I thought that I would mention fresh water fishing for a change. Fresh water, usually trout, does not draw as large a television audience as salt water fishing but thanks to Fish and Game and the effective use of license fees the fishery is particularly well managed. October 1st was
The power of the good old snapper is something awesome to behold. Throughout the North Island and around the top of the South, snapper are the most talked about, stalked about, lied about fish in the ocean.
A Fishing News cover with a snapper on it will outsell anything else and
We headed for the Three Kings recently just after the massive floods that “drowned” Northland. Amokura sailed from Opua in the Bay of Islands and the ocean looked like milky coffee. Trees still floated here and there and debris was heaped on the beaches. I wondered what effect this deluge
There are no guarantees when it comes to fishing, after all “they” call the sport fishing not catching. For several months we have been fizzing at the idea of getting back to Greymouth and chasing giant bluefin tuna. Mid August seemed like a guarantee of success. It had been for