Posts in Manic Fly Collection

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
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
Friday Fly Day - How To Choose The Right Indicator Dry Fly

Friday Fly Day - How To Choose The Right Indicator Dry Fly

Yesterday we answered Toms question regarding dry dropper rigs, and today we are looking at suitable indicator dries, and what I look for in my indicators pattern..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/16/2020
The New 2021 Manic Fly Collection Catalogue Is Here

The New 2021 Manic Fly Collection Catalogue Is Here

Kick off your new season with some new patterns from the 2021 Manic Fly Collection. Check out the full catalogue here.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/13/2020
Friday Fly Day - Fly Fishing New Waters, What Flies Do I need?

Friday Fly Day - Fly Fishing New Waters, What Flies Do I need?

So many anglers are at a loss when visiting new territory. What flies they will need and in which sizes being the foremost questions on their minds. Here’s a tip. The flies In your box will certainly do the job..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/09/2020
Friday Fly Day - The New Manic Fly Collection Assassin Nymph

Friday Fly Day - The New Manic Fly Collection Assassin Nymph

Here's a new unweighted nymph from the Manic Fly Collection that has a very particular set of skills. The Assassin..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/02/2020
Friday Fly Day - How To Pick Your Early Season Fly Selections

Friday Fly Day - How To Pick Your Early Season Fly Selections

It’s easy to go overboard when building your fly selection, however it is important to have options. We never really know what the river will throw at us from day to day, and so we must counter that with a well organised fly box..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/25/2020
Friday Fly Day - Kyle's Creeper

Friday Fly Day - Kyle's Creeper

Early season means often unpredictable flows and when October opens low and clear, I often feel uneasy as to what is to come..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/18/2020
Friday Fly Day - Whitebait Flies

Friday Fly Day - Whitebait Flies

So the fishing has been slow the past few days but by changing flies regularly and switching up the retrieve, enough fish have been coming to the net in the estuary. When I switch out my whitebait patterns there are a few considerations I take into account..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 08/28/2020
Team Tuesday - Chasing Tassie Unicorns

Team Tuesday - Chasing Tassie Unicorns

Here in Tasmania we have a lot of options for fly fishing. From sea running brown trout to remote Western Lakes sight fishing and everything in between and everyone’s got that one type of fishing.... Read more

by Alex Green on 08/25/2020