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Little Pine logoon
Amongst the best known of Australian fly fishing destinations Little Pine lagoon was created when the Little Pine River was dammed to facilitate water being diverted water down the Monpeelyata Canal to nearby Lake Echo. Little Pine lagoon is a shallo...
Straggle fritz bugger
'I switched to a slime line and put a Black Straggle Fritz Taddy on the point, kept the Damsel on the dropper and, due to the weed, discarded the top dropper completely. At the end of one retrieve I had a cracking take on the hang and bullied a near ...
Leaders – #6 weight outfits for trout
There is so much written about how to set up your leaders when trout fishing that if you try to follow it all, particularly if your a newcomer to fly fishing, you can be forgiven if your a little confused. When it all boils down it doesn’t have...
Buckenderra Arm – Lake Eucumbene
If you don't have access to a boat Buckenderra is still a good location because there is around 5 kilometers of shore accessible from the holiday village. Finally the key reason I like the Buckenderra arm is that its area holds good mixture of fishin...
Loch style – fast sink lines for ‘deep sulking or feeding trout’
Loch style fly fishing is fly fishing over the lee side of a boat with the wind at your back with the boat side onto the wind, using a system incorporating one or a number of flies. It is a technique that is well suited to individual or teams of flie...
Loch style – the basics
I was introduced to loch style fly fishing when I became involved in competition fly fishing through Fly Fish Australia and i now regard it as one of my preferred fly fishing techniques and certainly a way of targeting fish that I was not previously ...
Loch style – static and slow retieve fly fishing
The technique is best fished from a boat but of course can be fish from the bank , and in both case you need to shorten or lengthen your distances depending on water depths....
Loch style – all pumped up / booby pumping
There is nothing new about "Booby Pumping". English fly fishers have been doing it for years and for a time it was considered so successful in some impoundments that it was banned. I have been fishing boobies for quite a few years and booby pumping h...
Bearded booby
One of the best search flies in slow moving or still deeper water using a sinking line ia a booby. As an alternative Boobies can also be fished as a semi-dry fly on the surface. ...
TBH stonefly
Stoneflies thrive in the rubble of cold well oxygenated rivers & streams. They are an available food source throughout the season and fish may feed on them to the exclusion of all other food sources particularly during hatches. The nymphs crawl a...

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