Advocate 17/15

The Great Fishing Season continues. All that I talk with on the river tell me of the good fishing experience they are having this year. Those who have fished in the Taupo Fishery remember the lean period. Spent fish are part of the catch now particularly in the shallow water close to the bank. Death […]

Advocate 17/14

Fishing Ben Alton First Casualty   I read and much enjoyed Ben Elton’s novel The First Casualty The novel is set in the time of Passchendaele or Ypres 3 or Bath of Mud. The walk downstream from the Bain pool to the Reed takes 20 minutes and allows one to think. The track which I praised 2 […]