What a superb summer it has been here in southern New Zealand: long spells of fine stable weather, deafening cicada song, eager fish rising to dries and terrestrials. With the first cold front and first snow of the year the cicada action is rapidly tapering off and it’s time to roll with the seasons. The light has definitely changed, it’s crisper and cooler and autumn is only a week or two away. I’ll be moving down to Southland and fishing the fabled mayfly hatches there for the next two months.
Meanwhile here are a few images of summer