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The Dam Bait Shop

100% Veteran Owned

Est. in 2021 and launching in 2022 Spring we offer a unique shopping experience in our locally owned and operated mobile bait and tackle store.
We're doing things a little differently at The Dam Bait Shop, so come visit to browse our great selection.

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About Us

The Dam Bait Shop is a 100% Veteran Owned Business. 

Zach Kiser, a native to the Tennessee Valley and a 20-year Navy veteran, retired in 2017.  He is a well-traveled sailor who has fished in many countries, seas, and oceans.  Since arriving back in Tennessee, Zach has regained his knowledge of the Tennessee Valley species of fishing to becoming an avid bass, catfish, crappie, and many other species aficionados.

Jennifer Kiser, a native of Washington State and Army veteran. She has been an avid angler of northwest species of fishing; Rainbow and Steelhead trout, Sockeye and Chinook salmon, and the world famous Alaskan Halibut. 

What started out as a hobby, has become our passion and we're delighted to share it with you.

We’re proud to have served our country, and now can serve our local community anglers. 

We were looking for a great location to open our brick and mortar building, but at the time just couldn’t find a location that best suited our needs.  We are so passionate about being able to bring quality products closer to the lake.  After many brainstorming sessions, driving and looking at places, we both thought… “Why not a mobile shop, like the food trucks?” So, after a year of researching and planning our thoughts have come to light. We are excited to introduce to you the first ever Tennessee Mobile Bait and Tackle Shop.   

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The Dam Bait Shop Team

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Zachary Kiser

Owner-CEO and Host of The Dam Bait Shop Podcast

20 Yr Navy veteran, father, husband and passionate owner/operator.


Jennifer Kiser

Owner-Operations Officer

Army Veteran, mother, wife and passionate 25 year business woman.

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Brandy Koontz

Office Manager

If you call or visit The Dam Bait Shop, chances are high you’ll meet Brandy Koontz, our Office Manager. Brandy's experience from her travels as a military spouse of a veteran is invaluable.  She is an invaluable member of our staff and personality to boot.

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Mon - Fri: 6am - 3pm
Saturday: 5am - 3pm
Sunday: 5am - 3pm

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