troutscapes_nz's feed at 2019/05/21 23:42


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Shannan Crow 4 months ago @troutscapes_nz

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During the hours of 9-5 I am a freshwater fisheries scientist, which gives me some wonderful opportunities to work with our unique freshwater fishes here in New Zealand. This is a pic of some Torrentfish, which are some of the coolest looking fish we have in our water ways. Only found on New Zealand, but you won't see them very often though. They are in fast flowing areas and you have to catch them with an electric-fishing machine (stuns them briefly before being returned to the water)......fly fishing doesn't work so good..... I have sampler other native fish with a fly rod though, but that story is for another day *** +++ #nature #nativefish #swiftflyfishing #wildlifeconservation #nzpure #nzmustdo #earthpix #fishing #fish #newzealand #biodiversity #instafish #catchandrelease #fishexploreconserve #earth #niwa #fisheries #waterconservation #water #fishingphotography #nzgeo #natgeo #nature #flyfishing #outdoor #outdoors #fishnerd


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john_parackal_jacob avatar
@john_parackal_jacob
4 months ago
šŸ˜šŸ‘Œ
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@fish2live_fish4life
4 months ago
Wow, living the dream man. What an amazing place to be working in that field. Iā€™m pursuing a career in freshwater fisheries research and have checked the job boards for positions in New Zealand many times.
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@troutlandsnz
4 months ago
Which river did these come from ? Thanks
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@troutlandsnz
4 months ago
Ian looking for a little video of them not long just 1-3 minutes for a future production would you be able to help ? Very happy to pay/swap etc
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@troutlandsnz
4 months ago
No drama I have seen them several times over the years -they are huge trout food more than folk realise we have clear visual evidence of this