Posts in Fly Fishing North Island

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
Win Stuff Wednesday - A morning with King Tide Salt Fly

Win Stuff Wednesday - A morning with King Tide Salt Fly

We've teamed up with Lucas Allen of King Tide Salt Fly to bring you another stellar Win Stuff Wednesday for the next couple of weeks....... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/15/2017
Friday Fly Day - Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice

Friday Fly Day - Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice

Last week’s warm spell certainly stimulated the soil temperatures and when this happens in late spring the grass grub too begin to get rowdy..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/10/2017
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
Friday Fly Day - Kellers Peach Fuzz

Friday Fly Day - Kellers Peach Fuzz

The Kellers Peach Fuzz is one of the new kids on the block in the Manic Fly Collection and is fly we're really looking forward to giving more of a run on some of those easy to distract rainbows..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/03/2017
Fish City Hamilton - An Evening of Saltwater Fly Fishing Nov 16th

Fish City Hamilton - An Evening of Saltwater Fly Fishing Nov 16th

Lucas Allen of King Tide Salt Fly will be hitting the shop on the 16th of November to talk all things saltwater fly. Lots to learn so get along!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/30/2017
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
Win Stuff Wednesday - The new Airflo Nymph Master Fly Rod

Win Stuff Wednesday - The new Airflo Nymph Master Fly Rod

Czech, euro, dynamic, french, polish or even rolled nymphing...call it what you will, the new Airflo Nymph Master is the fly rod that does it all. We've got a rod to giveaway to a lucky winner over the next couple of weeks so be in it to win it!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/25/2017