Posts by Dave Bradley

Salty Saturday - AFO Hinchinbrook Challenge wrap up

Salty Saturday - AFO Hinchinbrook Challenge wrap up

The AFO Hinchinbrook Challenge is obviously based in the scenic Hinchinbrook region of far north Queensland, the area has lots to offer fly anglers with its vast shallow areas holding multiple fly target species and the protection from the towering peaks of Hinchinbrook Island itself, it’s the also the biggest mangrove forest in Australia..... Read more

by Dave Bradley on 09/02/2017
Salty Saturdays - Barramundi

Salty Saturdays - Barramundi

Most people heading their way into the saltwater world have a few species that hit the target list, naturally this comes from whatever they see in the mags, perhaps a recommendation from a friend, well back in the day it was..... Read more

by Dave Bradley on 12/03/2016
Salty Saturday - Scott Meridian 2 piece review

Salty Saturday - Scott Meridian 2 piece review

As a guide the idea of having a two piece rod really appealed to me, they are going to be less problematic by nature with only one ferrule, they are going to be lighter again for the same reason, I’m thinking they will probably have more feel and be a crisper rod? What I thought I was going to feel, I was right, but I wasn’t ready for how good they where going to be..... Read more

by Dave Bradley on 11/12/2016
Salty Saturdays - Airflo Flatsmaster fly line

Salty Saturdays - Airflo Flatsmaster fly line

A few of my clients were really struggling with casting heavy crabs, full intermediates are great for this but don’t allow you a quick recast when Permit change direct and do they change direction!.... Read more

by Dave Bradley on 08/27/2016
Friday Fly Day - Dave's Barra Bunnies

Friday Fly Day - Dave's Barra Bunnies

The reasons for tying flies for anglers is varied, for me when I first started flyfishing in a small north Queensland town, you couldn’t buy the flies I needed. So you start experimenting as there was no internet just the odd USA fly mag I guess. Initially I was using natural materials because thats the way it was done in the old books, then you get attracted by the flashy new synthetics that come out, like a moth to a light, but after your experience tells you it’s more about where you put that fly and how it moves, you....... Read more

by Dave Bradley on 08/26/2016