DO FISH LEARN TO AVOID FLIES & LURES?

Article by: Alan Bulmer         Photos: Paul Smith Recently I read an excellent article by Neil Wagener in NZ Fisher # 50 entitled “Are we training fish to avoid lures”. Click on the following link to view it:- http://www.nzfisher.co.nz/ The basic premise of the article is that fish become conditioned to lures the more they see them and if they are hooked, landed and released during … Continue reading DO FISH LEARN TO AVOID FLIES & LURES?

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