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  • Australia fly fishing festival posters 5 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Australia Fly Fishing Festival 2018

    A few months ago, good friend Juan Luis Del Carmen called me about an idea to reinvigorate fly fishing in Australia. The idea was to start (even if a small start) a fly fishing get together or festival here in Sydney to bring together like-minded folk in the fly fishing scene and those keen to learn more, expand or share their knowledge. The first event will be held on the 24th Feb at the Rowers Club on the Nepean River with activities starting at 9am. We think it’s a great idea and here’s 5 reasons why you should think about attending if you are in the area: I, for one, […]

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  • ScientificFlys Toothy Whistler Welcome Scientific Fly

    In early December 2017, we announced and welcomed our new product partners - ScientificFly - into the Tackle Safari family. ScientificFly are the largest distributor of flies in South Africa and are proud owners of SciFlies, Grip Hooks, Grip Components and Grip Tying Materials. They have grown to supply quality products worldwide and now have a presence here in Australia. Their products are developed with a huge amount of passion and many years of fishing, guiding, product research and development experience. ScientificFly's hooks, components and materials are manufactured using the highest quality raw fly tying materials with extreme precision in the hands of very experienced fly tiers. The result is […] Continue Reading
  • Tackle Safari Founder fly fishing the Zambezi river Introducing The Tackle Safari Blog

    Welcome to the new Tackle Safari website and our new Blog called "The Backcast". We're happy you dropped by! It has been an amazing journey so far and the Xplorer Fly Fishing products have really made their positive mark on the fly fishing scene here in Australia. (we knew the products would).. The fly fishing resurgence in this amazing country, especially with regards to saltwater fly fishing, is well and truly on the rise. We are seeing more and more of the younger fishing demographic taking on the magic wand, and older folk too who are seeking a new challenge with their fishing past-time, and lets face it,  fly fishing certainly fills […] Continue Reading