Posts in January 2020

Friday Fly Day - Jake Bindon of Rivers To Ranges Hawkes Bay

Friday Fly Day - Jake Bindon of Rivers To Ranges Hawkes Bay

With the true Hawkes bay summer finally here the fishing is starting to crank up. At the moment fish can be found throughout all reaches of the major rivers, with some quality fish being caught not very far from the main town centres..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/31/2020
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
Win Stuff Wednesday - Winners of the Simms Trucker Caps

Win Stuff Wednesday - Winners of the Simms Trucker Caps

Congrats to the following crew that have scored themselves a new Simms cap..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 01/29/2020
Team Tuesday - Jim Bartschi Waypoints Podcast

Team Tuesday - Jim Bartschi Waypoints Podcast

Jim Klug of Yellow Dog Fly Fishing catches up with Scott Fly Rods main man, Jim Bartschi, to chat about the past, present and future of the rods we all know and love..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 01/28/2020
Manic Monday - A New Record For Owen River Lodge!

Manic Monday - A New Record For Owen River Lodge!

More trophy brown trout down south, it's out of control!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 01/27/2020
Salty Saturday - Airflo Bonefish/Tarpon/GT Floating Line

Salty Saturday - Airflo Bonefish/Tarpon/GT Floating Line

The Airflo Bonefish Line is my personal favourite of the Airflo Saltwater Lines. I first encountered.... Read more

by Bill Mitchell on 01/25/2020
Friday Fly Day - Pennington's Mini D Hopper

Friday Fly Day - Pennington's Mini D Hopper

As summer begins to fire, fish are rising to cicadas freely as well as the typical blowfly and beetles patterns in the Wanaka surrounds. But what to do if the fish your casting at has clued up to seeing these big flies over and over?.... Read more

by Guest Blogger on 01/24/2020
Win Stuff Wednesday - New Simms Trucker Caps

Win Stuff Wednesday - New Simms Trucker Caps

The new Simms trucker caps have landed which is perfectly timed for the height of summer. New cap day is a indeed a very good day and we've got three to give away..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 01/22/2020
Team Tuesday - Neil Cunnington of Sporting Life Turangi

Team Tuesday - Neil Cunnington of Sporting Life Turangi

Manic mate, super nice guy and all-round top bloke, Mr Neil Cunnington Is one of the key team members and fly fishing gurus at the famous Sporting Life Outfitters store in Turangi..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 01/21/2020
Manic Monday - George Cunningham in 1964

Manic Monday - George Cunningham in 1964

We stumbled across this very cool clip on Youtube this morning thanks to Clyde Cunningham. He's taken the time to digitise and upload some footage of his father tying a classic Tongariro wet fly and then taking it to the Tongariro for some field testing..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 01/20/2020