Posts in Fly Fishing South Island

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
Win Stuff Wednesday - Simms Riparian Camo Gear

Win Stuff Wednesday - Simms Riparian Camo Gear

Give yourself an edge on the fish this summer with some new gear from the Simms Riparian Camo range..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/18/2020
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
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
Friday Fly Day - How To Choose The Right Indicator Dry Fly

Friday Fly Day - How To Choose The Right Indicator Dry Fly

Yesterday we answered Toms question regarding dry dropper rigs, and today we are looking at suitable indicator dries, and what I look for in my indicators pattern..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/16/2020
Techy Thursday - Dry Dropper Advice

Techy Thursday - Dry Dropper Advice

In this week's Techy Thursday Chris Dore gives some how to advice on fly fishing with the dry and dropper rig.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/15/2020