Posts in October 2016

Manic Monday - Mike Kirkpatricks

Manic Monday - Mike Kirkpatricks "Opening Day, Seeking Solitude"

Mike Kirkpatrick of Nelson's "Latitude Guiding" is back with an immersive, early season clip to get you through another Monday!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/31/2016
Pure Fly Episode 6 Teaser

Pure Fly Episode 6 Teaser

The great work from the talented crew at Pure Fly NZ continues tonight, this time with two imported legends that we call our own getting together for a fun day on the water..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/31/2016
Sunday Share - Tassie Update

Sunday Share - Tassie Update

So far spring in Tasmania has followed on with the weather patterns experienced during winter, with the state continuing to get above average rainfall, snow to low levels, strong winds and below average temperatures..... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 10/30/2016
Salty Saturday - First Time Aitutaki

Salty Saturday - First Time Aitutaki

The Cook Islands is a wonderful place to try saltwater fly. A multitude of colorful species are available in the lagoon and the GTs and Bonefish will pull harder than any trout you have caught. Recently I was asked what are the three key things I do before heading over….... Read more

by Simon Chu on 10/29/2016
Friday Fly Day - Kyle's Coloburiscus

Friday Fly Day - Kyle's Coloburiscus

Imitating the 'spiny gilled mayfly' a medium sized, slightly flat mayfly nymph with prominent, cactus-like gills around the upper abdomen..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/28/2016
Win Stuff Wednesday - C&F Fly Box with Manic Flies

Win Stuff Wednesday - C&F Fly Box with Manic Flies

Here's a giveaway that everyone will be into, a brand spanking C&F 1644 fly box conveniently loaded with a selection of Manic flies..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/26/2016
Team Tuesday - Manic Staffers Long Weekend #4

Team Tuesday - Manic Staffers Long Weekend #4

What do two local guides do when they find themselves with a few days off? Go fishing of course....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/25/2016
Team Tuesday - Manic Staffers Long Weekend #3

Team Tuesday - Manic Staffers Long Weekend #3

Labour weekend usually means two things for me, trying to secure some venison for the summer BBQ season and getting into a few silly early season trout. Luckily for me my fiancée likes the sound of that plan too so it wasn't a hard sell once I'd floated the idea of a back country fly in trip with my good mate Tim..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/25/2016
Team Tuesday - Manic Staffers Long Weekend #2

Team Tuesday - Manic Staffers Long Weekend #2

There’s only a few places in NZ that can offer both world class waves & fly fishing in the same day, for myself this the dream location for a long weekend. With all the surfing possible out the way Saturday & Sunday we changed location from beach side to river side without disappointment..... Read more

by Matty McDonald on 10/25/2016
Team Tuesday - Manic Staffers Long Weekend #1

Team Tuesday - Manic Staffers Long Weekend #1

With a weather window opening up for the long weekend, Manic Mate Josh Gibson, Manic frother Gus Lapin and myself loaded up the packs and headed into the backcountry. What we found were hungry fish, clear waters and good times with even better company..... Read more

by Cameron Forsman on 10/25/2016