Posts in February 2020

Salty Saturday - Christmas in July

Salty Saturday - Christmas in July

With the unseasonal weather we've had here in Australia continuing, we thought it would be nice to set our sights on the tropics. Yes, we've had devastating bush fires, severe drought.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 02/29/2020
Friday Fly Day - Sporting Life's Neil Cunnington

Friday Fly Day - Sporting Life's Neil Cunnington

She’s been a stunner of a summer so far in the north with some stunning fish being reported around the scene. With many anglers finally getting the chance to pick up a fly rod we asked our buddy Neil from Sporting life Turangi what they should be tying on around the central rivers..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/28/2020
Techy Thursday - Beating Those Post Flood Blues

Techy Thursday - Beating Those Post Flood Blues

With rivers recovering in the deep south from the biggest floods since ‘99, many anglers are struggling to come to grips with the changes in the rivers and behaviour of post flood fish..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/27/2020
Win Stuff Wednesday - New Simms Wide Brim Hats

Win Stuff Wednesday - New Simms Wide Brim Hats

For full face and neck coverage this summer you need to throw on a wide brim hat of some description. A cap is a good start, but some days you just want to go all out and that's where the new range of wide brimmed Simms sunhats steps in..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/26/2020
Team Tuesday - Time Not Lost

Team Tuesday - Time Not Lost

The Time Not Lost story follows the lives of two extraordinary men from The Fly Program’s community programs on a four-day fly fishing adventure.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 02/25/2020
Manic Monday - Fish It Well Diaries Chapter 2: Mark Hieronymous

Manic Monday - Fish It Well Diaries Chapter 2: Mark Hieronymous

Check out Chapter 2 of the Fish It Well Diaries featuring Simms Ambassador, Mark Hieronymous.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/24/2020
Friday Fly Day - Flat Back Cicada

Friday Fly Day - Flat Back Cicada

New for the belated summer season is the Flat Back Cicada from the Manic Fly Collection..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/21/2020
Techy Thursday - Loon Line Care

Techy Thursday - Loon Line Care

So you're midway through the season and that new fly line you treated yourself to a few months back is showing signs of slowing down. Loon Outdoors has a comprehensive range of line care products that will breathe some life back into things for you..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/20/2020
Team Tuesday - Alex Roy and Brett Watto Take on NZ

Team Tuesday - Alex Roy and Brett Watto Take on NZ

Unpacking after a trip always brings back a flood of memories, whether it be a fly box full of wounded soldiers or your landing net, you’re instantly swept back to the moment and reliving that.... Read more

by Guest Blogger on 02/18/2020
Manic Monday - The Journey

Manic Monday - The Journey

If we all think back to the start of our fly fishing journeys I'm sure we look upon that time fondly. AnglingAnticsNZ has recently embarked on that journey himself, armed with a camera and his Airflo Nemesis set he'll be documenting it all for us to relive vicariously through him..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 02/17/2020