Season Opener – 2016/17

After much anticipation, the doors of the new trout season are open to those willing to tangle with a wily Tasmanian brown trout. An unprecedented amount of rain has fallen in almost every corner of Australia’s fly-fishing capital, with some regions witnessing the wettest three months since records began. Some thirty-five bridges were either damaged…

Rise Fly Fishing Film Festival 2016

It’s on again, Nick Reygaert’s global roadshow of fully sick fly fishing madness is on tour and chucking hand-brakies at 30 cities and towns across Australia and New Zealand. Headlining the films this year is Nick’s own ‘Freaks of Nature’ – a film about the monsters that lurk within the famed Lago Strobel, more commonly…

Trailer Park!

Here’s a few trailers / clips that you should probably watch. Especially if you’re in Australia or New Zealand and your season is closed! King of the Flats Parallel Lines Patterns

2015/16 Season Highlights

Every season, things happen from a piscatorial perspective that kind of tickle my fancy. It might be a memorable fish, a new water, amazing wilderness, fishing with someone I’ve never fished with before, or even just a day on the water when someone falls over and eats shit. Either way, every mission offers something that…

Perspective

For the last few years, I had pretty much neglected a present from my wife; one of cheapest lenses Canon manufacture – a 50mm 1.8f lens costing a grand total of around $140 at the time. While it was cool at first, it was a little slow to auto-focus and just felt a little plastic…

The Holiday Hook-up

The typical holiday period in Australia is a time that many savour. Annual leave passes are banked up throughout the year and pennies are stashed away to save up for that relaxing getaway, trip of a lifetime or some well-needed family catch-up. While holiday-makers on the other side of the globe are donning their gloves…