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.