Chalstrom’s Bait and Tackle

Early Cold, Snow Gets Deer Hunters Excited to Gear Up for Firearm Season

The owner of Chalstrom's Bait and Tackle on Rice Lake Road in Duluth said there's been a 20% increase in sales already compared to this time last year.

DULUTH, Minn.- The early blasts of cold and snow have had deer hunters in the Northland gearing up for the upcoming rifle season. The owner of Chalstrom’s Bait and Tackle on Rice Lake Road in Duluth said there’s been a 20% increase in sales already compared to this time last year. Fishing and archery season have been busy, but now…

Hunting Holiday Begins

Minnesota Deer Hunting Opener Kicks Off

DULUTH, Minn.- In a couple days the folks at Chalstrom’s will have their hands full with trophies like these, as Northlanders go out for their own holiday: the Minnesota Deer Hunting Opener. The walls of Chalstrom’s back room are a small forest, the heads of different trophy animals jutting out of the walls. Despite what all the trophies may suggest, hunting…

Business is Booming at Local Bait Shops

A Mid-Winter Warmup Has Not Impacted Ice Fishing, According to Local Businesses

DULUTH, Minn. – We’re learning the recent mid-winter warm-up has not impacted business at local bait shops in the Northland. Store owners at Chalstrom’s Bait and Tackle, and Fisherman’s Corner tell FOX 21 it’s been the best year for ice fishing business in the past five years. It’s a passion for many, only Mother Nature can deny. “Once you’re into…