Gone fishing? Then we want to hear from you about your favorite bait shops. Where do you go for night crawlers and minnows during the fishing season? And even more important: Where do you go for a sense of community with other avid anglers? Let us know which Minnesota bait shops we should check out for our next installment of Minnessentials, an occasional series that plunges into the culture of our state with the help of Star Tribune readers.

Bait shops: Have a favorite? Tell us at minnessentials@startribune.com or tweet at reporter @SharynJackson.