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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
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
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
Techy Thursday - Grilling Quentin Forster

Techy Thursday - Grilling Quentin Forster

We catch up with Quentin Forster for a quick Techy Q&A on some early season tips.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/02/2017
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
Techy Thursday - More on the water instruction

Techy Thursday - More on the water instruction

Here's a clip that illustrates the importance of perseverance and considered actions when fishing to tricky trout..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/12/2017
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
Techy Thursday - Working with the weather

Techy Thursday - Working with the weather

If there's one thing I'm obsessed with when it comes to planning trips, it's the weather. At a minimum of two weeks out I'll be looking at long range forecasts trying to predict what's going to happen over the upcoming days but that looking that far out (short of a cyclone) nothing is certain no matter which way it's going..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/28/2017
Fish City Hamilton - An Evening of Fly Fishing Oct 12th

Fish City Hamilton - An Evening of Fly Fishing Oct 12th

We've teamed up with the crew at Fish City Hamilton to bring an evening of fly fishing to everyone in the area. Come in and get an early season freshen up on gear and techniques, 6pm Thursday October 12th..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/26/2017