Posts in How To's

Straight from the Pros - Tom Jarman's Three Hot Tips

Straight from the Pros - Tom Jarman's Three Hot Tips

Tom grew up fly fishing with his father in the UK and in Victoria. He started competition fly fishing at age 16 and by age 18 was selected in the Australian Team to compete at the Oceania Championships in New Zealand. Over Tom’s ten year competition.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 10/17/2019
Learn To Fly Fish This Saturday!

Learn To Fly Fish This Saturday!

Here's a reminder of a great opportunity to either learn the basics or up skill your fly fishing capabilities with the good folk at Wakatipu Anglers Club in Queenstown this Saturday..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/16/2019
Straight from the Pros - Jonothan Stagg's Three Hot Tips

Straight from the Pros - Jonothan Stagg's Three Hot Tips

Jonothan started fly fishing at the age of 11 and has now over 30 years’ experience fishing in his home of Tasmania. He has fished a number of mainland states as well as New Zealand, USA and many countries in Europe and Great Britain. He is the current and 6 times.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 10/10/2019
Techy Thursday - Hannah's Early Season Organisational Tips

Techy Thursday - Hannah's Early Season Organisational Tips

We asked our mate, Hannah Clement on her top tips for getting things sorted this fishing season.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/10/2019
Techy Thursday - Christopher Bassano's Three Hot Tips

Techy Thursday - Christopher Bassano's Three Hot Tips

With the 2019 World Fly Fishing Championships in Tasmania just around the corner, we would like to introduce the Australian team and share some of their tips.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 10/03/2019
Team Tuesday - Rob Vaz aka Robfish

Team Tuesday - Rob Vaz aka Robfish

Manic mate and all-round good bugger Rob Vaz is one awesome human being. Rob grew up in the Waikato and along with older brother Rene they fly fished at every chance they could..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 10/01/2019
Friday Fly Day - Early Season Part Deux, the Dries

Friday Fly Day - Early Season Part Deux, the Dries

Trout rise happily in October too, so don’t just rely on a fully stocked nymph box. As temperatures rise throughout the cooler, October mornings water temps on streams can rise considerably, and by lunchtime you can often find yourself amongst a pretty nice hatch..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/27/2019
Wairarapa Hunting & Fishing Evening - 17th October

Wairarapa Hunting & Fishing Evening - 17th October

This time we've got Kyle Adams on the job sharing some modern spey casting and TRC techniques...amongst other things. Check it out if you're in the area..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/26/2019
Hunting & Fishing Ballingers Meet The Experts Night

Hunting & Fishing Ballingers Meet The Experts Night

It was a big night for the local fly fishing community at Ballingers Hunting & Fishing last night with the Manic crew, Ballingers crew and Martin Langlands dropping some knowledge for the impending season..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/26/2019
Learn To Fly Fish with the Wakatipu Anglers Club

Learn To Fly Fish with the Wakatipu Anglers Club

New to fly fishing, need a full skills tune up or just want to hang out for a day and maybe learn a thing or two?.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/25/2019