Posts by Kyle Adams

Techy Thursday - Dry & Dropper Rig

Techy Thursday - Dry & Dropper Rig

It would be safe to say that if you fly fish then it’s very likely you have fished the dry dropper rig before. It’s a tried and true method that gives the fish the option of both offerings, being the dry fly and nymph..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 03/14/2019
Team Tuesday - Tarn at Hunting & Fishing Taranaki

Team Tuesday - Tarn at Hunting & Fishing Taranaki

Taranaki Hunting and Fishing is located near the water front down by the lee breakwater of Port Taranaki. The business is owned and operated by the Fairhurst Family and they have serviced the area for over 18 years now..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 03/12/2019
Manic Monday - Exploring with Tarn

Manic Monday - Exploring with Tarn

Well it has certainly been a hot dry summer around the country and finding cool water temperatures especially when the day progress has not been an easy task. This is when fish are most vulnerable to becoming stressed when caught..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 03/11/2019
Team Tuesday - Andrew Christmas, Taupo Trout Guide

Team Tuesday - Andrew Christmas, Taupo Trout Guide

Manic Mate and all-round good bugger, Andrew Christmas, is a fishing guide in the central plateau and goes by the name of Taupo Trout Guide. He is based is Taupo / Turangi and would have to be one of the busiest guides we know..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 02/26/2019
Targeting the Big Summer Browns of the Tongariro

Targeting the Big Summer Browns of the Tongariro

Here's an indepth article from Kyle Adams on the in's and out's of how to target the massive summer brown trout of the Tongariro river..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 02/15/2019
Team Tuesday - Aaron Middleton of Hunting & Fishing Wairarapa

Team Tuesday - Aaron Middleton of Hunting & Fishing Wairarapa

Manic Mate, Aaron Middleton, is the owner of the Wairarapa Hunting & Fishing store. Aaron is a keen fly fisher but also likes long walks on the beach, geeking out on fly fishing gear and sitting in his Lazy Boy, listening to his favourite record with the cat in his lap..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 02/12/2019
Friday Fly Day - Jake's All Season Caddis

Friday Fly Day - Jake's All Season Caddis

The Jake's All Season Caddis is a new fly to the Manic Fly Collection and boasts many qualities. This a must have caddis pattern, I know they will have a regular slot in my fly box for a few seasons to come..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 02/08/2019
Manic Monday - Fishing With An Old Buddy

Manic Monday - Fishing With An Old Buddy

The more I fish the more I appreciate the other things associated with fly fishing and catching up with a long lost fishing buddy is high on the list. Life has got in the way of the days that Alex and I fished together regularly and what makes this even harder to happen is that he now lives across the ditch in Australia..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 02/04/2019
Techy Thursday - Airflo Scout Heads

Techy Thursday - Airflo Scout Heads

Back to work and domestic chores on my days off now but somehow I managed a leave card and was out last week for my final session for the lake run fish on the Tongariro river. This time I had with me the new Airflo single hand spey head called the Scout..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 12/15/2016
Techy Thursdays - Tools for the Tongariro #1: Wet Lining

Techy Thursdays - Tools for the Tongariro #1: Wet Lining

Kyle Adam's reviews the Airflo Streamer Max sink tip flyline and give a few hints and tips on how best to fish it..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 06/09/2016