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Manic Mondays - Out There Winning It!

Manic Mondays - Out There Winning It!

A collection of Hunting and Fishing NZ's finest head out for an afternoon on the river..... Read more

by Cameron Forsman on 03/20/2017
by Chris Dore on 03/17/2017
Pure Fly Season 2 is underway!

Pure Fly Season 2 is underway!

While the first series of Pure Fly is currently re-running on Sky Sports, the lads have been busying filming series number two..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 03/16/2017
Chirp Chirp, Slurp!

Chirp Chirp, Slurp!

There is nothing finer than spending a day walking (and swimming!) up a stunning back country river, chasing wily old browns with a couple of mates and a fistful of Cicada's....... Read more

by Andrew Harding on 03/15/2017
Manic Monday - Becoming a certified casting instructor

Manic Monday - Becoming a certified casting instructor

Before I start, I would like make it clear that these are my own experiences on becoming certified by the International Federation of Fly Fishers as a casting instructor. Countless people have become certified before me and again, countless people will become certified after me, all of which will experience different challenges along the way. I write this to encourage anyone who has thought of taking the journey to do so and to give an insight as to what I believe it takes to be successful in the certification process..... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 03/13/2017
Sunday Share - Alexander Schuler

Sunday Share - Alexander Schuler

Alexander Schuler son of H&F Rotorua's Johns Schuler, giving his Airflo Brookie set a nudge on a local Waikato stream..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 03/12/2017
Techy Thursdays - Stop & Think

Techy Thursdays - Stop & Think

On return from the 2016 Commonwealth Fly Fishing Championships held in Mont Tremblant Canada, competing with the New Zealand Fly Fishing Team, my attention to looking at why we lose fish has made me stop and think. We hear it all to often 'the fish spat the hook' or 'the line just went slack'! It all starts before we make the cast..... Read more

by John Gummer on 03/09/2017
Team Tuesday - P Mac has left the building

Team Tuesday - P Mac has left the building

Paul MacDonald had another ripper season guiding clients out of Poronui Lodge but as we start to wind down here the US spring / summer calls so he's just left chasing back to back to back seasons. He signed off in style though....... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 03/07/2017
Manic Monday - More amazing images from Yoshi

Manic Monday - More amazing images from Yoshi

The title sums it up pretty well, check them out..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 03/06/2017
Friday Fly Day - Advanced Grubbing

Friday Fly Day - Advanced Grubbing

So while it's now autumn in the South, willow grubbing has come into its own. Recent (finally) hot weather has cicada on the wing in the high country and willow grubs dropping in the lowland. Being late in the season, yet relatively early in the grub fall the fish are more finicky than usual so here are a few tips from Dore to get you hooked up.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/03/2017