Posts in Fly Fishing Australia

Manic Guide to Happiness and Catching More Fish

Manic Guide to Happiness and Catching More Fish

Get along to the Fly Fisher in Melbourne tomorrow night for a talk from the boss!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/21/2017
Friday Fly Day – Galloup’s Antacid

Friday Fly Day – Galloup’s Antacid

Well the brown beetle are now truly taking to the wing however we don’t always wait until beetle season to tie on a terrestrial. Galloup’s Antacid is a favourite of mine from the grassy, front country streams to the high country wilderness..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/17/2017
Techy Thursday - Loch Style Fishing Part 2, On The Water

Techy Thursday - Loch Style Fishing Part 2, On The Water

Having your loch style gear organised, it’s time to get out on the water and start fishing! As with all styles of fly fishing, anglers who are apt at reading the conditions will be able to fine tune their loch style technique, to best suit the state of day..... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 11/16/2017
Sunday Share - Tassie Western Lakes

Sunday Share - Tassie Western Lakes

A break in some poor weather allowed a quick trip into the Western Lakes with Darren, and even though it was super cold, the fish were about and keen to eat..... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 11/12/2017
Salty Saturday - Permit Fishing as seen by Bill Mitchell

Salty Saturday - Permit Fishing as seen by Bill Mitchell

Permit fishing is risky. Permit pose a risk to one’s reputation, ego and sensibilities, and especially to one’s hip pocket. To fish permit is to risk sanity. Permit care nothing for any of these things..... Read more

by Bill Mitchell on 11/11/2017
Techy Thursday - Loch Style Fishing Part 1, Gear Set Up

Techy Thursday - Loch Style Fishing Part 1, Gear Set Up

Simon Taylor has put together a comprehensive, two part article on fly fishing lakes "Loch Style". Check out part one on Gear Setup and get ahead of the game for the lakes this season..... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 11/09/2017
Team Tuesday - David Anderson's shady past...

Team Tuesday - David Anderson's shady past...

He's a legend on so many levels and usually we're talking about David Anderson when it comes to skinny water and fly rod consideration but did you know his roots are entrenched in the world of loud music, big personalities and basically anything as far away from being a quiet river on your own as you can get?.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/31/2017
Friday Fly Day - Keep a caddis close

Friday Fly Day - Keep a caddis close

So let’s look at caddis. The good old elk hair caddis has long been a favourite of mine as a dry / dropper fly, floating high with a wing angled upwards enough to see. But there’s another reason I fish them so much..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/27/2017
Techy Thursday - Fly Line Refresher

Techy Thursday - Fly Line Refresher

We have all been fishing the last few weeks now, and maybe that old line doesn’t feel as fresh as it once was. We maybe thought we would get one more season from it but why hack on with something that performs at less than 100% when every trout, and our NZ conditions demand our best?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/26/2017
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