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VIDEO – SKILFUL SIDE CASTING

Video: Paul Smith                 Lead image: Henry Gilbey (https://www.henry-gilbey.com/) This 40 second video shows the power and finesse that can be achieved when side casting lures correctly. Check out how close the lure goes to the hull of the moored boat in the last sequence. The billowing of the shirt sleeve shows how windy it was. It is at technique worth mastering, especially for use in … Continue reading VIDEO – SKILFUL SIDE CASTING

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VIDEO – BERLEY TRAIL MAGIC

Video: Paul Smith                   Lead Image: Stuff.co.nz Check out this cool little underwater clip showing the amazing amount of fish activity in a well constructed berley trail. Myriads of small bait fish, piper and even a stingray all enjoying the bounty. It concludes with a small snapper getting hooked, played and landed by a salt water fly fisherman.       Continue reading VIDEO – BERLEY TRAIL MAGIC

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VIDEO SHOWING SNAPPER SLEEPING

Research undertaken by NIWA scientists, Dr Mark Morrison and Dr Glen Carbines, using towed underwater cameras has clearly shown that some snapper sleep at night. Check out the video below and see how some of the snapper barely move until they are almost hit by the camera. A fascinating insight into snapper behaviour. Continue reading VIDEO SHOWING SNAPPER SLEEPING

TYING THE KRILL CLOUSER

The Krill Clouser is one of my all time favourite flats flies. Deadly on snapper, kahawai and trevally. I’ve even caught two stargazers on the pattern. This one minute video, entitled Flying Tying, shows the krill Clouser being tied at high speed. Ideal for those urban professionals with ADHD:- https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cvv33FX8CEQ This is the same fly tied at normal speed. This is designed for those with … Continue reading TYING THE KRILL CLOUSER