Dereck Gregory, Peter Frizzell, and Red Hooper were guests at the Auckland Angler’s house 3 Te Hei Pl. Turangi July 28-30, 2017.Be brand some cruel winds and hard frosts to land over 40 rainbows. Many still silver from just entering the Tongario. We fished below the Reed pool and just above it. Dereck said…


HASTINGS ANGLERS’ CLUB 2017 – 2018 PROGRAM.   All club meetings  and fly tieing start 7.00 pm at the Surf Club room  1001 Grove Rd. Hastings. Day trips will be notified on the Club’s web site. All club 2017 overnight trips MUST be booked two weeks before an event, by E mail to Red Hooper…

Maurice at the Big “O”

I’ve been to Big O but hard fishing with often no touches for a whole day.  When I’m on my pontoon and nothing is happening I pour out some coffee from the flask, as I grap the spray cream  that is when I get a tug..three times now..Can’t a man have a cup of coffee…

Taumaranui Trip

A most enjoyable and productive trip to Taumaranui to fish the Whanganui and Whakapapa Rivers. The weather was good and were were plenty of fish – there were at least eight fish in the Pool behind Mark

Moth Fishing

The ultimate in the search for new water – Do you recognize the fisherman?  (those  pants)

Adam’s 8lb Rainbow

My little girl and I went for a fish this morning and Anika and I spotted this monster of a rainbow. So with a couple castes it was on and after a good 5 minutes or so and some good team work we had it in the net. Was a nice 8lb.

Mark Elstone’s Equipment for Sale

Ultra glass #5  8ft  3 piece  new Loomis Stream dance #6  9ft 6inch  4 piece Loomis stream dance $5  10ft  4 piece TFO    Bvk  #6   9ft  4 piece TFO   Bvk   #4    8ft 6 inch  4 piece  Combo Sky High ( Japanese Toray carbon)   #5 9ft  Combo   with spare tip   All have socks and tubes…

Alan’s Mohaka Adventure

Alan about to embark on his first Mohaka rafting/fishing adventure. A lovely day for rafting and fishing and several fish landed.

Hosting Hutt Valley at Patangata

What a great weekend we shared with the Hut Valley Anglers at Patangata. A Pub meal together on the Friday evening, the annual fishing in pairs competition on the Saturday with the BBQ in the evening and personal fishing on the Sunday. Whats more Hastings won the competition by catching one more fish then Hutt Valley. See…

Holden in a Hole

Men Contemplating – the hands on the hips says it all. Embarrassing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!