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LUNAR AC2 Hubless Fly Reel - LIFTOFF! 0

LUNAR hubless Fly Reel by Swift"The LUNAR is an adaptation from a previous Kaplun design - “The Highlander” an early one off bespoke Hubless design machined from Titanuim. McNeil saw this design on Kapluns Megoff website and immediately new what he wanted his fly reel to look like."
  • Carl McNeil

Fly Casting Accuracy - Get on Track 3

Fly Casting accuracyPractice so that you can pull this over head cast out of your bag of tricks whenever you need a super accurate straight line cast. This is not likely to be the cast that you use all day every day on the river, but if you need to be very accurate and present a fly in a tea cup - this is how you do it. And once you understand tracking and its cause and effect your “normal” cast will become more accurate too - and that’s a good thing.

Epic DH13 Two Handed Spey Rod Review 0

Spey rod reviewI’m going to go straight into it, best and funnest rod I’ve ever cast! Usually spey rods these days are geared up for the ever increasing popularity of shooting heads, not a bad thing by any means, but throw in some marketing regarding their versatility with all lines, then there’s usually a wolf at the door. The Epic was truly progressive / responsive. This rod threw effortless tight loops, and accurately placed casts, even at 130 ft. thanks to the quick tip recovery! Even lazy casts, dead straight!

More Pie - tips for fly casting weight 3

Fly Casting TipsCasting heavy bead-head nymphs and big cone-head streamers brings a unique set of casting challenges that can not only be frustrating, they can break rods, hook ears and cause plenty of tangles and knots. Here are a few simple pointers to help avoid busted rods, damaged pride and the inevitable macramé that results from these heavy weight tangles. 

Mocha! 0

Mocha 686

The ever popular Mocha 686 is back for a limited run.

One of our favourite flavours back for a very limited time on our 686 Studio Built Fly Rods and 686 Ready to Wrap Kits.  We have a small number available so be in quick!

Delicious!

  • Carl McNeil

Spey Day - Epic Two Handed Spey Rods, Spey Rod Blanks and Ready to Wrap™ Rod Kits 1

 

You've been asking and we've been listening. We're delighted to announce our new Two Handed Spey rods, Spey rod blanks and Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Kits™