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Kate's Bait 
Sporting Goods & Ice Cream

3916 State Hwy 23


Dodgeville, WI 53533

Just two miles North of Dodgeville or one mile South of the Governor Dodge State Park Entrance on Hwy 23

Fishing Rods
Kate's Bait In Store  Hours 

Summer Season Business Hours (Bait Shop & Ice Cream Parlor Open)

Mondays, Thursdays & Saturdays 7:30-4:00

Fridays 7:30-5:30

Closed Sundays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 


Fall Season Business Hours (Bait Shop Open/Ice Cream Parlor Closed) 

Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30-2:30

Closed Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays


Winter-SAFE Ice Business Hours

Mondays, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30-4:00

Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sundays 9:00-2:00

Closed Wednesdays


*Unsafe Ice Winter Hours:

Monday, Friday & Saturday 8am-2pm


March through April 15th

Mondays 7:30-2:00

Closed Tuesdays-Sunday

24 Hour Live Bait Vending - Worms, Minnows & Tackle

After Hour Wood Sales Available 

Upcoming Events:

Chili Cook Off/Fall Festival- October 13th

Mark your calendar for next years Fishing Derby January 18th, 2025

CWD Self Serve Kiosk September through January

About Kate's Bait & Sporting Goods

Who We Are

Kate's Bait & Sporting Goods was established in 2013 with one mission: to give the community the means to get outdoors and enjoy life. Our passion for excellence and love for a mom and pop shop inspired us in the beginning and continues to drive us today.  We are family owned and operated. We pride ourselves on offering a superior shopping experience and in the long-term relationships we’ve built with our customers.  Open year round with seasonal hour changes, Kate's Bait offers a WIDE variety of services.  You will be surprised to see what all we have to offer.  See you soon...

Contact Us

3916 WI-23, Dodgeville, WI 53533, USA

(608) 935-0131

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