Posts in How To's

Friday Fly Day - Early Season Workhorses from Dudes in the Know

Friday Fly Day - Early Season Workhorses from Dudes in the Know

“My go to trail on the double nymph setup is the Death Metal PT.. 14’s seem to do the job nicely on early season.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/16/2018
Techy Thursday - Detecting Nymph Takes

Techy Thursday - Detecting Nymph Takes

Following flood events can be a frustrating time to hook fish. As rivers clear, trout seem to take, and eject flies in quick.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/15/2018
Friday Fly Day - Early Season Victorian Selections

Friday Fly Day - Early Season Victorian Selections

James Norney from Wilderness Fly Fishing gives us a little rundown of his early season.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 11/09/2018
Loon Outdoors - The Importance of Fluorescing and How to Use It.

Loon Outdoors - The Importance of Fluorescing and How to Use It.

I'll be the first to admit, having the entire Manic Fly Collection at your disposal for 'field testing' is just plain awesome. It makes planning.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 11/07/2018
Friday Fly Day - Go Coastal

Friday Fly Day - Go Coastal

The smelt are moving in our southern tidal waters and despite what may be happening level and colour wise upriver, the low to incoming tide can provide some great.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/02/2018
Friday Fly Day - Opening Week Fly Patch

Friday Fly Day - Opening Week Fly Patch

What a mixed bag for opening week. High flows, low water, frosts, 13 degree mornings and even a 17 degree day all featured, followed by heavy snow, and resultantly kept us on our toes..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/26/2018
Techy Thursday - Fishing Deep

Techy Thursday - Fishing Deep

Following on from my previous Techy Thursday working through a number of questions emailed to me from a Canterbury angler, this week are my thoughts on how to properly suspend a heavy Stonefly nymph, or heavily weighted nymph? His issue are that yarn indicators usually drown..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/25/2018
Techy Thursday - Three Tips To Beat That Wind

Techy Thursday - Three Tips To Beat That Wind

Want to cast more efficiently in the wind? Here are some quick tips..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/18/2018
Chris Dore...in pod form!

Chris Dore...in pod form!

Too lazy to read the thousands upon thousands of words of free advice from Chris Dore in our Techy Thursdays or Friday Fly Days?.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/16/2018
Techy Thursday - How To Fish Deep Pools

Techy Thursday - How To Fish Deep Pools

This week I got an email from a Canterbury angler with a range of questions relating to some tricky situations. Over the next while we will work through these and this week, we kick off with a common dilemma: how to approach fish that are sitting in a deep, slow pool. Here’s my take....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/11/2018