Posts in Salty Saturdays

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
Salty Saturday - Permit Fishing as seen by Bill Mitchell

Salty Saturday - Permit Fishing as seen by Bill Mitchell

Permit fishing is risky. Permit pose a risk to one’s reputation, ego and sensibilities, and especially to one’s hip pocket. To fish permit is to risk sanity. Permit care nothing for any of these things..... Read more

by Bill Mitchell on 11/11/2017
Salty Saturday - The gear the Big Angry Fish boys use

Salty Saturday - The gear the Big Angry Fish boys use

You've seen Nathan having a ball dealing to some beefy snaps, fiesty kahawai and strong trevs with his fly gear on recent episodes of Big Angry Fish but have you ever wondered what actual gear it is that he's been using?.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/04/2017
Salty Saturday - AFO Hinchinbrook Challenge wrap up

Salty Saturday - AFO Hinchinbrook Challenge wrap up

The AFO Hinchinbrook Challenge is obviously based in the scenic Hinchinbrook region of far north Queensland, the area has lots to offer fly anglers with its vast shallow areas holding multiple fly target species and the protection from the towering peaks of Hinchinbrook Island itself, it’s the also the biggest mangrove forest in Australia..... Read more

by Dave Bradley on 09/02/2017
Salty Saturday - Untamed Flies & Tackle reviews the new Simms Dry Creek Back Pack

Salty Saturday - Untamed Flies & Tackle reviews the new Simms Dry Creek Back Pack

Darren Asquith of Untamed Flies & Tackle is a Christmas Island regular so there's no better person to go and give the new Simms Dry Creek Back Pack a run for its money in the salty stuff..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 08/19/2017
Salty Saturday - Flylife checks out the updated Hatch Finatic reels

Salty Saturday - Flylife checks out the updated Hatch Finatic reels

Flylife.tv and Hatch's Andrew Dickinson catch up and chat about the recent updates to the rock solid Hatch Finatic range. These are fresh and salt reels but we love them as our go-to salty workhorses and reckon they're right at home for this week's Salty Saturday..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 07/29/2017
Salty Saturday - King Tide Salt Fly wants to connect

Salty Saturday - King Tide Salt Fly wants to connect

Lucas Allen of King Tide Salt Fly has written a very useful piece (hopefully the first of many) on salt fly connections, specifically the backing to fly line link which is a very important one to get right if you want to keep your fly line in check when a green back runs for the horizon..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 07/08/2017
Salty Saturday - JP Samuelson vs Triggerfish

Salty Saturday - JP Samuelson vs Triggerfish

Here are a few shots of a nice Yellow margin Triggerfish from Qamea, East of Taveuni, in the Northern Devision of Fiji's most eastern group of islands. Sight-fished this particular one off a small piece of coral sitting on a sand flat, a fly line length away from the edge of the drop-off where the water was only as deep as the fish is long..... Read more

by JP Samuelson on 07/01/2017
Salty Saturday - SUP Fly

Salty Saturday - SUP Fly

Check out this clip from J P Samuelson of a summer mission chasing Tauranga harbour flats kings on his Bote stand up paddleboard. Definitely a stealthy way of going about it!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 06/10/2017
Salty Saturday - Bonefish, meet Mr Chu

Salty Saturday - Bonefish, meet Mr Chu

Hmm, seems like this is becoming quite the familiar sight, not that we'd ever get sick of it. Mr Chu with yet another Aitutaki Bonefish from his recent trip..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 04/29/2017