Spring weather

Typical springtime stuff – heavy rain and strong winds have postponed a trip to Southland for some early season Mayfly fishing. Let’s hope next week is kinder to us. On the upside I believe the rainbow trout are running late … Continued

Latest conditions October 3 2013

The good stillwater fishing continues, with around 40 brown trout landed this last week, and one day accounting for 25 of those. If the conditions are perfect (sunny with a slight breeze) then the fishing is extraordinary. Mostly the fish … Continued

Latest conditions August 31

With settled weather we are seeing more and more brown trout in close to shore searching for food after the long winter. Some of these are in excellent condition for the time of year, and seem more active than usual, … Continued

Latest conditions August 27

There are good numbers of brown trout in close to our lake edges, feeding mainly on bullies. Hamills Killers and Mrs Simpsons are working well, along with Monsums bullies, and my own olive/brown rabbit fly patterns. Even when the weather … Continued

Latest conditions August 8

    As you can see the weather is still brewing in the mountains, but the skifields received nothing like the amount of snow they thought they would. However, the weather over the next week is looking better for fishing, … Continued

Latest conditions August 4 2013

This week offers patchy weather with some wind and precipitation – this peaks on Thursday with what I predicting will be some welcome snow for the ski areas. On Friday it looks to be settling down to light winds and … Continued