Reading the Water

Stream reading is a vital skill for prospecting, but you should approach a day of fishing with the philosophy that not all places in a stream hold trout, and others that may hold trout cannot be blind-fished easily. SOME WATER that is easily fished during a hatch is...

Switch Line Guide.

So a lot of people are asking me about Scandi, Skagit, Spey & Switch Lines, I thought i’d put together this page with tips, info, reviews and content blatantly stolen from other websites to help us all understand a little more about what exactly all this is...

Do Fish Learn to avoid Flies & Lures

  Neil Wagener wrote an article in NZ Fisher #50. The basic premise of this article is that fish become conditioned to lures the more they see them and if they are hooked, landed and released during this process then the negative association is reinforced. The...

Hideaway Lakes

2001 was an important year, we confirmed our first case of foot and mouth, we rejected the Niece treaty, and I left home for the first time to spread the wings. I didnt go far mind you, 30 odd miles south, to Co Kilkenny, Thomastown to be precise, Mount Juliet, to be...