Welcome to Bob Sands Fishing Tackle

Your #1 Fishing Tackle Store in

Southern California


About Us

Bob Sands Fishing Tackle, Inc. is the oldest full service tackle shop in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. The owner and staff is 100% committed to your angling success by representing the finest manufacturers in the business and backing those products with expert knowledge and friendly service.

Stop in and you will see why we have the most loyal customers in the business!


Products & Services

Fishing Rods

Rods & Reels

We cover it all from conventional freshwater to saltwater fishing, both local and destination trips! We offer:

  • Fishing Line (regular mono or braided) Replacement

  • Rod & Reel Repair

  • Custom Rod Building

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Specialty Services

We have a number of specializations that we offer at the shop, including:

  • Carp, Surf, Striper Fishing

  • Local & Sierras Trout Fishing

  • Lobster & Crab Traps

  • First Time Fishing Setup

  • Inshore, Short & Long Range

Fish Hooks

Terminal Tackle

With a variety of hooks, weights, lures, plastics, fishing line, and custom leaders -- we have you covered for your next trip!

We have the largest selection of tackle boxes in the Valley!

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Live & Frozen Bait

We have live bait and frozen bait waiting for your next trip.

Call for Availability

  • Live: Earthworms, Lugworms, Bloodworms, Mealworms, Waxworms

  • Frozen: Flying Fish, Sardines, Anchovies, Mackerel, Shad, Squid, Chicken Liver


Popular Brands In Stock!

TACKLE: Berkley, Cultiva, Gary Yamamoto, Izor, JRI Lures, Kicker, Lead Masters, Lucky Craft, Owner, Maxima, MC Swimbait, Mustad, O.C.T. Jigs, Poppers & Stick Baits, P-Line, Rapala, Raider Lures, Rebel, River2Sea, Salas, Seagar, Storm Baits, Tasmanian Devil, Tady, Yo-Zuri, Zoom

RODS & REELS: Accurate, Avet, Calstar, Daiwa, G Loomis, Graftech Rods, Okuma, Penn, Phenix, Seeker, Shimano, St. Croix, United Composite

And much, much more!


Winter Store Hours

Monday - Saturday: 9am - 5:30pm

Sunday: 10am - 3pm

11/11 @ 9am - 5:30pm

11/25 @ Closed

11/26 @ 9am - 5:30pm

12/24 @ 9am - 3pm

12/25 @ Closed

12/31 @ 9am - 3pm

1/1/2022 @ Closed

*Call to confirm hours if you are heading in later in the afternoon or around a holiday.


Contact Us

6743 Sepulveda Blvd., Van Nuys, CA, 91411

(818) 994-1822

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