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Manic Monday - Fast Isn't Always Best: The Scott G-Series Review

Manic Monday - Fast Isn't Always Best: The Scott G-Series Review

With all the fuss over fast fly rods these days, apprehensive would be an accurate description of how I was feeling when I started yearning for something a little slower than the fast five I was using. Don’t get me wrong.... Read more

by Thomas Clancy on 11/16/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Brown Beetles Are Here

Friday Fly Day - The Brown Beetles Are Here

It’s that time of year again when our grassland waters come alive with the first of the terrestrial action. Yes, its Brown Beetle time!.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/13/2020
Techy Thursday - Three Tips For Fly Fishing In Low Water

Techy Thursday - Three Tips For Fly Fishing In Low Water

Today I guided Blue and Clive onto a headwater stream a million miles back into the hills only to arrive and find it well below normal flows. Gin clear and a still, blue top day. Boy, things were going to be challenging....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/12/2020
2020 National Pairs Championships Report

2020 National Pairs Championships Report

30 anglers have battled it out over two days of friendly competition in Sport Fly Fishing New Zealand’s (SFFNZ) annual flagship event, the National Pairs tournament..... Read more

by Guest Blogger on 11/10/2020
Pure Fly NZ Series 3 - Mackenzie Mayhem

Pure Fly NZ Series 3 - Mackenzie Mayhem

The duo of Jeff Forsee and Ronan Creane, Pure Fly NZ regulars, take a late season foray to these spectacular waters..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 11/02/2020
Techy Thursday - How To Net That Fish

Techy Thursday - How To Net That Fish

That crucial moment, getting that fish into the net. So much hard work has been put in to get to this moment, from the early planning stages pouring over maps, the new gear, the travel, cast, hook set and strenuous battle. Now’s not the time to fluff it up....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/29/2020
The Manic Guide To Spey - Part One: How To Set Up For Two Handed Fly Fishing

The Manic Guide To Spey - Part One: How To Set Up For Two Handed Fly Fishing

Welcome to the Manic Guide To Spey presented by Chris Dore. This is part one of a two part series in which our goal is to give you an understanding of the basics around spey / skagit gear and techniques while keeping it as simple as possible..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/28/2020
The New Lamson Litespeed M Saltwater Fly Reel

The New Lamson Litespeed M Saltwater Fly Reel

A new saltwater fly reel from Waterworks Lamson? 2020 is looking up!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/28/2020
Manic Monday - G4 Pro Jacket to the Rescue

Manic Monday - G4 Pro Jacket to the Rescue

The beautiful spring weather can make the hard weather days out in the field a distance memory. But the reality is, there will be a reminder sent in the form of a late season snowstorm.... Read more

by Matt Tripet on 10/26/2020
Techy Thursday - Early Season Casting Fixes

Techy Thursday - Early Season Casting Fixes

It’s about time for another round of fly casting fix - it’s and these are some that I’ve been seeing occurring regularly of late..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/22/2020