Posts in How To's

Team Tuesday - Urban Carp

Team Tuesday - Urban Carp

They just might be the most polarising species on the planet. Often they stink, mud up cool, clear trout waters and taste like they look. The list of impact this species has on local waterways and fisheries across.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 12/22/2020
Scott on Scott - A Scott Centric Review from Scott Xanthoulakis

Scott on Scott - A Scott Centric Review from Scott Xanthoulakis

Ok, most people that know me know that I’m a gear freak, working part-time at The Flyfisher in Melbourne didn’t help with this addiction with most of my wage disappearing.... Read more

by Scott Xanthoulakis on 12/21/2020
Techy Thursday - Better Knots

Techy Thursday - Better Knots

"Hi Chris. A quick question on knots. Which knots do you use for attaching tippets to the micro rings on your tapered leader and also for tying flies to tippet?".... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/10/2020

Techy Thursday - Don't Drop the Line

Why do people let go of the line as they set the hook, and what do they believe they are achieving here? For many, it appears a natural reaction.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/26/2020
Kiwi Nymphing Clinic – Whanganui River

Kiwi Nymphing Clinic – Whanganui River

Saturday 21st November warmed up with a quick meet and greet near the Turangi Coffee Kart then a fly over the saddle to.... Read more

by Rob Vaz on 11/25/2020
Friday Fly Day - Five Reasons To Grab A Caddis Dry Fly

Friday Fly Day - Five Reasons To Grab A Caddis Dry Fly

We have all fished caddis patterns no doubt at some point in time and I often ask why people don’t fish them more?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/20/2020
Techy Thursday - Kiwi Nymphing Techniques With Rob Vaz

Techy Thursday - Kiwi Nymphing Techniques With Rob Vaz

Recently I have been promoting Euro/Czech Nymphing with my buddy Johnny Gummer not because it is the only method however it is another string to the anglers bow, very effective in catching fish and a whole new way to get excited about fly fishing while re-discovering water that you may have found void of fish..... Read more

by Rob Vaz on 11/19/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Brown Beetles Are Here

Friday Fly Day - The Brown Beetles Are Here

It’s that time of year again when our grassland waters come alive with the first of the terrestrial action. Yes, its Brown Beetle time!.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/13/2020
Techy Thursday - Three Tips For Fly Fishing In Low Water

Techy Thursday - Three Tips For Fly Fishing In Low Water

Today I guided Blue and Clive onto a headwater stream a million miles back into the hills only to arrive and find it well below normal flows. Gin clear and a still, blue top day. Boy, things were going to be challenging....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/12/2020
Techy Thursday - How To Net That Fish

Techy Thursday - How To Net That Fish

That crucial moment, getting that fish into the net. So much hard work has been put in to get to this moment, from the early planning stages pouring over maps, the new gear, the travel, cast, hook set and strenuous battle. Now’s not the time to fluff it up....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/29/2020