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Best Fishing Store Dallas 2010 - Barlow's Tackle Shop

Barlow\'s Tackle Shop

Barlow's Tackle Shop

451 N. Central Expressway

Richardson, TX 75080


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Dallas used to be dotted with little bait and tackle stores where you could acquire a little bit of equipment and a whole bunch of information just by stopping in. Now, of course, the huge category-killers like Bass Pro Shops and Academy have driven most of the mom-and-pops out of business. One of the interesting exceptions to that rule is Barlow's, just south of Arapaho Road on the southbound service drive of Central Expressway in Richardson. Barlow's maintains a serious Web presence, selling specialized bait and equipment to guides and dedicated fishermen. Maybe that's what allows them to keep the retail store open. However they do it, their store is a great place to pick up inside scoop on area lakes from Texoma to Fork. The people behind the counter know what's biting, where and on what. Sometimes you don't even have to ask. Just slouch around and keep your ears open, because somebody else is always up there trying to pick up some secrets.

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Not even close! Bass Pro Shops in Garland is the mecca for up the most current fishing reports from experienced anglers in North Texas. They also carry the largest selection of fishing equipment and supplies in the world.


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