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Friday Fly Day - Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice

Friday Fly Day - Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice

Last week’s warm spell certainly stimulated the soil temperatures and when this happens in late spring the grass grub too begin to get rowdy..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/10/2017
A quick rumination on the new Scott G Series fly rod

A quick rumination on the new Scott G Series fly rod

It was always going to be hard to top my Scott G2 as my favourite Mataura rod, but the feel, responsiveness and accuracy of the new G series 8’8” 4wt has upped the bar..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/09/2017
Techy Thursday - Loch Style Fishing Part 1, Gear Set Up

Techy Thursday - Loch Style Fishing Part 1, Gear Set Up

Simon Taylor has put together a comprehensive, two part article on fly fishing lakes "Loch Style". Check out part one on Gear Setup and get ahead of the game for the lakes this season..... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 11/09/2017
Campfire reflections - Large late season Browns

Campfire reflections - Large late season Browns

Join myself and mates Hans Kreuer and Tim Howard on a late season trip targeting larger browns..... Read more

by Mike Kirkpatrick on 11/08/2017
Team Tuesday - Owen River Lodge

Team Tuesday - Owen River Lodge

Owen River Lodge is based on the banks of, funnily enough, the Owen River not far from Murchison and has a lifetime of fly fishing locations on its door step. About a year ago owner, Felix Borenstein, invited myself and my fiancée, Charlotte, down for a few nights to check out his little spot of paradise.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/07/2017
Come and work for Manic!

Come and work for Manic!

We're still on the hunt for the new member of team Manic so please get in touch if you'd like to come and work with a relaxed crew living the dream in the fly fishing industry!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/06/2017
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
Friday Fly Day - Kellers Peach Fuzz

Friday Fly Day - Kellers Peach Fuzz

The Kellers Peach Fuzz is one of the new kids on the block in the Manic Fly Collection and is fly we're really looking forward to giving more of a run on some of those easy to distract rainbows..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/03/2017
Techy Thursday - Grilling Quentin Forster

Techy Thursday - Grilling Quentin Forster

We catch up with Quentin Forster for a quick Techy Q&A on some early season tips.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/02/2017