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
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.
Tony Bishop is the author of the highly sucessful Fishing Smarter, Fishing Smarter for Trout, Tips and Tricks to Catch More Fish and Starting Smarter Fishing in Saltwater. The last book Starting Smarter Fishing in Saltwater was squarely aimed at the fisherman strating out. Starting Smarter Fishing for Trout is for the begi... read more
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.
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
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.
|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
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.
Mark Kitteridge helped to start up and then manage 'Just Fishin' with Tony Bishop. For eight years the specialist fishing tackle store gained both national and international recognition, successfully attracting anglers from all over the country and the res of the world. While managing the store he was also Field Editor for th... 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
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
|Author:||Ian Chapman & Mike Rendle|
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
|Author:||Bob South et al|
This is a flyfishing book like no other in New Zealand. Most rely solely on the expertise and experience of just one person - namely the author. Such books are not a bad thing. But by their very nature, they can be limited, even insular. A more compelling learning environment requires widening the experience and the knowledge... read more
"My fly box soon contained many famous patterns, but when opening it down by the river, I often couldn't remember which fly was which, let alone which fly to use."
Laurence Christie didn't become a trout angler in his formative years, and as the quote above indicates, was soon struggling with the complexiti... read more
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.
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
Every boat in New Zealand should have a SpotX NZ Fishing Knowledge book onboard. This is the forerunner to a new range of books SpotX is producing on the 'How to's' of each sport and activity to compliment our successful 'where to' Outdoor guide book series. The new Fishing Knowledge book is a no-nonsense 'how to' book ... read more
Once the domain of anglers with big expensive game boats, game fishing today is possible in even a trailer-boat. As a result, more and more anglers are discovering the delights of offshore fishing and catching huge fish from small boats. Armed with The Complete Guide to Game Fishing, you will know how to find, identify, hook ... 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
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