As usual October 1st marks the opening of the season in The South Island Of New Zealand.
The weather forecast was for a chilly start , it was in fact 1 single digit above 0, a sunny morning and then overcast from 2 pm.
I had taken my two favourite 6 weight rods, my Orvis Helios, and my Sage One.
I have over the last 15 years kept that special day for myself and for me newly elected President of NZPFGA after a very busy winter dealing with the affairs of the Association it was a great reward to be on the water by myself enjoying what the river had to offer.
As the head guide of Fly Fish New Zealand Ltd I had in mind to put into practice some of the new technics I really want to implement with my clients this coming season.
The river was running a bit high as we recently had a lot of View more...