-2020, 01:41 PM
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Default Can you access any Marathon bait shops via boat?

Big Time Tackle? Rather not drive anywhere for obvious reasons if I dont have too.
Old 06-30-2020, 01:53 PM
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The only two I can think of are Burdines Marina, and I am not sure if they even sell anymore, and Capt Hooks by Vaca Cut bridge.
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Old 06-30-2020, 02:17 PM
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The marina beside burdines had a sign advertising bait today. Not sure if it’s live or frozen.
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Not sure why you don’t want to drive? It’s not that busy in Marathon. For chum and squid you can get to Smith Auto by water. Cheap gas too.
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Captian Hooks at vaca cut, And as mentioned Burdines in Boot Key Harbour.
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Smith's as well, same canal as Big Time and cheapest gas on the water.
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There is one on the North Side of Sadowski in KCB..right next to where the old Sparky’s was located and Main Attraction Charter Boats.
Not the selection of Captain’s Hooks...but they have gas, chum live/frozen bait...and you don’t have to deal w/ the current of Vaca Cut—easy in/easy out.
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Drive to the Tackle Box .
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Old 06-30-2020, 05:24 PM
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Marathon Bait & Tackle always treat me well down there. Not on the water, but give you good reports.
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You can pull up behind Big Time
Not sure about the dock..

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