Posts in Techy Thursdays

Techy Thursday - Plan Your Swing

Techy Thursday - Plan Your Swing

The ability to read the water will often make or break your spey session, and the ability to understand and control your swing are two things that set aside the guy getting the eats and everyone else..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/13/2019
Techy Thursday - Big Winter Flows

Techy Thursday - Big Winter Flows

As I write, the river is pumping at over 450 cumecs, and so any approach to fishing has to be considered, thought out and carefully planned to get the most from the day. As I consider about where I’ll hit it a few initial thoughts spring to mind....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/06/2019
Techy Thursday - Jacob Freeman & the Simms Midstream Jacket

Techy Thursday - Jacob Freeman & the Simms Midstream Jacket

New for our 2019 winter collection is the new Simms Midstream Insulated Jacket. Prima Loft Gold insulation provides the highest warmth to weight ratio of any synthetic fill, and the Pertex face fabric provides high wind resistance and water repellence, and allows a rain shell to slide over with ease..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/30/2019
Techy Thursday - Ronan’s Streamer Fishing Tips for Winter Opportunities

Techy Thursday - Ronan’s Streamer Fishing Tips for Winter Opportunities

It’s that time folks and fish are now shooting the gap up our lake tributaries. Many sections remain open throughout the winter months.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/23/2019
Techy Thursday - Sink Tip Refresher

Techy Thursday - Sink Tip Refresher

It’s that time again when many rivers are closing, and the cooler weather pushes fish into the depths. As they start to focus on other things in life and stay closer to home on the riverbed, it’s time to dust off your heavier gear to get your fly right down into their living room..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/16/2019
Techy Thursday - Targeting Autumn Mayfly Munchers

Techy Thursday - Targeting Autumn Mayfly Munchers

April and May are a great months of the year for mayfly hatches. I feel this is due to the favourable temperatures and conditions along with the timing of their life cycle..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 05/02/2019
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