Jack Kos is Neck Deep in the Gin Clear

Jack Kos is one of the talented Kiwi fly fisherman I met while travelling through the South Island several years ago. On the day that our footsteps crossed, we had both planned to hike up a specific gorge section of a river neither of us had fished before in the Canterbury area. The light was poor in […]

NZ North Island Backcountry!

This trailer, from Gin Clear Productions, has just filled me an immense amount of conflicting emotions… So much envy, possibly even hate, mixed in with a little greed for those wide open places… All that drowned out by desire, understanding and yearn for the immensity of those untouched places. The opening voice mirrors my own […]

OMG – A Fly Fishing Nightmare!

You may remember the video about “a bunch doing a lot of dry fly fishing.” This is another great video by the Nylinder Brothers and friend Peter Christensen from Frontsidefly going dilly in New Zealand. It’s a great laugh! http://vimeo.com/91519631

Some NZ magic

Far up a large lake in the south of the land of the All Blacks lie two unreal rivers. They’re difficult to get to. Spoken about with hushed voices. Difficult to much information on. They’re on my list of places to fish. Of course, my good friend Rex, who regular readers of this blog will […]