Posts in Fly Fishing South Island

Techy Thursday - Cory Scott On Comp Techniques For Daily Use

Techy Thursday - Cory Scott On Comp Techniques For Daily Use

The competition angler is constantly in search of development, and each and every competition session is a learning exercise in itself, therefore by immersing one’s self in the realm of competitive fly fishing much can be learnt that you can amplify in your everyday fishing to ultimate increase your chances of catching fish..... Read more

by Cory Scott on 08/22/2019
REMINDER - NZ Fly Fishing Team River Clinic

REMINDER - NZ Fly Fishing Team River Clinic

We'd highly recommend investing into yourself for this and getting along to spend some one on one time with the guys that are going to be representing New Zealand in the upcoming Worlds over in Tasmania..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 08/19/2019
Tim Angeli Reviews The Simms Midstream Jacket

Tim Angeli Reviews The Simms Midstream Jacket

Ever since my initial outing with it to keep out the autumn ocean breeze while chasing kingfish, the Simms Midstream Jacket has consistently become one of the first items that goes into my bag for any trip..... Read more

by Tim Angeli on 08/19/2019
Friday Fly Day - Going Skeletal

Friday Fly Day - Going Skeletal

As I write, it is opening day of the new whitebaiting season but my thoughts aren’t with the scoop net, but of the 6wt and the much larger predators we can target..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 08/16/2019
Reel advice from The Love Guru

Reel advice from The Love Guru

Well known in angling circles for producing some of the sexiest damn reels on the market with outstanding drag systems, Lamson do one thing well, well, actually two things…they just work…and they are simply beautiful to look at..... Read more

by Andrew Harding on 08/15/2019
Friday Fly Day - A Look Inside Kyle’s Fly Box

Friday Fly Day - A Look Inside Kyle’s Fly Box

Winter fishing is well underway now with reports coming through of some great fishing in the Central Plateau. If you haven’t already, now is the time to go through and organise your gear and making sure your flies are in order..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 07/26/2019
Techy Thursday - Cory Scott And His Simms Flyweight Wading Boots

Techy Thursday - Cory Scott And His Simms Flyweight Wading Boots

My current number one piece of Manic kit is the new Simms Flyweight boots..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/25/2019
Friday Fly Day - Manic Flies To Crawl

Friday Fly Day - Manic Flies To Crawl

So, on yesterday’s Techy Thursday we discussed the benefits of slow intermediate fly lines for fishing only just subsurface, or for crawling nymphs across weed beds and through the shallows. Today we check out a couple of my favourite flies for retrieving on a ‘slow, slower, slowest’ style retrieve..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/19/2019
Mike Kirkpatrick - Rising Expectations

Mike Kirkpatrick - Rising Expectations

Seeing as we're right in the thick of winter right now it's as good of a time as any to transport ourselves back to the summer just been and go fishing with Mike Kirkpatrick and Brier Kelly for an hour or so..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 07/18/2019
Techy Thursday - How To Fish Slow Sinking Fly Lines

Techy Thursday - How To Fish Slow Sinking Fly Lines

One of the most underestimated fly lines out there is the slow intermediate, or ‘hover’ as they're often referred to..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/18/2019