Jack From Bluff
Author(s): Ross Cantrick
Jack from Bluff is the story of a New Zealand fisherman whose career
spans over 70 years, of blue codding, crayfishing and tuna fishing. Jack
(Jackie) Cantrick was born on Stewart island and brought up in The Bluff.
In 1947, as a 15 year old, he skippered his first fishing boat at Bluff and
as an 86-year-old skipper, living in Nelson with his own boat the
President Kennedy, a well known New Zealand fishing vessel, he was still
fishing. This could well be the story of New Zealand’s oldest fisherman as
well as the country’s youngest and oldest skipper of an inshore fishing
- : 9780473525880
- : Anchor Print Ltd.
- : November 2020
- : books
- : Ross Cantrick