Aotearoa Angling Etiquette (Or, how not to be a dick in New Zealand)

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By Chris Dore Angling ethics and on-stream behaviour are a big deal here in NZ due to the unique qualities of our fishery. Gin clear water hosting sometimes less than several fish per mile mean that if you walk past, there’s a good chance they will...

“What’s In Your Sightline?” Giveaway

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By Justin Pickett It’s giveaway time here at Gink and Gasoline!!! Are you enjoying reading our blog? A lot of thought and effort goes into bringing you fresh content daily, and we want to see how and where our readers enjoy reading Gink and Gasoline. Post a...

Sunday Classic / NZ Guide, Chris Dore Talks Kiwi Nymphing

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So the other day, I noticed I received an intriguing email from one of our Gink & Gasoline followers, commenting on my Angler Positioning post. It just so happened to be Chris Dore who sent the email, a very popular fly fishing guide from New Zealand....

Saturday Shoutout / The Wader Makers

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Ever wonder about the folks who make your waders? Warning: This video from Simms shows graphic scenes of real anglers dodging work. I might have been tempted to pass this off as corporate propaganda if I didn’t know so many good people at Simms. In my...

Yakima River trout Fishing: Video

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Recently I got the chance to float the Yakima River in central Washington. While attending the launch of the new Sage X rod, the folks at Sage were good enough to host us for a day of fishing on the Yak with guides from Red’s Fly...