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End of season nymphing

End of season nymphing
In this Autumn period we have had trips to the Tumut, Delatite and Goulburn.   The rivers showed us the fly fishing is much harder and the fly size...

Featured Product and Special Offer

Featured Product and Special Offer
Special offer on Miss Knobby X 
Perfect for summer fishing at the moment with grasshoppers abound.

New Zealand in November

New Zealand in November
We have just returned from ten days in a wet and soggy lush green Southland with grass up to our knees.   No matter, we found water to fish even th...

Swampy Plains Drift 2018

Swampy Plains Drift 2018
Just back from the Swampy Plains river

Jig Fly

Jig Fly
   We are excited to be able to bring you something new in nymph patterns.  This interesting hook pattern is now available in trout flies. The feat...

Five days in Tasmania

Five days in Tasmania
Its twenty five years since we visited Tasmania.   The trip had a purpose other than just fishing.   We went for a quick look at the Great Lake Tie...

Spring Fishing Upper Eildon Catchments

Spring Fishing Upper Eildon Catchments
Fishing on the Delitite using our Spring pack.   Feature flies: Black Copper John and Orange Stimulator

Looking to improve your fly fishing? Match the hatch

Looking to improve your fly fishing?    Match the hatch
Have you ever had a fish come up to your fly and look like he is going to eat it or
gives the fly a nudge with tip of his nose only to reject it? This is a classic event of the wrong size fly. An awareness of all insect shapes and size is important so as to match the hatch.

Ten best flies for trout fly fishing in Australia

Ten best flies for trout fly fishing in Australia

These are the best flies for trout fly fishing as proven over years of fly fishing in Australia and New Zealand.

  1. Bushy’s Emerger Dun.     
  2. Yellow Sally
  3. Royal Stimulator.