The Bait & Tackle Shop that all Higganum residents love!

Fishermen in Higganum, CT rated Fishin' Factory 3 as their favorite place for live bait, tackle, rods and reels, and all fishing needs! So get in your car or truck and visit The Fishin' Factory 3 today!!

Serving Higganum CT and surrounding towns and cities for over 20 years

Fishin’ Factory 3 is your Connecticut River and Long Island Sound specialist.  We offer a wide variety of rods, reels, tackle and baits as well as rod and reel repair. Located in the middle of the state, seconds away from Route 9, we are 20 minutes from the Connecticut shoreline, an hour from the Rhode Island beaches, and minutes away from the Connecticut River and numerous fresh water lakes and ponds. We're only 10 minutes up the road from Higganum!

 We are equipped with the latest software to issue inland, saltwater, and hunting licenses as well as permits. Owner Andrew Nichols is an avid fisherman with hundreds of hours logged on Long Island Sound and surrounding states. Fishing for Striped Bass, Fluke, Black Fish, Bonito, and False Albacore, Andrew can give you up-to-the-minute information about where the bite is going on and the tackle to help you catch that trophy fish you're looking for.

For all you fisherman in Higganum CT, Email Andrew at [email protected]

List of Available Baits:

  • Live Baits: Night Crawlers, Dilly Worms, Trout Worms, Meal Worms, Arkansas Shiners, Mummies (Chubs), Eels, Sand Worms, Blood Worms
  • Frozen Baits: Bunker, Mackeral, Squid, Spearing, Mullet, Sand Eels, Clam, Clam Chum, Atlantic Herring, Smelt
  • Off Shore Baits: Available upon Request Such as Chum, Flats of Mackeral, Bunker, Squid, Butterfish
Visit our Shop!
238 East Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457 Click for location and map Ph: (860) 344-9139
Dirty Boat?

Bell Boat Detailing

For compounding, polishing, waxing, power washing, chemical bottom clean, interior cleaning etc. Fully insured and also provide scheduled maintenance! Prices vary based on size, boat style/type. Just call 860-299-3338 for quotes.

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Got ShrinK Wrap?

Middlesex Mobile Shrink-Wrap

For BOATS, CAMPERS, equipment, etc. Protect your investment from ice & water damage, UV rays and dirt! From only $7.50 per foot. Free estimates. Just call 860-343-1785 or 860-558-1384.

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We stock a #@!% Load of In Shore, Off Shore & Fresh Water Baits