Posts in Fly Fishing Guides

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
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
Friday Fly Day - The Brown Beetles Are Here

Friday Fly Day - The Brown Beetles Are Here

It’s that time of year again when our grassland waters come alive with the first of the terrestrial action. Yes, its Brown Beetle time!.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/13/2020
Techy Thursday - Three Tips For Fly Fishing In Low Water

Techy Thursday - Three Tips For Fly Fishing In Low Water

Today I guided Blue and Clive onto a headwater stream a million miles back into the hills only to arrive and find it well below normal flows. Gin clear and a still, blue top day. Boy, things were going to be challenging....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/12/2020
Pure Fly NZ Series 3 - Mackenzie Mayhem

Pure Fly NZ Series 3 - Mackenzie Mayhem

The duo of Jeff Forsee and Ronan Creane, Pure Fly NZ regulars, take a late season foray to these spectacular waters..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/02/2020
Techy Thursday - How To Net That Fish

Techy Thursday - How To Net That Fish

That crucial moment, getting that fish into the net. So much hard work has been put in to get to this moment, from the early planning stages pouring over maps, the new gear, the travel, cast, hook set and strenuous battle. Now’s not the time to fluff it up....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/29/2020
The Manic Guide To Spey - Part One: How To Set Up For Two Handed Fly Fishing

The Manic Guide To Spey - Part One: How To Set Up For Two Handed Fly Fishing

Welcome to the Manic Guide To Spey presented by Chris Dore. This is part one of a two part series in which our goal is to give you an understanding of the basics around spey / skagit gear and techniques while keeping it as simple as possible..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/28/2020
Manic Monday - G4 Pro Jacket to the Rescue

Manic Monday - G4 Pro Jacket to the Rescue

The beautiful spring weather can make the hard weather days out in the field a distance memory. But the reality is, there will be a reminder sent in the form of a late season snowstorm.... Read more

by Matt Tripet on 10/26/2020
Techy Thursday - Early Season Casting Fixes

Techy Thursday - Early Season Casting Fixes

It’s about time for another round of fly casting fix - it’s and these are some that I’ve been seeing occurring regularly of late..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/22/2020