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Swanson's Bait & Tackle

333 1st St N Hackensack, MN 56452
Swanson's has been your one stop shop for bait and tackle for over 50 years in northern Minnesota! We pride ourselves on our customer service and traditional bait shop values! History
Established in 1970. Swanson's, formerly "Cline's Minnows" was established in 1970 when the Swanson family purchased the bait shop from Cline. True to our roots, we maintain the fishing tradition to this day!

Paul Bunyan's Sweetheart Lucette

Woodsman Paul Bunyan's 17-foot-tall sweetheart, Lucette Diana Kensack, was built in 1952 by Doad Schroeder from fiberglass and wood. The original statue was erected for the town in 1991, and the character was named in a contest. Located nearby is a city park, playground, picnic shelter, fishing pier, boat ramp, and a chainsaw carving of Paul.

Lucette is located in the town park. There is a playground, picnic shelter, visitor center, fishing docks and the cutest little library you have ever seen.