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.


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)

Our extensive Bait Shop is second to none.


fish bait“Whether you are fishing locally or heading on vacation to your favorite destination, Palo Outdoors has everything you need to make your fishing experience as enjoyable as possible.” ...Trevor Jenkins

“WOW! It's amazing what is conveniently packed in Palo Outdoors, catering to the fisherman. They have the best live bait selection I have seen, with a large seletion of artificial baits and terminal tackle too.” ...Matt Boyle

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