Posts in Fly Fishing Australia

Techy Thursday - Hang Around

Techy Thursday - Hang Around

We have all been there. A long while of nothing doing and then as we near the end of our retrieve, 'WHAM!' However we have just lifted our fly away from a lunging fish and blown the chance..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/07/2017
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
Friday Fly Day - The Mighty Pheasant Tail

Friday Fly Day - The Mighty Pheasant Tail

Another OG of the fly scene, the pheasant tail nymph has been around since nymphing became a thing, and still today catches anything that swims. The reason? It simply looks like what trout eat. Very much like what trout eat..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/01/2017
On A Manic Hatch - Youth Only Fly Fishing Day

On A Manic Hatch - Youth Only Fly Fishing Day

If you're a teenager wanting learn how to fly fish, or have a teenager wanting learn how to fly fish, we have an exciting opportunity for you. Teenagers typically learn a new skill in a more dynamic environment, where they can engage their intuition and apply theory in a practical environment..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 08/31/2017
Friday Fly Day - The O.G. Dry fly

Friday Fly Day - The O.G. Dry fly

The Cochybondhu is a quintessential terrestrial pattern, subtle in the film but super enticing to trout. For all the newbies, the Cochy was the Kiwi anglers Blowfly, before the Blowfly, often our first up searching pattern..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 08/25/2017
Friday Fly Day - Get slick!

Friday Fly Day - Get slick!

Sometimes when fishing, it's all about profile. How much water your fly moves, how much movement is generated by materials, and how visible is your fly from a distance (presenting a head on, or broadside profile to the fish can be super important too, but that blog's still sitting on my phone somewhere)..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 08/18/2017
Techy Thursday - 2017 Airflo Forge Flyline

Techy Thursday - 2017 Airflo Forge Flyline

With a heritage shared by the popular Platinum Chalkstream and Superdri Backcountry, the Forge is a price pointed flyline packing premium performance..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 08/17/2017
Adventure Angler Season 8 starts on Seven Mate this Sunday

Adventure Angler Season 8 starts on Seven Mate this Sunday

This is one for the Ozzie's only unfortunately but Micah is working hard to get it back on NZ telly soon..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 08/11/2017
2017/2018 Tassie Trout Season Opening Outlook

2017/2018 Tassie Trout Season Opening Outlook

Here's some good oil on what to potentially expect from the upcoming Tasmania fly fishing season which kicks off this Saturday!.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 08/02/2017
ANDRANANGOO - Coming to a Rise Film Festival near you

ANDRANANGOO - Coming to a Rise Film Festival near you

Nick Reygaert has done it again...this time filming, directing, editing and producing a headlining film for the 2017 Rise Film Festival in record time..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 08/01/2017