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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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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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Sign the petition

You are probably aware that the Conservation (Indigenous Freshwater Fish) Amendment Bill is before select committe and the ramifications should it be passed into law could have dire consequences for the the fresh water angling sport that we hold dear. Voice your concerns by signing the petition which you can find at this link. Sign the petition

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2018 Kilwell Waikato trout comp update

We thank and acknowledge Michael Lynch for the following update Updating you all- we have approx 33 trout entered so far, the bulk of these from the weekend weigh ins! Only one rainbow so far (Steve Sharpe) and rest browns. Graham Mc Haffie leads with heaviest fish 2.550 kg, next Steve Farrar with 2.510, followed by Andrea Sharpe with her…

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AFAC name change proposal

  Please find attached a document prepared by Brian Jones to support a name change for the club to be more inclusive of the increased interest in salt water fly fishing. Below the pdf file you will see a comment area pertaining to this post so if you wish to reply to someone else’s comment just click the    link…

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