Posts in July 2020

Friday Fly Day - The Visitors Cheat Sheet To The Tongariro

Friday Fly Day - The Visitors Cheat Sheet To The Tongariro

Recently I have been inundated by questions from first time visitors planning trips to the Central Plateau, wondering what kit they will need in this pretty unique fishery..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/31/2020
Techy Thursday - Why YOU need an Airflo Streamer Max

Techy Thursday - Why YOU need an Airflo Streamer Max

For pulling fish on streamers from deep, backcountry summertime pools, high flows or just swinging your favourite winter runs, sometimes your floating line just won’t cut it..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/30/2020
Team Tuesday - Chris Dore Casting Mechanics Clinic August 15th

Team Tuesday - Chris Dore Casting Mechanics Clinic August 15th

Attention North Islanders! Now is your chance to get some first hand tuition from Mr Lockdown Lessons himself, Chris Dore..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 07/28/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 4. Four Springs Lake

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 4. Four Springs Lake

Four Springs Lake is a purpose built trout fishery located approximately 40 kilometers west of Launceston. Due to being relatively close to major population centers, it is a popular fishery which can become busy. It is a medium sized water with excellent boat.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 07/27/2020
The New Simms GTS Bag Range

The New Simms GTS Bag Range

The Simms Fishing Products GTS bag range has landed and is the next step up in fly fishing travel luggage..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 07/27/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Bitchin' Coho for coloured up flows

Friday Fly Day - The Bitchin' Coho for coloured up flows

So we arrived at the river following a night of rain and snowfall way back in the catchment, and needless to say the river was sporting colour. With dull skies and fish of recent in a rather sullen mood, we decided to go flashy, and as mum always said if you’re going to go do something, don’t be shy..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/24/2020
The all new Simms Dockwear range is here!

The all new Simms Dockwear range is here!

Still packed full of the technical features we know and love from Simms, the Dockwear range of jackets, headwear, packs and bags is the ultimate in taking the street to the water and vice versa..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 07/23/2020
Techy Thursday - I Have Airflo Miracle Braid, Now What?

Techy Thursday - I Have Airflo Miracle Braid, Now What?

I have been asked a lot recently about which running lines I favour for winter swinging and in most instances my response is unequivocally Airflo Miracle Braid. More often than not however comes a follow up question a few days later asking how to put it all together, check this out.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/23/2020
Rob Vaz Czech Nymph Video Series

Rob Vaz Czech Nymph Video Series

The legend that is Rob Vaz of Robfish Fly Fishing Aotearoa has spent more than his fair share of time on the comp circuit getting his Czech nymphing techniques dialed..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 07/22/2020
Team Tuesday - Yoshi Faces His Nemesis

Team Tuesday - Yoshi Faces His Nemesis

Yoshi of H&F North Shore and the cold just don't get on, at all. If it's even just dipping below 15 degrees you'll find Yoshi rugged up in his Simms fleece and Midstream jacket muttering various expletives about the temperature.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 07/21/2020