00 64 (0)27 641 4106

Manic Tackle Project

The enjoyable side of guiding is taking anglers on a journey, during the journey I make a plan that consists of 99% of decisions based upon experience and gut feeling and adaptation around the changeable. So, what changes often it is the need to match the river beats with on...
Read more

Fly Fishing Convert

January 22, 2020
Another successful round trip for new fly fishing convert Scott from Sydney. Putting in the effort with me to earn these great Central North Island fish. Well done Scott!!...
Read more

Keeping it local

January 12, 2020
The Waikato and Rotorua region has been experiencing some consistent heat bringing on dry fly fishing. As trout move into cooler water small cdc and elk hair caddis and rubber leg flies come into there own!! the results are outstanding.  As below Johnny catching a super...
Read more

Hawkes Bay Adventure!

November 1, 2019
Catching up with my buddy Andrew a newly local Waipawa angler we enjoyed some excellent sight fishing and action over the last few days on one of Hawkes Bays supreme rivers. Most rivers are still running high,  yet some tribs are holding good fish with clear water. ...
Read more

That Sinking Feeling…

September 30, 2019
Pre comp it was great to catch up with mate and energizer Queenstowns Chris Dore, expert guide and Manic Tackle Projects Promotions Ambassador. As we explored some fun lakes for a day in the Waikato Region pulling streamers. So much water to explore and not enough time!!...
Read more

Carp on the humongous fly

August 27, 2019
Bit of fun down at the local, spotting a few carp and this baby took the fly. Winter fishing away from the usual local spawning run in Taupo, at least is casting practice....
Read more


June 4, 2019

Crazy few days...the canals producing!

After a busy season on the water enjoying guiding clients into fish it was my turn. So, I grew up with cheesy shows like the Muppets "Pigs In Space" and the "Cannon Ball Run" yet I never thought to myself an adventure with local Hamiltonian angling mate Mark Etheridge would ...
Read more

Spring Creek Fun

March 22, 2019
A recent guided trip with Scottish angler Rob. Testing Manics Primal rod easy turning over small dries in this  picturesque spring creek surrounding...
Read more
Billy Thrupp in Action Euro Nymphing the Tongiriro...
Read more
Load more
Manic Tackle ProjectFly Fishing GuideFly Fishing New ZealandRotorua FishingSimms Fly Fishing#Manic Tackle ProjectNorth Island Fly Fishing GuideScottflyrodsRobfishnzWaikato Fly Fishing#flyfishing New Zealand#rotorua fishing#SimmsfishingNew ZealandTurangi#manicmatesFly CastingManic MatesNew Zealand Trout GuideRob VazRobfish Fly Fishing AotearoaTrout Fishing#turangiBrown Trout NZFly FishingguideslifenztroutappRainbow Trout NZrotorua trout guideWaikato Region#flytying#forgettheforecast#manictackleproject#scottflyrods@robfishnz@wildimages.coAiflo Fly Linesairflo fishingcatch and releaseChris Dorefishing new zealandPrimal Fly RodsSelf CareSight FishingSpawning Trout#Americanangler#aussieangler#aussienangler#australianangler#browntroutnz#coffeeguy#damselfishing#damselfly#flyfishnz#guideslife #turangi #newzealand #flyfishingnz #r#hawkesbay #hawkesbaynz #tukitukiriver #hawkesbay#liverpoolangler#loonoutdoors#newzealand#northisland#northislandflyfishing#rotorua#rotorua trout guide#sexyloops#Spawning Fish#Texanangler#timangelimedia#troutfishing#wildimages.coAdventure New ZealandAmazing BaitsAmerican flyfishermanauckand fly fishingAuckland AnglersAuckland anglers ClubAuckland Fly FishingaussieanglerBest Guide Fly Fishing NZBig FishbrowntroutCanal FishingCanalsCarp on flyclear drift floatsCOVID-19 FishingCrazy FishCreel Tackle HouseDouble X LineEuro NymphingFlyfishing GuideflytyingFrench NymphingHamilton AnglersHawkes Bayhttps://www.facebook.com/RushmerGuidingHunting and Fishing NZKiwi Nymphingkiyoshi nakagawalamson reelsLearn to Fly FishMental HealthNorth Island Trout GuideNZ Rainbow Troutnz trout appRaftfishingscottish anglerSFFNZSouth African AnglersTaupoTaupo Fly FishingTekapotroutfliesTuki TukiWellbeingWinter Fly Fishing Fest
Full post archive
Load more

This product has been added to your cart