Posts in How To's

Techy Thursday - Post Flood Fast 5

Techy Thursday - Post Flood Fast 5

So most of our rivers got big late last week and while most have returned to fishable levels, they may not fish the same as they did pre flood. This is normal following a big fresh, so here’s a fast five to keep your rod bent following a good flush out....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/08/2018
Techy Thursday - Getting Sideways

Techy Thursday - Getting Sideways

So it’s willow grubbing season and often your vertical plane, bread and butter over head cast just won’t cut it. Low hanging willows, trout feeding at very close quarters and the need to fire your fly ‘way in there’ create issues with an overhead unfurling loop. The answer: casting more on the horizontal plane..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 01/25/2018
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
Techy Thursday - Dealing With Cloud Cover

Techy Thursday - Dealing With Cloud Cover

We seem to be having a number of cloudy days in the South of recent, and for those with pre-determined ‘wish list’ river options this can prove troublesome. In wide open valleys and riverbeds, as found on many South Island headwaters where spotting fish is often essential for success, glare will become an issue, and if you haven’t put a lot of thought into your day, then you could be in for a disappointing one..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/11/2018
Techy Thursday - How To Nail Them In Dirty Water

Techy Thursday - How To Nail Them In Dirty Water

A quick one today. We're on the water and lo and behold, it's not clear. What to do?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/04/2018
Techy Thursday - Five Christmas Tips from Chris Dore

Techy Thursday - Five Christmas Tips from Chris Dore

Chris Dore has whipped up five of his key how-to's for fly fishing over the holiday period. Relax and take notes..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/28/2017
Techy Thursday - The Manic Guide to High Banks

Techy Thursday - The Manic Guide to High Banks

So high banks are both a blessing and a nightmare to anglers in that while they can offer greater visibility from an elevated position, this same elevation creates a whole new set of issues when it comes to presenting your fly..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/21/2017
Flyfishers Inc Issue #15 is live!

Flyfishers Inc Issue #15 is live!

Just in time for the Christmas work wind down, so sit back, click the link and kill some time..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/15/2017
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