Posts in Fly Fishing Tackle

Manic Monday - Matt Tripet; a Simms Legacy

I have been asked on many occasions, “Matt, how much do I invest in my wading gear and outerwear?” It’s always been a pretty straight forward answer, usually presented with a rhetorical question on my part..... Read more

by Matt Tripet on 02/25/2019
Targeting the Big Summer Browns of the Tongariro

Targeting the Big Summer Browns of the Tongariro

Here's an indepth article from Kyle Adams on the in's and out's of how to target the massive summer brown trout of the Tongariro river..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 02/15/2019
Friday Fly Day - Cicada Shy Fish

Friday Fly Day - Cicada Shy Fish

Chances are, that fish you are lining up may have seen a few imitations, probably presented less than ideal so is chucking a cicada your best move?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/15/2019
Techy Thursday - Changing The Retrieve On Your Hatch Finatic

Techy Thursday - Changing The Retrieve On Your Hatch Finatic

In this video we demonstrate the most effective way to switch from left to right hand retrieve..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/14/2019
Win Stuff Wednesday - Manic Fly Collection Dry Sample Pack

Win Stuff Wednesday - Manic Fly Collection Dry Sample Pack

I've got a few flies hanging out on my desk getting in the way so why not use this opportunity to give away a little gateway drug sample pack.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/13/2019
Team Tuesday - Aaron Middleton of Hunting & Fishing Wairarapa

Team Tuesday - Aaron Middleton of Hunting & Fishing Wairarapa

Manic Mate, Aaron Middleton, is the owner of the Wairarapa Hunting & Fishing store. Aaron is a keen fly fisher but also likes long walks on the beach, geeking out on fly fishing gear and sitting in his Lazy Boy, listening to his favourite record with the cat in his lap..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 02/12/2019
Friday Fly Day - Jake's All Season Caddis

Friday Fly Day - Jake's All Season Caddis

The Jake's All Season Caddis is a new fly to the Manic Fly Collection and boasts many qualities. This a must have caddis pattern, I know they will have a regular slot in my fly box for a few seasons to come..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 02/08/2019
Techy Thursday - How To Revive GoreTex

Techy Thursday - How To Revive GoreTex

It’s that time of the season when your waders and jacket have seen a little use and can probably do with a little love. The funk is growing and your fishing buddies have joked (or not) about letting the dog in the cab and having you ride home on the back of the ute, that’s if they invite you along at all..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/07/2019
Team Tuesday - Aussie Angler

Team Tuesday - Aussie Angler

Being immersed in the fly fishing industry, I am lucky enough to visit some incredible stores across Australia. Perhaps more importantly, I get to talk fly fishing with some of the best characters.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 02/05/2019
Manic Monday - Fishing With An Old Buddy

Manic Monday - Fishing With An Old Buddy

The more I fish the more I appreciate the other things associated with fly fishing and catching up with a long lost fishing buddy is high on the list. Life has got in the way of the days that Alex and I fished together regularly and what makes this even harder to happen is that he now lives across the ditch in Australia..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 02/04/2019