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Minnesota Muskie Expo

Minnesota Muskie Expo March 4-5-6, 2022

Georges Minnesota Muskie Expo will be held at the Warner Coliseum at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds March 4-6, 2022.  The expo will feature Retailers, Resorts,

Just Add Wheels

Dick Zackarias worked for us.  He was a retired salesman.  He worked for Brad in the bait shop.  He liked to fish.  He built that

Speed Trolling Frankies Start

When you come to the bait store you may notice that the walls are lined with photos and posters of some of the world’s top

Welcome to Frankie's Boats

#1 Ranger Dealer in the Midwest

Since 1968, our goal at Frankie’s Live Bait and Marine has been to develop relationships, where customers become our friends, through knowledge, honesty, and great customer service! We have 50+ years of knowledge in the fishing and marine industry. If you are in the market for a new or used boat, live bait, or marine accessories, come visit Frankie’s, where customers become friends!

Our History

On August 1st, Frankie’s Live Bait and Marine was founded by Frankie and Brad Dusenka. Starting with two minnow tanks in the corner of Chisago Hardware, Frankie and Brad trapped their own bait and sold to local anglers, which still is a standard event each year. Later a few aluminum boats were purchased to help the local anglers and now, Frankie’s is a top 5 Ranger Boat dealership, reaching number 1 a few times and named Ranger Boats dealer of the year in 2016. In 2015 Frankie’s Live Bait and Marine was inducted into the Freshwater Hall of Fame

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