Our name is changing- we will soon move to “Flick and Fly Journal”

Well, there has been much debate over the last year about changing our name and we have finally decided to go ahead with it… So we are sadly (or happily depending on which… Continue reading

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Tweed weekender

It was Nicks 30th not long ago. To celebrate last weekend a few of us headed out into the country to his families property in the Southern highlands. The objective was simple. Eat… Continue reading

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South Alligator River

I was looking through some photos the other day and it reminded me of a fun little trip the boys from Flick and Fly Journal had on the South Alligator River. I’d almost… Continue reading

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A cook on the wild side

As a fishing tourist, you don’t usually have the luxury of the creature comforts you are accustomed to back home. For example, having flown over to NZ recently to harass the resident populations… Continue reading

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Winter is coming

Winter is approaching. Hatches, willingly rising trout and wet wading are fading memories. The rivers close in a week or two to give the trout some space while they get frisky. The estuaries… Continue reading

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App review – Flylife flies

Just a quick post to review a free app, ‘Flylife Flies’. Released by the well-respected flylife magazine group, the app is available for free download through the app store. I downloaded the app… Continue reading

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Shop review – The Alpine Angler, Cooma

I stopped in here recently en route to a flyfishing trip in the mountains. On entering, I was impressed by the uncluttered layout and light and airy space. I was greeted by two… Continue reading

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Tackle review: Scott A4 four weight fly rod

Well, I’ve almost had my Scott A4 four weight (854/4) for a year now and I have grown incredibly attached to her so this wont be the most objective review out there. She… Continue reading

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I finally bought a net…

When I started fly fishing a little over a year ago, a net was really just a┬áhypothetical┬áneed. It wasn’t like I was catching fish, so why lug around half a kilo of extra… Continue reading

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Fishing mojo

As Hamish mentioned in the post ‘A few days trout fishing around Khancoban‘, I had a pretty tough time as far as the fishing was concerned. Don’t get me wrong – it was… Continue reading

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