Posts in May 2017

Late Autumn in the Snowy Mountains (via Flystream Magazine)

Late Autumn in the Snowy Mountains (via Flystream Magazine)

Here's some autumn insider info on the Snowy Mountains from Scott Xanthoulakis from the FlyStream blog. Embrace the season!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/31/2017
Team Tuesday - Lucas Allen wraps up autumn for King Tide Salt Fly

Team Tuesday - Lucas Allen wraps up autumn for King Tide Salt Fly

Lucas has had a stunner of a season in between weather bombs, check out this great vid that shows how good the autumn king chasing is down there..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/30/2017
Techy Thursday - Moving late season browns

Techy Thursday - Moving late season browns

So there's one weekend to go on our Southern Lakes backcountry tributaries and with temperatures cooling the browns are on the move. However many anglers are struggling to entice these recent additions to our rivers as they hold tight on the bottom of the pools and runs showing little interest in conventional tactics..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/25/2017
Techy Thursday - Layer Up

Techy Thursday - Layer Up

Winter's about to hit and even the hardiest of anglers put away their wet wading kit in favour of a good pair of waders, and never is it so important to consider your clothing system to remain warm and dry on the water..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/18/2017
Sunday Share -

Sunday Share - "Cole"

One mans words on the world and environment of which we are custodians..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/14/2017
Friday Fly Day - Flies for May from Fraser Hocks

Friday Fly Day - Flies for May from Fraser Hocks

Well May is upon us now. Most of the rivers down here in Otago have now closed up for the winter. But do not despair, that's no reason to think that fishing is over. Quite the opposite, and some fantastic fishing can be had as we lead into winter..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/12/2017
Techy Thursday - Easy loops for Airflo Miracle Braid

Techy Thursday - Easy loops for Airflo Miracle Braid

We've been selling a lot of Airflo Miracle Braid of late as the local spey scene look for an easy to use, super long shooting running line for lighter / shorter heads. A question we often get asked is 'how do we loop this to our backing & head?'.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/11/2017
Adventure Angler Season 8 premieres tonight! (AUS only, sorry kiwis)

Adventure Angler Season 8 premieres tonight! (AUS only, sorry kiwis)

Season eight of Adventure Angler TV is here again! Premiering on Foxsports this week on Thursday night at 9.30pm and 6am and 10am Saturday morning..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/11/2017
Simms Wadermakers film - 'Generations'

Simms Wadermakers film - 'Generations'

In a world full of emotive fly fishing clips with little substance it's refreshing to see something created with some reality behind it. A little bit heavy but very poignant, the new Simms "Generations" film speaks about community, loss family and a little bit of fly fishing in one beautifully shot, succinct package..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/09/2017
Manic Monday - Tackling Taupo

Manic Monday - Tackling Taupo

It was a cracking weekend just been down in Taupo and with duck season kicking off it made for slightly less busy rivers, albeit a bit noisier in some spots. Tim, Adam and I headed down for a bit of a look around the Tauranga Taupo and the Tongariro over a couple of days and we found the rivers looking really good with plenty of fish around, hooking them was another story..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/08/2017