Michigan's a great place to enjoy the outdoors, and Gelzer & Son Hardware has the best selection of outdoor sporting goods in Hillsdale and all of southern Michigan and northeast Indiana. Whether you're a disc golf enthusiast, an avid fisherman, expert camper or simply like to be active outdoors, Gelzer's in downtown Hillsdale has the all sporting goods you need!

With dozens of lakes in the areas surrounding Hillsdale, fishing is a popular activity. Gelzer's offers a full complement of fishing supplies so you can enjoy your time on the water and catch more fish! We carry fishing gear including a huge variety of hooks, bobbers, fishing line, and fishing lures including jigs and soft bait.

Fishing Gear

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Berkley is one of the world leaders in fishing tackle, and we have tons of Berkley supplies at Gelzer's including Berkley fishing line and Berkley fishing lures. Avid fishermen trust Berkley Trilene fishing line, and Berkley also offers the popular FireLine and Nanofil lines as well. You'll find Berkley soft bait at Gelzer's too, including Gulp! and PowerBait!

South Bend fishing tackle at Gelzer's has been around for over 100 years. If you're new to fishing or introducing it to kids, South Bend fishing gear is the perfect way to get started. With fishing tackle like hooks, fishing line, lures, rods and reels, tackle boxes and kits, you can get started for quality gear for less money.

Camping Gear

Michigan is one of the best states to enjoy the outdoors, and Gelzer's has the camping gear to help you spend days and nights outside! We strive to provide the camping gear that families want and need at an affordable price.

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Coleman offers everything a weekend camper could need: tents and shelters, cooking supplies, sleeping bags and beds, coolers, lanterns, and camp furniture. With tents up to 10-person capacities, sleeping bags for all temperatures in all sizes, Coleman has been helping families enjoy camping for years. Gelzer's carries a full line of Coleman camping gear in Hillsdale so that you can camp in comfort!

Get your Coghlan's camping essentials at Gelzer's in downtown Hillsdale. If you're heading out to camp for the weekend, it's likely you'll need some Coghlan's supplies. Whether it's tent stakes, camp tools, first aid, tent repair kits, water treatment kits, or any other essentials you don't want to be caught without, Coughlan's has you covered.


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Gelzer's Hardware is Hillsdale's authorized Case knives dealer. Case has made handcrafted pocket knives since 1889, and has been trusted by generations to provide useful, durable knives. With real wood handles and surgical steel blades, Case knives are built to last.

Gerber is known for their legendary blades, and Gelzer's in Hillsdale has a great selection of Gerber knives and accessories. With folding knives, fixed blade knives, clearing machetes, and the popular Suspension multi-tool, Gerber has a blade for every situation. Stop by Gelzer's in downtown Hillsdale and pick out your new Gerber knife today.

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Schrade is known for making some of the toughest knives on the planet, and you can find Schrade knives at Gelzer's in downtown Hillsdale. Perfect for camping or everyday carry, Schrade's tough, coated blades and rock solid handles mean you're getting a knife that just might outlast you!

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Bell Bicylce Supplies

Hillsdale is a perfect place to enjoy a bicycle ride, whether around town or simply on your way to class. When you need maintenance, parts or accessories for your bike, come to Gelzer's. Gelzer's is the only bike supplies source in Hillsdale, and has all the two-wheel supplies you need!

Marine Supplies

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Gelzer and Son Hardware carries a great selection of Sevylor towables and floats. They're the perfect addition to your lake or pool, and the variety is unmatched. From the 8-person party dock to tow-behind tubes and river floats, Sevylor towables and floats help make your next day on the water a blast!

Seachoice marine accessories at Gelzer's in Hillsdale are essential for enjoying your next day on the water. With rod holders, tie downs, anchors, marine rope and more, Seachoice provides the products you need to keep your ship in shape! Gelzer's also can help make sure safety is your first priority on the water with Seachoice life jackets as well.

Sports and Games

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Some of the best ways to have fun in the summer are with Franklin yard games. From badminton to bocce ball, volleyball, croquet, corn hole and more, Franklin can help make your next get-together a success. Gelzer's offers a great variety of fun yard games the whole family can enjoy.

Gelzer's, in downtown Hillsdale, carries a full line of Champro sports equipment. From sportswear and gear to practice jerseys and equipment essentials for baseball, softball, basketball, football, and more, we're pleased to be the only full line Champro dealer in the area!

Gelzer's is proud to serve customers from Hillsdale, Coldwater, Jonesville, Pittsford, Cambria, Reading and many local communities in southern Michigan and northeast Indiana. Stop by Gelzer's today - Hillsdale's hardware store for 100 years!