419 E. Sheridan St (The Great Outdoors bait shop) SALE PENDING | Listing #123

  • $99,900
  • Listing Status: pending
  • MLS #2158145
  • Listing #123


The Great Outdoors Bait and Tackle Shop is located in the heart of Ely. The close proximity to Ely’s largest and finest liquor store makes the last two important stops for your fishing and camping trip a breeze!  

Asking $99,900, but the price is very negotiable and will accept any reasonable offer.The current owner built the shop in 1985, has been running it for going on 34 years, but due to a medical condition, it’s time to get out of the bait business.Business includes the building, lot, and all inventory of tackle and candle making supplies.Candle making Inventory includes hundreds of pounds of candle wax, a 100 pound capacity wax melter, thousands of wicks, about 150 candle jars, scents, wax dye, molds for votives and pillar candles, and other items used for pouring and wrapping candles.

Tackle supplies include every item on the wall (spoons, plugs, crank baits, fillet knives) and many other items that are used for making your own spinners and crawler harnesses (thousands of spinners, Eagle Claw Hooks, clevises, beads, etc)  We also have hundreds of spoons, both casting and jigging that you can assemble yourself, one hundred or more pounds of lead ingots, lead melters, and molds for pouring your own jugs and sinkers, powder pots and pints for painting your own jigs, buck tails for tying on hooks, etc.

Shop items for handling and selling bait include a walk in freezer, new well pump and wire put in a month ago, a new refrigerator for night crawlers and leeches, three chest freezers, six oxygen cylinders for making oxy packs and hauling live bait on a truck, hauling tank for a pickup truck with flowmeters, aerators, two air pumps, 6 new 12 volt agitators and 4 new 120 volt agitators, several 350 gallon and 150 gallon Rubber Maid tanks for storing bulk bait, and other items too numerous to mention.

                     For information call Jim at the Bait Shop 218-365-4744 (mornings 9-noon)

                       Or Jerry Fink at Canoe Capital Realty, 2180343-1318 for more info.

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