ANGLING AND FISHING BOOKS

New Zealand and international angling writing.
Fishing for sport, pleasure and food.
Fresh water coarse fishing, fly-fishing and salt-water shore based and deep-sea, big-game fishing.

All these fortunabooks.com prices are in New Zealand dollars, and there is a minimum order required of NZD$20 excluding postage.

BYRNE Jack 
Salmon Country

Salmon sport fishing in New Zealand, covers all aspects of recreation and conservation, management and ecology etc, as well as cooking!

VG hardback in VG dust jacket with slight fade to spine, otherwise near fine copy.
$30 C/C
Collins 1980 first edition, 174pp + plates. ISBN0002169754
[#4127 ]

VG softback, sewn binding.
$20 C/B
Collins 1989 revised and expanded edition, 1584pp + plates. ISBN9781869500108
[#3253 ]





DRAPER Keith 
Angling in New Zealand
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A complete guide.
ISBN 0589010948
fishing, trout, fly fishing, fly tying, fly tying, salmon, trout

VG hardback in VG dust jacket, lightly sunned to spine.
$20 C/C
Reed 1978 first edition, 151pp + colour plates.
[#4739 ]



DRAPER Keith 
Mr Hundred Per Cent, Fred Fletcher's Taupo Tales
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Draper finished this book off after Fred Fletcher passed away before they finished it together.
Reminiscences and yarns about fishing and hunting on and about New Zealand's Lake Taupo.
ISBN589000616
sporting, outdoors, wild foods

VG- hardback in G+ dust jacket.
Small area white out to fep, small name to half title.
Dust jacket has a taped tear to rear panel and small splits to edges.
$20 C/B
Reed 1969 first edition, 148pp + b&w plates.
[#1593 ]

VG- hardback in VG dust jacket.
Stamp to front end paper and rear pastedown.
$20 C/B
Reed 1969 first edition, 148pp + b&w plates.
[#4443 ]



DRAPER Keith 
Tie-a-fly!

Illustrated manual for the home Tier
Angling tips by a Taupo fisherman, with drawings and some photos.
Wet flies, streamers, dry flies, nymphs.
fly-fishing, new zealand

Good softback with worn wrappers, some foxing and soling.
$8 B/ letter rate internationally
Tackle House 1973 first edition stapled wrappers, 40pp.
[#239 ]



DRAPER Keith 
Trout Flies in New Zealand
cover image of Trout Flies in New Zealand, for sale in New Zealand

Based on a study of the entomology of New Zealand's rivers, Draper gives a catalogue of Trout fly-fishing lures.
An excellent resource for the fly-fisherman.
ISBN058900655X
angling, entomology, fishing, trout, sports

VG+ hardback in VG+ dust jacket.
Pen gift inscription to free end paper.
$25 C/C
Reed 1971 first edition, 182pp + plates.
[#4377 ]



FERRIS George 
The Trout and I
cover image of The Trout and I for sale in New Zealand

Anecdotes from sixty years of fishing, Ferris remembers the ' memorable characters ' he has encountered.
Chapters on South Canterbury, Taupo, Waiotaka, Lake Rotoiti, Murupara, The Hawea, Clutha, Ahuriri, Mataura, Canterbury including Ellesmere, Nelson and the Riwaka, North Canterbury and the West Coast.
ISBN0855610042
angling, flyfishing, memoirs

VG+ hardback in VG+ dust jacket
$15 C/C
Heinemann 1970 first edition, 155pp+ plates.
[#3952 ]



FERRIS George 
Fly Fishing in New Zealand
cover image of Fly Fishing in New Zealand, a complete and comprehensive work on fly fishing., for sale in New Zealand

A complete and comprehensive work on fly fishing.
Signed in ink [Best Wishes | George Ferris | Dec 1954].
angling, flyfishing

VG hardback with no dust jacket.
Signed by author to fep, lightly handled boards.
$35 C/C
Heinemann 1954 first edition cloth, xv 242pp+ plates.
[HNT5 ]



FORRESTER Rex 
Trout Fishing in New Zealand
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Complete guide to New Zealand trout fishing.
Covers habitat, equipment and technique, to preparation of fish for eating or smoking.
ISBN0723306125
fishing, angling, trout, slamon, cooking

VG hardback in VG dust jacket with lightly sunned spine.
$20 B/C
Whitcoulls 1979 first edition, 207pp.
[#4379 ]



GREY Zane 
Angler's Eldorado
Zane Grey in New Zealand
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Zane Grey describes his thrilling encounters with swordfish, marlin, and mako sharks in the big-game fishing waters of New Zealand. Previously unpublished account of his trips to Mercury Bay, combined with his deep-sea fishing yarns from Tales of the Angler's Eldorado, New Zealand.
ISBN0790001608

VG softback
$25 C/B
Heinemann Reed 1990, 152pp+ plates.
[#3359 ]





GREY Zane 
Tales of the Angler's Eldorado, New Zealand
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Zane Grey spent his vacations in New Zealand, angling for trout and salt-water big game such as shark and marlin. He recounts his adventures in New Zealand waters, and the local guides and characters he knew.
angling, game fishing, swordfish, salt water, facsimile

G+ paperback, biro gift inscription to first page.
$8 C/B
Wilson and Horton (undated) facsimile of the Hodder and Stoughton 1926 edition
[#3431 ]





KNOW THE GAME series   Angling hard cover with original wraps bound in
VG $8 B/B Educational Productions Ltd 1956 reprint, green cloth boards, plain endpapers followed by complete booklet, 36pp [# 1632 fishing ]

ORMAN Tony 
The Sport in Fishing
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Trout fly fishing as well as sea angling in New Zealand waters.
Youth and fishing; Intangible values; A touch of mercy; How day-dreams are made; Taupo sport; Selective sport; Fishless days and fishless nights; Which brown trout?; Hitting the myths; Salt on their tails; Salt on their tails, too!; The threadliner at sea; Which fly?; My favourite things; Culinary ways; A true New Zealand sportsman; Trout farming; The truth about sportfishing; How to release trout; Maori fishing calendar.
ISBN0589011979
angling, fishing, trout, salt water fishing, sports

VG hardback in VG dust jacket with small chip and light vertical crease to lower panel.
$20 C/C
Reed 1979 first edition,x 152pp + plates.
[#4378 ]



PARROTT Arthur W. 
Big Game fishes and sharks of New Zealand
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A companion to the author's Sea Anglers Fishes of New Zealand.
Illustrated frontis by A Fraser-Brunner, other illustrations are black and white photos..
angling, big game fishing, shark, marlin

VG- hardback in VG- dust jacket price with short tear top edge rear panel and short split at head of spine fold.
free end paper corner clipped, some mottling to lower edge of the cloth boards.
$20 C/B
Hodder 1958 First Edition, 127pp + plates.
[#4724 ]



PARSONS John 
Title
cover image of A Taupo Season by John Parsons, for sale in New Zealand

A Bedside book of Trout Fishing in New Zealand
ISBN 0002169452
angling, G E Mannering, Tongariro, Waipunga, Huka Lodge, Temple Sutherland,

VG hardback in VG dust jacket with one small chip from tail of spine
$20 C/C
Collins 1979 first edition hard cover, 227pp + colour plates.
[#4689 ]



SUTHERLAND Temple 
Maui and Me
A Search for a Fisherman's El Dorado
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Sutherland recounts angling adventures all over New Zealand, the "Fisherman's El Dorado"
fishing, angling, sport

VG hardback in G+ dust jacket signed 'Best wishes Temple Sutherland " at top of title page.
With worn edges split at the spine ends of the joints, slight chipping loss at tail of jacket spine, short tear at top spine corner of rear jacket panel.
$35 C/C
Reed 1963 first edition hardcover, 234pp + plates.
[#3727 ]



WEBBER E. C. 
You should've been here on Thursday
cover image of You should've been here on Thursday, for sale in New Zealand

Illustrated throughout by Nevile Lodge.
Humour based around fly fishing by New Zealand author and cartoonist.
cartoon, graphic art, angling, kiwi culture, 1950s

G+ hardback in G+ dust jacket.
Jacket rubbed to edges, spine sunned and faded, name to first page.
$10 C/B
Reed 1963 reprint, 143pp.
[#4717 ]

VG hardback in G+ dust jacket.
Jacket rubbed to edges, spine sunned and faded, label lift to jacket.
$10 C/B
Reed 1961 first edition, 143pp.
[#229 ]


WILSON John
New Zealand Fishing Companion

VG- small damp ripple lower corner front pages.

$10 C/C [Item# 243 HNT]

Random Century 1990 softcover, 376pp + colour photos and illustrations in the text. ISBN 1869410904



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