Support Stu Tripney’s “Chasing Tigers” Book


By Kirk Deeter 

Real, deep-dive, honest, gritty adventure fishing travel writing is almost becoming a lost artform in the Instagram-selfie era.  But every now and then, there’s something that legitimately deserves a kick.

Having written a few adventure pieces in my day, I have to take my hat off to Stu Tripney, the New Zealand-based outfitter and fly tier (whose patterns I still use to great effect in the Rockies) A few years back, he gave us “Jungle Blues.” And he spent the lockdown months in New Zealand during COVID writing “Chasing Tigers,” which chronicles adventures in Nepal.

It’s a Kickstarter project and he needs some of us to bump in to bring it to fruition.  I did.

Having seen glimpses, I can tell you it’s worth it… as will be his next one, based in India.


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