He stayed several weeks late last year and has been touring the South Island since trying to locate any fishy streams that had not dried up. He struggled. I know that feeling.
So he is pdelighted to be back in the North Island where he can be more confident about both finding and catching trout.
On his was to TRM he stopped off at Tarata Fishaway to raft fish the Rangitikei with Steve again.
From what he said, he caught more trout in one raft fishing trip than he managed over the previous two months in the South Island.
Early warning – look out for next Easter Sunday’s report on an angler who has created more publicity on the Tongariro River than all the rest combined. Guess who?
Many of them feature in the TRM video:
From North Shore Flyfishers newsletter:
Hello To Everyone,
Following is information about the plans to eliminate Trout and Powerboats from Kai Iwi Lakes.
There is a link that will take you the Kaipara Councils website where you can make a submission.
If you feel strongly about this and still haven’t made a submission please do so now as there are only a few days left for submissions to be accepted.
SAY NO TO TROPHY TROUT!
Biggest trout caught at Kai Iwi in 50 years
A Draft Reserve Management Plan for Kai Iwi Lakes (Taharoa Domain) is out.
To review trout releases – to protect native fish
Powerboats not allowed from 2018 – or earlier
MAKE A SUBMISSION
DRAFT KAI IWI LAKES (TAHAROA DOMAIN) RESERVE MANAGEMENT PLAN 2015
DO THIS BEFORE 4:30pm Tuesday 22nd March 2016
TO BE HEARD
use this link
To make your submission.
That is why we need your support.
This is a well-established Recreational Reserve. That is a vital link to the people of Northland and Auckland. Don’t let this be turned into a pristine Sanctuary where people can’t touch.
It is a really good fishery that the Auckland Freshwater angles Club has supported and fought for in the past.
We should not have to prove our worth every 10 years.
Use the link ‘Submit Now’ on the web page above.
To make an online submission.
Its very easy just check all the boxes that says what you want to say.
If you are a man of few words vote for things to stay as they are. There is no need for change.
DO THIS BEFORE 4:30pm Tuesday 22nd March 2016 TO BE HEARD