Posts by Chris Dore

Techy Thursday - Dore's 2020 Simms Fishing Winter Essentials

Techy Thursday - Dore's 2020 Simms Fishing Winter Essentials

Here comes another cold, wintry blast, just as the fish are kicking it up a notch. You could stay home this weekend I guess, or you could switch to your winter kit and #forgettheforecast safety and in comfort..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/04/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Last Hurrah

Friday Fly Day - The Last Hurrah

This is it folks, the final weekend of the Southern freshwater fishing season, and from all accounts the fishing around our lake tribs has been very good..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/29/2020
Techy Thursday - Airflo Skagit Sink Tips

Techy Thursday - Airflo Skagit Sink Tips

Over the past couple of weeks we have looked closely at skagit head offerings and running lines. Now we are delving into your skagit tip options, those sinky things that get your flies down where they are needed. Here are a few considerations....... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/28/2020
Techy Thursday - Two Handed Running Lines From Airflo

Techy Thursday - Two Handed Running Lines From Airflo

Last week we discussed the in’s and out’s of our 2020 two hand spey lines and this week we are backing it up (see what I did there) with an overview of our running line options..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/21/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Eggtruder, New For 2020

Friday Fly Day - The Eggtruder, New For 2020

We really like tying and fishing intruder style flies. The marriage of colours and materials chosen to catch the fish’s eye, and the movement we seek in our flies really bring out our creative side..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/15/2020
Techy Thursday - Airflo Two Handed Lines For Swinging In 2020

Techy Thursday - Airflo Two Handed Lines For Swinging In 2020

With winter upon us and lockdown ending, anglers are migrating to open waters in bigger numbers than the fish. After a couple of spey related posts of recent, I’ve fielded a few questions regarding two handed lines, so will run down our offerings and what they mean for you..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/14/2020
Friday Fly Day - Bloody Good Buggers You Need To Meet

Friday Fly Day - Bloody Good Buggers You Need To Meet

If you haven’t been hitting your local stillwaters then you really should do, right now. There are plenty of late season bows and some really good browns turning up in my neck of the woods..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/08/2020
Techy Thursday - The Loon Hook Hone

Techy Thursday - The Loon Hook Hone

While we are all looking forward to the upcoming winter ‘swing season’ and sorting through our streamer boxes, how many are ensuring their hook points are, er, well, on point?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/07/2020
Friday Fly Day - Hot Flies For Your Hot Box

Friday Fly Day - Hot Flies For Your Hot Box

So we have our Loon Hot Box to keep the flies of the moment ready at hand but what should we fill it with?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/01/2020
Techy Thursday - The Loon Hot Box

Techy Thursday - The Loon Hot Box

The Loon hot Box is possibly the next $15 you’re going to spend and one of the handiest items in your kit..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/30/2020