Fishbites are the result of a lifelong passion for fishing and decades of scientific research. Carr Specialty Baits, Inc. (CSB), maker of Fishbites, is a family-owned business founded in 2000 in St. Augustine, Florida, by avid angler and world renowned marine researcher Dr. William Carr and members of his family.
Our very first plant was a small 300sqft lab at the Whitney Marine Laboratory in Marineland, FL. It was there that manufacturing techniques were developed and sales began to flow. In 2003, we moved into a larger 1500sqft space and in 2005, growth was such that we needed an additional 4500sqft. In 2007 we moved into a 12,000sqft factory and were there until June of 2015. Today we are located on a 3 acre facility that sits on the San Sebastian River just outside of historic downtown St. Augustine, FL. Fishbites isn’t a Chinese import. Fishbites is manufactured by Carr Specialty Baits, Inc. – a family owned and operated company. Each of our baits are Made With Pride in St. Augustine, FL USA. You’ll find this printed on the back of every package we sell. Our original mission when we started in 2001 is still the same one we have today, provide effective baits for all types of fishing at a reasonable cost to your wallet and at almost NO cost to the environment.