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Old 20 July 2012, 04:02   #1
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Hello from New Zealand

Hi there, One geriatric from NZ here. My name is Arthur, I live in Te Awamutu. I have had numerous small dingys, wooden, f/glass, tinnys and now an inflatable.

I mostly get out on our local hydro lakes, trout fishing,( not a very good angler ). In NZ, trout fishing isn't the preserve of the toffee nosed crowd. Anyone can buy a yearly licence for about 35 English pounds and access freshwater fishing nation wide.

I take my camera and get photos of the various water fowl life if the fishing is a bit slow. Take care.
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Old 20 July 2012, 05:58   #2
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Welcome aboard Arthur! I'm based in The Solent. You can't beat a day on the water can you? Hoping to get out to view the J class regatta today with camera in tow. Great to get photo's from a different perspective. Enjoy the forum.
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Old 20 July 2012, 08:17   #3
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Hi there, One geriatric from NZ here. My name is Arthur, I live in Te Awamutu. I have had numerous small dingys, wooden, f/glass, tinnys and now an inflatable.

I mostly get out on our local hydro lakes, trout fishing,( not a very good angler ). In NZ, trout fishing isn't the preserve of the toffee nosed crowd. Anyone can buy a yearly licence for about 35 English pounds and access freshwater fishing nation wide.

I take my camera and get photos of the various water fowl life if the fishing is a bit slow. Take care.
I was over to see the Rugby at the end of last year and visited some friends of my father (Originally from the Masterton Area but now lives in Zimbabwe) in Cambridge - great part of the world and would love to live in NZ one day!
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Old 20 July 2012, 11:47   #4
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Welcome mate, love the Lake Taupo and Bay of Islands. Great country.

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Old 20 July 2012, 18:43   #7
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Hi and welcome from Northern Ireland. Been over to NZ - not too far from yourself. A team of us from here were invited by Air NZ to fish a Kahawai salt fly tournament in the Bay of Islands based in Paihia.
We were in the competition five years running, and actually managed to win it one year. Also fished for trout on the rivers around Turangi.
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Good on ya mate. May I be buried on that green bank by Huka Lodge with the the sound of the falls in my ears.

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