Posts in Techy Thursdays

Techy Thursday - Don't Drop the Line

Why do people let go of the line as they set the hook, and what do they believe they are achieving here? For many, it appears a natural reaction.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/26/2020
Techy Thursday - Kiwi Nymphing Techniques With Rob Vaz

Techy Thursday - Kiwi Nymphing Techniques With Rob Vaz

Recently I have been promoting Euro/Czech Nymphing with my buddy Johnny Gummer not because it is the only method however it is another string to the anglers bow, very effective in catching fish and a whole new way to get excited about fly fishing while re-discovering water that you may have found void of fish..... Read more

by Rob Vaz on 11/19/2020
Techy Thursday - Three Tips For Fly Fishing In Low Water

Techy Thursday - Three Tips For Fly Fishing In Low Water

Today I guided Blue and Clive onto a headwater stream a million miles back into the hills only to arrive and find it well below normal flows. Gin clear and a still, blue top day. Boy, things were going to be challenging....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/12/2020
Techy Thursday - How To Net That Fish

Techy Thursday - How To Net That Fish

That crucial moment, getting that fish into the net. So much hard work has been put in to get to this moment, from the early planning stages pouring over maps, the new gear, the travel, cast, hook set and strenuous battle. Now’s not the time to fluff it up....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/29/2020
Techy Thursday - Early Season Casting Fixes

Techy Thursday - Early Season Casting Fixes

It’s about time for another round of fly casting fix - it’s and these are some that I’ve been seeing occurring regularly of late..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/22/2020
Techy Thursday - Dry Dropper Advice

Techy Thursday - Dry Dropper Advice

In this week's Techy Thursday Chris Dore gives some how to advice on fly fishing with the dry and dropper rig.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/15/2020
Techy Thursday - Five Tips For Fly Fishing In the Wind

Techy Thursday - Five Tips For Fly Fishing In the Wind

If there’s one word to describe our season in the South so far, it’s windy. With rivers issuing from the alps, it’s rare to fish a calm day and you can’t always get away from the wind. You often have to simply deal with it, especially during spring..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/08/2020
Techy Thursday - Early Season Fly Fishing Tips From The Experts

Techy Thursday - Early Season Fly Fishing Tips From The Experts

Its October. It’s our favourite time of the year once again as our brown trout rivers open and we all get an opportunity to run a fly through virgin water. While we have all been prepping and planning the past several weeks, we thought we would ask a few of our experts from around the country for their tips to help you achieve early season success..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/01/2020
Techy Thursday - Can't Find The Fish? Look For Structure

Techy Thursday - Can't Find The Fish? Look For Structure

A couple of tough days away on our southern estuaries last week saw very few fish on the move, and so Todd Adolph and I had to work much more specifically rather than simply covering water to find fish that wanted to play..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/24/2020
Techy Thursday - Pre Season Casting Drills

Techy Thursday - Pre Season Casting Drills

Only twenty days as I write until opening and the fly boxes are full. A new Airflo SuperFlo Presentation line has been spooled and the Simms Freestone sling pack is as organised as it will be for the next several months..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/10/2020