Jack MacKenzie from Manawatu Hunting and Fishing has spent A LOT of time exploring and guiding around NZ rivers so he knows his stuff. If you've ever been in the store or chatted to him then you that he's not the kind of guy to keep information to himself and is more than happy to help enable other anglers get the most out of their time on the water.
That's why it's no surprise that Jack has been quietly chipping away in the background for roughly the last 17 years working on an instructional and reference manual on flyfishing titles, "The Tools Of Flyfishing". No slick puffery here, just the facts devilvered in an easy to consume and straightforward manner. This is a comprehensive guide on everything from gear, casting, reading water and everything in between so if you're a new comer to fly fishing or consider yourself a seasoned vet I'm sure there's something in there for everyone.
The book is currently available from most Hunting & Fishing stores for $39.99 and will no doubt make a great Christmas present.