Posts in Fly Fishing South 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
Pure Fly NZ - Massive New Zealand Mouse Eating Trout On Fly

Pure Fly NZ - Massive New Zealand Mouse Eating Trout On Fly

Coming up on Sky Sport 2 this Monday the 20th of November is nothing short of an outstanding fly fishing episode showcasing Fiordlands massive mouse eating trout..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/16/2017
Sexyloops.tv hits 10 years

Sexyloops.tv hits 10 years

This is the original self-filmed fly fishing Youtube gold...from 10 years ago!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/15/2017
Team Tuesday - Brendon Mortimore Hunting & Fishing Southland

Team Tuesday - Brendon Mortimore Hunting & Fishing Southland

Hunting & Fishing Southland fly fishing guru, Brendon Mortimore, and I hit the high country today in search of some buttery browns..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/14/2017
Manic Monday - Yoshi goes south

Manic Monday - Yoshi goes south

Here's a quick selection of images courtesy of Yoshi Nakagawa..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/13/2017
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
A quick rumination on the new Scott G Series fly rod

A quick rumination on the new Scott G Series fly rod

It was always going to be hard to top my Scott G2 as my favourite Mataura rod, but the feel, responsiveness and accuracy of the new G series 8’8” 4wt has upped the bar..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/09/2017
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
Campfire reflections - Large late season Browns

Campfire reflections - Large late season Browns

Join myself and mates Hans Kreuer and Tim Howard on a late season trip targeting larger browns..... Read more

by Mike Kirkpatrick on 11/08/2017