Posts in Fly Fishing Australia

Straight from the Pros - Tom Jarman's Three Hot Tips

Straight from the Pros - Tom Jarman's Three Hot Tips

Tom grew up fly fishing with his father in the UK and in Victoria. He started competition fly fishing at age 16 and by age 18 was selected in the Australian Team to compete at the Oceania Championships in New Zealand. Over Tom’s ten year competition.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 10/17/2019
Team Tuesday - Jules Stevens, essential Flyfisher

Team Tuesday - Jules Stevens, essential Flyfisher

Our very reliable sources have been telling us the success Jules Stevens of essential Flyfisher in Launceston has been having early in the Tassie season. She has been getting out.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 10/15/2019
Friday Fly Day - Two Bit Hooker

Friday Fly Day - Two Bit Hooker

The Two Bit Hooker is our new go-to this season for the choosiest of both browns and bows. With a stunningly sleek profile packing a robust hook, a wink of flash and a very shapely taper, when all else fails the TBH will guarantee you some good, sweet lovin’..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/11/2019
Straight from the Pros - Jonothan Stagg's Three Hot Tips

Straight from the Pros - Jonothan Stagg's Three Hot Tips

Jonothan started fly fishing at the age of 11 and has now over 30 years’ experience fishing in his home of Tasmania. He has fished a number of mainland states as well as New Zealand, USA and many countries in Europe and Great Britain. He is the current and 6 times.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 10/10/2019
Win Stuff Wednesday - Trouthunter Finesse Leaders

Win Stuff Wednesday - Trouthunter Finesse Leaders

The Trouthunter Finesse leaders are the ones you reach for when you're up against some particularly tricky trout and need the ultimate in soft presentation. Think crystal clear spring creeks, evening rises or just that one fish that is being a complete dick..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/09/2019
Techy Thursday - Christopher Bassano's Three Hot Tips

Techy Thursday - Christopher Bassano's Three Hot Tips

With the 2019 World Fly Fishing Championships in Tasmania just around the corner, we would like to introduce the Australian team and share some of their tips.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 10/03/2019
The New Simms G4 Pro Collection Is Here, And It's Really Good

The New Simms G4 Pro Collection Is Here, And It's Really Good

The Simms G4 Pro logo has always been synonymous with the absolute best in class fly fishing product. If it's got the G4 Pro logo on it then you know it's got all of the latest product technology and build quality second to none..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/30/2019
Friday Fly Day - Early Season Part Deux, the Dries

Friday Fly Day - Early Season Part Deux, the Dries

Trout rise happily in October too, so don’t just rely on a fully stocked nymph box. As temperatures rise throughout the cooler, October mornings water temps on streams can rise considerably, and by lunchtime you can often find yourself amongst a pretty nice hatch..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/27/2019
Friday Flies - Swinging Nymphs

Friday Flies - Swinging Nymphs

So winter swinging isn’t all about throwing big, blingy streamers. Fish eat nymphs too you know! The key is to catch their eye and not scare them off and ingredients such as rubber legs, soft hackles or subtle bling can really make trout want to eat your fly..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/06/2019
Win Stuff Wednesday - New Simms Hoodies

Win Stuff Wednesday - New Simms Hoodies

Hallelujah, spring is only four days away! It'll still feel like winter for a while yet but soon enough we'll be getting glimpses of the summer ahead, in between the cold snaps and random downpours that spring loves to throw at us..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 08/28/2019