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JOHN GIACON

I have fished alongside John for over 40 years. Reflecting on these times and chatting to his fishing sidekick, Noel Osborne, we both agreed John was a very special person.  His unrivalled passion for fishing led him to motivate and lead others, through his energy and drive and his natural leadership talent ensuring his innovative ideas were actioned.  This is…

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OBITUARY – JOHN GIACON

John Giacon, who will be known to older Club members, passed away on 3 July aged 84. John’s life revolved around fly fishing in all its aspects. He was a foundation member of Auckland Freshwater Anglers’ Club and subsequently represented the club on the NZ Alliance of Freshwater Anglers, eventually becoming the secretary and later president of that organisation, which…

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Day trip to the Waipa River

The next club trip will be a day trip to the Waipa River in the Waikato. Those who were planning to go on this trip last year will remember that the bad weather caused us to cancel at the last minute which was rather bad luck for John and Christine Lauer who had already made their way down there. It’s…

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New deck at the Turangi Lodge

New deck at the Turangi Lodge

Check out the new deck that has been built outside the lounge area of the Turangi Lodge. A trellis will be installed at the road end of the deck this week and then Mark will tackle the TV and Tv aerial to ensure we continue to have access to the Freeview services. Great work Mark and thank you.

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