Posts in March 2019

Salty Saturday - Footwear

Salty Saturday - Footwear

Your feet get hammered hard all day long when wading the flats. You walk over all sorts of nasties while you pursue your quarry, and if you don’t look after your feet, you are going to be in for a very long and uncomfortable trip. If you experience a problem.... Read more

by Darren Asquith on 03/30/2019
Friday Fly Day - Autumn Film Flies

Friday Fly Day - Autumn Film Flies

Yesterday we threw down some tips for targeting our autumn mayfly hatches and the importance of fishing in the film. Today we run down some of our favourite April film flies from the Manic Fly Collection..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/29/2019
Techy Thursday - In The Film

Techy Thursday - In The Film

Despite this latest flushing, many areas are still in good stead for their renowned autumn mayfly hatches. However, this can prove a tough time for some as fish can feed somewhat ravenously, however refuse all your finest offerings..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/28/2019
Win Stuff Wednesday - Simms Tees & Hoody

Win Stuff Wednesday - Simms Tees & Hoody

Welcome to the delightful shoulder season between warm and cold! You'll still be in that tee shirt for most of the day but the mornings and evenings are most definitely starting to get into hoody territory so this could be a timely Win Stuff Wednesday for you..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 03/27/2019

"The Experts" - Gary Lyttle, Hunting & Fishing Taupo

For part three of our "Experts" series we've got Gary Lyttle from Hunting & Fishing Taupo. Gary is a legitimate fly fishing powerhouse having emigrated from Rugby in the UK to the home of rugby and the fly fishing wonderland of New Zealand..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 03/26/2019
Team Tuesday - The NZ Fly Fishing Team & Simms River Camo

Team Tuesday - The NZ Fly Fishing Team & Simms River Camo

The NZ Fly Fishing team have partnered up with Manic on the Simms River Camo range of technical clothing in preparation for the World Fly Fishing Championships in Tasmania. We'll keep you posted on the team progress and upcoming team events..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 03/26/2019
Manic Monday - A Manic Day Out

Manic Monday - A Manic Day Out

As much as we all love big, multi-day missions, into the back country. The early mornings, late nights and hours spent behind the wheel, can become a bit tedious. Especially late in the season..... Read more

by Ben Munro on 03/25/2019
Friday Fly Day - The Hi Viz PMX keeps on giving!

Friday Fly Day - The Hi Viz PMX keeps on giving!

Great to see our good mate, Micah Adams, has been getting some late season eats on the Hi Viz PMX over in Oz..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 03/22/2019
Techy Thursday - Riffle Tips

Techy Thursday - Riffle Tips

It’s that time where autumnal behaviour certainly sets in on our front country streams as the temperatures cool and rivers become more hatch driven. Many are at a loss as to what to do when the fish aren’t rising, only giving joggly water the quickest of once overs. Here are a few quick tips to improve your hit rate amongst the riffles..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/21/2019
Win Stuff Wednesday - Simms Wading Koozy Winners!

Win Stuff Wednesday - Simms Wading Koozy Winners!

Congrats to Greg Carroll, John Olds and Phil Andrews! Enjoy those very handy and nicely chilled beers on us..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 03/20/2019