Posts in How To's

Techy Thursday - Know Your Estuary

Techy Thursday - Know Your Estuary

It's common for 'big water syndrome' to overwhelm many new to fishing our larger tidal estuaries, however it's not about blind chuck and chancing it. There are reasons some anglers consistently do better than others in big water and when those guys struggle, you know it’s been a tough day..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/14/2017
2017 Rod & Reel Fly Fishing Showcase

2017 Rod & Reel Fly Fishing Showcase

Make sure you get along to Rod and Reel Tackle this weekend for their annual Fly Fishing Showcase..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/11/2017
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
Techy Thursday - Going The Distance

Techy Thursday - Going The Distance

Following on from last week, and as I'm focusing heavily on thrashing the tidal zones myself at present, casting for distance is todays topic..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 08/31/2017
Techy Thursday - Shooting Heads, Forty Plus lines and how to handle them

Techy Thursday - Shooting Heads, Forty Plus lines and how to handle them

Let's delve into the world of shooting heads and integrated shooting head fly lines like the Airflo 40+. This is some basic explanation on best uses for these lines as well as how to get the most out of your casting efforts with them..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 08/24/2017
Queenstown, Saturday September 16th - Chris Dore's World Of Spey

Queenstown, Saturday September 16th - Chris Dore's World Of Spey

Chris Dore and a team of educated spey enthusiasts will be running a World of Spey Day on Saturday September 16th at the Shotover Delta near Queenstown..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 08/23/2017
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 - Stream Mouth Intel

Techy Thursday - Stream Mouth Intel

Picture your typical lake stream mouth. These can fish well at this time of year but are not as easy to fish as some think..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 08/03/2017
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
Techy Thursday - DIY Sink Tips

Techy Thursday - DIY Sink Tips

Looking for some comprehensive and educated information on making your own DIY sink tips for your spey days on the water? Look no further because Chris Dore has you covered and he knows his stuff..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/27/2017