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This November I returned to the North Island for a week fly fishing the Hawkes Bay region with Peter Godfrey. We explored sections of the Rangitikei, Taruarau and Ngararoro Rivers, camping at many spectacular places. We predominately caught Rainbows around 45 and 55cm lengths along with the occasional Brown. I was impressed with the speed ...continue reading Fraser Perry – Hawkes Bay

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This year I had the privilege of fishing in the 20th New Zealand One Fly competition held in Hawke’s Bay which was a highly successful and enjoyable event. The New Zealand One Fly competition is a friendly tournament based on the original One Fly competition in Jackson Hole, USA. Contestants have three days to fish ...continue reading Fraser Perry – 20th New Zealand One Fly Competition

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Earlier in November I explored the Geehi, Upper Swampy Plains and Murray Rivers in NSW with Eddie Savkovic. Contrary to conditions on the more popular rivers in the Snowy Mountains, these rivers had good numbers of fish and offered enjoyable fishing. Warm temperatures, an abundance of insects and feeding fish made for a satisfying weekend ...continue reading Fraser Perry – Southern Snowies

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Last weekend I explored two new alpine waters in the Snowy Mountains with Tumut local Trent Jeffrey. We fished the Tumut River and its tributary the Goobagandra River which both produced a few Rainbow and Brown Trout for us. These rivers aren’t quite as far as the more well-known streams in the Snowies, but offer ...continue reading Fraser Perry – New alpine waters

While making our way across to the West Coast, we explored new water in Mt Aspiring National Park. Ready for an adventure, we walked into a back country river with little expectations other than rough terrain, harsh weather and challenging fishing. The rivers we fished all delivered in this respect! Day after day of rain ...continue reading Fraser Perry – 2014 NZ Tour Part II: Mt Aspiring National Park

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Finally a TOUGH AS Wading Boot! Introducing the NEW X-Series wading boot, built tough to withstand the demands of the New Zealand back-country rivers. We have removed the features that flaw many other boots, and developed a clean and simple design that masters functionality and boasts second-to-none durability. Developed in conjunction with our Riverworks Pro ...continue reading Introducing the X Series Wading Boots with Dual Zone Sole Technology

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A few weeks ago I had a trip that will be etched into my mind for a while to come. It all started late last year while I was wearing a dress shooting clays off the back of a boat in Lake Taupo - as all good Stags should. Amongst all the schemers onboard causing ...continue reading From Back Country to British Columbia

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He is from the United States of America... He casts with his left hand, his wifes name is Ariel... and he loves fishing. Jack and I first met Lucas a couple of years ago when we snuck up on him and our other mate Isaiah when we arrived at a hut on our way back downstream ...continue reading His name is Lucas.