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  • Published: 17 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780143776239
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $55.00
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Fish Of The Day

Stories and recipes from New Zealand and the Pacific



Stories and recipes from New Zealand and the Pacific, from the creators of top-rating television programme Fish of the Day

Join First Man of Fishing, Clarke Gayford, as he shares his adventures in more than 25 amazing angling locations across New Zealand and the Pacific.
Here are the great yarns, secret spots, cool characters, caring communities and environmental insights this much loved, internationally top-rating TV show is known for.
In his introduction, Clarke shares his (very!) early fishing ambitions and his lifelong love of the ocean, while every fishy tale is accompanied by stunning photography from Clarke’s long-time friend, film industry legend and fellow Fish of the Day creator, Mike Bhana.
These beautiful images take us deep under-water, right up close to the fishing action, and soaring across the rivers and seas that sustain and connect us all.
Cooking tips, tricks and more than 35 yummy seafood recipes from top New Zealand and international chefs make this the ultimate book for anyone who loves fish and fishing or just wants to dive deeper into one of the world’s most popular pastimes.

  • Published: 17 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780143776239
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $55.00
Categories:

About the authors

Clarke Gayford

Clarke Gayford knew he wanted to be a fisherman before he was 10 years old and had memorized all the Latin, Maori and English names of the fish of the Gisborne, New Zealand coastline he called his backyard. In a 15-year career as a successful television and radio host, Clarke created the cult-status Otago University student television chronicle Cow TV and fronted a variety of high-profile travel, entertainment and music shows before responding to the call of the sea and quite literally diving back into it in his mid-30s to front Fish Of The Day. An active advocate of ‘spare fishing’ over ‘spear fishing’, Clarke is passionate about connecting people to the ocean. Clarke is the partner of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and father to daughter Neve, and lives in Auckland.

Mike Bhana

Mike Bhana is a celebrated documentary director, cameraman and writer dedicated to the ocean and ocean conservation. During his 23 years in the television industry, he has produced, directed and shot over 60 hours of natural history documentaries and prime-time material for channels like Discovery, Animal Planet and National Geographic, including 28 films specifically about sharks. His documentary work has resulted in more than a dozen international awards for excellence. While he has a special love of the ocean, Mike has also travelled the world with the Red Cross, documenting the work of its teams in some of the most dangerous and stricken areas of the planet and more recently co-founded Sea Aid, a not-for-profit organisation aimed at supporting the Pacific Islands achieve better health outcomes. Mike lives on the Coromandel Peninsula with his family where he has been known to effortlessly whip out a kingie and a couple of crayfish before breakfast (sustainably of course). That's if the surf isn’t calling.

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Fish of the Day by Clarke Gayford and Mike Bhana

Stories and recipes from New Zealand and the Pacific, from the creators of top-rating television programme Fish of the Day Join First Man of Fishing, Clarke Gayford, as he shares his adventures in more than 25 amazing angling locations across New Zealand and the Pacific. Here are the great yarns, secret spots, cool characters, caring communities and environmental insights this much loved, internationally top-rating TV show is known for. In his introduction, Clarke shares his (very!) early fishing ambitions and his lifelong love of the ocean, while every fishy tale is accompanied by stunning photography from Clarke’s long-time friend, film industry legend and fellow Fish of the Day creator, Mike Bhana.

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