Posts in Friday Fly Day

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
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
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
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
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
Friday Fly Day - Stoneflies

Friday Fly Day - Stoneflies

I personally don’t use stoneflies a lot in the waters I guide but they allow you to really go to town on profile, accents and importantly for big, come eat me legs, let’s talk more about this....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/13/2017
Friday Fly Day - Fishing the Mr Glister

Friday Fly Day - Fishing the Mr Glister

So I’ve received a number of messages this week as to how I fish Mr Glister streamers. Do I just swing it, do I strip it? Well, it all depends on the water etc and how the fish are reacting..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/06/2017
Friday Fly Day - Protecting your investment

Friday Fly Day - Protecting your investment

Chances are by now you have either been tying or buying up a storm and your early season fly game looks tight. But is that old fly box of yours still up to the task of securely organising your precious?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/29/2017
Friday Fly Day - Mega Rabbit Silver

Friday Fly Day - Mega Rabbit Silver

Looking for a killer fly to pull about the estuaries and upper tidal areas? The Mega Rabbit Silver is a newbie to the Manic Fly Collection and judging by how many my mates taxed from my fly box this weekend past, is bound to be a hit this springtime..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/15/2017
Friday Fly Day - Guides day off

Friday Fly Day - Guides day off

Dores' goin' fishing, that is all!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/08/2017