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…

Wild and Untamed

Year after year, season after season, a desire to explore the wilderness beckons. Round the next bend, over the furthest hill. While somewhat content with the small windows of opportunity to fish, some missions require more consideration with a time-slot allocated in advance. Not necessarily miles away from human activity, but somewhere lesser-known or a…

A Tasmanian Mayfly

October is the time of year that sends many anglers into a fly fishing frenzy, as the mayfly emerges from its hibernation. Truth be known, I have witnessed mayfly still hatching in the depths of winter on small creeks, so I guess the exact timing could be attributed to complexities around geographical micro-climates, but generally…