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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
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
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
Techy Thursday - Five Tips For Fly Fishing In the Wind

Techy Thursday - Five Tips For Fly Fishing In the Wind

If there’s one word to describe our season in the South so far, it’s windy. With rivers issuing from the alps, it’s rare to fish a calm day and you can’t always get away from the wind. You often have to simply deal with it, especially during spring..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/08/2020
Pure Fly NZ Series 3 - Mike Kirkpatrick's Trophy Tips

Pure Fly NZ Series 3 - Mike Kirkpatrick's Trophy Tips

Have you been on the internet lately? Oh good, so you would have seen Mike Kirkpatrick just straight killing it, catching huge numbers of New Zealand trophy brown trout. It's been impossible to miss..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/07/2020
2020 National Pairs Championships 7th & 8th November

2020 National Pairs Championships 7th & 8th November

The very popular SFFNZ Pairs Championships is back for 2020 and is a great event to get involved with if you've ever been at all interested in competition fly fishing..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 10/06/2020
Techy Thursday - Early Season Fly Fishing Tips From The Experts

Techy Thursday - Early Season Fly Fishing Tips From The Experts

Its October. It’s our favourite time of the year once again as our brown trout rivers open and we all get an opportunity to run a fly through virgin water. While we have all been prepping and planning the past several weeks, we thought we would ask a few of our experts from around the country for their tips to help you achieve early season success..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 10/01/2020
Team Tuesday - Kiwi Nymphing Clinics With Rob Vaz & Johnny Gummer

Team Tuesday - Kiwi Nymphing Clinics With Rob Vaz & Johnny Gummer

These two shouldn't need any introduction but we'll give them one anyway. Rob Vaz and Johnny Gummer are fly fishing guides that have their roots in competition fishing success..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/29/2020