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Friday Fly Day - Manic Flies in Tasmania

Friday Fly Day - Manic Flies in Tasmania

I like to use a small bunch of ‘favourite’ patterns for the majority of my fishing on ‘home’ waters. These are flies I have....... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 04/19/2019
Simms Flyweight Review: Simon Taylor Floats Around NZ

Simms Flyweight Review: Simon Taylor Floats Around NZ

Three days before heading off to New Zealand for 15 days of chasing trout, I got my hands on a pair of the new Simms Flyweight boots to take along. I have been a massive fan of the G3 Guide boots for a long time, and must admit that I was a little.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 04/17/2019
Andrew Harding Reviews the Simms Flyweight Boots

Andrew Harding Reviews the Simms Flyweight Boots

Andrew Harding is a man known to put gear through it's paces. He's had the new Simms Flyweight Boots for a while now so let's check in to see how he's been getting on..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 04/12/2019
Friday Fly Day - Smelting 2.0

Friday Fly Day - Smelting 2.0

Following on from yesterday’s Techy Thursday on autumn ‘smelters’, it’s time to talk flies. With the extensive range of Rabbits, Matuka patterns and Buggers in the Manic Fly Collection, we certainly have galaxiids covered, so to narrow it down here are a few picks that I keep on hand to cover my bases..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/12/2019
Friday Fly Day - Quentin Donnelly's top three Manic flies for Autumn

Friday Fly Day - Quentin Donnelly's top three Manic flies for Autumn

If you don’t know Quentin Donnelly then you’re likely to have a tidy, fully stocked fly box and no one to blame for returning home late from trips with your whisky swagger on..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/05/2019
Techy Thursday - Simms Midlayer Clothing

Techy Thursday - Simms Midlayer Clothing

Following a big autumn storm the temperatures usually plummet and we are now finding ourselves reaching for our warmer attire. The problem with choosing late season layers is that the mornings usually begin cold, often frosty before opening out into a pleasant, bluebird day..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/04/2019
Salty Saturday - Footwear

Salty Saturday - Footwear

Your feet get hammered hard all day long when wading the flats. You walk over all sorts of nasties while you pursue your quarry, and if you don’t look after your feet, you are going to be in for a very long and uncomfortable trip. If you experience a problem.... Read more

by Darren Asquith on 03/30/2019
Friday Fly Day - Autumn Film Flies

Friday Fly Day - Autumn Film Flies

Yesterday we threw down some tips for targeting our autumn mayfly hatches and the importance of fishing in the film. Today we run down some of our favourite April film flies from the Manic Fly Collection..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/29/2019
Friday Fly Day - The Hi Viz PMX keeps on giving!

Friday Fly Day - The Hi Viz PMX keeps on giving!

Great to see our good mate, Micah Adams, has been getting some late season eats on the Hi Viz PMX over in Oz..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 03/22/2019
Friday Fly Day - All YOU need to know about spinnerfalls

Friday Fly Day - All YOU need to know about spinnerfalls

Following on from last weeks ‘low light solutions’, we are now at the business end of our rig. As Autumn cools and mayfly hatch out in larger numbers spinnerfalls become more prolific and are a delight to arrive to..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/15/2019