Author: Chappie Chapman
Publisher: HALCYON PRESS, Jan 2003
Trout, both brown and rainbow, inhabit most rivers of both main islands in New Zealand, they are pursued by fishermen and women wherever they exist. New Zealand rivers are diverse. Each type of river requires a different approach to be consistently successful in catching trout. This book will show you how. Color photos; 9x6 inches, 159 pg.
New Zealand is blessed with an abundance of rivers.
They start high in the hills as mountain streams gathering power until they reach the lowlands where they spread and become rivers flowing through farms and forests on their way to the sea.
Trout, both brown and rainbow, inhabit most rivers of both main islands in New Zealand, they are pursued by fishermen and women wherever they exist. Becasue of the differing nature of New Zealand river that can be as diverse as spring creeks to braided rivers, to fast flowing freestone rivers to slow lowland rivers, each type of river requires a different approach to be consistently successful in catching trout. This book will show you how.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Chappi Chapman is well known in New Zealand and overseas to anglers. He has been involved with trout fishing since an early age catching his first trout at the age of 13. He spent many years in the fishing tackle industry and helped design and develop maby of the popular brands of tackle on the market today. For the past twenty years he has been guiding local and oversea's anglers around New Zealand. He also runs a fly fishing school and has taught many hundreds of people to fish for trout successfully. His qualifications include Certified Fly Fishing Instructor from the FFF in the USA and he is a member of The New Zealand Professional Guides Association. He lives in Christchurch, where his fishing school is based but he guides throughout New Zealand.