• Sticks or steel, Palo Outdoors has all your ARCHERY needs
    deer hunting
  • elk hunting

    Palo Outdoors carries a wide range of types and brands of GUNS
  • Palo Outdoors has both new and used EQUIPMENT at very reasonable prices
    hunting hogs
  • pheasant hunting

    Excellent CUSTOMER SERVICE is a priority at Palo Outdoors
  • Palo Outdoors can help you help your youngster get the first big HUNTING smile
  • Whether you're a solo professional or on a family outing, Palo Outdoors has all your FISHING needs

Palo Outdoors logoYour hunting, fishing, bait & archery headquarters!!
We specialize in full service archery, new & used firearms and hunting & fishing accessories, and have the largest selection of live bait in Eastern Iowa. By Cedar Rapids, Pleasant Creek Rec Area, Cedar River. Also near Waterloo, Anamosa,  Iowa City.

Palo Outdoors is surrounded by thousands of acres of public hunting and fishing opportunities within five miles.


We are a leading provider of Outdoor Sporting Goods for Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Waterloo, Anamosa, Marion, Hiawatha, Palo, Pleasant Creek and all of Eastern Iowa for the following:

  • Archery Shop - service & equipment, and a major bow dealer. We have an archery range for practice
  • Live bait - we are the leading live bait provider in the area with a huge bait selection
  • Fishing Equipment - see a wide selection of rods, reels, tackle, lures and supplies
  • Hunting & Gun Store - select from many hunting firearms, handguns and used guns

Click the Menu items above to see more of our offerings!

archery servicesPalo Outdoors' passion in archery is second to none.
Palo Outdoors staff is dedicated to outstanding bow service and sales. Our products represent the latest in archery technology available to date. The products we represent speak for themselves - Mathews, Hoyt, Bowtech, PSE, Tru-Glo, MBG, Octane, Axium, NAP, Rage and much more can be found in our full service, full supply archery shop.

Our products and services have proven themselves in the field.

Full Archery Services

  • Bow Set-up
  • Bow Tuning
  • Re-stringing & Cable
  • Arrow Fletching
  • Indoor Archery Lane
  • Archery Leagues

hunting servicesHunting is what Palo Outdoors does.
Everything from hunting in Alaska to as far south as South Texas along with many experiences out west.

Products by Benelli, Thompson Center, Remington, Hunter Specialties and much more, provide the anchor to a vast array of hunting and shooting supplies at Palo Outdoors.

We have great prices and our ability to order hard-to-find products is unmatched!

Hunting Services

  • Hunter Education/Safety
  • Bowhunter Education/Safety
  • Mounting & Boresighting Scopes
  • Gunsmith Advice
  • Hunting Licenses

fishing gearPalo Outdoors can outfit anyone.
From the first time fisherman to the seasoned pro, with the product and knowledge to get you fishing.

Our staff can get you well on your way to an enjoyable fishing adventure.

Palo Outdoors stocks products by: St. Croix, Shimano, Berkeley, Rapala and more. Whatever you are fishing, lakes or rivers, Palo Outdoors has it.

Cedar Rapids Live Bait Specialists

  • Night Crawlers/Worms
  • Chubs
  • Red Worms
  • Wax Worms
  • Leeches
  • Fathead Minnows (Small & Large)
  • Fathead Minnow (Extra Large)

Open Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8am - 8pm
Friday - Saturday: 7am - 8pm
Sunday: 7am - 6pm


1204 1st Street, Palo, Iowa
Near Cedar Rapids, Marion, Waterloo, Iowa City, Anamosa, Pleasant Creek

Special Offers

  • Free shooting passes in archery range with bow purchase.
  • Free line winding with purchase of rod and reel combos valued over $50.00
  • Free mounting and boresighting with scope purchase

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