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A highly illustrated book for budding hunters and fishermen in New Zealand

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.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781775535126

    September 6, 2013

    Random House NZ

    160 pages

    RRP $32.99

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Awards and Recognition

  • Storylines Notable Non-fiction Award
    2014
    Awarded
    Storylines Notable Non-fiction
  • NZ Post Book Awards
    2014
    Finalist
    Nielson Bookseller's Choice Award