Nowadays New Zealand’s King Salmon is commonplace; it is found on every supermarket shelf and is an alternative on most restaurant menus. This fish is now a major export earner whose trade is worth in excess of $70 million a year and it provides jobs for hundreds of New Zealanders. It is, however, a relatively new indu... read more
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
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.
In Fishing Season, acclaimed author Philip Weigall deftly captures all that makes the wonderful sport of flyfishing a passion for so many. It is a reflective book, an engrossing read that captures the heart and soul of this pastime that is so full of challenges, victories, disappointments, frustrations but, most of all, quiet... read more
John Giacon, prolific magazine writer and one of New Zealand fishing's great raconteurs, shares a lifetime's experience in the sport in one of the most charming fishing books of recent years.
A how-to manual for the budding fly fisher. Ace fly fisherman John Giacon has over 40 years experience on rivers, lakes and sea, and now he reveals tested techniques and tips in this book for New Zealand anglers. How to choose equipment, basic and advanced casts - just some of the lessons over 2000 fishermen have already lear... read more
South Island Trout Fishing Guide is a well known and much sought-after guide to the South Island
Includes clearly illustrated rigs for Piper, Gurnard, Snapper (strayline, ledger & running) Kahawai John Dory, Kingfish (livebait balloon & float) and Hapuku.Recommendations for tackle, components and bait with hot tips on each rig.Clearly illustrated and easy to follow instructions on how to tie the knots used in the... read more
New Zealand's first major gamefishing book in over twenty years gives all the detailed information and wealth of experience figherman have come to expect from Sam Mossman, one of this country's most respecte fishing writers. Stand-up tackle and the proliferation of lure fishing has meant that anyone with a well-built and wel... 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
Fishy Tales is a collection of believe-it-or-not fishing stories from New Zealand and afar, painstakingly collected by long-time fishing writer Peter Jessup everything from the snapper that swallowed a watch to the shark that attacked a boat. ItÃ¢ÂÂs funny, itÃ¢ÂÂs scary and itÃ¢ÂÂs guaranteed to entertain.
|Author:||Les Hill & Graeme Marshall|
Fishing to sighted trout is one of the most exciting forms of trout fishing. Les Hill and Graeme Marshall have combined their talents once again after more than a 10-year gap. They are also the authors of "Stalking Trout", "Catching Trout" and "Images of Silver". In the 20 years since the first book both authors have continue... read more
Tony Bishop has been writing books on fishing in New Zealand since 1997 when his first book Fishing Smarter became an instant best seller and has been reprinted six times. Aware that much has changed on the saltwater fishing scene, he has written a completely new book. Fishing Even Smarter brings over 50 years of saltwater fi... 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.
This is the paperback edition of the hardback published in 1997 and Montana Book Awards category winner in 1998.This book has it all, and more. New Zealand's most popular styles of fishing are covered: from shore, small boats and wharves to gamefishing and land-based gamefishing, and trout fishing (fly and spin-fishing). It a... read more
Want to get into fishing or improve your chances of making a catch? Then let Crimpy and his cast of crazy fish show you how. <i>Crimpy's Fishing for Kids</i> is a fun and informative introduction to every aspect of this ever-popular sport. Inside you'll learn:<br><br>What gear you need for a basic kit&... read more
"Relationships forged on the River seem to endure at a deeper, more meaningful level than those of commerce. There, you learn of the person beyond the issue of business where the human display of joy, disappointment, curiosity, wonder, fear, and humour is less fettered. There, you can wander more freely in each other's priv... read more
Tony Orman has been matching his wits against and writing about New Zealand trout for over half a century. His first book Trout With Nymph in 1974 has been rated 'a classic' by some review critics. Since then he has written over 20 books with a number of reprints of some titles. Tony has travelled extensively throughout Ne... read more
|Author:||Keith Jackson & Alan McRobie|
Dop October 2008, Rangiora softcover 512pp 148mmx210mm revised second edition of 2005 ed USA This book is a revised second edition of the "Historical Dictionary of New Zealand" PUBLISHED IN USA IN 2005 and describes the many changes of the past decade while building on the solid foundations of the earlier editions that... read more