The Beginner's Guide to Hunting and Fishing in New Zealand

Author(s): Paul Adamson


A highly illustrated book for budding hunters and fishermen in New Zealand. Winner of the New Zealand Post Book Award for Children and Young Adults, Non-Fiction.

How do you stalk a trout? How do you skin a rabbit? How does a bullet work?

Instructional and highly illustrated, this is a beginner's book of hunting and fishing for all ages. It features the where, when, what to look for, and how of New Zealand's most popular hunting and fishing pursuits. From rabbit hunting to duck-shooting, possuming to large game hunting, eeling to whitebaiting, The Beginner's Guide to Hunting and Fishing in New Zealand will give any budding hunter the basic skills and knowledge for a lifetime of adventure.

With an emphasis on safety throughout, this book has important information on the right firearms for the right animal, how to hunt with dogs, the essentials of mountain safety and bushcraft in New Zealand. With an accessible text, diagrams, fun facts and a glossary of hunting terms, it's all you need to get out and start learning to hunt and fish.


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Finalist: New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2014

Finalist for the LIANZA Elsie Locke Non Fiction Award.

Paul Adamson is a former school principal living in the Wairarapa at the foot of the Tararuas. He's been a passionate hunter for almost his entire life.

General Fields

  • : 9781775535126
  • : Random House New Zealand Ltd
  • : Random House New Zealand Ltd
  • : 0.554
  • : August 2013
  • : 240x192mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : August 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paul Adamson
  • : 143
  • : 799.0993
  • : Paperback
  • : Colour and black & white