Since the 1900s the fly fisher's mecca that is the Tongariro River has lured people from all over the world to cast a line on its wide waters.
Author Grant Henderson tells the river's angling story - tracing the rise of the Tongariro River's popularity as a fishing destination, the creation of the trout fishery, the famous and notable anglers who returned to it time and again, and the development of scientific fishery management and the river's conservation. Illustrated with rare vintage photography, Fishing the Tongariro is a comprehensive history of our greatest trout river and its ongoing appeal as a celebrated trout fishing destination.
Sports and Active outdoor recreation
H: 252mm W: 190mm