Posts in Saltwater Flyfishing

The much anticipated Scott Sector saltwater fly rod is here

The much anticipated Scott Sector saltwater fly rod is here

If the devil is in the detail then buckle up buckeroo because we’re on the highway to hell. The new Scott Fly Rod Company Sector saltwater fly rod has just landed..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 08/08/2019
Simon Taylor Reviews the Cobalt

Simon Taylor Reviews the Cobalt

When I got my hands on the newly released Waterworks – Lamson Cobalt 8 fly reel several months in preparation for a trip to CXI, I could tell it was an impressive bit of gear straight.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 07/31/2019
Salty Saturday - Fly Reels

Salty Saturday - Fly Reels

The performance of your reel is everything when hooking one of the many speedsters of the flats. When looking at which reel to purchase for your trip, you will find that if you want performance, you really do get what you.... Read more

by Darren Asquith on 06/22/2019
Salty Saturday - Fly Rods

Salty Saturday - Fly Rods

So, you’ve booked a trip to some exotic tropical location, and are now wondering what rods to bring to target your dream saltwater species? Given you’ve just spent a fair chunk of your hard earned on the.... Read more

by Darren Asquith on 06/15/2019
Team Tuesday - Yoshi & Friends Take On The Top End

Team Tuesday - Yoshi & Friends Take On The Top End

Not one to shy away from an adventurous fly fishing trip, Yoshi Nakagawa from Hunting & Fishing North Shore was recently invited along on a trip to the top end of Ozzie by good friend, Chris Wong..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/28/2019
Salty Saturday - Travel Luggage

Salty Saturday - Travel Luggage

There are a few lucky people out there who live surrounded by endless flats, teeming with an abundance of willing saltwater species. For them, a quick look out the window will determine.... Read more

by Darren Asquith on 05/25/2019
Tauranga Flats Saltwater Fly Essentials with Captain Lucas Allen of King Tide Salt Fly

Tauranga Flats Saltwater Fly Essentials with Captain Lucas Allen of King Tide Salt Fly

We managed to distract Lucas Allen for five minutes to get the low down on the gear he runs on the boat with a couple of tips on knots and fly selections to get you up and running and ready to go chase some big greenbacked Kingfish and feisty Kahawai on the Tauranga flats..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/14/2019
Salty Saturday - Clothing for the Flats

Salty Saturday - Clothing for the Flats

There are two things I need from my clothing when flats fishing. Comfort and protection from the elements. Let me walk you through the Simms range, and where each item fits in for me..... Read more

by Darren Asquith on 05/11/2019
Manic Monday - Salt Fly Fest Weekend

Manic Monday - Salt Fly Fest Weekend

The crew at the Strip Strike saltwater fly fishing club and Rod & Reel put on another great event down in Bowentown this weekend just been..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/06/2019
Salty Saturday - Waterproof Packs

Salty Saturday - Waterproof Packs

How you carry your gear for a day on the water is a very personal thing. Some like to keep everything fast and light, others prefer to take every item they have with them. Lucky for us.... Read more

by Darren Asquith on 04/27/2019