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Techy Thursday - Dodgy Weather & Fickle Fish

Techy Thursday - Dodgy Weather & Fickle Fish

This summer so far has been a strange one for me in the South. Fish feeding avidly one day and the next, we can hardly buy an eat. Some of the time its weather related - a cool or drizzly day following a string of hot, summery weather, and some of the time, who knows?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/31/2019
Techy Thursday - Tips for spotting fish

Techy Thursday - Tips for spotting fish

I don’t wait for clients to see the fish. I point out where the fish is, ask them if they see what I’m pointing at, and get them into position for the cast. If you mess around, you’ll be too late..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/10/2019
Techy Thursday - Judging Distance

Techy Thursday - Judging Distance

One of the things I see a lot with visiting anglers is the inability to correctly judge distance. Now we all know if we cast too far, we line the fish, or increase the chances of drag..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/03/2019
Friday Fly Day - Quill Klink

Friday Fly Day - Quill Klink

Looking for that subtle wee go-to this summer? Introducing the Quill Klink emerger..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/21/2018
Chris Dore on Fly Guides Chat podcast

Chris Dore on Fly Guides Chat podcast

Dore is back on the airwaves again, this time talking casting, presentation, cicadas and willow grubs..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/20/2018
Friday Fly Day - The Wicked Wulff

Friday Fly Day - The Wicked Wulff

Floating like a cork with an uber buggy silhouette, this new pocket pouncer from the Manic Fly Collection is sure to make a few fast water snouts appear. The Wicked Wulff is a full on floater that is designed to be seen, by both the angler, and the prey..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/14/2018
Techy Thursday - Headwinds on trout water

Techy Thursday - Headwinds on trout water

Dealing with a head wind is something we will all encounter on a regular basis as fly anglers. The reality is, most of the places a fly rod takes us are remote, exposed and not always tailored to perfect conditions..... Read more

by Matt Tripet on 12/13/2018
Techy Thursday - 5 Common Angling Errors

Techy Thursday - 5 Common Angling Errors

As a professional guide I get to share time with many anglers and experience many things, so here are some observations that could help your own personal fly fishing experience and reduce the tears..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/06/2018
Friday Fly Day - Killer Tasmanian Dries

Friday Fly Day - Killer Tasmanian Dries

Spring means the dry fly action really hots up on both rivers and lakes here in Tassie. A couple of patterns that I have been having a lot of success with lately are the Quill.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 11/30/2018
Friday Fly Day - Brendon Mortimore's picks for the Deep South

Friday Fly Day - Brendon Mortimore's picks for the Deep South

It’s been a moody season so far but with summer trying to rear its head our fly selection can be a little up in the air. We’ve asked Brendon from Invercargill Hunting & Fishing on his picks for the months ahead..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 11/23/2018