The theme for our September fly tying competition was baitfish, with Scott’s ‘ B.R. Minnows’ whitebait pattern taking out top gong. It is a very functional fly, perfect for fishing subsurface with little or no retrieve. The body was innovative, blending EP Fibres and Orvis Ice dub, which was then stacked, packed and trimmed to form the…

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Jazz and Fly Fishing, the crowd favourite of last year’s Rise Fly Fishing Film Festival, have just released their first DVD. Featuring 9 episodes of Jazz and Fly Fishing themed stories, expect some quirky fly fishing, cool spring creeks, and smooth tunes. The only downside: the manditory Scandanavian sauna scene. Jazz and Fly Fishing is now available…

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In this newsletter:  ¨      RiverFly Wilderness Huts, Western Lakes – now open for bookings ¨      The Season Round-Up: Our Top 5 Fishing Locations for 2011/2012 ¨      Our Top Five Fly Fishing Products for 2011/2012 ¨      Fly Fishing Tips ¨      Patagonia Fly Fishing Gear, Coming to FlyShop 1864  RiverFly Wilderness Huts – check them out here …

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