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Author Profile: “The Trout Diaries: A Year of Fly Fishing in New Zealand”

August 23, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

Ewan Sargeant profiles “anti-guide” and author Derek Grzelewski, who fled communist Poland in 1986, ending up in New Zealand as a writer and eventually a trout guide.  “Grzleweski writes: ‘When you turn your passion into a business, begin peddling the very thing that you cherish, it’s like sending your loved one into a ring for a prize fight – she’s bound to take a few hits. She might lose, even get knocked out. Mine was often decked, groggily listening to the KO countdown.'”  On Stuff.co.nz.