History

Welcome to Frankie’s Boats Largest 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 …

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The Baiting Game

Frankie Dusenka got into minnows early in life.  On Sunday mornings Dusenka’s dad used to take him to the hardware store where he discovered “there is a dollar to be make in minnows and worms”.  “And it was a fun dollar” Dusenka says. At age 12 Dusenka started a bait business in the corner of …

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