Film and movie reviews, Freshwater, Trout

The Natural Trout Stream Paradox

The paragraph below appeared in my email inbox recently, advertising a fishing film festival. “Gin-Clear Media’s Backcountry: South Island is the feature film of the festival. The South Island [of New Zealand] has vast tracts of some of the most intact, undisturbed natural areas left on our planet—these last truly wild places deliver beauty and isolation in spades but it…

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Film and movie reviews, Media

Australian Fishing Basics by Rob Paxevanos: Book review

Writing a book that covers the basics of fishing in Australia is not an enviable task.  In case you haven’t noticed, Australia is big.  Really big.  And incredibly diverse.  Australian fisheries range from trout in sub-alpine lakes in Tasmania to the tropical sauna that is the northern territory Barramundi fishery.  But this hasn’t stopped fishing writer, TV presenter and local…

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