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Friday Fly day - The Fish Taco

Friday Fly day - The Fish Taco

New for winter 2020 is the Fish Taco, a doozy of a streamer just in time for those mid winter runs..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/03/2020
Friday Fly Day - Loon Hook Hone

Friday Fly Day - Loon Hook Hone

So it was only a month or two back I wrote extolling the virtues of the new Loon Hook Hone, but now I’m into the full swing (*cough) of my winter season the benefits are really coming to the fore..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/26/2020
Manic Monday - Simms Freestone Pant Waders

Manic Monday - Simms Freestone Pant Waders

I’ve been using Simms wading pants to hike into Tasmania’s Western Lakes for quite a few years now and for me they have become a must have item to ensure I stay warm and dry during those early and late season trips. This year, I've invested in a new pair of the Simms Freestone Wading Pants.... Read more

by Craig Rist on 06/15/2020
Friday Fly Day - New Manic Fly Collection Rabbit Flies

Friday Fly Day - New Manic Fly Collection Rabbit Flies

There are many reasons we love rabbit strips. They’re durable. It provides bulk to your lure and it flutters, pulses, wiggles and twists with every strip. Rabbit makes for a very fishy fly..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/05/2020
Techy Thursday - Dore's 2020 Simms Fishing Winter Essentials

Techy Thursday - Dore's 2020 Simms Fishing Winter Essentials

Here comes another cold, wintry blast, just as the fish are kicking it up a notch. You could stay home this weekend I guess, or you could switch to your winter kit and #forgettheforecast safety and in comfort..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/04/2020
Techy Thursday - Airflo Skagit Sink Tips

Techy Thursday - Airflo Skagit Sink Tips

Over the past couple of weeks we have looked closely at skagit head offerings and running lines. Now we are delving into your skagit tip options, those sinky things that get your flies down where they are needed. Here are a few considerations....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/28/2020
Manic Monday - The Right Tool for the Job

Manic Monday - The Right Tool for the Job

Unless you live in the heart of mainland Australia’s trout country – the Snowy Mountains and NE Victoria’s High Country – chances are your access to reliable trout water has been reduced even more than it.... Read more

by Thomas Clancy on 05/25/2020
Techy Thursday - Two Handed Running Lines From Airflo

Techy Thursday - Two Handed Running Lines From Airflo

Last week we discussed the in’s and out’s of our 2020 two hand spey lines and this week we are backing it up (see what I did there) with an overview of our running line options..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/21/2020
Salty Saturday - Dean Silvester talks Simms

Salty Saturday - Dean Silvester talks Simms

As I sit here on a chilly Saturday morning looking out across Western Port Bay, I am reminded by the plethora of fishing boats dotted on the horizon, just how much opportunity there is for fishing here in Australia. I'm also reminded that out of all these.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 05/16/2020
Techy Thursday - Airflo Two Handed Lines For Swinging In 2020

Techy Thursday - Airflo Two Handed Lines For Swinging In 2020

With winter upon us and lockdown ending, anglers are migrating to open waters in bigger numbers than the fish. After a couple of spey related posts of recent, I’ve fielded a few questions regarding two handed lines, so will run down our offerings and what they mean for you..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/14/2020