Posts in October 2017

Team Tuesday - David Anderson's shady past...

Team Tuesday - David Anderson's shady past...

He's a legend on so many levels and usually we're talking about David Anderson when it comes to skinny water and fly rod consideration but did you know his roots are entrenched in the world of loud music, big personalities and basically anything as far away from being a quiet river on your own as you can get?.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/31/2017
Manic Monday - Simon Chu finds zen

Manic Monday - Simon Chu finds zen

Despite having been ripped off of some very rare and sentimental fly fishing gear the day before, the Zen Master Chuey aka Simon Chu found solace and balance back on the water with Chris Dore..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/30/2017
Fish City Hamilton - An Evening of Saltwater Fly Fishing Nov 16th

Fish City Hamilton - An Evening of Saltwater Fly Fishing Nov 16th

Lucas Allen of King Tide Salt Fly will be hitting the shop on the 16th of November to talk all things saltwater fly. Lots to learn so get along!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/30/2017
Sunday Share - Midcurrent review the Lamson Center Axis

Sunday Share - Midcurrent review the Lamson Center Axis

The Midcurrent crew have reviewed the new Waterworks Lamson Center Axis rod & reel..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/29/2017
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
Techy Thursday - Fly Line Refresher

Techy Thursday - Fly Line Refresher

We have all been fishing the last few weeks now, and maybe that old line doesn’t feel as fresh as it once was. We maybe thought we would get one more season from it but why hack on with something that performs at less than 100% when every trout, and our NZ conditions demand our best?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/26/2017
Win Stuff Wednesday - The new Airflo Nymph Master Fly Rod

Win Stuff Wednesday - The new Airflo Nymph Master Fly Rod

Czech, euro, dynamic, french, polish or even rolled nymphing...call it what you will, the new Airflo Nymph Master is the fly rod that does it all. We've got a rod to giveaway to a lucky winner over the next couple of weeks so be in it to win it!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/25/2017
Team Tuesday - Manic's Labour Weekend Hit Out

Team Tuesday - Manic's Labour Weekend Hit Out

Gus, Cam, Matt and myself took advantage of the long weekend by getting in the car and driving a few hours south and stretching the legs for a bit of a back country wander. The weather forecast showed a couple of fronts coming through but we rolled the dice in hope of the more positive outcome of what was a 50/50 call..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/24/2017
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 - The new Center Axis rod & reel from Waterworks Lamson

Techy Thursday - The new Center Axis rod & reel from Waterworks Lamson

The concept of the center axis rod & reel isn't a new one, let's just say it's been waiting for the right moment to shine and now is that time with the crew at Waterworks Lamson flicking the switch to turn a long standing an idea into a modern day reality..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/19/2017