Posts in Friday Fly Day

Friday Fly Day - Manic Flies in Tasmania

Friday Fly Day - Manic Flies in Tasmania

I like to use a small bunch of ‘favourite’ patterns for the majority of my fishing on ‘home’ waters. These are flies I have....... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 04/19/2019
Friday Fly Day - Smelting 2.0

Friday Fly Day - Smelting 2.0

Following on from yesterday’s Techy Thursday on autumn ‘smelters’, it’s time to talk flies. With the extensive range of Rabbits, Matuka patterns and Buggers in the Manic Fly Collection, we certainly have galaxiids covered, so to narrow it down here are a few picks that I keep on hand to cover my bases..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/12/2019
Friday Fly Day - Quentin Donnelly's top three Manic flies for Autumn

Friday Fly Day - Quentin Donnelly's top three Manic flies for Autumn

If you don’t know Quentin Donnelly then you’re likely to have a tidy, fully stocked fly box and no one to blame for returning home late from trips with your whisky swagger on..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/05/2019
Friday Fly Day - Autumn Film Flies

Friday Fly Day - Autumn Film Flies

Yesterday we threw down some tips for targeting our autumn mayfly hatches and the importance of fishing in the film. Today we run down some of our favourite April film flies from the Manic Fly Collection..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/29/2019
Friday Fly Day - The Hi Viz PMX keeps on giving!

Friday Fly Day - The Hi Viz PMX keeps on giving!

Great to see our good mate, Micah Adams, has been getting some late season eats on the Hi Viz PMX over in Oz..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 03/22/2019
Friday Fly Day - All YOU need to know about spinnerfalls

Friday Fly Day - All YOU need to know about spinnerfalls

Following on from last weeks ‘low light solutions’, we are now at the business end of our rig. As Autumn cools and mayfly hatch out in larger numbers spinnerfalls become more prolific and are a delight to arrive to..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/15/2019
Friday Fly day - Low Light Solutions

Friday Fly day - Low Light Solutions

So recently we arrived at the river well into a major, early morning spinner fall. We rushed to get amongst it and my buddy immediately missed three takes, and struck at rises around, but not to his fly. Within 10 minutes the rise had tapered off to one or two random.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/08/2019
Friday Fly Day - True Cranefly

Friday Fly Day - True Cranefly

It's sure starting to feel like autumn here in the South, and speaking of autumn, here’s a fly I’m betting not many of you carry..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/01/2019
Friday Fly Day - Keller's She Demon

Friday Fly Day - Keller's She Demon

New to the Manic stable, The Keller’s She-Demon is a slim bodied, beaded bugger with a longer, pulsing hackle and barred marabou tail..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/22/2019
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