Posts in Rotorua

Techy Thursday - Stillwater tips for newbies

Techy Thursday - Stillwater tips for newbies

With all the high water around still waters have been a very productive option for some. Here’s a few tips to help you find your feet if you’re new to the scene..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/22/2018
Friday Fly Day - How do you like YOUR eggs?

Friday Fly Day - How do you like YOUR eggs?

Just like I get bored of the same old thing for breakfast each day, trout may get bored too. However I really like eggs, and over winter trout do too..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 08/10/2018
Team Tuesday - Get to the Headwaters in Comfort

Team Tuesday - Get to the Headwaters in Comfort

Listen up all you back country river fishing, headwater exploring, tree stump kicking adventurers. When you find yourself needing comfort, functionality and an easy.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 07/10/2018
Win Stuff Wednesday - Loon Stanley's Ice Off Paste

Win Stuff Wednesday - Loon Stanley's Ice Off Paste

Whether it's early morning in Taupo or all day on the canals now is the time of frozen rod rings on the water. Nothing says "damn it's cold" like that grating sound of your fly line icing up in the rod guides as you cast..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 06/27/2018
Rob Vaz - Flyfishing Rotorua

Rob Vaz - Flyfishing Rotorua

Rob Vaz is a man well worth spending some time on the water with, knows his stuff and knows how to have a laugh. Check out his promo vid for a bit more of his ethos on what it's all about..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 06/07/2018
Manic Monday - Some very cool shots from Yoshi San

Manic Monday - Some very cool shots from Yoshi San

The Lake Rotorua tribs received a real bashing a few weeks back with a big, albeit quick, flood rinsing out the small streams and changing things up for anglers and fish alike..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/28/2018
Techy Thursday - A guides guide to those tricky days

Techy Thursday - A guides guide to those tricky days

Let's face it, some days on the water are seriously unforgiving. So we reached out to a few.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/29/2018
Techy Thursday - Loch Style Fishing Part 1, Gear Set Up

Techy Thursday - Loch Style Fishing Part 1, Gear Set Up

Simon Taylor has put together a comprehensive, two part article on fly fishing lakes "Loch Style". Check out part one on Gear Setup and get ahead of the game for the lakes this season..... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 11/09/2017
Fish City Hamilton - An Evening of Fly Fishing Oct 12th

Fish City Hamilton - An Evening of Fly Fishing Oct 12th

We've teamed up with the crew at Fish City Hamilton to bring an evening of fly fishing to everyone in the area. Come in and get an early season freshen up on gear and techniques, 6pm Thursday October 12th..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/26/2017
Friday Fly Day - Mega Rabbit Silver

Friday Fly Day - Mega Rabbit Silver

Looking for a killer fly to pull about the estuaries and upper tidal areas? The Mega Rabbit Silver is a newbie to the Manic Fly Collection and judging by how many my mates taxed from my fly box this weekend past, is bound to be a hit this springtime..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/15/2017