Posts in Product Reviews

Manic Monday - Matt Tripet; a Simms Legacy

I have been asked on many occasions, “Matt, how much do I invest in my wading gear and outerwear?” It’s always been a pretty straight forward answer, usually presented with a rhetorical question on my part..... Read more

by Matt Tripet on 02/25/2019
Friday Fly Day - Galloups Mini Dungeon

Friday Fly Day - Galloups Mini Dungeon

Need meat but find large, articulated streamers troublesome to cast? Introducing the Mini Dungeon, new to the Manic Fly Collection..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/25/2019
Gink & Gasoline review the Simms River Camo G3 Guide Waders

Gink & Gasoline review the Simms River Camo G3 Guide Waders

Our buddies over at Gink & Gasoline are pretty no-nonsense types of guys when it comes to reviewing fly fishing gear so if you're interested in checking out an honest, no holds barred review of the Simms River Camo G3 Guide waders then check it out..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 01/16/2019
Friday Fly Day - Hi Viz PMX

Friday Fly Day - Hi Viz PMX

Seeing your fly is important as you can’t set that hook if you don’t see the eat. So we have redesigned one of your favourites into an all-round, hi viz, high country legend..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/11/2019
Primal Fly Rod Series Review

Primal Fly Rod Series Review

Fly fishing guru and casting legend, Mike Davis of Rotorua Hunting & Fishing, reviews the new Primal fly rod range.... Read more

by Mike Davis on 12/21/2018
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
Christmas Countdown Day #13 - Airflo Tracker Flyline

Christmas Countdown Day #13 - Airflo Tracker Flyline

Nothing enhances your fly fishing experience easier than getting a new fly line. There's something about threading up a fresh one and those first casts just sliding out like melting garlic butter on an eye fillet steak..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/13/2018
Christmas Countdown Day #8 - Simms G4 Pro Shift Back Pack

Christmas Countdown Day #8 - Simms G4 Pro Shift Back Pack

So the special fisherman in your life has dropped a subtle hint that they really need a new fishing pack for summer, but they also need and new hip pack too!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/08/2018
Friday Fly Day - The Low Blow

Friday Fly Day - The Low Blow

Not a fan of edge water dries that ride high on the surface? Chances are, that trout isn’t either..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/07/2018
Christmas Countdown Day #6 - Scott Meridian Fly Rod

Christmas Countdown Day #6 - Scott Meridian Fly Rod

When you buy someone a Scott Meridian saltwater fly rod for Christmas you're not just getting them a beautiful fly fishing tool, you're also giving them the gift of a lifetime of experiences..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/06/2018