Aquatic Imitations is the closest Blair County Bait and Tackle Shop to Canoe Creek State Park. Aquatic Imitations opened for business in March of 2013. They are conveniently located in the Meilnik's Plaza along Route 22 in Frankstown Township just outside of downtown Hollidaysburg and minutes from Canoe Creek State Park. The owners Creg and Marlene have always dreamed of owning their own business. Creg is an avid fisherman and is an expert at fly tying. When the opportunity arose for them to start the business they jumped at the chance and Aquatic Imitations became a reality.
Aquatic Imitations is a full service bait and tackle shop featuring Berkley Bait products, Shimano and Quantium Reels, Live Bait, Fishing Tackle Supplies, Hand Tied Flies, Fly Tying Supplies, Whiting Farms Fly Tying Hackle and numerous New and Used Fishing Rods. Aquatic Imitations has an annual biggest fish contest that runs from opening day of trout season to mid October every year. Bring that big ole fish to their store to be measured and have your photo taken to be added to the fisherman wall of fame!
Aquatic Imitations is a supplier of all types of live bait such as; nightcrawlers, red worms, meal worms, butter worms, minnows, shiners and more. Aquatic Imitations also caters to the fly fisherman! They have various hand tied flies available for purchase, in addition to carrying Whiting Farms Fly Tying Hackle products. Aquatic Imitations also carries hand painted fishing flies and lures painted by local artist, Anne Dixon.
Whether you are the beginner fisherman or long time angler you will find all your needed supplies at Aquatic Imitations! Stop in or give them a call today. Their store opens early allowing you to get your live bait and be on the water fishing by sunrise!
Mon. Tues. Thurs. - 6:00AM - 6:00PM
Fri. Sat. Sun. - 6:00AM - 6:00PM
Closed on Wednesday