Posts in Fly Fishing South Island

Friday Fly Day - Hunting and Fishing Queenstown’s Top Picks

Friday Fly Day - Hunting and Fishing Queenstown’s Top Picks

So October has gotten off to a ripping start for most, with fish in most areas showing the condition of trout that have wintered very, very well..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/18/2019
Techy Thursday - Fly Fishing Gear I’m Rolling For 2019

Techy Thursday - Fly Fishing Gear I’m Rolling For 2019

The season is all on and with plenty of river time under my belt already, it’s time to let you know what new kit I’m running this October..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/17/2019
Learn To Fly Fish This Saturday!

Learn To Fly Fish This Saturday!

Here's a reminder of a great opportunity to either learn the basics or up skill your fly fishing capabilities with the good folk at Wakatipu Anglers Club in Queenstown this Saturday..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/16/2019
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
Techy Thursday - Hannah's Early Season Organisational Tips

Techy Thursday - Hannah's Early Season Organisational Tips

We asked our mate, Hannah Clement on her top tips for getting things sorted this fishing season.... Read more

by Chris Dore 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
Team Tuesday - Dave Deakins, Ballingers Hunting & Fishing

Team Tuesday - Dave Deakins, Ballingers Hunting & Fishing

Manic Mate and all round good guy Mr Dave Deakins is the fly-fishing guru at Christchurch’s Ballingers Hunting and Fishing store..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 10/08/2019
Friday Fly Day - Jig Duracell Brown

Friday Fly Day - Jig Duracell Brown

The Jig Duracell Brown is a euro style nymph tied on a curved, barbless hook with a point designed to penetrate easily under the slightest of tension..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/04/2019
Jakub Kanok's New Season Teaser

Jakub Kanok's New Season Teaser

Jakub Kanok and Jason Kelly didn't let a terrible weather forecast get in the way of their new season plans and are off to a ripper of a start..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/03/2019
Mike Kirkpatrick - Getting High On Dry

Mike Kirkpatrick - Getting High On Dry

It's late season and myself, Hans Kreuer and Blair Daniel, head down South for a weeks fishing and relaxation for three weary guides..... Read more

by Mike Kirkpatrick on 10/03/2019