Mainstream Tackle and outdoors


Mainstream Tackle and Outdoors has been serving the greater Kalamazoo area for over five years. We pride ourselves on having experts working in our store that can answer any questions that you have about fishing, kayaking, or live bait. Our shop specializes in Fishing, Kayaking, and Outdoor Gear. We also offer a Guide Service where we will put you right on fish, Kayak Rental, Tube Rental, and Canoe Rental. We are open 7 days a week, and we open 7am on weekdays and 6am on weekends to ensure that fisherman and kayakers have the gear, bait and tackle necessary to have a great day on the lake.

Everything you need to make your next fishing trip a success...


Rods & Reels

Fishing Line

Fishing Hooks

Fishing Lures

Fishing Knives

Live Bait

Fish Finders

Browse our wide selection of Kayaks, Paddleboards, Canoes and more...




Kayak Accessories


Custom Kayaks

Take a guided trip or rent the gear for up to an entire week and create your own adventure...

2 Hour Paddle Trip

Down the Kalamazoo River:
Fort Custer public launch to MainStream Future building site.

1/2 Day Rental

Take a trip down the Kalamazoo River: MainStream Future building site to River Oaks Park.

24 Hour Rental

Rent a canoe or kayak for a full 24 hours and make your own adventure – return the next day.

Weekend Rental

Rent a kayak or canoe from Friday through Sunday. Pickup and drop off of kayak/canoe available.

Weekly Rental

Rent a kayak or canoe for the entire week. Pickup and drop off of kayak/canoe available.

Get in Touch

Have a Question? We are happy to answer any questions that you may have, send us a note and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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