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Pool Sharing – A Tale of Two Fishes

Pool Sharing – A Tale of Two Fishes

By Paul Corliss ”No”! he said emphatically. ”It's my pool and I'll get to it all in good time." He…


Opening Day Anglers hit the water in numbers for 2020/2021 Season

Thousands of Opening Day anglers across the country headed out before dawn this morning to start the 2021/22 sports fishing…


Trout Bait Fishing Secrets – Confessions of a Bait Angler

By Piscator Not without a certain amount of soul searching, liberally mixed with fear and trembling, it was that l…


Catch and Release or Catch and Kill – By Dick Marquand

"A good game fish is too valuable to be caught only once." Lee Wulff Advice on Catch and Release to…


Night Fishing with Lures – Hart’s Creek, L2, Halswell and Selwyn Rivers

Night Fishing with Lures - "Old School" - Fewer and fewer anglers lip-hook a live bully and flop its fat…


Hurunui River Salmon and Trout Fishing – Photographs and 2018 Update

Hurunui River Trout and Salmon Fishing Video The Hurunui River is one of the best salmon rivers in New Zealand's…


Hiring a Trout Fishing Guide – Why Hiring a Guide is a Good Idea

Hiring a Trout Fishing Guide By Allan Burgess Our fishing guides are doing it tuff at the moment as a…


Strike Indicator – Looking at Different Indicators for Nymph Fishing

Strike Indicator - Looking at Different Strike Indicators By Paul Corliss I'm not talking about industrial unrest or rumblings among…


Tasmanian Devil Trout Spin Fishing Lure or Aquafoil – rigging tips on video

Tasmanian Devil Trout Spin Lure - the most popular with anglers and trout The Tasmanian Devil is a very popular…


Stillwater Brownies – Favourite Flies For Stillwater Brown Trout

Stillwater Brownies - Six Favourite Flies by Dick Marquand Generally speaking, brown trout inhabiting Stillwaters like lakes, ponds and backwaters,…