Taranaki Hunting and Fishing is located near the water front down by the lee breakwater of Port Taranaki. The business is owned and operated by the Fairhurst Family and they have serviced the area for over 18 years now. The store has been very successful over the years and as a result, the store has expanded twice in this time. Shay Fairhurst manages the store where he leads a great team of knowledgeable and skilled staff. Taranaki has a small fly-fishing fraternity however this is certainly not discounted when it comes offering the best fly-fishing products available.
Tarn McEwen is a Manic Mate and all-round good dude! He also happens to be the resident instore fly-fishing guru. Tarn looks after all things fly-fishing, don’t be misled by his baby face looks and wispy moustache, he has wisdom beyond his years. Tarn is a knowledgeable and experienced angler with countless hours of time on the water. Tarn has tried his hand at competition fly-fishing where has attended the New Zealand regional sport fly circuits. Along with being a great all-round angler, Tarn is a very good fly caster too and makes the desirable loop shape “the rat snout” look easy!
I can assure you that you’ll be in good hands with Tarn. So why don’t you pop on down to the store and check out the awesome range of products they have on offer and have a yarn with Tarn!