Posts in July 2019

Win Stuff Wednesday - Airflo SuperFlo TRC Fly Line

Win Stuff Wednesday - Airflo SuperFlo TRC Fly Line

Well the Tongariro is firing, stock has just arrived and the Sporting Life Winter Fly Fest is just around the corner so we figure it's just about the perfect time to give away a new Airflo SuperFlo TRC fly line..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 07/31/2019
Simon Taylor Reviews the Cobalt

Simon Taylor Reviews the Cobalt

When I got my hands on the newly released Waterworks – Lamson Cobalt 8 fly reel several months in preparation for a trip to CXI, I could tell it was an impressive bit of gear straight.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 07/31/2019
Team Tuesday - David Hemphill's Primal Zone Review

Team Tuesday - David Hemphill's Primal Zone Review

David Hemphill got his hot little hands on a Primal Zone 1002/4 recently and put it straight to the test. We think it's pretty exciting to have some of.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 07/30/2019
Airflo SuperFlo TRC Fly Line Tested By Andrew Harding

Airflo SuperFlo TRC Fly Line Tested By Andrew Harding

We've had Andrew Harding out and about doing what he does best and putting the SuperFlo TRC fly line through it's paces on the Tongariro, check out another very cool clip from the man himself and some feedback on the line..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 07/29/2019
Friday Fly Day - A Look Inside Kyle’s Fly Box

Friday Fly Day - A Look Inside Kyle’s Fly Box

Winter fishing is well underway now with reports coming through of some great fishing in the Central Plateau. If you haven’t already, now is the time to go through and organise your gear and making sure your flies are in order..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 07/26/2019
Techy Thursday - Cory Scott And His Simms Flyweight Wading Boots

Techy Thursday - Cory Scott And His Simms Flyweight Wading Boots

My current number one piece of Manic kit is the new Simms Flyweight boots..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/25/2019
Team Tuesday - Micah Adams Reviews The Simms Freestone Hip Pack

Team Tuesday - Micah Adams Reviews The Simms Freestone Hip Pack

After years of chopping and changing Micah Adams has found "the one". Check out his review of the Simms Freestone Hip Pack..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 07/23/2019
Friday Fly Day - Manic Flies To Crawl

Friday Fly Day - Manic Flies To Crawl

So, on yesterday’s Techy Thursday we discussed the benefits of slow intermediate fly lines for fishing only just subsurface, or for crawling nymphs across weed beds and through the shallows. Today we check out a couple of my favourite flies for retrieving on a ‘slow, slower, slowest’ style retrieve..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/19/2019
Mike Kirkpatrick - Rising Expectations

Mike Kirkpatrick - Rising Expectations

Seeing as we're right in the thick of winter right now it's as good of a time as any to transport ourselves back to the summer just been and go fishing with Mike Kirkpatrick and Brier Kelly for an hour or so..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 07/18/2019
Techy Thursday - How To Fish Slow Sinking Fly Lines

Techy Thursday - How To Fish Slow Sinking Fly Lines

One of the most underestimated fly lines out there is the slow intermediate, or ‘hover’ as they're often referred to..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/18/2019