Posts in How To's

Targeting the Big Summer Browns of the Tongariro

Targeting the Big Summer Browns of the Tongariro

Here's an indepth article from Kyle Adams on the in's and out's of how to target the massive summer brown trout of the Tongariro river..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 02/15/2019
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
Techy Thursday - Changing The Retrieve On Your Hatch Finatic

Techy Thursday - Changing The Retrieve On Your Hatch Finatic

In this video we demonstrate the most effective way to switch from left to right hand retrieve..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/14/2019
Techy Thursday - How To Revive GoreTex

Techy Thursday - How To Revive GoreTex

It’s that time of the season when your waders and jacket have seen a little use and can probably do with a little love. The funk is growing and your fishing buddies have joked (or not) about letting the dog in the cab and having you ride home on the back of the ute, that’s if they invite you along at all..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/07/2019
Techy Thursday - Dodgy Weather & Fickle Fish

Techy Thursday - Dodgy Weather & Fickle Fish

This summer so far has been a strange one for me in the South. Fish feeding avidly one day and the next, we can hardly buy an eat. Some of the time its weather related - a cool or drizzly day following a string of hot, summery weather, and some of the time, who knows?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/31/2019
Techy Thursday - Tips for spotting fish

Techy Thursday - Tips for spotting fish

I don’t wait for clients to see the fish. I point out where the fish is, ask them if they see what I’m pointing at, and get them into position for the cast. If you mess around, you’ll be too late..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/10/2019
Techy Thursday - Judging Distance

Techy Thursday - Judging Distance

One of the things I see a lot with visiting anglers is the inability to correctly judge distance. Now we all know if we cast too far, we line the fish, or increase the chances of drag..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/03/2019
Friday Fly Day - Quill Klink

Friday Fly Day - Quill Klink

Looking for that subtle wee go-to this summer? Introducing the Quill Klink emerger..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/21/2018
Chris Dore on Fly Guides Chat podcast

Chris Dore on Fly Guides Chat podcast

Dore is back on the airwaves again, this time talking casting, presentation, cicadas and willow grubs..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/20/2018
Friday Fly Day - The Wicked Wulff

Friday Fly Day - The Wicked Wulff

Floating like a cork with an uber buggy silhouette, this new pocket pouncer from the Manic Fly Collection is sure to make a few fast water snouts appear. The Wicked Wulff is a full on floater that is designed to be seen, by both the angler, and the prey..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/14/2018