Team Tuesday - Fly Fishing New Zealand - Still Waters

By Andrew Harding 05/15/2018
 

Lakes have always been a source of amazement for me, they have so many moods and are often a last resort (and savior) when rivers and streams are coloured by rain. Under-fished and under-rated, the South Island of New Zealand is literally dotted with thousands of small lakes which mostly all hold trout. Stalking the edges for cruising browns is one of my favourite fly fishing methods. The fish, so often beautifully marked and the serenity unmatched. When everybody heads for the remote rivers, solace can be found lapping by a roadside somewhere...