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The Manic Guide To Spey - Part One: How To Set Up For Two Handed Fly Fishing

The Manic Guide To Spey - Part One: How To Set Up For Two Handed Fly Fishing

Welcome to the Manic Guide To Spey presented by Chris Dore. This is part one of a two part series in which our goal is to give you an understanding of the basics around spey / skagit gear and techniques while keeping it as simple as possible..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/28/2020
The New Lamson Litespeed M Saltwater Fly Reel

The New Lamson Litespeed M Saltwater Fly Reel

A new saltwater fly reel from Waterworks Lamson? 2020 is looking up!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/28/2020
Manic Monday - G4 Pro Jacket to the Rescue

Manic Monday - G4 Pro Jacket to the Rescue

The beautiful spring weather can make the hard weather days out in the field a distance memory. But the reality is, there will be a reminder sent in the form of a late season snowstorm.... Read more

by Matt Tripet on 10/26/2020
Techy Thursday - Early Season Casting Fixes

Techy Thursday - Early Season Casting Fixes

It’s about time for another round of fly casting fix - it’s and these are some that I’ve been seeing occurring regularly of late..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/22/2020
Pure Fly NZ Series 3 - Three Kings Kingfish

Pure Fly NZ Series 3 - Three Kings Kingfish

In this episode of Pure Fly NZ we see show regulars and big fish weapons, Jeff Forsee and Anto Hall, heading into just the type of territory that gets them really fired up..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/21/2020
Not All Heroes Wear Waders - An Opening Trip Recap

Not All Heroes Wear Waders - An Opening Trip Recap

Early season fly fishing questions. Waders or wet wading? Is it really czech nymphing if you can see the fish? One or two bottles of wine in the pack?.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/20/2020
How To Rig Up For The Tongariro Roll Cast

How To Rig Up For The Tongariro Roll Cast

Before you start the journey of learning the Tongariro Roll Cast it pays to have an understanding of some of the gear that will make the job that much easier for you as well as how to set it all up properly..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/19/2020
Friday Fly Day - How To Choose The Right Indicator Dry Fly

Friday Fly Day - How To Choose The Right Indicator Dry Fly

Yesterday we answered Toms question regarding dry dropper rigs, and today we are looking at suitable indicator dries, and what I look for in my indicators pattern..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/16/2020
Techy Thursday - Dry Dropper Advice

Techy Thursday - Dry Dropper Advice

In this week's Techy Thursday Chris Dore gives some how to advice on fly fishing with the dry and dropper rig.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/15/2020
The New Lamson Litespeed F Fly Reel

The New Lamson Litespeed F Fly Reel

The new evolution of the iconic Lamson Litespeed range of fly reels is here and we'd just like to say, welcome to the future..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/14/2020