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The much anticipated Scott Sector saltwater fly rod is here

The much anticipated Scott Sector saltwater fly rod is here

If the devil is in the detail then buckle up buckeroo because we’re on the highway to hell. The new Scott Fly Rod Company Sector saltwater fly rod has just landed..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 08/08/2019
Win Stuff Wednesday - Airflo SuperFlo TRC Fly Line winner!

Win Stuff Wednesday - Airflo SuperFlo TRC Fly Line winner!

Congrats to Dean Andrew, winner of the new Airflo SuperFlo TRC fly line from last week's Win Stuff Wednesday. Have fun with that one mate!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 08/07/2019
Team Tuesday - Adam Priest

Team Tuesday - Adam Priest

Manic mate and father of two, Mr Adam Priest has recently been in touch with some pictures of his past guiding season. More recently he has taken a break from guiding and has been enjoying some fishing himself on the Central Plateau..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 08/06/2019
Friday Fly Day - Turangi Top 3 (x2)

Friday Fly Day - Turangi Top 3 (x2)

We've asked Gizzys fishiest duo, Connor Andrew and Shelen Scout Boyes for their top three flies tor hitting Turangi in August..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 08/02/2019
Techy Thursday - Johnny Gummer, Going Through The Motions

Techy Thursday - Johnny Gummer, Going Through The Motions

With the World Fly Fishing Champs in Tasmania kicking off at the end of November we've been lucky enough to get access to the NZ Team members fishy brains for a few Techy Thursdays. First up, Mr Johnny Gummer and how to get yourself out of those mental ruts..... Read more

by John Gummer on 08/01/2019
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