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Intake Now Open For Salt Fly School Term 2

Intake Now Open For Salt Fly School Term 2

Too slow to pull the trigger on the first Salt Fly School? Here's your chance at redemption..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/16/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 11. Nineteen Lagoons

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 11. Nineteen Lagoons

The Nineteen Lagoons are a network of small lakes and lagoons accessed from the Lake Augusta road. The area receives a lot of attention from anglers, and is the ‘gateway’ to the Western Lakes.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 09/14/2020
Techy Thursday - Pre Season Casting Drills

Techy Thursday - Pre Season Casting Drills

Only twenty days as I write until opening and the fly boxes are full. A new Airflo SuperFlo Presentation line has been spooled and the Simms Freestone sling pack is as organised as it will be for the next several months..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/10/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 10. Arthurs Lake

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 10. Arthurs Lake

Arthurs Lake is a large hydro-electric storage which has long been one of Tasmania’s most popular and productive trout waters. The lake is home to an enormous population of wild brown trout averaging 1-3lb, with fish in excess of.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 09/07/2020
Manic Tackle Project + Hunting & Fishing New Zealand

Manic Tackle Project + Hunting & Fishing New Zealand "Learn To Fly Fish" Nights

Well it's been a while between drinks but our "Learn To Fly Fish" evenings with Hunting & Fishing New Zealand stores nationwide are back and bigger than ever..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/01/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 9. Penstock Lagoon

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 9. Penstock Lagoon

Constructed in 1916 for hydro water storage, Penstock Lagoon is a small but very popular shallow water fishery. It performs best during overcast conditions and being surrounded by native bush, is more protected than many other waters on the Central Highlands..... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 08/31/2020
King Tide Salt Fly - Salt Fly School Oct 17th

King Tide Salt Fly - Salt Fly School Oct 17th

Ok team here's an opportunity to fast track your saltwater fly skills for summer and learn from one of the best in the business, King Tide Salt Fly..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 08/28/2020
Friday Fly Day - Whitebait Flies

Friday Fly Day - Whitebait Flies

So the fishing has been slow the past few days but by changing flies regularly and switching up the retrieve, enough fish have been coming to the net in the estuary. When I switch out my whitebait patterns there are a few considerations I take into account..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 08/28/2020
Techy Thursday - Chasing Whitebait

Techy Thursday - Chasing Whitebait

The Whitebait have begun their annual run and on our Southern Estuaries, so have the juvenile Lamprey. Accordingly, the fish are becoming more active as things transition into spring and are turning up in our tidal reaches to take advantage of the incoming food supply..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 08/27/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 8. Bronte Lagoon

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 8. Bronte Lagoon

Located geographically at the centre of Tasmania, Bronte lagoon is medium sized hydro-electric storage set in native bush with extensive areas of tussock margin. The lagoon is located within a 10 minute drive of.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 08/24/2020