Posts in Techy Thursdays

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
Techy Thursday - Detecting Nymph Takes

Techy Thursday - Detecting Nymph Takes

Following flood events can be a frustrating time to hook fish. As rivers clear, trout seem to take, and eject flies in quick.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/15/2018
Techy Thursday - Here Comes the Heat

Techy Thursday - Here Comes the Heat

With 30 degree temperatures forecast in the near future it’s time to look at your new seasons summertime clothing systems and what better to keep you cool.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/08/2018
Techy Thursday - Langlands talks Tracker

Techy Thursday - Langlands talks Tracker

So by now you’d have heard the hype about the new Superdri Tracker line from Airflo, so we got Martin.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/01/2018
Techy Thursday - Fishing Deep

Techy Thursday - Fishing Deep

Following on from my previous Techy Thursday working through a number of questions emailed to me from a Canterbury angler, this week are my thoughts on how to properly suspend a heavy Stonefly nymph, or heavily weighted nymph? His issue are that yarn indicators usually drown..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/25/2018
Techy Thursday - Three Tips To Beat That Wind

Techy Thursday - Three Tips To Beat That Wind

Want to cast more efficiently in the wind? Here are some quick tips..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/18/2018
Techy Thursday - How To Fish Deep Pools

Techy Thursday - How To Fish Deep Pools

This week I got an email from a Canterbury angler with a range of questions relating to some tricky situations. Over the next while we will work through these and this week, we kick off with a common dilemma: how to approach fish that are sitting in a deep, slow pool. Here’s my take....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/11/2018
Techy Thursday - Locating Fishable Water

Techy Thursday - Locating Fishable Water

Well the season opened to high water and muddy flows throughout the South and while some made the most of the hand they were dealt, many struggled to find clean water. There were still fish to be caught however so heres a few tips to get you amongst them if the weather bombs again this weekend..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/04/2018