Posts in Techy Thursdays

Techy Thursday - Upgrade Your Fly Line

Techy Thursday - Upgrade Your Fly Line

The Christmas holidays have been and gone and chances are your fly line that was “ok” in October may now need another looking at..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/16/2020
Techy Thursday - Loon Amadou Patch

Techy Thursday - Loon Amadou Patch

A recent addition to the Loon fly care range is the Amadou patch. I have been an Amadou convert since early in my fly fishing addiction having cut my teeth on the lower Mataura and technical South Otago streams where CDC and other low riding film flies reign supreme..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/09/2020
2019 In Review Part 1 - Loch Style Fishing With Simon Taylor

2019 In Review Part 1 - Loch Style Fishing With Simon Taylor

Over the next few days, and last few days of 2019, we'll recap some of the best received blog content that helped inform and entertain you all and hopefully help make your fly fishing experiences all the better..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/27/2019
Techy Thursday - Avoiding the holiday hustle

Techy Thursday - Avoiding the holiday hustle

Merry Xmas folks and have a great New Year. Chances are you’ll get a well-earned break away at some point and will search out that hallowed quiet water, however so too will everyone else..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/26/2019
Techy Thursday - Tricky Backwater Trout

Techy Thursday - Tricky Backwater Trout

Backwaters have been a godsend these past few weeks. With heavy rain blowing out rivers, new backwaters and side channels are formed, oxbows are topped up and existing backwaters have filled with water, and fish..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/19/2019
Techy Thursday - Primal Stash

Techy Thursday - Primal Stash

The Primal Stash is a 9’ 5wt that will fit right in your suitcase, or slide behind the seat of your truck, ready at hand and out of view from your significant other..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/12/2019
Techy Thursday - Simms Rainwear Refresher

Techy Thursday - Simms Rainwear Refresher

We were hoping we didn't need to write this piece but hey, spring is gonna spring! Get up to date with some jacket options from Simms and reclaim some time on the water..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/05/2019
Techy Thursday - Simms Dry Creek Simple Backpack Review

Techy Thursday - Simms Dry Creek Simple Backpack Review

First up, and straight out of the mailbox, the new Simms Dry Creek ‘Simple’ Backpack is indeed a simple design that looks both very.... Read more

by David Anderson on 11/28/2019
Techy Thursday - Avoiding Tip Wrap

Techy Thursday - Avoiding Tip Wrap

The most frustrating thing following a failed shot at a fish is to wind back your line only to have it wrap and wrap and eventually tangle around your rod tip..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/21/2019
Techy Thursday - Smelting Trout Fast Five

Techy Thursday - Smelting Trout Fast Five

Whilst whitebait stir the estuarine trout’s interest as they appear from September onwards, it’s the arrival of smelt that really gets our southern estuaries firing..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/14/2019