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Casting a stream, stalking the flats, working the surf or trolling the oceans—wherever there are anglers—Calcutta is there. Calcutta is one of the most widely recognized and trusted names in the recreational fishing industry.

Calcutta was born in Florida in 1991, a time when quality frozen bait was hard to find. The following year, Calcutta set up processing plants in Marathon and Fort Pierce, Florida to market rigged and un-rigged ballyhoo, mullet and mackerel. Making sure fishermen were armed with the “Best Damn Bait” was the company’s number one priority.