Posts in Friday Fly Day

Friday Fly day - The Fish Taco

Friday Fly day - The Fish Taco

New for winter 2020 is the Fish Taco, a doozy of a streamer just in time for those mid winter runs..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/03/2020
Friday Fly Day - Loon Hook Hone

Friday Fly Day - Loon Hook Hone

So it was only a month or two back I wrote extolling the virtues of the new Loon Hook Hone, but now I’m into the full swing (*cough) of my winter season the benefits are really coming to the fore..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/26/2020
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
Friday Fly Day - Swinging Soft Hackle Flies

Friday Fly Day - Swinging Soft Hackle Flies

Let’s face it. Some days the fish just aren’t grabby and you can spend all day swinging run after gucci run to no avail. Other days however, they just aren’t buying what you are selling..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/12/2020
Friday Fly Day - New Manic Fly Collection Rabbit Flies

Friday Fly Day - New Manic Fly Collection Rabbit Flies

There are many reasons we love rabbit strips. They’re durable. It provides bulk to your lure and it flutters, pulses, wiggles and twists with every strip. Rabbit makes for a very fishy fly..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/05/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Last Hurrah

Friday Fly Day - The Last Hurrah

This is it folks, the final weekend of the Southern freshwater fishing season, and from all accounts the fishing around our lake tribs has been very good..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/29/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Eggtruder, New For 2020

Friday Fly Day - The Eggtruder, New For 2020

We really like tying and fishing intruder style flies. The marriage of colours and materials chosen to catch the fish’s eye, and the movement we seek in our flies really bring out our creative side..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/15/2020
Friday Fly Day - Bloody Good Buggers You Need To Meet

Friday Fly Day - Bloody Good Buggers You Need To Meet

If you haven’t been hitting your local stillwaters then you really should do, right now. There are plenty of late season bows and some really good browns turning up in my neck of the woods..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/08/2020
Friday Fly Day - Hot Flies For Your Hot Box

Friday Fly Day - Hot Flies For Your Hot Box

So we have our Loon Hot Box to keep the flies of the moment ready at hand but what should we fill it with?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/01/2020
Friday Fly Day - Keeping The Other Half Happy

Friday Fly Day - Keeping The Other Half Happy

Approaching week four of lockdown and you’re if anything like myself, your fly tying vice has had one heck of a workout. Nymphs, streamers and all sorts of fur and feathers have been thrown about in the quest to tie that ultimate fly..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/17/2020