Posts in Techy Thursdays

Techy Thursday - Beat The Lock Down Boredom

Techy Thursday - Beat The Lock Down Boredom

With the whole country in lockdown you finally have the time to do all those chores around the house you promised to do once you found the time. Don’t do it. We have some more important chores for you to attend to..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/26/2020
Techy Thursday - Autumn Recap, Tips from the Archives

Techy Thursday - Autumn Recap, Tips from the Archives

Here at Manic we don’t reinvent the circle, we look at making it more dynamic. And likewise if it’s been said well before, then simply share the love, and here.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/19/2020
Techy Thursday - Fly Fishing's Autumn Shift

Techy Thursday - Fly Fishing's Autumn Shift

Many now are feeling the inevitable season shift to Autumn, with much cooler, crisper mornings and a seemingly permanent chill to the air. The trout, and their food source feel it too. So what can you do to shift your approach to the seasons change?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/12/2020
Techy Thursday - Late Summer Dry Fly

Techy Thursday - Late Summer Dry Fly

So summer is on its last legs and the fish have seen quite a few flies yet we need to adapt to the seasons. No need to switch to tiny flies just yet, but we have some super nice shit from Kyle coming soon to satisfying your autumn needs real soon..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/05/2020
Techy Thursday - Beating Those Post Flood Blues

Techy Thursday - Beating Those Post Flood Blues

With rivers recovering in the deep south from the biggest floods since ‘99, many anglers are struggling to come to grips with the changes in the rivers and behaviour of post flood fish..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/27/2020
Techy Thursday - Loon Line Care

Techy Thursday - Loon Line Care

So you're midway through the season and that new fly line you treated yourself to a few months back is showing signs of slowing down. Loon Outdoors has a comprehensive range of line care products that will breathe some life back into things for you..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/20/2020
Techy Thursday - It's The Little Things

Techy Thursday - It's The Little Things

We all can focus on the bigger stuff whereas it’s the smaller things that often get us in a pickle. Here are a few common pitfalls that cost fish, and happen more often than you may think..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/13/2020
Techy Thursday - Don't Choke The Chicken

Techy Thursday - Don't Choke The Chicken

One of the things I find myself repeatedly calling most days on the stream with clients is ‘relax that hand!’ Or ‘don’t choke the chicken!’.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/30/2020
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