New Zealand's Matuara River

January 30, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

“IN Gore, a town of 12,500 on the South Island of New Zealand, street signs proclaim that the visitor has arrived in the world capital of brown trout. To reinforce the point, town officials have erected a huge sculpture of the fish in a grassy park halfway between the town’s bustling main business street and the Mataura River, a world-famous brown trout stream a quarter-mile away.”
In The New York Times, Morgan McGinley describes the superb fishing that makes an annual 22-hour trek from the U.S. an easy choice for so many fly fishers.

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