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Winter lake fishing in Victoria

Winter lake fishing in Victoria
For those who don't fly fish lakes and only fish rivers you can well be missing out. Victoria's highland lakes are only an hour and a bit north wes...

Weipa 2024

Weipa 2024
The trip this year with Chad and Zoran did not disappoint with plenty of nice size fish.  Queen fish and Tuna the target fish and few Blues.  Overa...

Is Big Better?

Is Big Better?
Well is It? I would say no but I guess its irrelevant if it catches a trout.  How the subject came up, I was counting White Clousers for an up comi...

Black cicada

Black cicada
It seems like a life time ago when we developed this little gem for The Fly Shop and it has been the down fall of many a fish this Summer of 2024. ...

Flashback Cocky Bondhu

Flashback Cocky Bondhu
 This is a new sturdy well tied Cocky Bondhue and is a great improvement on the original.  Mick Hall get's it right again.  This is a hybrid of the...

Rain rain go away

Rain rain go away
The weather report said 40% chance of rain in the morning and they were right. The day brighten up with a 4lb Rainbow on a Red Copper John size 14....

Festive Season Ideas

Festive Season Ideas
We are back from New Zealand  - had a wonderful time.      Its now the gift giving time of year for fly fishermen.     How about one, or even, two ...

Just Letting you know

Just Letting you know
Nella and I will be in New Zealand from the 23rd of November to the 5th of December. The Fly Shop Australia will be temporally closed for orders fo...

Summer fly fishing 2023-2024

Summer fly fishing 2023-2024
We are all concerned now that El Nino has been declared.   How will the fishing be? At the time of writing this  Blog, October 26th,  it's still co...

In the loop with Nella

In the loop with Nella
Lake fishing is not our thing as you well know but we try. Here Nella is casting a #5 weight rod with a fifteen foot leader and two foot of tippet ...

New Fly

New Fly
So you want to be able to see it out there on lake sheen or the river riffle this will do the trick it's a bit like a dun or a hopper a more accura...

What to do on a Friday.

What to do on a Friday.
You could say it's a bit like sleeping standing up.  Midge fishing is a bit like that.   A beautiful weather day out is not to be sneezed at.