VIDEO – TROUT HUNTING NZ – RAW FOOTAGE

Gareth Bayliss of Trout Hunting NZ We shot this on the Tongariro River in the Autumn of 2015, some pretty shaky camera work but a nice little catch in a great spot.   Gareth is a fly fishing guide based in Taupo New Zealand, to make a booking with Gareth or see what he’s been up to check out the following links…. Trout Hunting NZ … Continue reading VIDEO – TROUT HUNTING NZ – RAW FOOTAGE

WHERE TO FIND FISH IN HARBOURS

In “Stalking the Flats – What to look for” I listed some of the things to look out for which give a clue as to where fish will be holding in estuarine flats. Check it out: http://-https://activeanglingnz.com/2014/04/21/stalking-the-flats-part-2-what-to-look-for/ Over the weekend I happened upon a publication from Mark Morrison et al entitled “Linking marine fisheries species to biogenic habitats in New Zealand: a review and synthesis of … Continue reading WHERE TO FIND FISH IN HARBOURS

VIDEO – EPIC! PURE FLY KINGFISH

Our good friend JP Samuelson of www.saltflylifestyles.co.nz handed us a bunch of raw footage from his many fishing adventures. After a year or so stored in my archives I decided to revisit some of the footage this morning. I had previously just skimmed through the following clip not fully realising just how AMAZING this piece of footage actually is! Watch the whole video from start to finish … Continue reading VIDEO – EPIC! PURE FLY KINGFISH

FAST ACTION FLY RODS – ARE THEY REALLY BETTER?

Article by: Alan Bulmer   Photos: Paul Smith, Mark Hoffman, Alan Bulmer While researching for an upcoming article for Active Angling NZ I stumbled upon a website called “Rod Building Forum” and a fascinating interview with Tom Morgan on fly rod design. It is well worth reading:- http://www.rodbuildingforum.com/sources/special/morgan.php Tom Morgan is best known as the owner and principal rod designer for R.L. Winston from 1973 to … Continue reading FAST ACTION FLY RODS – ARE THEY REALLY BETTER?