A line up of southern bluefin tuna from the 1978 Nationals. From left are Tom Beange, Roy Moss, Darcy Hagitt, Brent Vincent, Dick Marquant and the late Dave Lamming.Fiordland Game Fishing Club
Fiordland Game Fishing Club Operated Between 1972 and 1994 – The End Of An Era

By Dick Marquand On 24 August 1994, I chaired a meeting in Queenstown which wound.

Takaroa II at Bluff Harbour.
Takaroa II Fishing off the East Coast of Stewart Island

Takaroa II Fishing Success for the Southern Sportfishing Club By Dick Marquand with photographs by.

Murray with a beautiful back country brown trout.
Fiordland Back Country Trout Fishing – Lake Te Anau & Eglinton River

Fiordland Back Country Trout Fishing by Murray Knowles Opening Day, of what we used to.

The first southern bluefin tuna caught in Fiordland waters on game fishing gear.
Bluefin Tuna – The First Tuna Fishing Expedition to the Fiordland Sounds

Bluefin Tuna – The First Tuna Fishing Expedition to the Fiordland Sounds by Dick Marquand.

My initial excitement saw me predicting 10lbs plus, however, the scales said 8lb even. Still, I let out a whoop and a holler and allowed myself a celebratory cigarette. The fish weighed more than my son David born a week earlier at 7 1/2lb. so definitely another proud moment for me. Oreti River. Featured image.
Oreti River, Southland, Quality Brown Trout Fishing on Spinner and Fly

Oreti River – ”If it is over your ankles fish it” by Bryce Stupples “Sometimes flicking.

The big brown trout from the Mataura River taken on a silver Tasmanian Devil in muddy water! Featured image.
Mataura River – Southland’s Famed Brown Trout River

Mataura River – Southland’s Famed Brown Trout River was Running High and Discoloured by Bryce.

Fishing Foveaux Strait.
Fishing Foveaux Strait at the Bottom of the South Island

Fishing Foveaux Strait by Bryce Stupples I ’m the first to admit that I’m no.

Te Anau, Fiordland – New Zealand’s fly fishing capital

Te Anau – New Zealand’s fly fishing capital Te Anau, to either the dedicated fishermen.

Our good catch of groper from the fiords after the sea was too mountainous for our long planned quest for southern bluefin tuna.
Fiordland Deep-Sea Fishing, Doubtful Sound, Breaksea Sound

Fiordland Deep-Sea Fishing I had an opportunity to return to Fiordland by adding my name.

Fiordland Sea Fishing Adventure

Fiordland Sea Fishing There is a spot just past Oke Island where the bottom slopes.