A Weekend in Wanaka

It is autumn.  Though it is still light at 8pm, the sun has set half an hour before, and if you wake before seven o’clock in the morning night still rules the sky.  We have sensed winter closing in, and with that, fewer opportunities for outdoor pursuits.  Our weekends have become a frenzy of ‘let’sContinue reading “A Weekend in Wanaka”

Wandering around Wanaka.

Fishing, when it’s done right, brings you close to nature.  Fishing is certainly a different experience for different people, you don’t have to look far to find a fly fisherman (for semantics, fisherman refers to the male and female version of the two-legged, pole wielding human) who will scoff at a bait fisherman.  But it’sContinue reading “Wandering around Wanaka.”

If you teach a man to fish….

There is an old saying.  If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day.  If you teach a man to fish, he’s gone for the weekend. I was gone for the weekend. For those of you who don’t fish much, this is a brown trout.  It weighed in at about 5 1/2Continue reading “If you teach a man to fish….”