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Why do you fly fish?


We want to know what makes you tick! Tell us why you fly fish.

Everyone who responds will go into the draw to win a Hunters Element Prime Winter Base Layer – This would be perfect for your winter fishing!

17 responses

  1. Hi Guys,

    Thank you for all your replies. Great to know your thoughts.

    Congratulations to Adam for winning the draw.

    Keep up the fishing.

    Cheers,
    Rob

    April 24, 2012 at 8:34 pm

  2. I fly fish to center my soul.

    April 20, 2012 at 4:08 pm

  3. Peace and quiet usually. Getting back to nature and the thrill of the chase

    April 20, 2012 at 3:13 pm

  4. Mike

    I fly fish because I love to fly fish. It is that simple.
    Sure it takes me to some wonderfull places, but I could just spin fish in the same places if I wanted to. The asthetics are part of it but really it just boils down to I fly fish because I love to fly fish.

    April 20, 2012 at 8:48 am

  5. stanley6

    I enjoy the places it takes you to an the desire to want to fish new waters. The taste of a cold beer after a big day walking a river.

    April 19, 2012 at 8:43 pm

  6. Damian

    I fish because I enjoy the time out from a busy life, the time with my friend Joe, the challenge and I love the N.Z landscape.

    April 19, 2012 at 7:23 pm

  7. Rick Armstrong

    Crouching low on the shore of one of Tasmania’s crystal clear Western Lakes I polaroid a gorgeous brown of around 3lb. The trout cruises without a care in the world as he approaches my dun. I can read his mind “will I or won’t I?”, then like slow motion the mouth opens and your fly is sucked down!……..This is why I Fly Fish!

    April 19, 2012 at 7:11 pm

  8. adam

    it’s the best thing since sliced breed.
    success is measured in how much time fun and enjoy meant one gets wolst fishing/ hunting. especially on the fly.
    it’s at lest one good thing about nz to look froward to doing. ect !

    April 19, 2012 at 6:24 pm

  9. Evander de Groot

    That moment when a dark shape comes up from the bottom of the pool and gently takes your dry fly. That is what fly fishing is about.

    April 19, 2012 at 5:13 pm

  10. Daren Gamble

    I fish therefore I am.

    Seriously I fish with good mates and I enjoy nothing more than that split second when the rod loads on the lift and you know that 40 minutes of stalking has paid dividends

    Daren

    April 19, 2012 at 3:34 pm

  11. dundee

    I enjoy the peacefulness at the river using a fly when the goings tuff on the spinners.
    Also like the look of the big streamers.

    April 19, 2012 at 12:56 pm

  12. DT

    It’s far more involved than any other kind of fishing. Fly selection, reading the fish and conditions – it’s more of an experience, casting alone is an art form which can always be improved. It’s also an awesome way to experience what we are so lucky to have in New Zealand.

    April 19, 2012 at 12:39 pm

  13. Dylan Robinson

    For me it is the ultimate summary to wing shooting and hunting to get the materials, then tying the flies to catch a fish. All in amazing environments and all providing great memories. It is the feeling oh having a living, breathing creature on the end of the line that actually has a fighting chance against me and my gear, and the satisfaction that the fish has chosen my small fly out of the many living creatures in the water.

    April 19, 2012 at 12:26 pm

  14. brian morton

    its very relaxing and also challenging at the same time

    April 19, 2012 at 12:03 pm

  15. nzrio

    I fish because it keeps me sane.

    April 19, 2012 at 12:00 pm

  16. Steve Forsman

    For the closeness to nature you feel in a flyfishing environment. It is a very intimate way of fishing.

    April 19, 2012 at 11:54 am

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