Posts in February 2019

Podcast Ahoy!

Podcast Ahoy!

Chris Dore is at the helm discussing the down south changeover period from terrestrials to mayflies...and some other bits and pieces. Check it out..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/28/2019
Techy Thursday - Sending Bushy Dries

Techy Thursday - Sending Bushy Dries

With a booming terrestrial season this year came the wind, and for many anglers, bushy dries and windy days become a chore. However, we have a few tips that YOU can use to help get that big bug out there where it needs to be..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/28/2019
Team Tuesday - Andrew Christmas, Taupo Trout Guide

Team Tuesday - Andrew Christmas, Taupo Trout Guide

Manic Mate and all-round good bugger, Andrew Christmas, is a fishing guide in the central plateau and goes by the name of Taupo Trout Guide. He is based is Taupo / Turangi and would have to be one of the busiest guides we know..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 02/26/2019
The Thredbo Fly Fishing Expo 2019

The Thredbo Fly Fishing Expo 2019

Well folks, it's on again and this time we are super excited to be a part of such a great fly fishing expo! Held on mainland Australia's trout fishing mecca, the Thredbo Fly Fishing Expo is going to.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 02/25/2019
Manic Monday - Matt Tripet; a Simms Legacy

Manic Monday - Matt Tripet; a Simms Legacy

I have been asked on many occasions, “Matt, how much do I invest in my wading gear and outerwear?” It’s always been a pretty straight forward answer, usually presented with a rhetorical question on my part..... Read more

by Matt Tripet on 02/25/2019
Sunday Share - The Fish Wizard Takes on NZ

Sunday Share - The Fish Wizard Takes on NZ

Craig Rist never gets tired of going to New Zealand. The country has so much to offer for the traveling fly fisher. I kicked off 2019 with a trip to New Zealand's South Island with.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 02/24/2019
Friday Fly Day - Keller's She Demon

Friday Fly Day - Keller's She Demon

New to the Manic stable, The Keller’s She-Demon is a slim bodied, beaded bugger with a longer, pulsing hackle and barred marabou tail..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/22/2019
Atlantic Steelhead - Santa Cruz River feat. Tim Angeli

Atlantic Steelhead - Santa Cruz River feat. Tim Angeli

Check out this sweet clip from the guys at Tres Amigos Outfitters from a trip a couple of years back that Tim Angeli and Jason Cochrane just happened to be on. Plenty of spey porn ahoy!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/22/2019
Techy Thursday - Dore's 2019 Simms Summer Favourites

Techy Thursday - Dore's 2019 Simms Summer Favourites

I look for three functions in my summertime clothing choices, comfort, high sun protection, and it must keep me cool and dry. While our Simms range features a variety of layering and sportswear options, here are a few of my personal go-to’s that keep me going all day long..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/21/2019
Win Stuff Wednesday - Little baggie of flies winner

Win Stuff Wednesday - Little baggie of flies winner

Congrats to Mark Claxton, the man will have his fix of new flies for the next wee while but these things are so addictive he'll definitely be back!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/20/2019