Classic Story and Photos: An Epic Trip into the New Zealand Backcountry

Written by: Alastair Peake, Fiordland Lodge

A brown trout of around 8 pounds on a dry fly is well worth a long hike in.
All photos by Alastair Peake

After another three day expedition into the heart of Fiordland backcountry, I feel bruised and battered yet utterly privileged to have experienced such a fly fishing adventure in paradise! The Clinton river drains into Lake Te Anau in a location so remote it’s only accessible by. . .

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Video: Tumbleweed Trout in New Zealand

Here’s a cool video that melds a bunch of cultures: it’s Norwegian anglers, fishing in New Zealand, told in the style of a spaghetti western. There are some cool video effects and an overall. . .

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