Posts in Rotorua

Friday Fly Day - A Look Inside Kyle’s Fly Box

Friday Fly Day - A Look Inside Kyle’s Fly Box

Winter fishing is well underway now with reports coming through of some great fishing in the Central Plateau. If you haven’t already, now is the time to go through and organise your gear and making sure your flies are in order..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 07/26/2019
Techy Thursday - How To Fish Slow Sinking Fly Lines

Techy Thursday - How To Fish Slow Sinking Fly Lines

One of the most underestimated fly lines out there is the slow intermediate, or ‘hover’ as they're often referred to..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/18/2019
Friday Fly Day - Winter Flies Pt 2: Getting Eggy

Friday Fly Day - Winter Flies Pt 2: Getting Eggy

Looking forward to winter, and into the now, last week we discussed what it takes to get down to where the fish are. This week we are talking eggs. Love or hate them I bet you fish them, so let’s take a look at what winter run trout want..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/17/2019

"The Experts" - Mike Davis of Hunting & Fishing Rotorua

Mike Davis is co-owner of Hunting & Fishing Rotorua and a New Zealand fly fishing legend..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 03/07/2019
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