Posts in May 2020

Sundays At The Vise - How To Tie A Tongariro Bomb

Sundays At The Vise - How To Tie A Tongariro Bomb

In this follow up to Karsten's first clip on what makes a Tongariro Bomb work he'll be showing us how to tie one of these fast sinking weapons.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/31/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Last Hurrah

Friday Fly Day - The Last Hurrah

This is it folks, the final weekend of the Southern freshwater fishing season, and from all accounts the fishing around our lake tribs has been very good..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/29/2020
Techy Thursday - Airflo Skagit Sink Tips

Techy Thursday - Airflo Skagit Sink Tips

Over the past couple of weeks we have looked closely at skagit head offerings and running lines. Now we are delving into your skagit tip options, those sinky things that get your flies down where they are needed. Here are a few considerations....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/28/2020
Team Tuesday - Best Birthday Present Ever

Team Tuesday - Best Birthday Present Ever

A couple of days back Yoshi of Hunting & Fishing North Shore had a day out guiding with 11 year old Daniel which was a birthday present from the family..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/26/2020
Manic Monday - The Right Tool for the Job

Manic Monday - The Right Tool for the Job

Unless you live in the heart of mainland Australia’s trout country – the Snowy Mountains and NE Victoria’s High Country – chances are your access to reliable trout water has been reduced even more than it.... Read more

by Thomas Clancy on 05/25/2020
Sundays At The Vise - Tongariro Bombs

Sundays At The Vise - Tongariro Bombs

Well it's that time of the year where we're all migrating to the homeland of winter runs and chromed out rainbows and when the flies need to get deep, quick..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/24/2020
Salty Saturday - The Lateral line Ep.3: The Hunt For Giant Kingfish

Salty Saturday - The Lateral line Ep.3: The Hunt For Giant Kingfish

Well, the title says it all really! Get settled in to follow the lads on another kingie mission, this time right up top in landbased paradise..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/23/2020
Techy Thursday - Two Handed Running Lines From Airflo

Techy Thursday - Two Handed Running Lines From Airflo

Last week we discussed the in’s and out’s of our 2020 two hand spey lines and this week we are backing it up (see what I did there) with an overview of our running line options..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/21/2020
The Manic Hog Of The Year Award is Complete!

The Manic Hog Of The Year Award is Complete!

And we have a winner of the first ever "Manic Hog Of The Year" award, drum roll please.......... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 05/20/2020
Team Tuesday - Getting the Monkey Off the Back

Team Tuesday - Getting the Monkey Off the Back

The last couple of months have put a lot of things into perspective for a great many people. Whether it’s discovering new things in your own backyard, having the time to learn something new or even just appreciating.... Read more

by Cameron Forsman on 05/19/2020