NZ Trout App Blog
Catch up on the latest updates, news and the odd fisherman's story

PART I. GUIDANCE IN COMPRESSING TIME

Jeff Gorringe
Top pic courtesy of RobFish Flyfishing The insanely beautiful country that we all love and adore truly is the forgotten land in the world. Now that it has been probably 99% removed from international visitors since early 2020, the crown jewel of t...
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PART II WHAT'S A GUIDE GOT TO DO WITH IT?

Jeff Gorringe
Top pic courtesy of Cory Scott Fly FishingPart II. Welcome and thanks for tuning in to the second part of the interview session with some of New Zealand’s top Professional Fishing Guides. The first part revolved around the business end of the Guidi...
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THE THRILL IS BACK!

Jeff Gorringe
You may have had your Summer trip, or now planning another... Long days, short nights, and the bubbling froth for adventure are beginning to accumulate in the corners of our mouths. We cannot wait any longer... We packed the cooler, fueled the tank, ...
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The BEST TROUT FLIES for Fly Fishing in New Zealand

Jeff Gorringe
This article is about the lighter side of how to find the best trout flies for fly fishing in New Zealand. We will also touch on the topic of fly-tying conjurers within the island nation of Aotearoa New Zealand. WARNING: YOUR FLY IS DOWN... OH, YOU ...
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CASTING LINES IN A NEW ZEALAND WINTER

Jeff Gorringe
Weeks of wet and cold weather meant firewood was getting burnt like yesterday’s re-heated porridge. The regular trout fishing season in the local region was a memory of a couple of months ago. For those anglers that trout fly fishing is a way of life...
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The Hard Wire: Behind NZ Trout App

Jeff Gorringe
Owner and developer of NZ Trout App ltd was born from the thirst for adventure by Jeff Gorringe. Raised on a grain farm opposite the only pub for miles, in the outskirts of the small town of Katikati. He unwittingly discovered the curiosity and l...
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(DRAIN) PIPE DREAMS

Jeff Gorringe
An 'Old Man' Brownie landed in a creek 100m away from a State Highway. Sightfished on a large terrestrial pattern tied by Turangi Trout Flies MAYBE NOT A STINKY OLD LONGDROP, BUT SOME OF THE WATERS I HAVE FISHED ARE ROADSIDE CREEKS OR STREAMS THAT O...
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WHY WINTER IS HOT IN NEW ZEALAND!

Jeff Gorringe
Winter can be a beast, days are short, ideal windows are even shorter, and opportunities for investing energy is often a crapshoot. However, after you have glimpsed at a multiple fish session for the first time and wiped away the froth, you will be w...
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