Posts by Chris Dore

Friday Fly Day - Egg Refresher

Friday Fly Day - Egg Refresher

Did you know, the typical female trout can produce about 2,000 eggs per kilogram (900 eggs per pound) of body weight at spawning? Love them or hate them, egg patterns are deadly effective..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/17/2020
Techy Thursday - Winter Stealth

Techy Thursday - Winter Stealth

One thing I don’t get is how much time, effort and patience anglers put into being stealthy over the summer months and how that all goes out the window on winter time waters..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/16/2020
Techy Thursday - Video Analysis Of The Wet Fly Swing

Techy Thursday - Video Analysis Of The Wet Fly Swing

Video analysis has always been an important tool for me when looking to up my game. I like to slow it all down, dissect things, consider what I’m seeing and try and improve on it, whether I’m on the lawn casting, or fishing the water..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/09/2020
Friday Fly day - The Fish Taco

Friday Fly day - The Fish Taco

New for winter 2020 is the Fish Taco, a doozy of a streamer just in time for those mid winter runs..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/03/2020
Techy Thursday - Wait For the Weight

Techy Thursday - Wait For the Weight

Tap, tap, tap. We have all felt it. It’s the bump of a fish who is following your fly in, engaging somewhat, yet not quite committing to the eat. It can be far too easy to set the hook in excitement at the first wee bump, but how many times does this result in a bent rod?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/02/2020
Friday Fly Day - Loon Hook Hone

Friday Fly Day - Loon Hook Hone

So it was only a month or two back I wrote extolling the virtues of the new Loon Hook Hone, but now I’m into the full swing (*cough) of my winter season the benefits are really coming to the fore..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/26/2020
Friday Fly Day - How To Choose Winter Flies

Friday Fly Day - How To Choose Winter Flies

Personally, I consider the water and conditions I’m going to be fishing and buy a broad, but targeted range of streamer patterns. What happens on the day and on the water can be a little more focused, and broken down into four main considerations..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/19/2020
Friday Fly Day - Swinging Soft Hackle Flies

Friday Fly Day - Swinging Soft Hackle Flies

Let’s face it. Some days the fish just aren’t grabby and you can spend all day swinging run after gucci run to no avail. Other days however, they just aren’t buying what you are selling..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/12/2020
Techy Thursday - Single Hand Spey 101

Techy Thursday - Single Hand Spey 101

There’s been a lot of discussion of recent surrounding single hand spey techniques, and rightly so. Here's everything you need to know to get into it and hit the ground running..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/11/2020
Friday Fly Day - New Manic Fly Collection Rabbit Flies

Friday Fly Day - New Manic Fly Collection Rabbit Flies

There are many reasons we love rabbit strips. They’re durable. It provides bulk to your lure and it flutters, pulses, wiggles and twists with every strip. Rabbit makes for a very fishy fly..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/05/2020