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

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 ]

Trout Flies in New Zealand

VG+ VG+ gift inscription to fep.

$50 C/C [HNT 12]

Reed 1971 first edition hardcover, 182pp + plates. Essential reference for NZ trout flies. ISBN 058900655X

Tie-a-fly! Illustrated manual for the home Tier

G worn wrappers, some foxing and soling.

$9 B/$5 internationally [Item# 239 HNT]

Tackle House 1973 first edition stapled wrappers, 40pp. Illustrated with drawings and some photos. Wet flies, streamers, dry flies, nymphs. Angling tips by a Taupo fisherman.

DRAPER Keith   Angling in New Zealand first edition
VG DW lightly sunned to spine $20 C/C Reed 1978 first edition hard cover, 151pp + colour plates, B&W in text. A complete guide. ISBN 0589010948 [# 1442 fishing ]

DRAPER Keith   Mr Hundred Per Cent, Fred Fletcher's Taupo Tales angling
VG- G+ small area white out to fep, small name to half title, DW taped tear to rear panel small splits to edges $20 C/B Reed 1969 first edition hardcover, 148pp + b&w plates. 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. ISBN 589000616 [# 1593 fishing ]

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.
new zealand, angling, flyfishing, memoirs

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

Fly Fishing in New Zealand, a complete and comprehensive work on fly fishing.

VG signed by author to fep, lightly handled boards.

$45 C/C [HNT 5]

Heinemann 1954 first edition cloth, xv 242pp+ plates. Signed in ink [Best Wishes | George Ferris | Dec 1954].

Trout Fishing in New Zealand

VG VG lightly sunned DW spine.

$30 C/C [HNT 10]

Whitcoulls 1979 first edition hardcover, 207pp.Complete guide to New Zealand trout fishing from habitat, equipment and technique, to preparation of fish for eating or smoking. ISBN 0723306125

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.

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 ]
The Sport in Fishing

VG+ VG small chip at head of lower DW joint, light vertical crease to lower panel.

$20 C/C [HNT 11]

Reed 1979 first edition hardcover,x 152pp + palets. Trout fly fishing as well as sea angling in New Zealand waters. ISBN 0589011979

PARSONS John   A Taupo Season A Bedside book of Trout Fishing in New Zealand
VG+ VG+ one small nick tail of DW spine $20 C/C Collins 1979 first edition hard cover, 227pp + colour plates. Angling ISBN 0002169452 [# 906 fishing]

Maui and Me
A Search for a Fisherman's El Dorado
cover image of Maui and Me A Search for a Fisherman's El Dorado for sale in New Zealand

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 illustrated Nevile LODGE
You should've been here on Thursday

VG G DW sunned, rubbed edges, label lift to cover, pencil name to fep.

$10 B/B [Item# 229 HNT]

Reed 1061 first edition hardcover, 143pp illustrated throughout. Humour based around fly fishing by New Zealand author and cartoonist.

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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