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Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 8. Bronte Lagoon

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 8. Bronte Lagoon

Located geographically at the centre of Tasmania, Bronte lagoon is medium sized hydro-electric storage set in native bush with extensive areas of tussock margin. The lagoon is located within a 10 minute drive of.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 08/24/2020
Techy Thursday - Give That Indicator Some Love

Techy Thursday - Give That Indicator Some Love

There is a world of difference between the larger, denser, clip on indicators regularly employed on the Tongariro and the sparse, fingernail sized whisps we employ stealthily in the deep south, and the maintenance requirements of both..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 08/20/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 7. Brumbys Creek

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 7. Brumbys Creek

Brumbys Creek is a tailrace fishery located 40 minutes south of Launceston, near Cressy in northern Tasmania. Fed by water released from the Great Lake, Brumbys is a mixture of flowing and broad-waters.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 08/17/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 6. Great Lake

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 6. Great Lake

Large, exposed and set in a barren landscape the Great Lake is biggest water in Tasmania’s Central Highlands. The lake is a major hydro-electric storage and suffers from large water draw-downs each summer, but unlike many other.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 08/10/2020
Techy Thursday - Thoughts On Low Winter Flows

Techy Thursday - Thoughts On Low Winter Flows

Chris Dore gives us five tips for low water, winter fly fishing conditions..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 08/06/2020
The Manic Guide To Fly Fishing In Taupo - The Tauranga Taupo River

The Manic Guide To Fly Fishing In Taupo - The Tauranga Taupo River

In part two of our Guide To Taupo we check in on the fly fishing opportunities the Tauranga Taupo river has on offer..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 08/05/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 5. The Mersey River

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 5. The Mersey River

The Mersey River is a wonderful fishery located in northwest Tasmania. Beginning life at Lake Meston, the river flows 147 kilometers before entering Bass Straight in Devonport.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 08/03/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Visitors Cheat Sheet To The Tongariro

Friday Fly Day - The Visitors Cheat Sheet To The Tongariro

Recently I have been inundated by questions from first time visitors planning trips to the Central Plateau, wondering what kit they will need in this pretty unique fishery..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/31/2020
Techy Thursday - Why YOU need an Airflo Streamer Max

Techy Thursday - Why YOU need an Airflo Streamer Max

For pulling fish on streamers from deep, backcountry summertime pools, high flows or just swinging your favourite winter runs, sometimes your floating line just won’t cut it..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 07/30/2020
Team Tuesday - Chris Dore Casting Mechanics Clinic August 15th

Team Tuesday - Chris Dore Casting Mechanics Clinic August 15th

Attention North Islanders! Now is your chance to get some first hand tuition from Mr Lockdown Lessons himself, Chris Dore..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 07/28/2020