Watch: Chirp, Chirp, Slurp

Fishing for monster brown trout on New Zealand’s North Island.

 

There is nothing finer than spending a day walking (and swimming) up a stunning backcountry river chasing wily old browns with a couple friends and a fistful of cicadas.

Be sure to check out Doug Painter’s column on traveling across New Zealand in style in the latest issue of Sporting Classics.