The secrets of spinning for trout at night
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The secrets of spinning for trout at night

I love trout fishing at night; the weather is cooler; the crowds have long since gone home. Trout are more confident, and willing to go after bigger prey. After dark the wind normally drops, and the river surface calms. On some nights, the only disturbance from the tranquillity is the swoosh of hunting fish. Lets…

Catch more trout, and get free tackle by swimming trout streams
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Catch more trout, and get free tackle by swimming trout streams

When looking across a trout stream or river, you might glimpse a trout or two feeding in the shallows or the occasional raise out wide. What we experience from the surface is only a tiny fraction of the fish life underwater. There are deep pools I blindly fish. I float dries and nymphs along the…

How to minimise stress when photographing trout

How to minimise stress when photographing trout

I learned to trout fish in the pristine mountains and lakes of deep in the New Zealand. These trout rivers, renowned for their trophy trout, can see intense angling pressure which belies their remote location. The more popular the river, the more busy the stretch the more something becomes apparent. A significant portion of the…

Where and how to catch trout in Georgia (Includes 17 excellent fishing locations)

Where and how to catch trout in Georgia (Includes 17 excellent fishing locations)

Georgian trout streams are flued by streams that flow from the high slopes of the Appalachian mountains. Georgia offers trout fishermen approximately 5,400 miles of streams, 2800 miles of which support self-reproducing populations of wild trout. There is also a multitude of ponds and lakes that see frequent stocking, perfect for anyone who is new…

Where to find Brook Trout in New Zealand
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Where to find Brook Trout in New Zealand

Brook trout, Brook Char or Salvelinus fontinalis are native to the Eastern United States, from the Appalachian Mountains all the way north to the Hudson Bay basin in Canada. Brook trout were first brought to New Zealand in the 1877, and the acclimatisation societies released them widely across the country. Most of the liberated fish…

New Zealand’s Best Hidden Trout lakes

Enjoy some of New Zealand’s best underrated trout fishing in Tarnsdale, Ashburton Lakes and Lake Moeraki. These lakes offer great fishing and breath taking vistas. New Zealand is world famous for its trout fishing. Most trout anglers come to fish the rivers. In doing so, they are missing out on some spectacular lake fisheries. Below,…