Posts in Fly Fishing South Island

Friday Fly Day - Modifying Your Flies

Friday Fly Day - Modifying Your Flies

Today’s Friday Fly Day was inspired by an online conversation I had recently about modifying your flies when on the water, or simply fishing them differently to get the eat..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/27/2020
Techy Thursday - Beat The Lock Down Boredom

Techy Thursday - Beat The Lock Down Boredom

With the whole country in lockdown you finally have the time to do all those chores around the house you promised to do once you found the time. Don’t do it. We have some more important chores for you to attend to..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/26/2020
Friday Flyday - Ants in your Pants

Friday Flyday - Ants in your Pants

Moving into autumn it’s great to have your ducks in a row for your last shot of the season. Chances are fish will lock onto mayfly, and chances are your boxes are full of.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/20/2020
Techy Thursday - Autumn Recap, Tips from the Archives

Techy Thursday - Autumn Recap, Tips from the Archives

Here at Manic we don’t reinvent the circle, we look at making it more dynamic. And likewise if it’s been said well before, then simply share the love, and here.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/19/2020
Friday Fly Day - New Autumn Favourites Created By Kyle Adams

Friday Fly Day - New Autumn Favourites Created By Kyle Adams

New from Kyle this Autumn are a bunch of awesome mayfly focused patterns and now’s certainly time to be fishing them..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/13/2020
Techy Thursday - Fly Fishing's Autumn Shift

Techy Thursday - Fly Fishing's Autumn Shift

Many now are feeling the inevitable season shift to Autumn, with much cooler, crisper mornings and a seemingly permanent chill to the air. The trout, and their food source feel it too. So what can you do to shift your approach to the seasons change?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/12/2020
Manic Monday - Mike Kirkpatrick & The Simms G4 Pro Range

Manic Monday - Mike Kirkpatrick & The Simms G4 Pro Range

Mike Kirkpatrick of Latitude Guiding spends a fair chunk of his life on the river guiding clients in any and all conditions. If anyone knows good kit and what's required to keep you comfortable and in the zone for longer it's this man..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 03/09/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Late Summer Switch Out

Friday Fly Day - The Late Summer Switch Out

With summer now winding down the fish will still be looking up to a range of terrestrials, but chances are they’ve seen far too many blowfly humpies and classic cicadas..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/06/2020
Techy Thursday - Late Summer Dry Fly

Techy Thursday - Late Summer Dry Fly

So summer is on its last legs and the fish have seen quite a few flies yet we need to adapt to the seasons. No need to switch to tiny flies just yet, but we have some super nice shit from Kyle coming soon to satisfying your autumn needs real soon..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/05/2020
Team Tuesday - Mike Moore of Simms Fishing Products

Team Tuesday - Mike Moore of Simms Fishing Products

We're fortunate enough to be hosting Mike Moore over from Simms at the moment and I think we've done a pretty good job so far..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 03/03/2020