Posts in Manic Fly Collection

Friday Fly Day - The Eggtruder, New For 2020

Friday Fly Day - The Eggtruder, New For 2020

We really like tying and fishing intruder style flies. The marriage of colours and materials chosen to catch the fish’s eye, and the movement we seek in our flies really bring out our creative side..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/15/2020
Friday Fly Day - Hot Flies For Your Hot Box

Friday Fly Day - Hot Flies For Your Hot Box

So we have our Loon Hot Box to keep the flies of the moment ready at hand but what should we fill it with?.... Read more

by Chris Dore on 05/01/2020
Friday Fly Day - Dark & Deadly

Friday Fly Day - Dark & Deadly

Chris Dore fields a few more questions from Facebook about the in's and out's of some of his fly tying considerations..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/10/2020
Rod & Reel Fly Tying Competition

Rod & Reel Fly Tying Competition

Alright team, time to hit the vice and get involved! The great humans at Rod & Reel have created a super fun fly tying comp for you to pass some time and get the creative juices flowing..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 04/08/2020
Friday Fly Day - It's Not All About Weight

Friday Fly Day - It's Not All About Weight

Light flies move about better and more naturally in tricky currents, obviously have benefits in slower or shallower water and are just the ticket when fish are feeding high in the water column..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 04/03/2020
Friday Fly Day - Modifying Your Flies

Friday Fly Day - Modifying Your Flies

Today’s Friday Fly Day was inspired by an online conversation I had recently about modifying your flies when on the water, or simply fishing them differently to get the eat..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/27/2020
Friday Fly Day - New Autumn Favourites Created By Kyle Adams

Friday Fly Day - New Autumn Favourites Created By Kyle Adams

New from Kyle this Autumn are a bunch of awesome mayfly focused patterns and now’s certainly time to be fishing them..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/13/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Late Summer Switch Out

Friday Fly Day - The Late Summer Switch Out

With summer now winding down the fish will still be looking up to a range of terrestrials, but chances are they’ve seen far too many blowfly humpies and classic cicadas..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 03/06/2020
Friday Fly Day - Sporting Life's Neil Cunnington

Friday Fly Day - Sporting Life's Neil Cunnington

She’s been a stunner of a summer so far in the north with some stunning fish being reported around the scene. With many anglers finally getting the chance to pick up a fly rod we asked our buddy Neil from Sporting life Turangi what they should be tying on around the central rivers..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/28/2020
Friday Fly Day - Flat Back Cicada

Friday Fly Day - Flat Back Cicada

New for the belated summer season is the Flat Back Cicada from the Manic Fly Collection..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 02/21/2020