Fly Fishing New Zealand on a Budget

Trips into the backcountry give you the opportunity to turn months of planning and weeks of deprivation into some of the most outstanding moments you will ever experience.
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A Slim Shrimp Sea Trout Fly

Spring is sea trout season – at least along the northern European coastlines of countries such as Denmark, Sweden and Germany. This simple pattern imitates a sea trout’s favorite food: shrimp.

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Giant Browns of the Bay of Plenty

I heard them well before I saw them – big splashy thuds as they launched at the iron bars of their cage, desperately trying to break out of the cunning trap so as to continue their urgent way up the small stream.

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Rainforest Steelhead

The Olympic Peninsula in western Washington is home to big rain, big trees and big fish. Steelhead thrive on rivers like the Sol Duc, Calawah, the Bogachiel, the Hoh, the Queets and the Quinault.

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What Provides Value to Salmon Fishermen?

A recent comment left on one of my clips on You Tube interested me greatly as to what exactly it is people are looking for when visiting the river Spey and other salmon rivers.

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Exploring Exmouth

Despite being born in an Alpine country I was infected with the saltwater fly fishing virus about two decades ago.
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Palazzo Salis – a poetic paradise

The famous painter Giovanni Segantini used to say : “Soglio, la soglia del Paradiso.” He found a particular light in Soglio, strolling towards Palazzo Salis.

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High Risk, High Impact

Metric-based success is the requirement for funding from Grassy Creek Foundation. One project that could secure the foundation’s support tries to save one of the United States’ last salmon populations.

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My Way with Salmon

After nearly 44 years of dry fly fishing for Atlantic salmon I must admit that I did not often write about this wonderful, leaping silver fish or the special flies and techniques that I use to catch them.

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Fly Fishing Culture and Philosophy