Posts in Friday Fly Day

Friday Fly Day - Gary Lyttle's Top Summer Picks

Friday Fly Day - Gary Lyttle's Top Summer Picks

Summer has been a mixed bag around the country so far, so we have asked a few of our buddies over the next few weeks to chime in with what they have been using to get things done..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/17/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Green Beetle

Friday Fly Day - The Green Beetle

Presented to sighted fish, plopped into the foam or dropped along those grassy banks, a green beetle should be your best friend this January..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/10/2020
2019 In Review Part 3 - Mackenzie Canal Flylife With Chris Dore

2019 In Review Part 3 - Mackenzie Canal Flylife With Chris Dore

Here's another counter intuitive article for you guys to read in the middle of summer, it's all about the canals. The last couple of seasons down those ways have been very busy and a real subculture of fly fisherman has emerged with it..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/29/2019
Friday Fly Day - The Effectiveness Of Fly Fishing With Streamers

Friday Fly Day - The Effectiveness Of Fly Fishing With Streamers

Trout like meat, and that’s a fact not lost on us here at Manic. However before you tie on that huge chunk of feather and fur there are a few considerations to take into account to ensure your streamer session is as effective as can be..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/20/2019
Friday Fly Day - CDC Biot Comparadun

Friday Fly Day - CDC Biot Comparadun

Your fly patterns, along with your presentation must be spot on and while the latter can take time, we have the solution to the former right here. New to the Manic Fly Collection is the CDC Biot Comparadun, a sexy little film fly which has it all..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/13/2019
Friday Fly Day - What's New? Barbless Jig Nymphs

Friday Fly Day - What's New? Barbless Jig Nymphs

Jig flies are much more than a fad. They represent a very effective fishing tool which can undoubtedly put many more fish in your net. We have added several deadly barbless, jig nymph patterns to our 2019 line up just in time for summer..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/06/2019
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
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
Friday Fly Day - Alternative Smelt Flies

Friday Fly Day - Alternative Smelt Flies

So following on from yesterday’s Techy Thursday about why, and how you should be smashing it in the estuaries right now, today we talk patterns to help you stand out from the crowd..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/15/2019
Friday Fly Day - Newbury's Dirty Jig Olive

Friday Fly Day - Newbury's Dirty Jig Olive

Neil Cunnington from Sporting Life in Turangi has been out product testing the Newbury's Dirty Jig fly for us. It's a very recent barbless addition to the Manic Fly Collection and has served Neil well.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/08/2019