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Team Tuesday - Karsten & Benry Go Backcountry

Team Tuesday - Karsten & Benry Go Backcountry

Recently I was blessed to spend 5 days fishing in the North Island backcountry with my good mate Benry. It was a bucket list trip to a river that starts with M, or was it N, actually maybe it was O, shit I can’t remember the name…funny that..... Read more

by Karsten Neben on 12/01/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Indi Klink

Friday Fly Day - The Indi Klink

Each season one seems to gravitate towards a particular fly and with the very changeable weather and light conditions this season so far, the Indi Klink has been the one for me..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/27/2020

Techy Thursday - Don't Drop the Line

Why do people let go of the line as they set the hook, and what do they believe they are achieving here? For many, it appears a natural reaction.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/26/2020
Kiwi Nymphing Clinic – Whanganui River

Kiwi Nymphing Clinic – Whanganui River

Saturday 21st November warmed up with a quick meet and greet near the Turangi Coffee Kart then a fly over the saddle to.... Read more

by Rob Vaz on 11/25/2020
Pure Fly NZ Free Screening - Trophy Triumphs

Pure Fly NZ Free Screening - Trophy Triumphs

Tune in to our Facebook Page next Monday the 30th of November at 8pm (Melbourne time) for this special free Australian screening of Pure Fly NZ season three, episode two "Trophy Triumphs"..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/24/2020
Team Tuesday - Parore and Me, Me and Parore

Team Tuesday - Parore and Me, Me and Parore

Tied to the dock in Opua for two weeks of mandatory quarantine felt like a death sentence for someone like myself who struggles to sit still.... Read more

by Alex Roy on 11/24/2020
Friday Fly Day - Five Reasons To Grab A Caddis Dry Fly

Friday Fly Day - Five Reasons To Grab A Caddis Dry Fly

We have all fished caddis patterns no doubt at some point in time and I often ask why people don’t fish them more?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/20/2020
Techy Thursday - Kiwi Nymphing Techniques With Rob Vaz

Techy Thursday - Kiwi Nymphing Techniques With Rob Vaz

Recently I have been promoting Euro/Czech Nymphing with my buddy Johnny Gummer not because it is the only method however it is another string to the anglers bow, very effective in catching fish and a whole new way to get excited about fly fishing while re-discovering water that you may have found void of fish..... Read more

by Rob Vaz on 11/19/2020
Win Stuff Wednesday - Simms Riparian Camo Gear

Win Stuff Wednesday - Simms Riparian Camo Gear

Give yourself an edge on the fish this summer with some new gear from the Simms Riparian Camo range..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/18/2020
Team Tuesday - Juvenile Black Marlin on the Primal Mega 10

Team Tuesday - Juvenile Black Marlin on the Primal Mega 10

I started Fishing Fraser Island back in the late 90's, when I was around 20 years of age, reading mags like Fishing World and Flylife.... Read more

by Brent Hancock on 11/17/2020