Fly Fishing for permit

10 Tips For Better Fly Fishing

Most fly anglers are constantly tying to better themselves. For many it’s catching more fish, bigger fish or perhaps landing a difficult or elusive species. For many fly fishing is just about gett...

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Graphite Fly Rods (Carbon Fibre) vs Fiberglass Fly Rods

If you are looking to get a picture of the differences between Graphite fly rods and Fiberglass fly rods, Joe Mahler has the lowdown. Of course, here in New Zealand we refer to these materials a li...

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7 Tips to Increase Your Fly Casting Distance

Add 10 feet to your fly cast - pronto! Somewhere along the line who hasn’t wanted to cast just a little further.  While this isn’t intended to be a lesson on all out distance casting

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10 Best Trout Flies For Fly Fishing Fresh Water

The reason they work so well is because of the way a trout’s brain works. These fly designs are based on the most important ‘triggers’ to a trout’s feeding response – a fly’s size, shape and postur...

Lefty's Loop for fly fishing

Fly Fishing Knots - Lefty's Loop

This knot was developed by the renowned angler Lefty Kreh with a focus on enhancing the natural movement of flies when fishing with a fly rod. A no-slip loop connection to streamers and nymphs al...

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Inherit the Wind - Tips for casting in windy conditions

Wind, in many great fishing destinations, is always a factor. While it can make fly casting challenging, the wind also has its advantages, such as being able to get closer to the fish without spook...