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Trout Fishing in Southland New Zealand

 

Allan, Frank F (et al, eds)

Southland Acclimatisation Society

1962

68p (1p)

8vo

Card wraps, staples spine  Light browning FEs  VG

28

A very good copy of the first edition of this guide to the Southern waters, with maps, illustrations and drawings

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Trout and other Fishing in New Zealand

 

Beamish, Colonel DW

George Allen & Unwin

1953

(frontis) 210p

8vo

D-J (chips, rubbing, price-clipped, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding, fading spine, small ink mark spine  Browning FEP Finger marks FE  VG

50

Inscribed and signed by the author, with map and illustrations, fishing in New Zealand brought 'up-to-date' through the author's experiences

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Trout and Salmon Fishing in Otago

(including the Southern Lakes District

Benfield, GJ (comp)

The Otago Anglers' Association

1948

(24p ads) (1p) 96p (1p ads) (map)

8vo

D-J (slight chips extremities, thin piece missing back bottom, in protective plastic)  Slight foxing FE VG

75

Initially issued to mark the centennial of Otago, it has a history of the Association and the liberation of trout and salmon in the area, and discussion on the fishing rivers and lakes, and what huts are available, with many plates

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New Zealand Fisheries  A geographical perspective

 

Boyce, Alistair G (et al, eds)

New Zealand Fishing Industry Board

1986

x 134

4to

P-B VG

30

With maps, tables and illustrations, a study of the NZ fishing industry, its development and its management

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A Trout Fishing Guide to New Zealand's South Island

 

Busch, Tony

David Bateman

1989 Revised edition (1986)

(2p) 206p

Oblong 8vo

P-B  Slight water mark top front cover  VG

20

With many illustrations, the revised edition of this detailed guidebook to trout finding and catching in the South Island, with 29 maps

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Salmon Country

 

Byrne, Jack

Collins

1980

174

8vo

D-J VG - Near Fine

30

Fishing experiences around NZ, especially North Island

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New Zealand Freshwater Fish & Fishing

A Bibliography and Book Collector's Guide

Corliss, Paul (comp)

The Purple Grouse Press

2001

274

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

55

Signed and numbered limited edition of 500 copies, an extremely useful bibliography of all the fishing books relating to NZ up till the date of publication, including useful comments

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Rising Fish

Catching Trout from Taupo to the Bay of Plenty

Dickinson, R

W&T

1956

113

8vo

H-B Fading spine VG

40

 

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Rod Fishing in New Zealand Waters

 

Donne, TE

Seeley Service & Co

1927

(frontis) (xv) p17-246

8vo

Card-covered, strip missing in spine paper top and bottom of spine Slight foxing prelims, EPs, Slight paper disturbance on boards  Gd - VG

85

With illustrations and map, an early description of where to fish in New Zealand. This card issue was printed after one of the plates (opposite p120) had been accidentally destroyed

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Hook Line and Sinker

 

Doogue, Ray

Reed

1976 (1967)

327

Large 8vo

D-J Near Fine

22

Experiences fishing plus practical advice

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Trout Flies in New Zealand

 

Draper, Keith

Heinemann Reed

1989  4th Reprint (1971)

182

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

A comprehensive guide to NZ trout flies, with many descriptions, and illustrations in B-W and colour

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Fly Fishing for Beginners

 

Draper, Keith

Reed Methuen

1987 (1985)

viii 104

Small 8vo

Oblong P-B Inscription HTP VG

20

With VG descriptive drawings and illustrations, a very useful beginner's guide from one who should know

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Fly Fishing in New Zealand

A Complete and Comprehensive Work on Fly Fishing

Ferris, George

Heinemann

1954

xv 242p

8vo

D-J (slight rubbing around extremities, slight chips, in protective plastic)  Slight browning EPs  VG - Near Fine

48

With illustrations and drawings, a guide to fly-fishing the rivers and streams of New Zealand

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Trout Fishing in New Zealand

 

Forrester, Rex

Whitcoulls

1979

207

Small 4to

D-J (slight chip spine) VG - Near Fine

20

A good, all-round fishing book for New Zealand.

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Waikaremoana 'the jewel of the Ureweras' A New Zealand stillwater flyfisher's paradise

 

Giacon, John

Author Pub

2012

160

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With map and illustrations, thirty years fly-fishing with the author and friends around this lake in the Ureweras

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A Cast in Time

 

Gillett, Alex

Halcyon Press

1992

158

8vo

P-B Near Fine

18

A further collection of articles, essays and short stories showing again the author has the ability to show his long-term love affair with fish and fishing

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The Complete Taupo Fishing Guide

 

Gould, Peter

Collins

1981

236

8vo

D-J (slight chips top spine)  VG - Near Fine

35

A nice copy of this guide to the Taupo area, how to fish it and what to use, including comments on its environment, with illustrations

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Moods of New Zealand Fly Fishing

 

Hallett, David

Author Pub

1997

127

Oblong 4to

D-J Paper over boards (slight rubbing base) Near Fine

35

The author's illuminating photographs portray the wonder of fly fishing in New Zealand's wild places

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Fisherman's Paradise

 

Hintz, OS

Max Reinhardt

1975

192

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine, price-clipped)  Near Fine

40

The author's memories and anecdotes of fishing for trout on and around Lake Taupo

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North Island Trout Fishing Guide

 

Kent, John

Reed

1991 Reprint edition (1989)

iv 164p

Oblong 8vo

P-B VG

15

With maps and illustrations, the revised edition of this guide, covering not only the world-famous Rotorua and Taupo areas, but also the more remote streams

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Fly Fishing in New Zealand Lakes

 

Kent, John ; Hallett, David

Viking Penguin

2010

208

Oblong 8vo

D-J (slight chip) Laminated boards Near Fine

48

With maps and many wonderful illustrations, fly fishing in lakes from North to South Island

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Trout Stream Insects of New Zealand

How to imitate and use them

Marsh, Norman

Millwood Press

1983

224

4to

D-J Inscription FEP Near Fine

100

With drawings and illustrations, the first edition of this study of both the streamside, its insects, and how to imitate them to catch trout

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Norman Marsh's Troutfishing

 

Marsh, Norman

The Halcyon Press

1990

160

4to

D-J  Paper over boards  Near Fine

40

With illustrations, the author's over fifty years of troutfishing experiences shared, with guidance in every aspect of catching the beast

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Norman Marsh's Flybox

 

Marsh, Norman

The Halcyon Press

1995

167

4to

D-J  Paper over boards  Near Fine

45

With illustrations, an up-date on the new materials and techniques for making flies to fool the wily beast

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Trout Stream Insects of New Zealand

 

Marsh, Norman

Millwood Press

1983

224

4to

D-J  Paper over boards  Slight rubbing base Near Fine

150

Signed and inscribed by the author, the condensing down of over 40 years of flyfishing and fly-tying experience, along with the author's ever-enjoyable yarns

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Trout Stream Insects of New Zealand

 

Marsh, Norman

The Halcyon Press

2004

224

4to

D-J  Paper over boards  Fine

100

Signed by the author, the condensing down of over 40 years of flyfishing and fly-tying experience, along with the author's ever-enjoyable yarns, the 21st Anniversary edition

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Fly Fishing in Australia and New Zealand

 

McCausland, ME (et al)

Lothian Publishing

1967 3rd edition (1949)

(frontis) (4p) 161p

4to

D-J (slight rubbing, in archival wrapper)  Slight inscription FEP  VG

40

With illustrations, the techniques of catching trout with the fly, with examples, as well as some fishy stories

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Fishing the Wild Places of New Zealand

 

Orman, Tony

The Bush Press

1991

(frontis) 160p

4to

D-J Inscription verso FEP Near Fine

48

A nice copy of the adventures of the author in the hills and back-country of New Zealand, well-illustrated in colour and B-W, with drawings by Jim Ayres

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The Challenge of Fishing Small Streams in New Zealand

 

Orman, Tony

David Bateman

1989

112

8vo

D-J (fading spine)  Paper over Boards  Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the special challenges of fishing the smaller lengths of water, with techniques and flies to use

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Trout with Nymph

 

Orman, Tony

H&S

1974

xii 157

8vo

D-J (rubbing extremities) Inscription FEP VG - Near Fine

35

A book valuable in its practical advice on the tying and use of nymphs in catching trout

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The Sport in Fishing

 

Orman, Tony

Reed

1979

x 152 (1p ads)

8vo

D-J Near Fine

28

A book for both anglers and conservationists, for there is both the thrill of the catch mixed with the plea to maintain NZ waters for the future fishermen

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The Anglers' Cookbook

Trout, Salmon and Eel

Reidpath, Stewart

Reed

1973

87p (1p)

8vo

Spiral bound, card covers  VG

25

With illustrations, a useful guide, with 84 recipes for the fish, 39 recipes for sauces and salads, and 5 New Zealand whitebait recipes

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Magic in the Mountains

The Adventures of a South Island Angler

Rodgers, Murray

Viking Pacific

1993

140

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, fishing for trout in the wilderness and back country areas of the South Island

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Angling in New Zealand

 

Rollett, F Carr

W&T

1924

(1p ad) 159p (3p ads)

Small 8vo

D-J (chips, small pieces missing top FE, in archival wrapper)  Blue-grey cloth binding, black titles  Small blotches of loss of colour top FE,  top spine  Gd - VG

85

With maps and illustrations, a description of the range of fishing available in New Zealand  at the date of publication, with contemporary advertisements, scarce

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Travel and Trout in the Antipodes  an angler's sketches in Tasmania and New Zealand

 

Senior, William

Chatto and Windus, George Robertson

1880

xii 315p

Small 8vo

Decorated blue cloth, titles in blind front board, gilt titles, device spine  Spine browning Wear top, bottom spine  Bumping fore-corners  Signature front paste-down Inside clean Gd - VG

300

One of the first books dealing with fishing in New Zealand, with illustrations

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Travel and Trout in the Antipodes

an angler's sketches in Tasmania and New Zealand

Senior, William

The Derrydale Press

1994 Limited Edition (1880)

(6p) xii 315p

8vo

Decorated leatherette binding, all edges gilt  Fine

70

With illustrations, the facsimile reprint of the 1880 original, a limited edition of 2500 copies, early fishing in Australia and New Zealand, a lovely copy

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Fishing in New Zealand

for Trout and Salmon

Shutt, Peter

Author Pub

1989 updated edition (1983)

220

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a useful guide to the rivers and lakes of NZ for trout and salmon fishers

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Trophy Trout  stories from New Zealand's top trout fishing guides

 

South, Bob

Viking

1994

175

8vo

P-B Fine

22

With illustrations, the real deal, advice and stories by some New Zealand professional fishing guides

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Reflections on the Water

 

South, Bob

The Halcyon Press

1996

177

8vo

P-B Signature TP VG - Near Fine

22

With illustrations, a collection of stories from the writer's experiences out fishing in New Zealand for around 50 years

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