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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



Bubba is back!

Co-sponsored by Troutscapes River Restoration & 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 . . .

  • Get out and fish area rivers before they close for preseason stocking Sunday night.

  • John Kavanaugh will be our featured tyer this Sunday March 11th. He will be tying some of his favorite Hendrickson patterns. It's only a month away here in New Jersey!

  • Shannon's Hot Stove nights at the Raritan Inn continue. John Collins & Jim Holland Mayfly Hatches Part Two is rescheduled for March 21st. Matt Grobert will be our featured speaker on March 14th. Cost is $65.00 includes dinner and a spring fishing night on Shannon's Private Waters with your presenters. Register on the event page at or bring check the evening of the event.

  • Shannon's Fly Fishing School at the Raritan Inn Saturday April 21st. Cost is $200.00 per person $375.00 per couple or parent and child. A full day of instruction including an afternoon of guided fishing and a grilled lunch.   

  • We are now a Ross/ Abel dealer. Check out our latest Fishpond gear. The word is out and Scott rods are turning heads including the latest addition: The new G-Series! 

  • Regal, Renzetti, Peak Vises in stock. Time to tie...

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

  • Shannon's stocking update:  All of our trout are purchased from Vern and Jeff Mancini at The Musky Hatchery in Asbury, NJ and are certified disease free. Thank you to all of our donors who have contributed so generously. Also, we are grateful for the support and assistance of Affinity Federal Credit Union in supporting our effort.     

    Please help us keep up the efforts, and click the "donate" button. Every little bit helps!



Some of the beautiful trout our customers have been catching...




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. 

JC's Electric Steelie Stone 


Same Thing Murray


See what Santa's bringing all you good fisher boys and girls in this Christmas Stocking video... 


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


Featured Hardy Reels:

The Wide Drum Perfect

The St. George

Come visit us and check out our inventory of major brands of fly tackle.

Brands We Carry in our Online Store

Bauer    Brodin    Chota    Dai-Riki    Daiichi    Dr. Slick    FishPond  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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