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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

Shannon's Fly Fishing School Saturday April 22nd

Trout Fest Califon! May 6th!


Bubba is back!

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!



News from around the fly shop . . .

  • 2017 Trout Season is open. Hendricksons are here. One Bubba remains... along with plenty of their friends in the South BranchCatch the Bubba with a jaw tag, release the fish and bring in the tag and you'll win a GLoomis Pro 4X fly rod!

  • Califon Spring Trout Fest Saturday May 6th at Califon Island Park. Download the flyer for details!

  • Shannon's Fly Fishing School Saturday April 22nd. 8am until 4pm study in the morning, guided fishing in the afternoon. All gear included and continental breakfast and grilled lunch included. $200.00 per person, $375.00 for two people as a couple or family (parent and child). Attendance limited and 50% deposit required.  

  • The new Scott Flex rods are in and we now carry Fishpond.

  • To contribute for this year's trout stocking of the South Branch (Kid's Derby & Bubba) and this year Point Mountain TCA, go to our online store and click on "Products" or stop by the shop.  

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

  • Zach Gardner caught one of our Bubba's in January. Zach won a nice Douglas DXF rod for his efforts. There's still a Bubba out there with a jaw tag! Good luck!




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. 


It's steelhead season! Here's a few patterns that are up to the task of hooking them. 

Rusher's Steelhead Nymph


Egg Sucking Leech



 What's in YOUR Christmas stocking? Watch Bubba being released into the South Branch. 


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!

St. Croix Rods

Hatch Fly Reels!

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

Lots of Steelhead Fly Tying Materials and flies!

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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