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Christmas Countdown Day #12 - Hatch Finatic Gen 2 Bluewater

Christmas Countdown Day #12 - Hatch Finatic Gen 2 Bluewater

One of these would make a hell of a Christmas present for any fisho, let alone this very cool limited edition Bluewater colourway. Snap one up while they’re still around..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/12/2018
Team Tuesday - Ben & Connor's quick hit out

Team Tuesday - Ben & Connor's quick hit out

Manic's operations, logistics and warehousing dream team, Ben and Connor snuck off to a central north island favourite for a quick car camping hit out last weekend..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/11/2018
Christmas Countdown Day #11 - Simms Solarflex Hoodies

Christmas Countdown Day #11 - Simms Solarflex Hoodies

Fresh off the boat and ready to protect you from the harmful sun this summer is the Simms Solarflex hoody..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/11/2018
Christmas Countdown Day #10 - New Simms Freestone Pack Range

Christmas Countdown Day #10 - New Simms Freestone Pack Range

Gearing up for a day or two of fly fishing has always been a complex matter depending on what sort of pack system you have at your disposal and the style of fishing you're undertaking..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/10/2018
Christmas Countdown Day #9 - Simms Downshore Flip

Christmas Countdown Day #9 - Simms Downshore Flip

Finally I think we're getting a taste of summer! So it's time to throw off those closed toe shoes with reckless abandon and get your little piggies on their way to market with the Simms Downshore Flip..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/09/2018
Sunday Share - Chasing Dinosaurs

Sunday Share - Chasing Dinosaurs

There is a rule of thumb in the NT when picking a particular waterway to target Togas and that is “Any waterway west of the Stuart Highway doesn’t hold Saratoga” and this rings true with the exception of Manton dam which holds some fairly hefty specimens. They are carnivorous opportunistic predators, with excellent eyesight, a large.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 12/09/2018
Christmas Countdown Day #8 - Simms G4 Pro Shift Back Pack

Christmas Countdown Day #8 - Simms G4 Pro Shift Back Pack

So the special fisherman in your life has dropped a subtle hint that they really need a new fishing pack for summer, but they also need and new hip pack too!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/08/2018
Christmas Countdown Day #7 - Loon Fly Tying Tools

Christmas Countdown Day #7 - Loon Fly Tying Tools

Loon fly tying tools are the perfect stocking stuffer for someone who loves to spend time at the vice..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/07/2018
Friday Fly Day - The Low Blow

Friday Fly Day - The Low Blow

Not a fan of edge water dries that ride high on the surface? Chances are, that trout isn’t either..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/07/2018
Christmas Countdown Day #6 - Scott Meridian Fly Rod

Christmas Countdown Day #6 - Scott Meridian Fly Rod

When you buy someone a Scott Meridian saltwater fly rod for Christmas you're not just getting them a beautiful fly fishing tool, you're also giving them the gift of a lifetime of experiences..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/06/2018