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Friday Fly Day - Size Matters

Friday Fly Day - Size Matters

One thing I often see in many anglers fly boxes are a plethora of different patterns but sure enough, most are of a similar size range, and usually tungsten beaded..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/20/2017
Techy Thursday - The new Center Axis rod & reel from Waterworks Lamson

Techy Thursday - The new Center Axis rod & reel from Waterworks Lamson

The concept of the center axis rod & reel isn't a new one, let's just say it's been waiting for the right moment to shine and now is that time with the crew at Waterworks Lamson flicking the switch to turn a long standing an idea into a modern day reality..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/19/2017
Win Stuff Wednesday - Airflo Blade Giveaway Winner!

Win Stuff Wednesday - Airflo Blade Giveaway Winner!

And we have a winner of the Airflo Blade Win Stuff Wednesday giveaway!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/18/2017
Team Tuesday - Darren from Untamed Flies & Tackle

Team Tuesday - Darren from Untamed Flies & Tackle

Great to see one of our good customers out loving our gear! Head over to Untamed Flies & Tackle to see more of what Darren is all about..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/17/2017
Manic Monday - Pure Fly S02E02 tonight!

Manic Monday - Pure Fly S02E02 tonight!

Episode two of Pure Fly NZ screens tonight at 7:30pm on Sky Sport 2! Cory Scott and I disappear deep into the hills somewhere for a bit of an exploratory mission in some rubber duckies. Here's a few behind the scenes shots that we got once the pressure of filming was off and the cameraman got some rod time and Nick Reygaert showed us how it was done..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/16/2017
Friday Fly Day - Stoneflies

Friday Fly Day - Stoneflies

I personally don’t use stoneflies a lot in the waters I guide but they allow you to really go to town on profile, accents and importantly for big, come eat me legs, let’s talk more about this....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/13/2017
Techy Thursday - More on the water instruction

Techy Thursday - More on the water instruction

Here's a clip that illustrates the importance of perseverance and considered actions when fishing to tricky trout..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/12/2017
Opening day Scott G Series rod test

Opening day Scott G Series rod test

We put the new Scott G Series 8'8" 5wt fly rod to the test on a couple of nice browns on a river swollen by overnight rain..... Read more

by Mike Kirkpatrick on 10/10/2017
Team Tuesday - A Haiku for you

Team Tuesday - A Haiku for you

As my time here in New Zealand draws to an end I decided to go fishing with Matty and write a poem about my experience..... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 10/10/2017
Manic Monday - Pure Fly Season 2 starts tonight!

Manic Monday - Pure Fly Season 2 starts tonight!

Make sure to lock it in for 7:30pm on Sky Sport 2 tonight. Here's a mega mix of all the Pure Fly Magic Moments we've run over the last few weeks to give you an idea of what's in store for you!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/09/2017