Posts in Techy Thursdays

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
Techy Thursday - How To Revive GoreTex

Techy Thursday - How To Revive GoreTex

It’s that time of the season when your waders and jacket have seen a little use and can probably do with a little love. The funk is growing and your fishing buddies have joked (or not) about letting the dog in the cab and having you ride home on the back of the ute, that’s if they invite you along at all..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/07/2019
Techy Thursday - Dodgy Weather & Fickle Fish

Techy Thursday - Dodgy Weather & Fickle Fish

This summer so far has been a strange one for me in the South. Fish feeding avidly one day and the next, we can hardly buy an eat. Some of the time its weather related - a cool or drizzly day following a string of hot, summery weather, and some of the time, who knows?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/31/2019
Techy Thursday - Finding New Water

Techy Thursday - Finding New Water

January is a fantastic time of year fish our streams in Victoria, the fish are usually taking large dry flies off the surface and the weather can be beautiful, what more could a fly fisher want! One issue this time of year can be fishing and.... Read more

by Scott Xanthoulakis on 01/24/2019
Techy Thursday - Tips for spotting fish

Techy Thursday - Tips for spotting fish

I don’t wait for clients to see the fish. I point out where the fish is, ask them if they see what I’m pointing at, and get them into position for the cast. If you mess around, you’ll be too late..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/10/2019
Techy Thursday - Judging Distance

Techy Thursday - Judging Distance

One of the things I see a lot with visiting anglers is the inability to correctly judge distance. Now we all know if we cast too far, we line the fish, or increase the chances of drag..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/03/2019
Techy Thursday - Simms Stocking Fillers

Techy Thursday - Simms Stocking Fillers

With Christmas just around the corner I bet you’re scratching for last minute gift ideas. We’ve been putting a fair few of them out there with our Christmas Countdown series but to help make life easier we asked a few of our mates a simple question: “What’s the one bit of Simms kit you wouldn’t leave home without and why?”..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/20/2018
Techy Thursday - Headwinds on trout water

Techy Thursday - Headwinds on trout water

Dealing with a head wind is something we will all encounter on a regular basis as fly anglers. The reality is, most of the places a fly rod takes us are remote, exposed and not always tailored to perfect conditions..... Read more

by Matt Tripet on 12/13/2018
Techy Thursday - 5 Common Angling Errors

Techy Thursday - 5 Common Angling Errors

As a professional guide I get to share time with many anglers and experience many things, so here are some observations that could help your own personal fly fishing experience and reduce the tears..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/06/2018
Techy Thursday - Stillwater tips for newbies

Techy Thursday - Stillwater tips for newbies

With all the high water around still waters have been a very productive option for some. Here’s a few tips to help you find your feet if you’re new to the scene..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/22/2018