Posts in January 2019

Techy Thursday - Finding New Water

Don’t play it safe, get out there and be adventurous 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 people pressure. What could be more devastating than rolling up to your favourite spot on the river and finding four cars and a family splashing around in your favourite pool. So why play it safe this season? Why head back to that same stretch....... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 01/31/2019
Team Tuesday - Welcome Kyle Adams to the Manic crew!

Team Tuesday - Welcome Kyle Adams to the Manic crew!

We're super psyched to officially be able to welcome long-time friend of Manic, Kyle Adams, into the fold as our new account manager!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 01/29/2019
Win Stuff Wednesday - Lamson Speedster 2 Grey / Orange winner!

Win Stuff Wednesday - Lamson Speedster 2 Grey / Orange winner!

Congrats to Colin Belfield! A shiny new Lamson Speedster Grey / Orange reel is heading your way. Thanks to all who entered, we hope you're enjoying the weekly emails..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 01/23/2019
Team Tuesday - Taylor and the Tassie Trophys

Team Tuesday - Taylor and the Tassie Trophys

Tasmania's Western Lakes are absolutley firing right now. A bit of settled weather has seen a number of big fish being plucked from.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 01/22/2019
Friday Fly Day - Chris Dores Summer Patch

Friday Fly Day - Chris Dores Summer Patch

Without speaking too soon, summer is finally here it seems! The rivers are low and temperatures high, and while it seems bug life is running a few weeks behind there is more than enough insect activity to keep fish looking up..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/18/2019
Gink & Gasoline review the Simms River Camo G3 Guide Waders

Gink & Gasoline review the Simms River Camo G3 Guide Waders

Our buddies over at Gink & Gasoline are pretty no-nonsense types of guys when it comes to reviewing fly fishing gear so if you're interested in checking out an honest, no holds barred review of the Simms River Camo G3 Guide waders then check it out..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 01/16/2019
Manic Monday - When Time Stands Still

Manic Monday - When Time Stands Still

Well judging by today's traffic it looks like the bulk of us suckers are back at work and getting on with the year so shout out to you guys still on holiday, enjoy this rain!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 01/14/2019
Salty Saturday - From the Mountains to the Flats

Salty Saturday - From the Mountains to the Flats

He's at it again. James Norney from Wilderness Fly Fishing has traded in the trout for something a little more... salty..... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 01/12/2019
Friday Fly Day - Hi Viz PMX

Friday Fly Day - Hi Viz PMX

Seeing your fly is important as you can’t set that hook if you don’t see the eat. So we have redesigned one of your favourites into an all-round, hi viz, high country legend..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/11/2019
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