Posts by Chris Dore

Techy Thursday - Indicator Thoughts

Techy Thursday - Indicator Thoughts

Many anglers rely far too much on the indicator dipping before lifting the rod. Remember, especially when there’s a greater distance between your fly and indicator that by the time your fluff moves, the fish has probably already had that fly in its mouth for quite some time.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/31/2019
Friday Fly Day - Micah Adams Weighs In

Friday Fly Day - Micah Adams Weighs In

So with a lot of crummy weather around at present and less than pleasant temperatures, we asked our brother from another Aussie mother, Micah Adams, for his picks of what will keep the kiwi fish biting, and our anglers smiling..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/25/2019
Techy Thursday - Tim Talks Stillwater Secrets

Techy Thursday - Tim Talks Stillwater Secrets

Tim Anderson drops his knowledge on his prep for the upcoming World Fly Fishing Champs in Tasmania. Sit back, grab a pen and take notes..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/24/2019
Friday Fly Day - Hunting and Fishing Queenstown’s Top Picks

Friday Fly Day - Hunting and Fishing Queenstown’s Top Picks

So October has gotten off to a ripping start for most, with fish in most areas showing the condition of trout that have wintered very, very well..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/18/2019
Techy Thursday - Fly Fishing Gear I’m Rolling For 2019

Techy Thursday - Fly Fishing Gear I’m Rolling For 2019

The season is all on and with plenty of river time under my belt already, it’s time to let you know what new kit I’m running this October..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/17/2019
Friday Fly Day - Two Bit Hooker

Friday Fly Day - Two Bit Hooker

The Two Bit Hooker is our new go-to this season for the choosiest of both browns and bows. With a stunningly sleek profile packing a robust hook, a wink of flash and a very shapely taper, when all else fails the TBH will guarantee you some good, sweet lovin’..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/11/2019
Techy Thursday - Hannah's Early Season Organisational Tips

Techy Thursday - Hannah's Early Season Organisational Tips

We asked our mate, Hannah Clement on her top tips for getting things sorted this fishing season.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/10/2019
Friday Fly Day - Jig Duracell Brown

Friday Fly Day - Jig Duracell Brown

The Jig Duracell Brown is a euro style nymph tied on a curved, barbless hook with a point designed to penetrate easily under the slightest of tension..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/04/2019
Friday Fly Day - Early Season Part Deux, the Dries

Friday Fly Day - Early Season Part Deux, the Dries

Trout rise happily in October too, so don’t just rely on a fully stocked nymph box. As temperatures rise throughout the cooler, October mornings water temps on streams can rise considerably, and by lunchtime you can often find yourself amongst a pretty nice hatch..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/27/2019
Friday Fly Day - October's Coming

Friday Fly Day - October's Coming

Over the next few weeks we will give you the low down on my early season considerations and how the Manic Fly Collection can take the stress out of pre-season cramming..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/13/2019