Posts by Andrew Harding

Scott Meridian NZ Special review update

Scott Meridian NZ Special review update

I reviewed the Scott Meridian NZ Special about 18 months ago so high time for an update after extended love / love relationship with her. I still stand by the comment that I don’t think there is a better rod on the market today more suited to big water such as the Tongariro, lakes, river mouths or many of the larger South Island braided systems..... Read more

by Andrew Harding on 08/22/2017
Weekend Chrome

Weekend Chrome

Dan and I head to Turangi late Friday night for some "weekend chrome", the river was busy, but we managed quite a few nice Rainbow's amongst the rafters, kayaker's and other anglers..... Read more

by Andrew Harding on 08/01/2017
Obsession - The Road Trip

Obsession - The Road Trip

"Obsession" showcases some highlights from a recent road trip with a couple of mates roaming the easily accessible lowland rivers and streams of New Zealand’s South Island. This short film celebrates the diversity of New Zealand’s waterways, the ever changing landscapes with gin-clear water and beautifully spotted trout..... Read more

by Andrew Harding on 05/04/2017
Sunday Share - South Island ramble

Sunday Share - South Island ramble

25 days straight fishing with the best gear out there. Highlights?.... Read more

by Andrew Harding on 04/30/2017
Fly Fishing New Zealand - Kahikatea GOLD!

Fly Fishing New Zealand - Kahikatea GOLD!

Dan and I use our pack-rafts to push up into some lowland swamps where my dad used to take me fishing as a kid. Great to revisit this place after more than 30 years..... Read more

by Andrew Harding on 04/20/2017
Chirp Chirp, Slurp!

Chirp Chirp, Slurp!

There is nothing finer than spending a day walking (and swimming!) up a stunning back country river, chasing wily old browns with a couple of mates and a fistful of Cicada's....... Read more

by Andrew Harding on 03/15/2017
Sunday Share - Respite in the Hawkes Bay

Sunday Share - Respite in the Hawkes Bay

Forced out of Wellington again by MORE rubbish weather meant, going where the sunshine is… Hawkes Bay of course! Fishing solo so not filming, nor having to worry about batteries to charge, lengthy clips to edit and a camera flopping round on my head was a pleasure!.... Read more

by Andrew Harding on 02/05/2017
Techy Thursday - A Flat Lot of Good!

Techy Thursday - A Flat Lot of Good!

And so Wellingtons rubbish weather continues!... I swear I have been trying to get into the hills since October 1st… Never mind, the central North Island is only a long drive away… A weekend just gone with a few friends reminded me of how much I love this place, and it’s often settled weather..... Read more

by Andrew Harding on 01/19/2017
The never ending winter season?

The never ending winter season?

Granted a welcome respite from the rigors of a family holiday in Taupo last week by my lovely wife who understands my “wants and needs”… and scratching my head where to take my fair, ‘dinkum aussie mate who was over for a fleeting xmas visit. We decided on the Mighty Tongariro!.... Read more

by Andrew Harding on 01/04/2017
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Andrew Harding - "Moods of the Meadow"

Join Peter De Boer and myself for a day fishing a stunning wee farm stream located in the Wellington / Wairarapa region, Lower North Island, New Zealand. Back country rivers were still running high despite a period of settled weather, so we were forced to seek greener pastures... literally!.... Read more

by Andrew Harding on 12/06/2016