Posts in Salty Saturdays

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
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
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
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
Salty Saturday - Running down the Maaaaate

Salty Saturday - Running down the Maaaaate

Running down the man Sydney style with Chris Blyth!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 04/13/2019
Salty Saturday - Sun Protection Accessories

Salty Saturday - Sun Protection Accessories

Skin Cancer, no one wants it. This is where the Simms Sun Protection range really is your best friend. Simms make such a large range of UPF 50 accessories, you are absolutely spoilt for choice. Let me give you a run down.... Read more

by Darren Asquith on 04/06/2019
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
Salty Saturday - King Tide Salt Fly Mid Season Report

Salty Saturday - King Tide Salt Fly Mid Season Report

The Bay of Plenty has seen one of the longest settled periods in a long time. This has made flats fishing conditions near on perfect with great sun and an often light breeze to take the shine off the water’s surface..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/16/2019
Salty Saturday - Kyle Melnyk Comes Up Trumps

Salty Saturday - Kyle Melnyk Comes Up Trumps

Rene, Yoshi and Kyle Melnyk shot out for a quick marker bash in the harbour last week. Some days you can pluck lots of small fish off the markers, other days it just takes one big one to get the job done..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/09/2019