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
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.
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
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
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
Trout Stream Insects of New Zealand is a volume long overdue in New Zealand angling literature. It is fortunate that Norman Marsh, an uncompromisingly dedicated fly fisherman, is the first to attempt it. He is undoubtedly qualified having devoted more than forty years to the subject. Catching trout with his own imitations, an... read more
Fishing New Zealand covers over 100 of the best places for catching fish in New Zealand from kingfish off the ledges under the Surville Cliffs at North Cape to 4kg snapper in the inner Waitemata (on the edge of the channel on the 3rd red marker out from the Westhaven Marina) to fishing at Tolaga Bay at the end of NZ's longest... 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 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.
New Zealand trout Frontiers ÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ a journey of exploration through a range of venues, challenging myths along the way ÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ is the kind of book you read when you can't go fishing, or when you'd like to go, but need inspiratio... read more
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
Big Game Angler John Angus writes yet more exhilarating stories of gigantic billfish battles from Kona, Hawaii to Palm Beach, Florida, from the Bay of Islands, New Zealand to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef.
New Zealand has a worldwide reputation as a fly fisher's paradise. Renowned author and trout-fishing specialist John Kent has selected 20 of the very best lakes, covering both the North and South islands, and presents here, complete with stunning photography by David Hallett, a complete guide to New Zealand's premier fly fish... 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'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
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