Saltwater fly fishing around Auckland

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Whiplash!

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OLYMPUS PEN E-PL5, M.Zuiko 14-42 Lens, Dicapac WP-510

First attempt at catching those spray bursts as the fly line whips around from back to forward cast …

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Another dawn patrol …

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Tailing Snapper Photo – NZFN October 2015

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Almost Famous – or – not the front cover yet …

This is as close as I’ve got yet to the front cover of a magazine with a photograph – my shot of Craig Worthington stalking kingfish is the contents page background picture in the April edition of NZ Fishing News magazine. Just a few pages more and I’ll get there!

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Meola-ed

Meola-ed

[ Meolah-ed] – verb passive, as in “to be meola-ed” – example: “I wore these sneakers onto Meola Reef and they were meola-ed” – i.e ripped by oysters and volcanic rocks and caked with malodorous anaerobic mud and lucky if you can ever wear them again in civilised company.


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An out of Auckland experience: Walking for your fish

An out of Auckland experience: Walking for your fish

Morning walk in the mist along a beach in the Bay of Islands


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An hour’s swoffing

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAA small kahawai at low tide at Pt Chevalier – had to change down to a size 8 smelt fly to get a hook up!