What's New at Frankies
Everyone wants to know when it will be safe to get out for some ice fishing. But no one wants to say things are safe.
You have probably heard the saying “if you love what you do you, you will never work a day in your life”. If you love
Frankie’s News will be expanding its coverage of local tournaments, fishing guides, featured professionals, and kids events. We are looking for high school and college
Last week I hauled my boat up to Frankie’s for a tune up, winterizing and storage. I love the changing of the seasons. That is
February 12th, 2023 Chisago Lake 100% Cash Payout & Over $5000 in Prizes from Clam and Vexilar 50 Team Payout Breakdown (Based on 50 Teams)
This is the boat the John Hoyer won as part of the NWT Championship win! Check out the features. When you listen to John’s stories
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!
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