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From New Zealand and around the world, fly-fishing and saltwater fishing information. Fishing articles, stories, tips, books, and more. Plus 1285 fishing quotes and sayings, and more to come.

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New stuff on the site

● Five new fishing quotations and sayings (29 July 2017) : Total now 1285

Grip and Kill article updated to answer unbelievers - see the side-bar.

A Promise You Can't Keep - Promising a feed of fish is a short step to fishing hell!

● Bow to a trout? When a fish jumps, bow to the fish to avoid a tippet break or hook pull. Full story.

Correctly remove a fishing hook from a human, quickly, easily and without pain, unlike the methods in new videos.

Swinging wets and nymphs in rivers and small streams

Over hyping the fear factor. Are the fishers of tomorrow are getting the right message?

Trout Dying To Get a Good Photo? Grip and grin, can all too often turn into grip and kill.


Bish on Fish in New Zealand Blog

Bish On Fish Blog
News, and views on fishing, and fishy things, from New Zealand and around the world.Subscribe to keep up-to-date with new stuff.

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'Fishing Smarter for Trout'
My first trout fishing book Fishing Smarter for Trout is now up on this site and free to read. Includes regular updates and new stuff.

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Tips to Catch More Fish
Find plenty of tips, tricks, how-to, and hints on catching more or bigger fish whether fly-fishing or saltwater fishing.

Site map for Bish & Fish in New Zealand

Site Map
At long last I have found my round-to-it and produced a Site Map. I forgot how much the site grew over the last ten years.

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All Fishing Articles Index 
Fly-fishing articles index
Saltwater fishing articles index
Fishing Tips & Tricks index
General  Fishing Articles Index

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1280 Quotes, Sayings and Aphorisms on fishing and things Fishy. Find quotes on everything to do with fishing. Subscribe to the blog for new quotes updates.

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Answers to Over 150 Fishing questions sent in by readers.
New page and information layout should make it much easier to search and find information.

Fishing Books By Tony Bishop (Bish)

Fishing Books by Bish
A list of the fishing books I have written and had published, on fly-fishing and saltwater fishing. Includes reviews.


Maori Greenstone (NZ Jade) Hook Ornament