Posts in December 2016

John Hanlen vs Summer

John Hanlen vs Summer

John Hanlen has been living it up in the Taupo Turangi region this summer, looks like a holiday we all need! Cheers for sharing your images John..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/30/2016
Friday Fly Day - C&F gear for rolling your own

Friday Fly Day - C&F gear for rolling your own

C&F are known for making some high end Japanese fly fishing essentials. Their fly box designs are world class and are a good starting point for anyone. What I've always liked is the practical concept and form they follow, carefully thought out ideas that are well executed..... Read more

by Lucas Allen on 12/30/2016
Techy Thursday - Simms G4 Pro Sling Pack

Techy Thursday - Simms G4 Pro Sling Pack

There’s something really liberating about leaving your vest at home and the freedom of a sling pack. I’ll admit to being a late adopter, but am so happy I have on fresh and salt. I gave the Simms G4 Pro Slingpack a really good workout on the flats of Kiribati and was really happy with how it stood up..... Read more

by Belinda Thomas on 12/29/2016
Merry Christmas from the team at Manic!

Merry Christmas from the team at Manic!

We hope you're all having an epic day of food and family with maybe a beverage and some fishing thrown in...we will be..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/25/2016
Sunday Share - How to make a fishing grommit stoked!

Sunday Share - How to make a fishing grommit stoked!

Rob Vaz hung out with Jake Cutmore somewhere in the North Island and caught this beauty, which is also Jakes personal best using an Airflo Nemesis #7!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/25/2016
Salty Saturday - Hoodlums in the harbour

Salty Saturday - Hoodlums in the harbour

Ren Dawg, Yoshi MacNamara, Yung Kris, Phil Wherzmymeowcat and Kyle Stole My Rum all hit the water together last weekend for a morning session on the harbour hoodlums, as documented here courtesy of Yoshi Magoshi..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/24/2016
Christmas Stocking Fillers From The Pro's - Triple Threat Edition

Christmas Stocking Fillers From The Pro's - Triple Threat Edition

The final part in our series for Christmas where the guys on the river give us their input into what would make the best Christmas gifts this season, this one is a triple threat.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/23/2016
Flyday Friday - Making them move

Flyday Friday - Making them move

Traditionally fished in tandem on the swing, soft hackles are just as effective pitched upstream and tumbled back down through the riffles, twitched through a stillwater or pulled as a team on a sunken line..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/23/2016
Christmas Stocking Fillers From The Pro's - Jakub Kanok

Christmas Stocking Fillers From The Pro's - Jakub Kanok

Part five in a series for Christmas where the guys on the river give us their input into what would make the best Christmas gifts this season.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/23/2016
MFC Fly Box & Redneck range has just been updated!

MFC Fly Box & Redneck range has just been updated!

Check out the new styles and colours below, all in stock now at your local Manic Tackle retailer..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/22/2016