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Welcome to Shannon's Fly & Tackle!

Questions about fly fishing? Call us at (908) 832-5736 or e-mail:

Open Monday thru Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturday 8am to 4pm, Sunday 9am to 4pm. Phone or e-mail orders gladly taken and shipped the same day. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express accepted.  Gift Certificates available.  Free shipping on orders over $75.00

Please visit our newly upgraded online store!

Guided Trips & Events


Check our services page for local guiding services.


A couple of Bubbas still out there right now for anyone who cares to search for the elusive one.

Co-sponsored by GBW Insurance of Flanders & Affinity Federal Credit Union!

Local Partners

For great accommodations, special events and private water fishing:

We service what we sell. Learn to fly fish with us. Free on-stream instruction. Check out our all inclusive packages on our "store" page!


Donna's First Fish of 2013 from Shannon's Fly and Tackle on Vimeo.


In memoriam. Harvey Rude 1947-2015. Consummate angler, teacher, guide and friend. You will be sorely missed. We are deeply saddened by your departure, my friend and our thoughts and prayers go out to your family and the many people whose lives were brightened because of your time with us. Knee deep in the water somewhere! 


News from around the fly shop . . .


  • John Collins will be our featured tyer this Sunday, March 29th  at 9:30 am. Some great early season patterns including his Hendo Hammer!

  • Redington Wader Rebate Program begins April 1st. Buy a Crosswater or Pallix River Wader receive a $25.00 Visa Gift Card from Redington $50.00 if you buy either the Sonic Pro or Sonic Dry. Ask us for details.

  • Our Online Store is open for business! We appreciate your patience with us while we upgraded. To donate for this year's trout stocking of the KLG and the South Branch, go to our online store and click on "Products". 

  • Shannon's Hot Stove series is back! Check out the flyer for details on classes. Reserve a spot now for the upcoming sessions. Please note John Collins, Brian Cowden and Jim Holland's presentation is Wednesday April 1st.

  • When asked to do a community service project for school, NJ 8th grader, Andrew Dang, chose to help Project Healing Waters! Click here for information on how you can help Andrew by donating your old fly fishing equipment.

  • Shannons announces the Spring Fly Fishing School! If you've always wanted to learn how to fly fish, but weren't sure where to start, this is your opportunity!

  • We have added a number of products to our online store and we have some nice antique cane rods for sale including a Goodwin Granger Favorite and Heddon. Call or e-mail for more details.

  • Be sure to follow our Shannon's Vimeo page, where you can see all our videos!   



Shannon's is proud to partner with Tim & Joan Flagler of Tightline Productions, L.L.C. to bring you exciting fly fishing and tying video content. Shannon's features Tim's videos on our own video page.  Tightline Productions videos have been featured on both's Fly Fishing Blog and MidCurrent. 


Sparrow from Tightline Productions on Vimeo.


Tapers & Tunny from Thomas & Thomas on Vimeo.


Watch more of Tim's tying videos on his own Vimeo page

Contact him at: 

Tightline Productions, L.L.C.



In the Shannon's Online Store

Hardy Reels:

The Wide Drum Perfect

The St. George

and more of Hardy/Grey's fabulous reels!

Thomas & Thomas Fly Rods!

Hatch Fly Reels!

GLoomis Pro 4X rods and Scott A4 rods in stock now!

Lots of Steelhead Fly Tying Materials and flies!

New award winning Hardy Zenith rods are in 30% lighter and 60% stronger. 

We now carry Regal, Renzetti and Peak Vises, Brodin Nets and Hareline fly tying materials!


Brands We Carry in our Online Store

Bauer    Brodin    Chota    Dai-Riki    Daiichi    Dr. Slick    Flymen Fishing Co.    G.Loomis    Galvan    Hardy/Grey's    Hareline    Hatch    Korkers    Loon    Mustad    Peak    Redington    Regal    Renzetti    Rio    Rumpf    Scott    Spirit River    St. Croix    Temple Fork Outfitters    Teton    Thomas & Thomas    Tiemco    Uni    UTC    Wapsi    Whiting


Shannon's would like to thank the following companies/organizations for sponsoring our events:

                Trout Unlimited: Conserving, protecting, and restoring North America's coldwater fisheries and watersheds 


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