People & Places
Long-time anglers - First-time paddlers
GREG DIXON - © Fairfax NZ News
At Christmas time, with family members sprawling around tables groaning with calories, declarations are made to get fit, trim down and spend more time fishing.
CAMERON WALSH (SMS LTD), NICK DAVIS (SPC) & DANE BUCKTHOUGHT (NIWA) - © Fairfax NZ News
In November 2007, a snapper taken from New Zealand’s West Coast North Island stock (SNA 8) was later aged at 60 years, one of oldest ever encountered in fisheries research assessing the length and age composition of commercial catches.
GREG MORTON - MARCH 2009 - © Fairfax NZ News
With a recession casting a pall of despondency over the country, it should come as no surprise that lots of holidaymakers resurrected the tent from the depths of their garages this summer.
A Far North experience
© Fairfax NZ News
I’ve fallen for the Far North, with its potentially endless fishing opportunities year round, and the quantity and the quality of the fish.