Posts in Friday Fly Day

Friday Fly Day - Breaking out the worm

Friday Fly Day - Breaking out the worm

Rivers are slowly dropping after the effects of Cyclone Gita and while trout will be finicky, they will still eat..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/23/2018
Friday Fly Day - Get Stimulated!

Friday Fly Day - Get Stimulated!

Everyone loves a good stimi, whether a small #14 as a sighter on the Mataura or a larger #8 drifted through bouncy, backcountry pocketwater..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/16/2018
Friday Fly Day - Cicada Time

Friday Fly Day - Cicada Time

The cicada have been on the wing in the South for a while now and though fish will always key in on an imitation early in the piece, just now are they actively hunting them in the drift..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/19/2018
Friday Fly Day - Saltwater Flies, A Starting Point

Friday Fly Day - Saltwater Flies, A Starting Point

Starting out with saltwater fly fishing but don't know which flies to use? Here's our three suggestions of styles to get you started..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 01/12/2018
Friday Fly Day - Rene's Killer Klinks

Friday Fly Day - Rene's Killer Klinks

Lacking decorations for your tree this Xmas? Pick up a dozen Rene’s Killer Klinks..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/22/2017
Friday Fly Day - Bling Bling

Friday Fly Day - Bling Bling

So we all know that fish spend most of their time feeding subsurface, and on either something small and dark or big and green it makes sense then to fill your boxes with nothing but small PT and Hares Ear variants, Kyles Deleatidium, Killer Caddis and Silly Stones. But does it?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/15/2017
Friday Fly Day - Willow Grubbing '17

Friday Fly Day - Willow Grubbing '17

With this heatwave of recent if won’t be long before the willow grub start to fall. This year we have a new addition to the Manic Fly Collection, so let me introduce....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/01/2017
Friday Fly Day - Wayne's Favourite

Friday Fly Day - Wayne's Favourite

Chris Dore recently spent a couple of days fishing with Wayne Baynes and while they were out and about he picked Waynes brain on one of his favourite dries from the Manic Fly Collection..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/24/2017
Friday Fly Day – Galloup’s Antacid

Friday Fly Day – Galloup’s Antacid

Well the brown beetle are now truly taking to the wing however we don’t always wait until beetle season to tie on a terrestrial. Galloup’s Antacid is a favourite of mine from the grassy, front country streams to the high country wilderness..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/17/2017
Friday Fly Day - Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice

Friday Fly Day - Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice

Last week’s warm spell certainly stimulated the soil temperatures and when this happens in late spring the grass grub too begin to get rowdy..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/10/2017