Gidday Justin, Welcome to the Pages. There are a few Oz lads on this site, most of us down here in Tassie, where we have no shortage of river applications. Like yourself I use the big sticks on still water as well and also out of boats for loch style fishing. There are also a few Kiwi's about that certainly know the ropes.
This is a good site with lots of freely given information and pretty good manners as well, which is nice. It's good to have another crew member posting from this side of the ball.
To EF... Mate , you know all those trout in NZ? They came from Tasmania in about 1870. The Fly Fishing World Championships are being held here in March 2019.... We have trout