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Techy Thursday - Autumn Smelters

Techy Thursday - Autumn Smelters

See fish cruising but they won’t consider your dry or nymph? They probably have a larger, more plentiful food item on their mind. Freshwater galaxids are present in many, if not most cool, clean stillwaters and at certain times can produce some exhilarating.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/11/2019
Team Tuesday - Gareth Jones From Airflo And Friends

Team Tuesday - Gareth Jones From Airflo And Friends

Rene and Gareth hopped in the car and headed south where they caught up with a likely crew of Manic Mates along the way, all fisherman of high esteem themselves. Here's a BUNCH of photos from a gang of the fishiest humans out there..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 04/09/2019
Manic Monday - Goodbye Daylight Savings =(

Manic Monday - Goodbye Daylight Savings =(

And just like that it's all over. The days are chilly, Game of Thrones is back, firewood is stacked and we're all mentally getting prepared for the short days and long nights to come..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 04/08/2019
Simms Gore-Tex Wader Repair

Simms Gore-Tex Wader Repair

It's that time of the year, best pull out those waders and give them the once over thanks to this great wader repair video from Simms..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 04/08/2019
Salty Saturday - Sun Protection Accessories

Salty Saturday - Sun Protection Accessories

Skin Cancer, no one wants it. This is where the Simms Sun Protection range really is your best friend. Simms make such a large range of UPF 50 accessories, you are absolutely spoilt for choice. Let me give you a run down.... Read more

by Darren Asquith on 04/06/2019
Brisbane Tuna and Flathead on Fly

Brisbane Tuna and Flathead on Fly

The 2019 Brisbane Tuna and Flathead on Fly gets underway this weekend. A little different to last years event, the target species has expanded and will no doubt add to the excitement and tactics.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 04/05/2019
Friday Fly Day - Quentin Donnelly's top three Manic flies for Autumn

Friday Fly Day - Quentin Donnelly's top three Manic flies for Autumn

If you don’t know Quentin Donnelly then you’re likely to have a tidy, fully stocked fly box and no one to blame for returning home late from trips with your whisky swagger on..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/05/2019
Techy Thursday - Simms Midlayer Clothing

Techy Thursday - Simms Midlayer Clothing

Following a big autumn storm the temperatures usually plummet and we are now finding ourselves reaching for our warmer attire. The problem with choosing late season layers is that the mornings usually begin cold, often frosty before opening out into a pleasant, bluebird day..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/04/2019
Win Stuff Wednesday - Winners of the Simms T's & Hoodys!

Win Stuff Wednesday - Winners of the Simms T's & Hoodys!

Congrats to the crew that have won themselves some new Simms threads, we'll get this stuff out to you ASAP..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 04/03/2019
The 2019 Australia Fly Fishing Festival

The 2019 Australia Fly Fishing Festival

The Australia Fly Fishing Festival is back again for 2019. This year, our mate from up north, Clint Isaac will be there to discuss all things Scott and Primal. Clint owns and operates.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 04/03/2019