Everest of Fishing

“New Zealand’s South Island is a trout hunter’s dream,” Cathy and Barry Beck write for the magazine Fly Rod and Reel magazine. “In this land of big fish and gin-clear water, guides tell you to forget large numbers of fish caught — it won’t happen here. There can be zero-fish days that are thrilling, as you may spend hours stalking a 1-plus-pound brown trout that refuses every offering until it finally “stiffens” as New Zealanders say about fish that are off the feed. No matter; we’re here, after all, to test ourselves against the best trout in the world. A friend presented a perfect toast at the end of a New Zealand journey when he simply said ‘To the Everest of trout fishing.’”


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Bazball Revolution Could Change Test Cricket

Bazball Revolution Could Change Test Cricket

The England cricket team’s recent “fast and fearless”, and “wonderful”, approach to the game has been dubbed “Bazball”, after a nickname for England’s new coach, New Zealander Brendon McCullum who was…