Posts in May 2019

Friday Fly Day - Bling on Winter

Friday Fly Day - Bling on Winter

Oh yes... if trout aren’t seeing them, they need to see them, and therein lies the key to successful winter fishing. That’s pretty basic. What isn’t basic is the thought and experimentation which have gone into our Manic flies, and in particular.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/24/2019
Techy Thursday - Ronan’s Streamer Fishing Tips for Winter Opportunities

Techy Thursday - Ronan’s Streamer Fishing Tips for Winter Opportunities

It’s that time folks and fish are now shooting the gap up our lake tributaries. Many sections remain open throughout the winter months.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/23/2019
Team Tuesday - Second Time Around

Team Tuesday - Second Time Around

Dynamic duo, James Norney and Mick Hurren snuck out over the weekend to put the Scott F-series 663/4 through its paces in a 'Jurassic' like North East Victorian stream..... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 05/21/2019
Manic Monday - The Road South

Manic Monday - The Road South

Did not film much on this most recent trip, but did turn the camera on for a few snippets of action here and there on "The road south"..... Read more

by Andrew Harding on 05/20/2019
Friday Fly Day - Winter Flies Pt 2: Getting Eggy

Friday Fly Day - Winter Flies Pt 2: Getting Eggy

Looking forward to winter, and into the now, last week we discussed what it takes to get down to where the fish are. This week we are talking eggs. Love or hate them I bet you fish them, so let’s take a look at what winter run trout want..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/17/2019
Techy Thursday - Sink Tip Refresher

Techy Thursday - Sink Tip Refresher

It’s that time again when many rivers are closing, and the cooler weather pushes fish into the depths. As they start to focus on other things in life and stay closer to home on the riverbed, it’s time to dust off your heavier gear to get your fly right down into their living room..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/16/2019
Tauranga Flats Saltwater Fly Essentials with Captain Lucas Allen of King Tide Salt Fly

Tauranga Flats Saltwater Fly Essentials with Captain Lucas Allen of King Tide Salt Fly

We managed to distract Lucas Allen for five minutes to get the low down on the gear he runs on the boat with a couple of tips on knots and fly selections to get you up and running and ready to go chase some big greenbacked Kingfish and feisty Kahawai on the Tauranga flats..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/14/2019
Team Tuesday - Martin Langlands season in review

Team Tuesday - Martin Langlands season in review

The 2018-2019 has been a superb season in ever way with a wide diversity of clients spanning the world over and it has been heartening to see a growing number of younger people and ladies getting into fly fishing also a growing number of father and sons sharing precious time together..... Read more

by Martin Langlands on 05/14/2019
Salty Saturday - Clothing for the Flats

Salty Saturday - Clothing for the Flats

There are two things I need from my clothing when flats fishing. Comfort and protection from the elements. Let me walk you through the Simms range, and where each item fits in for me..... Read more

by Darren Asquith on 05/11/2019
Friday Fly Day - The Last Hustle

Friday Fly Day - The Last Hustle

When I look at the calendar year, the months of May and June signal the end of a solid season. It’s when my ‘river fitness’ is at its strongest physically and mentally, but I am also more exhausted than ever.... Read more

by Matt Tripet on 05/10/2019