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Lacing a Net Bag

A lot of people ask us how we lace our net bags into our landing net frames so I created a tutorial here that shows and explains just how it’s done. Northkill nets all have three holes through the handle, Read more…


Maryland Fly Fishing Show – March 16th, 9am-4pm – Towson University

We’ve been waiting for this show for almost 9 months. Will you be there??


Looking Back on February

Northkill Tackle looks back on February 2019 and forward to the rest of the year. Landing net, rod building and general fly fishing fun.


Show reviews: 2019 Bass Masters & Monaghan

We recently kicked off our 2019 show season with a presence at two fishing shows in Central PA. The first took place in mid-January at the inaugural Capital City Bass Masters Show at the Newberrytown Peddler’s Market. This two-day event Read more…


SB 799 (Clean Water in PA) Discussion @ TCO Fly Shops

   


Buy Northkill Nets in Person

  To those of you in New Jersey, you can now buy our handmade wooden landing nets at Round Valley Bait & Tackle, 1271 US Highway 22, Lebanon, NJ 08833.  Their current hours are: Monday – 6:00 – 6:00 Tuesday Read more…


Very Narrow Trim Wraps – Technique 1 – Thread Loops

Decorative wraps on fly rods are usually not very flashy.  Fly fishermen seem to shun flashy butt wraps like chevrons, diamonds and weaves, preferring subtle touches instead like feather inlays and very narrow trim bands on guide wraps.  There are Read more…


The Heddon Crazy Crawler

The Heddon Crazy Crawler has enjoyed an incredibly long production run, lasting from 1939 to the present day.  It started its life as a wooden lure and, in 1957, it assumed a plastic form.  For those fishermen who love topwater Read more…


Welcome!!!

Hello and welcome to the Northkill Tackle blog.  We will be adding blog content in the coming weeks.  Follow us on Instagram and Facebook.  If you are interested in a landing net or fishing rod, please email Chris –  northkilltackle@gmail.com Read more…