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AFF // LOOP Ultimate NZ Giveaway

Ever wanted to fish New Zealand but always short on knowledge of the fishery, logistics, funds or motivation? Well now is your chance! Our mate Joshua Hutchins of Aussie Fly Fisher in conjunction with LOOP Australia and New Zealand is giving away an amazing trip of a lifetime worth over $5,000 which includes; flights, transfers,…

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Bucknasty Browns

You have to watch the latest clip by the team at Montana Wild – It’s so crisp! Last June, the Montana Wild crew was thirsty for some fly fishing. Black bear season was over but spring run-off most certainly was not, leaving few options for clear waters around Missoula. Zack, Travis and Sam decided to…

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Place Your Bets

I didn’t place a bet on the Melbourne Cup this year as I have never been a gambler. Or so I thought…….it got me thinking that every time I choose to venture out looking for that ultimate day out the Western Lakes, it really is a calculated risk. Not too dissimilar to putting your hard-earned…

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A Breath of Fresh Air

It’s extraordinary to think there are people out there who are yet to discover a passion, something to sink their teeth into and to evoke a sensation of desire. Who are unable to even contemplate enjoyment to a level that most of us take for granted. Depression, it seems, has the ability to push everyday…

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Artist Interview – Derek DeYoung

If you have never heard of Derek DeYoung or seen his work within the greater fly-fishing community in recent years, then you probably don’t have the internet, or read magazines, or buy fly fishing gear or you may not have any actual eyes or ears! He has collaborated with Simms Fishing Products, Abel Reels and…

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Moody Mornings

Sometimes, despite your most honest attempts and optimism, the mission isn’t always a success. Well, not a success in terms of catching fish anyway. Such was the case last weekend at Little Pine Lagoon in Tasmania’s highlands. The weather was moody, we were a little sleepy and it seems that the fish decided have a…