Posts in Techy Thursdays

Techy Thursday - Picking Targets

Techy Thursday - Picking Targets

How many times have you put in the perfect stalk, the fish is there, you’re right there in position, he’s feeding and you just need to send him your fly…here’s where it often goes wrong..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/18/2019
Techy Thursday - Autumn Smelters

Techy Thursday - Autumn Smelters

See fish cruising but they won’t consider your dry or nymph? They probably have a larger, more plentiful food item on their mind. Freshwater galaxids are present in many, if not most cool, clean stillwaters and at certain times can produce some exhilarating.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/11/2019
Techy Thursday - Simms Midlayer Clothing

Techy Thursday - Simms Midlayer Clothing

Following a big autumn storm the temperatures usually plummet and we are now finding ourselves reaching for our warmer attire. The problem with choosing late season layers is that the mornings usually begin cold, often frosty before opening out into a pleasant, bluebird day..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/04/2019
Techy Thursday - In The Film

Techy Thursday - In The Film

Despite this latest flushing, many areas are still in good stead for their renowned autumn mayfly hatches. However, this can prove a tough time for some as fish can feed somewhat ravenously, however refuse all your finest offerings..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/28/2019
Techy Thursday - Riffle Tips

Techy Thursday - Riffle Tips

It’s that time where autumnal behaviour certainly sets in on our front country streams as the temperatures cool and rivers become more hatch driven. Many are at a loss as to what to do when the fish aren’t rising, only giving joggly water the quickest of once overs. Here are a few quick tips to improve your hit rate amongst the riffles..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/21/2019
Techy Thursday - Dry & Dropper Rig

Techy Thursday - Dry & Dropper Rig

It would be safe to say that if you fly fish then it’s very likely you have fished the dry dropper rig before. It’s a tried and true method that gives the fish the option of both offerings, being the dry fly and nymph..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 03/14/2019
Techy Thursday - Better Back Casts

Techy Thursday - Better Back Casts

You pick your line up from the water and your back cast immediately snags in the bushes, or low grass behind you...sound familiar?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/07/2019
Techy Thursday - Sending Bushy Dries

Techy Thursday - Sending Bushy Dries

With a booming terrestrial season this year came the wind, and for many anglers, bushy dries and windy days become a chore. However, we have a few tips that YOU can use to help get that big bug out there where it needs to be..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/28/2019
Techy Thursday - Dore's 2019 Simms Summer Favourites

Techy Thursday - Dore's 2019 Simms Summer Favourites

I look for three functions in my summertime clothing choices, comfort, high sun protection, and it must keep me cool and dry. While our Simms range features a variety of layering and sportswear options, here are a few of my personal go-to’s that keep me going all day long..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/21/2019
Techy Thursday - Changing The Retrieve On Your Hatch Finatic

Techy Thursday - Changing The Retrieve On Your Hatch Finatic

In this video we demonstrate the most effective way to switch from left to right hand retrieve..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/14/2019