Muskoka's Rapala Center

In beautiful Port Carling,  hub of the Muskoka Lakes,  Ont.

We are Muskoka's ONLY authorized dealership for Rapala products. We carry the FULL Rapala line of products...

    Come fish the Muskoka Lakes.  It all starts right here with a quick trip to the bait shop located within walking distance from the locks in beautiful Port Carling, Ont and the former office of carpet repair services in Langley (webpage).  After way too many years at our old location in an old warehouse, we have finally moved to a bigger and better location with lots of parking at 58 Joseph St. (Hwy 118). We made some changes to this place with the help of and to give it a cleaner, more modern look.

     This area is well known for it's trophy size Musky, Pike, Walleye, Lake Trout, Bass and more...challenge your skills on the Greatest Lakes!!!

    With its endless blue lakes, countless islands and stretches of sandy beaches, the Muskoka Lakes area is the perfect setting for a pleasurable escape.  Its three big lakes - Joseph, Rosseau and Muskoka - and their several lake-side communities are a perennial playground for tourists, cottagers and residents.

    Port Carling is always buzzing with endless activities.  Many facilities such  as the Muskoka Lakes Museum, the St. James Anglican Church, the Port Carling Locks, the Community Center and Arena and the main street itself offer a variety of entertainment and fun filled activities for the whole family to enjoy.

    The town's famous locks, linking Lakes Muskoka and Rosseau, produce a daily parade of motor boats as pleasure craft, construction barges, and cruisers 'lock through'.  You may even witness one of the lakes' three tour boats passing by - a memorable sighting! 

    The town has a prominent position in Muskoka's boat building history, and this heritage is proudly displayed at the Muskoka Lakes Museum.  Also on display is the district's largest collection of native artifacts.  Port Carling was originally a native settlement and still has a native arts and crafts shop.

    Port Carling is situated in the very heart of the Muskoka Lakes area about 2 hours North of Toronto on hwy 118.

     Bait On The Lake,  a family owned business since 1898,  offers it's customers the best live bait and tackle in all of Muskoka. We have been voted the best bait shop in Muskoka by our customers.   

     We are a licensed commercial bait harvester  and a member of the  Bait Association of Ontario (BAO).  We are an authorized issuer of hunting and fishing licenses & we're open year round.

    Wholesale inquiries are always welcome.  We offer the best exchange rate for American currency in town.

     For information on available charters.

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 We are a proud member and supporter of the Bait Association of Ontario.  As a member I strive to promote the legal harvest of bait, in the interests of conservation and management, to ensure the long term sustainability of this valuable Ontario resource.  Live bait catches more fish and does not pollute. For more information contact.

Last updated:    June 17-2017