Braid or Mono

So, do I put braid or mono on my new spinning or multiplier reel?   It’s a constant topic of conversation I have with people, Braid or Mono? at the time of writing, im halfway through a switch on my penn surfblasters, One is 70lb spiderwire straight through, the...

Do Fish Learn to avoid Flies & Lures

  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...

Hideaway Lakes

Please note, fishing at these lakes has ceased   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...
How to Find Trout After a Flood or Run-off

How to Find Trout After a Flood or Run-off

How to Find Trout Waters receding after a flood, run-off or high water offer good fishing opportunities if you know where to look. How to Find Trout in these situations is an excellent skill to know. It is one of fly-fishing’s less than memorable experiences....