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Smith Creek Net Holster

Smith Creek Net Holster

Smith Creek Net Holster

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Spawned in New Zealand®

Net Holster™ - Belt mounted landing net holder


The smart way to carry your net
Finally a way to carry your landing net without it getting in the way.

No more fumbling with a clip behind your back
Quick to draw. Easy to holster.

Keeps your net secure and out of the way
No more getting tangled in trees, trailing in the current,
or flipping in your face when you bend over.

Adjustable strap
Fits all landing nets - big or small, wood or metal.

Crafted in New Zealand using the finest materials
Handmade to last a lifetime.

Guide tested
And still using them ... they wouldn't give them back!

Patents: NZ 584343; US 8,499,990 B2; GB 2480512;
CAN 2,713,596

Worldwide patents pending

  • Finest quality workmanship and materials
  • Non-glare anodized aluminum
  • UV resistant mate

We're lucky to live in New Zealand with it's year around world-class fly fishing, and I take full advantage of it. But it can often be a long hike to get to the best water and one day, while untangling my net from a bush for the 100th time, I came up with a better way to carry that all important part of a fly fishing kit.

For years I'd do what one of my professional guide friends did and stuck the net handle in my wading belt behind my back. We've worn many a hole in the back of our waders that way and it's an unwelcome surprise when freezing cold water suddenly runs down your backside, usually in the middle of winter.

A few dozen prototypes and many fishing / field-testing days later (yes, someone had to do it), I'm thrilled with the Net Holster. It works great, and it sure beats trying to clip a net behind your back. My guide friend is still using the prototype I gave him to test a couple of years back.

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