Posts in How To's

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
Manic Monday - Spring has Sprung on the Sweetwater

Manic Monday - Spring has Sprung on the Sweetwater

September is always a great time to be on the water in sunny Queensland, but what do you do on those days when the wind is howling or the tides aren’t quite right?.... Read more

by Josh Power on 09/28/2020
Manic Monday - Early Season Report: Tasmania

Manic Monday - Early Season Report: Tasmania

The Tasmanian trout season got underway to a good start, with enthusiastic anglers braving cold conditions finding some nice fish. After the interrupted end to last season due to restrictions created by the.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 09/21/2020
Intake Now Open For Salt Fly School Term 2

Intake Now Open For Salt Fly School Term 2

Too slow to pull the trigger on the first Salt Fly School? Here's your chance at redemption..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 09/16/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 11. Nineteen Lagoons

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 11. Nineteen Lagoons

The Nineteen Lagoons are a network of small lakes and lagoons accessed from the Lake Augusta road. The area receives a lot of attention from anglers, and is the ‘gateway’ to the Western Lakes.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 09/14/2020
Techy Thursday - Pre Season Casting Drills

Techy Thursday - Pre Season Casting Drills

Only twenty days as I write until opening and the fly boxes are full. A new Airflo SuperFlo Presentation line has been spooled and the Simms Freestone sling pack is as organised as it will be for the next several months..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 09/10/2020