Posts in Fly Fishing South Island

Techy Thursday - Simms Rainwear Refresher

Techy Thursday - Simms Rainwear Refresher

We were hoping we didn't need to write this piece but hey, spring is gonna spring! Get up to date with some jacket options from Simms and reclaim some time on the water..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/05/2019
Friday Fly Day - Black Fly Day

Friday Fly Day - Black Fly Day

In the words of Jay Z, “Get ya'll black tees on, all black everything, black cards, black cars, all black everything”. In the words of us from Manic, “get your black flies on”..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/29/2019
Win Stuff Wednesday - Scott Sector / Scott NZ Special Giveaway Week 3

Win Stuff Wednesday - Scott Sector / Scott NZ Special Giveaway Week 3

If you have missed out on the last couple of weeks of promo around this amazing giveaway then here's a quick synopsis for you....... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/27/2019
Manic Is Hiring!

Manic Is Hiring!

New year, new you? Come and join the team at Manic and kick off your 2020 right, we'd love to have ya..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/26/2019
Manic Monday - Mike Kirkpatrick & David Rogers Have A Red Letter Day

Manic Monday - Mike Kirkpatrick & David Rogers Have A Red Letter Day

Mike Kirkpatrick of Latitude Guiding had a trip out with client and Nelson local, David Rogers, and boy did they clean up..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/25/2019
Friday Fly Day - What's New? Damsel Edition

Friday Fly Day - What's New? Damsel Edition

Over the next few weeks we’ll be unveiling the latest and greatest flies that are hitting the shelves as we speak and this week we’re going to kick off with a lake trout favourite, the mighty Damsel..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/22/2019
Simms Custom Tees & Caps Are Here

Simms Custom Tees & Caps Are Here

And not a moment too soon judging by that lovely hue of blue in the sky outside. We've put together a dream team of New Zealand & Australian fish species for you lot to wear with pride..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/21/2019
Techy Thursday - Avoiding Tip Wrap

Techy Thursday - Avoiding Tip Wrap

The most frustrating thing following a failed shot at a fish is to wind back your line only to have it wrap and wrap and eventually tangle around your rod tip..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/21/2019
Win Stuff Wednesday - Scott NZ Special Fly Rod

Win Stuff Wednesday - Scott NZ Special Fly Rod

Following on from last week's announcement here's week two and the introduction of the Scott NZ Special six weight fly rod as a prize option. We heroed the Scott Sector to kick things off last week and you guys entered with gusto, but this week is for those more freshwater orientated fly fisho's..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/20/2019
The Manic Guide To Wading Safety

The Manic Guide To Wading Safety

We teamed up with good mate and river rat, Garth Oakden, of Tongariro River Rafting to put together a clip outlining some tips and tactics to make sure you can get to the other side of the river safely (and back) as well as what you should do when it all turns to custard..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/15/2019