|Author:||Fish & Game NZ|
|Series:||The Fish and Game New Zealand Collection|
This book calls on the expertise of three of the best flytyers in the world - Ngongotaha's Hugh McDowell, Turangi's Peter Church and Murchison's Peter Carty. This intrepid trio have combined regularly to produce a regular Master of Flytying column in the Fish and Game New Zealand magazine. They present the background, materia... read more
In Pursuit of Trout includes chaptersd about casting, nymphing, downstreaming, dry fly fishing, rivermouth fishing, stalking stillwaters, boat fishing, and even looks at the social behaviour of trout, as well as the facts and myths surrounding catch and release.
A celebration of flyfishing in New Zealand. Zane Mirfin - fishing guide, author and award-winning photographer has captured the esence of what makes flyfishing in New Zealand unique and special. Over 100 remarkable images reveal the frama, splendour, and excitement that is flyfishing in New Zealand.
Land-based fishing in remote, difficult-to-access parts of New Zealand is challenging but, back in his student days, it got Andy Macleod hooked and he hasn't looked back since. He and his fishing mates travel to places as far from civilisation as they can get in pursuit of their target species. Lively, entertaining and inform... read more
Daryl Crimp is New Zealand's foremost fishinghumorist and cartoonist. Since his humour column first graced the pages of New Zealand Fishing News in the early 1990s, Crimpy has been regularly injecting liberal dose of mirth and mayhem into the lives of yound and old alike. This is not an autobiography, but a slice of life's magic moments.
This fine, funny, beautiful book should be on the shelf of every fisherman - and woman - and their long-suffering friends and family. If you think fishing is a simple matter of casting off from a river bank with rod and reel, or dropping a hook and line over the isde of a dinghy, you're in for a shock. For award-winning write... read more
This book outlines the various types of fish in rivers in New Zealand and how to fish them. Features plenty of technical information including tactics and flies.
This is up-to-the minute advice on doing it right and being successful. Catch More Snapper is just that - how to catch snapper and do it every time you go fishing.
Crimp strikes again, another jarring blow to the funny bone. Following on from Whopper Fishing Tails more stories from a master story teller. Humorist and cartoonist Crimpy has been at it again in between his duties as a radio host fishing columnist and hosting the cooking segment on Gone Fisin' on TV. His exploits fishing an... read more
With disarming honesty and freshness, Derek Grzelewski has written a highly readable account of his year dedicated to fly-fishing in New Zealand, relating the highs and lows, and the intricacies and finesse, of pursuing trout in the wild places and pristine waters he loves so much. The thrill of close encounters with this elu... read more
5th edition, previously published Nov 2003. Discover the challenge of the South Island's large wild brown and rainbow trout with this comprehensive guide book. This updated edition includes chapters on more South Island waterways and offers anglers the key to fishing over 400 fishing spots on over 100 rivers and lakes, coveri... read more
|Author:||Gareth Morgan & Geoff Simmons|
We've been sold the idea that New Zealand has the best fisheries management in the world. This book sorts through the myths from the realities and finds that such an accolade belongs to only part of our fishery. And then who cares, if the global fishery scene is so dire, that it poses a threat to the ocean's biodiversity - an... read more
A handy waterproof quick reference guide to 15 fishing knots.
The 2nd Edition of "Kayak Fishing: The Ultimate Guide" follows up on the best-selling success of the original with a completely updated look at the sport, which includes 50 per cent more content, stunning new photography, and segments from the 20 most influential pros. It helps you learn about: the necessary equipment; the fu... read more
A quirky, broad selection of Kiwis share their passion for fishing and for life. From trophies and near catches, to foibles, philosophies, obsessions and preoccupations, these fisher-folk share their unbridled enthusiasm for the sport. Entertaining and stunningly illustrated, this is the perfect present for those who dream of... read more
From the author of the universally acclaimed Trout Diaries (2011) comes a captivating new volume of fly-fishing adventures in New Zealand, artfully illustrated with ink and charcoal sketches.
Join Derek Grzelewski as he explores the waters of his trout bohemia - both famous and deathly secret - and meet the passionate e... read more
From the author's introduction: After many hundreds of guiding days and hundreds more on my own account I have come to some tentative conclusions about brown trout, but if anything I'm still just as confused now as I was when I caught my first one over 40 years ago. Sure, I've refined the process somewhat and I'm much better ... read more
John Angus is a successful billfisherman, dedicated to fishing for marlin. His confessions relate to the singleness of purpose and the drive to catch one of the most elusive fish off the New Zealand coast. He brings the long hours of trolling, the urge to fish for the giants of the oceans and those moments of madness when the... read more
Alain Jorion is the first New Zealander to have captured the 'grand slam' of game fishing, comprising a top-class specimen of each of the big game fish -- the billfish slam of black marlin, blue marlin, striped marlin, shortbilled spearfish and broadbill swordfish, and the tuna species (bluefin, yellowfin, bigeye, albacore an... read more
The indispensable guide to catching fish. After many revisions, the last several decades ago, New Zealand’s most loved fishing book is being completely rewritten for the twenty-first century. Techniques, technology and resource management have changed so much in that time, for example metal jigs and softbaits were unhea... read more