Posts in Fly Tying

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
The New 2021 Manic Fly Collection Catalogue Is Here

The New 2021 Manic Fly Collection Catalogue Is Here

Kick off your new season with some new patterns from the 2021 Manic Fly Collection. Check out the full catalogue here.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/13/2020
Friday Fly Day - Fly Fishing New Waters, What Flies Do I need?

Friday Fly Day - Fly Fishing New Waters, What Flies Do I need?

So many anglers are at a loss when visiting new territory. What flies they will need and in which sizes being the foremost questions on their minds. Here’s a tip. The flies In your box will certainly do the job..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/09/2020
Friday Fly Day - The New Manic Fly Collection Assassin Nymph

Friday Fly Day - The New Manic Fly Collection Assassin Nymph

Here's a new unweighted nymph from the Manic Fly Collection that has a very particular set of skills. The Assassin..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/02/2020
Friday Fly Day - How To Pick Your Early Season Fly Selections

Friday Fly Day - How To Pick Your Early Season Fly Selections

It’s easy to go overboard when building your fly selection, however it is important to have options. We never really know what the river will throw at us from day to day, and so we must counter that with a well organised fly box..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/25/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Trusty Green Caddis

Friday Fly Day - The Trusty Green Caddis

Whether you rock up to your favourite trout stream or to new waters abroad, chances are by choosing a green caddis imitation you are immediately on the right track..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/11/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Bitchin' Coho for coloured up flows

Friday Fly Day - The Bitchin' Coho for coloured up flows

So we arrived at the river following a night of rain and snowfall way back in the catchment, and needless to say the river was sporting colour. With dull skies and fish of recent in a rather sullen mood, we decided to go flashy, and as mum always said if you’re going to go do something, don’t be shy..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/24/2020
Friday Fly Day - How To Choose Winter Flies

Friday Fly Day - How To Choose Winter Flies

Personally, I consider the water and conditions I’m going to be fishing and buy a broad, but targeted range of streamer patterns. What happens on the day and on the water can be a little more focused, and broken down into four main considerations..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/19/2020
Sundays At The Vise - How To Tie A Tongariro Bomb

Sundays At The Vise - How To Tie A Tongariro Bomb

In this follow up to Karsten's first clip on what makes a Tongariro Bomb work he'll be showing us how to tie one of these fast sinking weapons.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/31/2020
Sundays At The Vise - Tongariro Bombs

Sundays At The Vise - Tongariro Bombs

Well it's that time of the year where we're all migrating to the homeland of winter runs and chromed out rainbows and when the flies need to get deep, quick..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/24/2020