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Friday Fly Day - Hunting and Fishing Queenstown’s Top Picks

Friday Fly Day - Hunting and Fishing Queenstown’s Top Picks

So October has gotten off to a ripping start for most, with fish in most areas showing the condition of trout that have wintered very, very well..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/18/2019
Simms Dominates IFTD 2019

Simms Dominates IFTD 2019

The Simms crew is getting it done at IFTD in a HUGE way..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/18/2019
The Scott Sector wins big at IFTD!

The Scott Sector wins big at IFTD!

Best In Show and Best New Fly Rod for the new Scott Sector saltwater fly rod!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/18/2019
Techy Thursday - Fly Fishing Gear I’m Rolling For 2019

Techy Thursday - Fly Fishing Gear I’m Rolling For 2019

The season is all on and with plenty of river time under my belt already, it’s time to let you know what new kit I’m running this October..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/17/2019
Friday Fly Day - Two Bit Hooker

Friday Fly Day - Two Bit Hooker

The Two Bit Hooker is our new go-to this season for the choosiest of both browns and bows. With a stunningly sleek profile packing a robust hook, a wink of flash and a very shapely taper, when all else fails the TBH will guarantee you some good, sweet lovin’..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/11/2019
Friday Fly Day - Jig Duracell Brown

Friday Fly Day - Jig Duracell Brown

The Jig Duracell Brown is a euro style nymph tied on a curved, barbless hook with a point designed to penetrate easily under the slightest of tension..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/04/2019
The New Simms G4 Pro Collection Is Here, And It's Really Good

The New Simms G4 Pro Collection Is Here, And It's Really Good

The Simms G4 Pro logo has always been synonymous with the absolute best in class fly fishing product. If it's got the G4 Pro logo on it then you know it's got all of the latest product technology and build quality second to none..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/30/2019
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
Friday Fly Day - Chris Reygaert's Spring Winners

Friday Fly Day - Chris Reygaert's Spring Winners

Chris Reygaert AKA Fiordland Fishing Guide is chomping at the bit for the new season and has been kind enough to gives us a bit of insight into which flies from the Manic Fly Collection he'll be throwing at fish come Oct 1st..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/20/2019
Friday Fly Day - October's Coming

Friday Fly Day - October's Coming

Over the next few weeks we will give you the low down on my early season considerations and how the Manic Fly Collection can take the stress out of pre-season cramming..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/13/2019