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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
Team Tuesday - Robfish Promo Clip

Team Tuesday - Robfish Promo Clip

We always love seeing masters of their craft fishing on film and Rob Vaz of Robfish is definitely one of those individuals that knows what they're doing..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 06/30/2020
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
Lockdown Lessons: Casting Tips With Chris Dore - #12 The Reach Curve

Lockdown Lessons: Casting Tips With Chris Dore - #12 The Reach Curve

So you've got your Reach Mend dialed and you think it's mission accomplished?.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 06/25/2020
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
Lockdown Lessons: Casting Tips With Chris Dore - #11 The Reach Mend

Lockdown Lessons: Casting Tips With Chris Dore - #11 The Reach Mend

Ask any accomplished angler about their favourite technique for setting the drift before the line even touches the water and chances are they'll say it's the Reach Mend..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 06/17/2020
Manic Monday - Simms Freestone Pant Waders

Manic Monday - Simms Freestone Pant Waders

I’ve been using Simms wading pants to hike into Tasmania’s Western Lakes for quite a few years now and for me they have become a must have item to ensure I stay warm and dry during those early and late season trips. This year, I've invested in a new pair of the Simms Freestone Wading Pants.... Read more

by Craig Rist on 06/15/2020
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
Lockdown Lessons: Casting Tips With Chris Dore - #10 The Serpentine Mend

Lockdown Lessons: Casting Tips With Chris Dore - #10 The Serpentine Mend

The Serpentine Mend is one of the coolest names for a casting technique but it's also one of the handiest tricks to know, no matter where you fish..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 06/11/2020