Posts in Techy Thursdays

Techy Thursday - Wait For the Weight

Techy Thursday - Wait For the Weight

Tap, tap, tap. We have all felt it. It’s the bump of a fish who is following your fly in, engaging somewhat, yet not quite committing to the eat. It can be far too easy to set the hook in excitement at the first wee bump, but how many times does this result in a bent rod?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/02/2020
Techy Thursday - Single Hand Spey 101

Techy Thursday - Single Hand Spey 101

There’s been a lot of discussion of recent surrounding single hand spey techniques, and rightly so. Here's everything you need to know to get into it and hit the ground running..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/11/2020
Techy Thursday - Dore's 2020 Simms Fishing Winter Essentials

Techy Thursday - Dore's 2020 Simms Fishing Winter Essentials

Here comes another cold, wintry blast, just as the fish are kicking it up a notch. You could stay home this weekend I guess, or you could switch to your winter kit and #forgettheforecast safety and in comfort..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/04/2020
Techy Thursday - Airflo Skagit Sink Tips

Techy Thursday - Airflo Skagit Sink Tips

Over the past couple of weeks we have looked closely at skagit head offerings and running lines. Now we are delving into your skagit tip options, those sinky things that get your flies down where they are needed. Here are a few considerations....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/28/2020
Techy Thursday - Two Handed Running Lines From Airflo

Techy Thursday - Two Handed Running Lines From Airflo

Last week we discussed the in’s and out’s of our 2020 two hand spey lines and this week we are backing it up (see what I did there) with an overview of our running line options..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/21/2020
Techy Thursday - Airflo Two Handed Lines For Swinging In 2020

Techy Thursday - Airflo Two Handed Lines For Swinging In 2020

With winter upon us and lockdown ending, anglers are migrating to open waters in bigger numbers than the fish. After a couple of spey related posts of recent, I’ve fielded a few questions regarding two handed lines, so will run down our offerings and what they mean for you..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/14/2020
Techy Thursday - The Loon Hook Hone

Techy Thursday - The Loon Hook Hone

While we are all looking forward to the upcoming winter ‘swing season’ and sorting through our streamer boxes, how many are ensuring their hook points are, er, well, on point?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/07/2020
Techy Thursday - The Loon Hot Box

Techy Thursday - The Loon Hot Box

The Loon hot Box is possibly the next $15 you’re going to spend and one of the handiest items in your kit..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/30/2020
Techy Thursday - Getting The Kids Into Fly Fishing

Techy Thursday - Getting The Kids Into Fly Fishing

So we all have plenty of time on our hands over lockdown and its every parents dream to share a river with their child, so why not begin the preparation right now?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/23/2020
Techy Thursday - Airflo Floating Fly Lines

Techy Thursday - Airflo Floating Fly Lines

Another week, and another question has arrived in my inbox. This week we have a query from Mark on fly lines..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/16/2020