Story: Freshwater fishing

Brown trout (1st of 3)

Brown trout

Brown trout form the basis of most freshwater fishing in New Zealand. Brought from Europe from the late 1860s, they are the most successful introduced fish species.

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Carl Walrond, 'Freshwater fishing - An imported tradition', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 July 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008