Posts in Fly Fishing Guides

Manic Monday - Matt Tripet; a Simms Legacy

I have been asked on many occasions, “Matt, how much do I invest in my wading gear and outerwear?” It’s always been a pretty straight forward answer, usually presented with a rhetorical question on my part..... Read more

by Matt Tripet on 02/25/2019
Manic Monday - Mornings on the Tongariro

Manic Monday - Mornings on the Tongariro

A couple of our good mates have just returned from another epic NZ trip. James Norney and Michael Hurren swam the long stretch from Melbourne to New Zealand in search of big fish and.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 02/18/2019
Salty Saturday - King Tide Salt Fly Mid Season Report

Salty Saturday - King Tide Salt Fly Mid Season Report

The Bay of Plenty has seen one of the longest settled periods in a long time. This has made flats fishing conditions near on perfect with great sun and an often light breeze to take the shine off the water’s surface..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/16/2019
Friday Fly Day - Cicada Shy Fish

Friday Fly Day - Cicada Shy Fish

Chances are, that fish you are lining up may have seen a few imitations, probably presented less than ideal so is chucking a cicada your best move?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/15/2019
Sunday Share - Go Fish Kiwi

Sunday Share - Go Fish Kiwi

Glenn Beach is the man behind the guiding operation Go Fish Kiwi, and lucky for him his son Alexander is pretty handy behind a camera and editing suite and produced this rad promo clip for him, check it out!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/10/2019
Salty Saturday - Kyle Melnyk Comes Up Trumps

Salty Saturday - Kyle Melnyk Comes Up Trumps

Rene, Yoshi and Kyle Melnyk shot out for a quick marker bash in the harbour last week. Some days you can pluck lots of small fish off the markers, other days it just takes one big one to get the job done..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/09/2019
Team Tuesday - Aussie Angler

Team Tuesday - Aussie Angler

Being immersed in the fly fishing industry, I am lucky enough to visit some incredible stores across Australia. Perhaps more importantly, I get to talk fly fishing with some of the best characters.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 02/05/2019
Techy Thursday - Dodgy Weather & Fickle Fish

Techy Thursday - Dodgy Weather & Fickle Fish

This summer so far has been a strange one for me in the South. Fish feeding avidly one day and the next, we can hardly buy an eat. Some of the time its weather related - a cool or drizzly day following a string of hot, summery weather, and some of the time, who knows?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/31/2019
Starlo Gets Reel with The Fly Program

Starlo Gets Reel with The Fly Program

You've heard it before, but we'll tell you again. The Fly Program is an incredible initiative focused on the open discussion of mental health issues in.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 01/30/2019
Techy Thursday - Finding New Water

Techy Thursday - Finding New Water

January is a fantastic time of year fish our streams in Victoria, the fish are usually taking large dry flies off the surface and the weather can be beautiful, what more could a fly fisher want! One issue this time of year can be fishing and.... Read more

by Scott Xanthoulakis on 01/24/2019