Now the weather has closed in I miraculously seem to have more time on my hands... so here's a slightly delayed report of the day that made my season. The cold southerly is biting here in Wellington today, but it wasn't all all that long ago that the warm autumnal winds had the cicadas out ...continue reading I love Wellington (Episode 2) – delayed report


Having arrived in Wellington to live after 30-odd years doing it tough in Auckland, I'm still blown away by the quality of the fishing in this region and how close it is to home. Whereas my freshwater forays used to involve two hours drive across the vast Waikato dairy wasteland to find anywhere half decent ...continue reading Hamish Carnachan – Welly wilderness