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Ordering Your Landing Net

Thank you for visiting my website and looking at my landing nets. If you are interested in ordering your own net, I would like to make it as easy as possible.

The "Available Nets" page provides the option of receiving your landing net within the shortest possible time. Email me with your selection or with questions. I am always happy to assist you with your selection.

If you are interested in a Custom Net made to your exact specifications, email me your thoughts from the examples you have seen on these pages. Again I can help you with your final selection. Generally there is a four month delay for custom and personalized landing nets.

To help you anticipate the cost of a Custom Landing Net here are some guidelines:
  • Basic nets range from $200-$250 for either custom or pre-made nets, varying by model, selection of wood, and decorative elements.

  • A trout carving adds minimum of  $150 to the cost of the net.

  • A scrimshaw adds $50-$75 to the cost of the net.

  •  An inscription of your choice is available at
    no additional charge on custom orders. For the best appearance of your
    inscription, I recommend it be limited to about 50 characters.
  • My most elaborate custom nets are between $500-$700.


You may pay by check, money order, or  PayPalTM :
                   If you choose to pay by check or money order, email me your order and I will provide the necessary mailing information
                   If you choose to use
PayPalTM , email me with your order and I will invoice you through your email. The invoice will include a link to the PayPalTM  site. It is not necessary to have an account with them. 

Michigan residents will be charged sales tax.                                



A 50% deposit is required at the time you place your custom net order. When your landing net is completed, if desired, I will be glad to email a picture of the finished fishing net for your approval. Full payment is required before shipping.


I want you to be happy with your purchase. Your purchase is not completed until you are satisfied. If you are not happy with the landing net upon arrival, you may return it undamaged for a full refund of your purchase price. Custom landing nets with personal inscriptions or dedications may be returned with a $25 restocking fee due to the work involved to remove the inscription and refinish.

I stand behind my workmanship and materials. Keep in mind that any finish will develop a patina with use. It is my opinion that "wood," "waterproof," and "indestructible" should not be used in the same sentence. I have been testing and working to make my finished nets as durable as possible. I have used one of my landing nets on the river for over 10 years and have sold nets to guides who use them daily during the guiding season. If you have a problem with your landing net, please contact me so I can address your concerns.

I want you to be a satisfied customer.


Catalpa handle with sycamore and walnut and scrimshaw.