Friday, July 3, 2020

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In this Covid-19 year, Summer began with the annual Summer solstice on June 20th and the summer heat wasn't far behind. It has been over a week with stream temperatures running 64 or 65 degrees in the morning but then moving into the low seventies by late afternoon on...

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

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As I slipped into a local pool on the South Branch I scanned for activity. At first glance it seemed a bit sparse. However, first impressions were a little deceiving. While not a blizzard hatch by any stretch of the imagination, trout were rising purposefully and consi...

Friday, May 22, 2020

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The other night I decided to go old school and fish Les Shannon's Lemon Cahill, a great Catskill style Sulphur pattern. Happily, a native Brookie liked the fly. John Kavanaugh, a member of the Catskill Fly Tyer's Guild has tied a several dozen for the shop in a variety...

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

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We continue to be open for phone and email orders which can be picked up curbside or mailed. Thank you for your support.

This week the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife will stocking the last trout of the spring with an additional 48,000 Rainbow trout slated to b...

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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On behalf of all of us here at Shannon's, I would like to thank all of our customers for your encouragement and support during this COVID-19 crisis. We continue to serve you, in a modified way. Please call or email us with questions and orders. Hopefully it won't be lo...

Friday, April 10, 2020

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This coming Saturday April 11th is the official Opening Day of Trout Season in New Jersey. As many of you know the season was opened early so as to encourage people who wanted some time on the water to practice safe distancing and catch and release fishing on all open...

Friday, April 3, 2020

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After a special meeting this past Monday March 30th, the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife decided to open the 2020 Trout season yesterday Wednesday April 1st. That means that all general regulation waters are open to fishing but the fishing for trout in these w...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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As we all know, New Jersey is being affected by the COVID-19 virus. More cases are cropping up everyday. To stem the spread of the virus this past weekend, all non-essential businesses were asked to close effective at 9pm Saturday evening. I understand the need for a c...

Sunday, March 22, 2020

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Today Gov. Phil Murphy announced the latest steps to combat the spread of COVID-19 or Corona virus in New Jersey. Among the steps was a state order to close all "non-essential" businesses to walk in traffic effective 9pm this evening. It wasn't unexpected, our neighbor...

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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First of all Happy St. Patrick's Day to all of you and I hope that everyone is healthy and safe. The COVID-19 virus outbreak has the world turned upside down. I can report that we are fine over here at the shop and plan to be open. We aren't open late and never have fi...

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