Clinton River , Lake Te anau NZ

Large Brownie about to spook !!!!

The Jetty start of the Milford Track and the GODDESS

Whitebait omellette

Resting and reflecting on pain and exhilaration

First Rainbow it was very cold !!!!

The junction pool a stunningly deep blue pool typical of this stunning peice of fly heaven

Hi , recovering and resting up in Te Anau after an amazing adventure up the Milford track fishing the Clinton , hope the pictures represent a feel for what was a privilege , I was very fortunate to gain access to this wilderness river due to being invited to join Deano on his Boat the Goddess after a perfect storm arrival at midnight in a howling gale which tried to drive us aground as we tried to berth at the jetty Very Scary !!!!!!!!!!!!!! we woke after a few nerve settling whiskys to a perfect calm in paradise , only to be rudely disturbed by the arrival of the daily ferry depositing trampers departing on the three day trek to Milford sound . We however where here to fish , we still had some tramping though and it was tough but worth every agony .
Gin clear river , large hard fighting rainbows and browns requiring stealth and cunning to deceive them . Pictures of me resting and waiting on a plate of Whitebait to be cooked up NZ just got better a memorable trip that will live with me always