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Fly-Fishing in New Zealand What you NEED to Know by Derek Grzelewski


New Zealand has a reputation of having the best fly-fishing for trout in the world - but also some of the hardest and most challenging. As a professional fly-fishing guide, Derek Grzelewski, author of The Trout Trilogy, shares his expert knowledge and decades of experience learnt from some of New Zealand's best anglers and guides. All the essential skills needed to improve your fly-fishing ability, including: Selecting the right equipment Styles of fly-fishing and the nature of trout Basic, advanced and expert casting techniques Learning to see trout Riverside entomology and what flies to use Where to fish and when Streamcraft and much more This step-by-step guide will cover everything you NEED to know to become an expert in the art of fly-fishing!

About the Author

DEREK GRZELEWSKI is the author of The Trout Diaries, The Trout Bohemia and The Trout Dreams. He is also a regular contributor to high-end magazines, including New Zealand Geographic, Australian Geographic, Smithsonian, Flylife and Fly Fisherman. A professional fly-fishing guide and internationally qualified casting instructor, he divides his time between New Zealand and Colorado.

Our View
Fly-Fishing in New Zealand is a well written and comprehensive guide on how to fly fish. A wealth of information that even the experienced fly angler will find useful. Released August 2020.
Release date Australia
August 10th, 2020
  • Derek Grzelewski
Country of Publication
New Zealand
with 32 pages of full colour photography
David Bateman Ltd