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Kingfish off the Auckland coast - Darell Digges http://www.megabitesfishing.co.nz
Fishing is not so much a pastime as a way of life in 'God's Own Country'. With a small population and a huge coastline of two oceans (Pacific and Tasman Sea) it is hardly surprising that boat ownership is very high and sea fishing rife. Moreover, most people will eat what they catch smoking their Pacific cod or kingfish on the verandah ready to accompany the barbie or supper. So some will set nets but many more will enjoy the sport of fishing too.

Further off the shore is some of the best game fishing in the world and dozens of boats offering fishing charters from most of the larger harbours.Had men not intervened river and lake fishing would have been limited to the few small native species and some scarily huge eels that scare youngsters in 'togs' cooling off in streams. However, in less enlightened times, unaware of the fragility of local ecologies, species introduction was wholesale and native fauna of all sorts barely hold on in many areas. Lakes and rivers now teem with trout and salmon and they have done so well that fly-fishing is a major tourist attraction. Moreover the trout in some of the large lakes are truly huge so offer better sport than most other places in the world.

Some coarse species were also introduced but there is an active campaign to try and eradicate the Koi, grasscarp, rudd, perch, and tench introduced by misguided anglers. While it is frowned upon, there are still isolated lakes and flooded quarries where coarse fishermen can wet their lines. It is now an offence to deliberately introduce non native species into rivers and lakes and where they still survive they are likely to be removed in time.

New Zealand's Top Trout Fishing Waters

By John Kent, Patti Magnano Madsen - Stackpole Books, 2004
ISBN: 0811731472
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North Island Trout Fishing Guide

By John Kent
ISBN: 0790010712
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South Island Trout Fishing Guide

By John Kent
ISBN: 9780790004952
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Trout-Books

http://www.trout-books.com
Welcome to www.trout-books.com, the only specialist trout fishing book and DVD trout fishing web site in New Zealand. Here you will find every New Zealand trout fishing book currently in print, with the best selection of current New Zealand trout fishing books for sale in the world...

Fishing Coast to Coast

http://www.fishingcoasttocoast.com
Fishing Coast to Coast is New Zealand's most comprehensive and informative fishing magazine. It focuses on tips, techniques and stories that relate to any type of fishing indulged by New Zealand fishermen...

Fishing Mag

http://www.fishingmag.co.nz
Home Page - Fly Fishing for Trout. Salmon, Surfcasting, Sea Angling, Tackle, Boats in New Zealand

Auckland - Swordfish Marine Ltd.

http://www.swordfishmarine.co.nz
We are a specialist fishing tackle service & sales company. Our personal professional service ensures your satisfaction...

CTS [Composite Tube Systems] - Advanced Rod Development

http://www.ctsfishing.com
CTS is an innovative company with a fresh approach to fishing rod design and manufacture, and a tradition of excellence that is recognized worldwide. Our aim is to work with custom rod builders to provide them with exactly the blanks they need to make their business a stand out. We are proud to offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee...

Fly Shop

http://www.flyshop.co.nz
New Zealand Trout Flies, Fly Tying Materials & Online Fly Fishing Shop...

Groynes Ponds - Christchurch

http://www.fishingmag.co.nz/trout-groynes-marky.htm
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...Rainbow trout caught recently during the April School Holidays at the Groynes Ponds, Christchurch. N. Z.. Fish and Game release hatchery reared trout and salmon in to the Groynes each year as part of "Take A Kid Fishing." Only juniors under the age of 17 years are permitted to fish in these ponds. Adults are allowed to assist the youngsters where needed. It is an excellent spot for young anglers to start out with a very good chance of catching a big fish...

Lake Brunner - Westland

http://www.fishingmag.co.nz/locations-brunner.htm
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Lake Brunner is situated on the main highway between Canterbury and Greymouth via Arthur's Pass, in the South Island of New Zealand. It is a large lake being some 10 kms across at its widest point. Brunner is also quiet deep (over 100 metres in parts) and drops off rapidly around much of the shoreline. Set in spectacular bush-covered mountains it is a scenic delight...

Lake Coleridge & Satellites

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A chain of small fishing lakes make up the Coleridge group. Lake Coleridge is by far the largest measuring some 16 km in length. The smaller relatives are: Henrietta, Selfe, Evelyn, Georgina, and to a lesser extent, Lake Ida which is popular during winter with ice skaters. All of these lakes are well stocked with brown and rainbow trout by the Fish and Game Council. Lake Coleridge is also very well stocked with landlocked Chinook salmon...

Lake Selfe - Canterbury

http://www.fishingmag.co.nz/selfe.htm
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Lake Selfe, together with near by Lake Georgina, have been stocked by the North Canterbury Fish & Game Council with rainbow trout from the Ngongataha hatchery, in Rotorua in the North Island...

Lake Taupo

http://www.fishinginnewzealand.com/climate.htm
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A 12 month season applies not only to Lake Taupo itself, but also to the river mouths and large sections of eight rivers and streams. The rainbow and brown trout of the Taupo fishery account for 30-40% of all trout caught in New Zealand annually. Taupo trout are wild stock reliant on natural spawning and growth to maintain their populations. The trout use Lake Taupo as their "sea" for most of their life. With plenty of spawning areas available, most of the trout run the many rivers and streams during the winter and spring months...

Lake Tekapo - Canterbury

http://www.fishingmag.co.nz/trout-rainbow-Tekapo.htm
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River Hinemaiaia

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The Hinemaiaia is an inflowing eastern tributary of Lake Taupo which joins Lake Taupo at the settlement of Hatepe just off SH1. It drains the western boundary of Kaimanawa Forest Park between the Waitahanui and Waipehi watersheds, flows north-west until it enters Lake Taupo. The Hinemaiaia has three hydro stations, the first of which acts as a barrier to fish moving upstream to spawn. Consequently winter fishing (which coincides with the spawning runs) is restricted to the section below the main highway bridge...

River Mohaka

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Access Map
The Mohaka is a large premier fishery offering a range of angling experiences from remote wilderness fishing to easily accessible waters for a good population of trout, many of which can reach trophy size...

River Rangitaiki

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Access Map
The Rangitaiki is a major river that offers unparalleled fishing opportunities for all levels fishing expertise at different areas on the river - from the headwaters where anglers can fish for trophy size fish in crystal clear waters, to the lower reaches which are best suited to spin fishing...

River Selwyn

http://www.fishingmag.co.nz/trout-selwyn-river.htm
Satellite View - River Mouth
Prior to about 1930 the entire 90 kilometre length of the Selwyn River flowed above ground. Nowadays, a 30 kilometre stretch, between Coalgate and Boyles Ford, flows below ground only, over the summer months. ..

River Tauranga-Taupo

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Access Map
The Tauranga-Taupo mouth is very deep and can be dangerous for wading. There is good fishing off the spit especially at night. From an anchored boat or dinghy, you can cast over the deep lip with a fast sinking line...

River Waimakariri

http://www.fishingmag.co.nz/waimak-christchurch-nz-searuns-nov-07.htm
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The Waimakariri River flows across the Canterbury Plains from the Southern Alps to the sea. As it nears the end of its journey it passes close by the city of Christchurch...

River Waitahanui

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The Waitahanui River is a popular river that while heavily fished in the lower reaches still manages to provide good catch rates for anglers. It also offers 8 km of top quality fishing upstream in a beautiful tranquil setting...

River Whakapapa

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The Whakapapa is a large river with turbulent rapids, deep pools and low boulder runs. A degree of caution is needed: there are few easy places to cross and it is not a river for the faint-hearted. The water is extremely clear (visibilty can be as much as 15 metres in some of the headwaters). Consequently, great care should be taken when wading - the river is deceptively deep and the current stronger than it looks. Fishing however is excellent with different sections offering differing types of fishing experiences...

River Whanganui

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The headwaters lie within the Tongariro National Park and a very remote providing top-quality backcountry fishing for anglers who have an above average level of fitness. Fishing in the section is very good with fish averaging over 2 kg. The water is generally clean but may have a slight tinge of colour which actually assists the fisherman as the fish can be more easily approached without being spooked...

Auckland Freshwater Anglers Club

http://aucklandfreshwateranglers.org.nz
Since 1972 the Auckland Freshwater Anglers Club has supported freshwater fly fishing in Auckland. The main focus is river and lake fishing for trout...

Bay of Islands Swordfish Club Inc

http://www.swordfish.co.nz
The Bay of Islands Swordfish Club has clubhouses overlooking the water in both Paihia and Russell. Both have bar and meal facilities as well as excellent displays of historic fishing photographs, tackle and memorabilia...

Canterbury Fly Fishing Club

Facebook Page
Have you ever perhaps thought of taking up fly fishing but were unsure of the how, where and why? By joining our club, we can help get you started with this fascinating sport and pastime...

Kapiti Fly Fishing Club

http://www.kapitiflyfishing.org.nz
Welcome to the Kapiti Fly Fishing Club, our club is based at Paraparaumu on the Kapiti Coast north of Wellington. Kapiti Fly Fishing is a fairly new club only being formed in 2002 but has good support from the Kapiti and Horowhenua areas. The club membership has been consistant over the last few years varying between 35 and 45 members…

New Zealand Angling & Casting Assn (Inc)

http://www.nzaca.co.nz
We are the 'Parent Body' and 'National Association' supporting, encouraging and looking after the interests of those recreational fishers whose prime interest is shore and small boat fishing. Or in other words the majority of New Zealand Recreational Fishers. We are one of New Zealand's oldest national fishing organisations and since our formation we have seen come into being the NZBGFC and the NZRFC and many others...

New Zealand Fish & Game

http://www.fishandgame.org.nz
We are an angler and gamebird hunter organisation which has a statutory mandate to manage New Zealand's fresh water sportsfish fisheries and gamebird hunting...

New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides' Association

http://www.fishingguides.co.nz
New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides' Association Is The National Body Representing Fishing Guides Throughout New Zealand. The Fishing Guides Association advocates on behalf of members with Government and other bodies, promotes guided fishing trips around New Zealand, investigates complaints and disputes and communicates with members via a regular newsletter...

New Zealand Sport Fishing Council

http://www.nzsportfishing.co.nz/index.cfm
(formerly known as the New Zealand Big Game Fishing Council Inc (NZBGFC) - name changed 10.12.09)

North Canterbury - Fish & Game

Local Group Pages
These pages will keep you up to date with important and timely information about fishing and hunting in the North Canterbury region...

Raglan Sport Fishing Club

http://www.raglan23.co.nz/fishing-and-boating/
In September 1999 a small group of interested Sports fisherman got together and formed the Raglan Sport Fishing Club. The aim being to support the awesome sport fishery off the West Coast of the North Island and to provide an avenue for these hardy souls to get together. In this short time the club has grown from 16 to over 750 members...

Wellington Flyfishers Club

http://www.wellingtonflyfishers.org.nz
Wellington Flyfisher's Club is one of the largest fly fishing clubs in New Zealand and was established in 1984. Our membership currently varies between 230 and 250…

Wellington Surfcasting & Angling Club Inc.

Club Page
The objectives of the Club are to promote and foster sport fishing in the Wellington Region and to this end we have Shore, Boat and Landbased sections in which members can compete at senior and junior levels…

Whangarei Deep Sea Anglers Club

http://www.sportfishing.co.nz
The Whangarei Deep Sea Anglers Club is an aquatic social club based at Tutukaka Northland New Zealand. Our members come from fishing, diving, yachting circles and local residents. At present we have over 1,300 members with many of these member's friends and tourists, using and enjoying the Club amenities, providing a convivial atmosphere, only minutes from the fishing and blue water that are envied by anglers and divers world wide...

Whangaroa Big Gamefish Club

http://www.whangaroabiggamefishclub.co.nz
Situated in the picturesque township of Whangaroa, Northland, New Zealand, Whangaroa Big Gamefish Club is host to many fishing tournaments throughout the year in the Whangaroa Harbour and surrounding area...

The New Zealand Fly Fishing Forum

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Bridge Fishing Lodge

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On the banks of the stunning Tongariro River - You'll discover a destination drenched in history, rustic surroundings and adventures waiting to happen. Built in 1931 the Lodge is a far cry from those early days. Modern and comfortable accommodation fit nicely with the park-like tranquil environment, and although famous for the fishing our Lodge provides access to a recreational playground and smorgasbord of all things outdoors...

Kingfish Lodge

http://kingfishlodge.co.nz/blog/
Kingfish Lodge Resort is world-renowned for being small and intimate. Kingfish Lodge Resort is the ultimate headland hideaway boasting access only by water and prides itself on it's commitment to game fishing. Family owned for a truly unique New Zealand experience, it is characterised by tradition, friendly service, elegance and activities beyond expectation...

Lake Aniwhenua Lodge

Accommodation
Located in the rural Galatea valley with panoramic views of the lake and flanked to the east by Te Urewera National Park and west by Kaingaroa Forest it was the most idyllic setting. Truly a sportsman's paradise...

Owen River Lodge

http://www.owenriverlodge.co.nz
Welcome to the web site of Owen River Lodge , New Zealand's only 5 star rated specialist fly fishing lodge. My name is Felix Borenstein; I’m the owner and general manager of the Owen River Lodge...

Poronui

http://www.poronui.co.nz
Nestled in the secluded Taharua valley on New Zealand’s spectacular North Island is Poronui - the luxury wilderness lodge preferred by the world’s most discerning fishermen, hunters and outdoor enthusiasts...

Riverview Lodge

http://www.riverviewlodge.co.nz
The classic New Zealand fishing lodge luxury accommodation and fine cuisine provided at Riverview Lodge will ensure you enjoy your next New Zealand fishing vacation in style and comfort. We offer brown trout guiding during the months of October to April...

Stonefly Lodge

http://www.stoneflylodge.co.nz
Stonefly Lodge is situated on 150 acres of private forest only 50 minutes drive from New Zealand's South Island city of Nelson, close to many fly fishing rivers in Nelson Lakes National Park, Motueka and Murchison. We provide private luxury lodge accommodation located above the Motueka River, expert guided fly fishing from the top Nelson fly fishing guides and an outstanding experience you will remember for ever...

Tairua Shores Motel

http://www.tairuashores.co.nz
Tairua Shores Motel provides Tairua accommodation to suit couples, families or small group tours visiting Coromandel Peninsula. Tairua Shores Motel has a range of well-equipped, recently refurbished chalets and family units with harbour views; an idyllic Tairua accommodation location...

Tongariro Lodge

http://www.tongarirolodge.co.nz
One of the world's great fishing lodges - Tongariro Lodge is located in expansive grounds on the banks of the legendary Tongariro River on the southern shores of Lake Taupo, New Zealand. Experience the finest accommodation and gourmet dining in a unique Fishing Lodge atmosphere...

Tui Lodge

http://www.tui-lodge.co.nz
Situated near the world famous Tongariro River in the quiet town of Turangi on the Southern shores of Lake Taupo, Tui Lodge will quite simply take your breath away. A purpose built luxury home with four spacious guest rooms all with private ensuites, the lodge is an ideal haven for holiday makers, artists and perfect for the ultimate fishing experience...

Waiteti Trout Stream Holiday Park

http://www.waiteti.com
Nestled on the banks of the famous Waiteti Trout Fishing Stream, this unique Rotorua Holiday Park is set in 2 acres of mature trees and gardens and offers you a peaceful setting for your holiday. Fish from the banks or a quiet streamside stroll to Lake Rotorua make us a fishermans paradise. Close to Rotoruas main tourist attractions where we can help with bookings and organise pick ups for night time concerts and hangi, Waiteti is ideal for families with a range of accommodation to suit most budgets...

Wanaka Stonehouse Boutique Lodge

Lodge Details
The cozy and luxurious Lodge is for the exclusive use of the guests. The hosts live in a separate cottage, so this Wanaka accommodation offers unsurpassed comfort and privacy. More home than hotel, guests enjoy all the benefits of extraordinary service...

Western Rivers Lodge

http://www.western-rivers.co.nz
When you are ready for New Zealand and the world's finest brown trout fishing you are ready for Western Rivers Lodge...

Windsor Lodge

http://www.nzfishing.com/Accommodation/TPAccom/WindsorLodge/WindsorLodge.htm
Windsor Lodge & Caravan Park offers a range of accommodation for the angler, plus a fish cleaning room, a fish smoking room, and a well-stocked dairy and tackle shop. They also run a 1-day fishing contest for guests each June...

New Zealand Angling & Casting Association National Championships

PDF Brochure
The North Shore Surfcasting Club & Hibiscus Kayak Fishing Club in association with the NZACA are excited to invite you compete at the 2011 New Zealand Angling & Casting Association National Championships to be based at Orewa on the beautiful Hibiscus Coast north of Auckland. The 2011 nationals are to be held 20-23rd April 2011...

Fish Heads

Website
If you are a first time visitor, the web site is not where things happen, its just the doorway. Our free weekly email is really where the fun begins...

Fishing Guides, Ghillies, Instructors and Tutors

http://www.fishingnet.com/fishing_guides.htm
Beginners and experts alike can benefit from instruction. If you have never tried fishing before, it only takes about half a day to pick up sufficient skills to stand a reasonable chance of catching a fish on the fly. Without tuition you frankly stand no chance! Fishing with bait and spinning rods is very easy to learn...

Ian Cole - A Fly Fisher's Guide

http://www.wanakaflyfishingacademy.co.nz
Dear fellow angler, prospective fly fisher, and fully fledged fly fisher, my name is Ian Cole and I’d like to introduce you to both my fly fishing school, based here in Wanaka, and my regional guiding service...

New Zealand Angling Limited

Fly Casting Tuition
Held on the last Sunday of each month - February to November. Limited to 10 pupils - full instructions from two qualified tutors. Special Women Only courses. Age restriction is over 12 years old. All gear provided, or use your own. Lunch and refreshments included...

New Zealand Angling Limited - Fly Tying

Fly Tying Tuition
Fly tying is an integral part of fly fishing. You can learn to tie world famous International patterns, the great New Zealand patterns and you can design and develop your own patterns...

NZ Fishing

http://www.nzfishing.com/Directories/NZFlyFishingTuition.htm
New Zealand Fly Fishing Tuition - list of tutors and companies offering lessons...

Ron Giles

http://www.trout-fishing-new-zealand.com
Do you want to know how to fish for those large New Zealand trout in crystal clear waters? Then you need to buy the Ron's last book - it will significantly improve your chances of catching large trout in New Zealand...

New Zealand Fisheries Management Research Database

Database
The database contains primarily New Zealand material covering social, economic, environmental, recreational and customary rights information. The inclusion of relevant international sources enhances the depth of content in the resource to assist in promoting fisheries management and policy development...

Bish & Fish

BLOG
Fishing stories, articles, fishing tips and tricks, fishing books, fishing quotes & sayings, on fly-fishing and saltwater fishing...

Kaikoura Coast

http://www.fishingmag.co.nz/kaikoura2.htm
For many years the township of Kaikoura was little more than a fuel stop on the highway between Christchurch and Picton. Kaikoura today it is a vibrant and exciting place with street side cafe's and considerable tourist activity centred around 'whale watching' together with a host of other fun attractions for the visitor...

Motunau Beach

Article
The little settlement of Motunau Beach nestles at the northern tip of Pegasus Bay . That's about one third of the way up the coast between Christchurch and Kaikoura. The drive from the city takes little over an hour. This is one of the reasons for the high turnout of boaties and anglers on most weekends...

*Charter Guide New Zealand

http://www.charterguide.co.nz
Contact any boat charter operator direct and make your own arrangements, or consult Martina for free, expert assistance on our Charter Hotline: 0800-235628. Select an area or activity below to see thumbnails of available power and sailboats....

Auckland - Auckland Charters

http://www.aucklandcharterboat.co.nz
Rascal is a charter boat available from Auckland. She is a 50' power catamaran designed by Roger Hill. Launched in 2007, she is available for cruise options around Auckland Harbour, Hauraki Gulf, Great Barrier Island, Coromandel and further North to the Bay of Islands and Whangaroa...

Auckland - Double Rum

http://www.doublerum.co.nz
Brett and Sandra Fleetwood purchased Double Rum from the McCabe family (McCabe and Sutton fame) in July 1999 and immediately started work turning the vessel from a rock solid boat into a operational charter vessel...

Auckland - Gamesail

http://www.gamesail.co.nz
You will be enchanted by the stunning array of natural, almost untouched beauty along the coastline of New Zealand. Take a sailing vacation on one of our luxury charter yachts - TE NGAKAU A KUPE or TE OKUPU and we will take you to exceptional places that are inaccessible to larger vessels, so you can enjoy a private and privileged display with your family or friends...

Auckland - Gladiator

http://www.gladiatormarine.co.nz
Gladiator is one of Auckland's leading charter boats for hire, it can be hired from 3 hours to three weeks. It is popular for Corporate events around the Auckland harbour as well as the Hauraki Gulf. Many corporate events range from fishing to a day out on the Auckland Harbour and Hauraki gulf. You don't need to worry about fishing equipment as you can hire it at reasonable rates for all fishing trips. Other popular destinations are Waiheke, Kawau and Great Barrier Island...

Auckland - Megabites

Charter
Megabites Fishing Charter Ltd is Auckland Fishing Charters that provides chartered recreational salt water sport fishing trips and charter boat fishing trips departing from Westhaven Marina in Auckland. All our Auckland fishing charters and fishing trips are designed to assist you in getting the most value for your money and enjoying your Auckland fishing charters to the utmost. Be it snapper...

Auckland - New Zealand Game Fishing

http://www.nzgamefishing.com
Geoff Lamond and the team at New Zealand Game Fishing will provide you with New Zealand's premier fishing experience anywhere from the world famous Three Kings Islands to the East Cape of New Zealand's North Island. Come and explore the finest deep sea fishing adventure in fantastic locations...

Bay of Islands - 4 Reel Charters

http://www.fish4reel.co.nz
Whether you are a seasoned fisherman or you have never fished in your life, we make sure that you'll hook up a fish. Owner/skipper Carl will take you to the best fishing spots in the Bay of Islands and he is well-known for going the extra mile to provide the opportunity to catch a fish...

Bay of Islands - Arline Fishing Charter

Listing
At five and a half hours, this is the best value fishing trip in the Bay of Islands...

Bay Of Islands - Bay Of Islands Fishing Charters

http://www.bayofislandsfishing.com
Do you crave the thrill of the bite? The satisfaction of a successful fight? The kudos of catching a bigger fish than your mates? So do we...

Bay of Islands - Blue Sea Charters

http://www.blueseafishing.co.nz
Experience the Best of New Zealand Marlin Fishing, Big Game Fishing, or SportFishing with Blue Sea Charters...

Bay of Islands - Boat Charter Bay of Islands

http://www.boiboatcharter.co.nz
Boat Charter Bay of Islands New Zealand - Hire a boat for an unforgettable boat charter Bay of Islands New Zealand and enjoy spectacular scenery and superb fishing...

Bay of Islands - Fishing Spot-X

http://www.fish-spot-x.co.nz
Join our scheduled morning and afternoon snapper and reef fishing trips (all bait and tackle supplied), or charter one of our fishing boats privately to pursue the great Tuna,Marlin,Sharks or Kingfish of the Bay of Islands...

Bay of Islands - Te Ariki Nui

http://www.game-fishing.co.nz
Te Ariki Nui was built for deep-sea fishing charters and is ideally suited for Marlin fishing and other big game fishing - Marlin - Broadbill - Shark - Tuna Three Kings - Bay of Islands - Northland - New Zealand...

Bay of Islands - Wild Bill Charter Fishing

Charter
Wild Bill Sports charter fishing offers its clients the ultimate game fishing experience in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand. If your dream is to catch big game fish such as marlin, tuna and shark, or the world class broadbill and kingfish species, you will not find a more professional and dedicated team to help you achieve your ambitions...

Coromandel - Coromandel Fishing Charters

Charter
Coromandel Fishing Charters offers coastal fishing in the calm and safe waters of Coromandel Harbour. Fishing trips depart from Hannafords Wharf located 10 minutes south of Coromandel Town and 45 minutes north of Thames, on the west coast of Coromandel Peninsula....

Coromandel - Epic Adventures

http://www.epicadventures.co.nz
We specialise in affordable fishing charters and guided fishing holidays for one person up, giving you a good opportunity to hook into a decent snapper or New Zealand yellowtail kingfish. Tairua and Whitianga on the Coromandel are renowned for great fishing, and we have a reputation for putting people on to big New Zealand kingfish...

Coromandel - Tairua Dive & Fishinn

http://thehill.pauanuibeach.com/diving/18-tairua/72-tairua-dive-a-fishinn
Welcome to Tairua Our Paradise GATEWAY to the Alderman Islands The POOR KNIGHTS of Coromandel. The ultimate experience Diving and Fishing out of Tairua Pauanui Coromandel Peninsula New Zealand...

Dusky Sound - M V Jewel

Charter
Our fishing charters offer you the opportunity for some serious game fishing on the West Coast, Fiordland and Stewart Island. Jewels crew know every corner of Puysegur, Dusky Sound & Stewart Island above and below water. They are ready and willing to provide whatever level of service their guests are after, from budget friendly self catered BYO weekend away to a fully serviced luxury cruise with all the sporting equipment you need plus helicopter transfers, TV video stereo and BBQ on deck...

Hamilton - Gamesail New Zealand

http://www.gamesail.co.nz
Our luxury charter yachts are an intimate size which creates a unique atmostphere and warm ambiance. We can accommodate up to eight guests for all-inclusive voyages of 2 - 14 days...

Hauraki Gulf - Hauraki Adventures

http://www.hauraki-adventures.co.nz
With over 50 islands, dozens of secluded beaches, amazing fishing, scuba diving, wildlife reserves and more. Aucklands Hauraki Gulf is one of New Zealands best kept secrets, a vast adventure playground just waiting to be explored and enjoyed...

Hauraki Gulf - Island Escape

http://www.islandescape.co.nz
We offer clients a wide range of sport fishing escapes that involve trolling, casting and jigging the remote outer Hauraki Gulf for yellowtail kingfish, trevally, snapper, kahawai, tuna and hapuka to name just a few of the species that we target...

Lake Taupo - Taupo Lake Adventures

http://www.taupolakeadventures.com
Whether fishing or just enjoying the scenery on a cruise with friends, indulge yourself aboard the luxurious Bravado III. This vessel is one of the few in Taupo that allows you to take in the views and soak up the sun from the upper deck...

Mangawhai Heads - RnR Charters Ltd

http://www.rnrcharters.co.nz
RnR operates from Mangawhai Heads, which is a tranquil beach resort situated on Northlands East Coast. Drive the Twin Coast Discovery Route north and take the East Coast route to Mangawhai Heads...

Marlborough Sound - Compass Charters

http://www.compass-charters.co.nz/
At Compass Charters our crew provide quality yacht, launch and boat charters and hire the Magical Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand. Here in this vast and unspoilt cruising area in the South Pacific, we have a large range of self-drive (bareboat) and skippered sailboats or powerboats available for you and your crew...

Milford Sound - Fiordland Expeditions

http://www.fiordlandexpeditions.co.nz
Fiordland Expeditions operate in the Fiordland National Park which is found in the south west of the South Island of New Zealand. We can operate anywhere from Milford Sound in the north to Long Sound/Preservation Inlet in the south. We can relocate the vessel to the fiord(s) of your choice...

Tauranga - Bay Fishing Charters

http://www.bayfishingcharters.co.nz
Bay Fishing Charters Limited offers a variety of fishing trips from the Tauranga, Mount Maunganui area with, ‘The Nimble II’. Clean, tidy boat and a friendly, helpful crew will ensure you a great experience out on the water. Our fishing trips cater for individuals and groups, whether you're after snapper or something a bit bigger, Bay Fishing Charters Limited can take you there. Rods and tackle are available for hire, so no one misses out...

Tauranga - Fat Boy Charters

http://www.workboot.co.nz/profile/Fat_Boy_Charters/2151.html
At Fat Boy Charters we offer a wide range of fishing charters, dive trips, sightseeing tours and day or night fishing trips. Our fishing charters, dive trip, sightseeing tours and fishing trips can be customized to suit your requirments. All fishing charters and trips leave from Tauranga harbour, Mount Maunganui in the Bay of plenty...

Tauranga - Pasador Sportfishing Charters

http://www.pasador.tx.co.nz
We specialise in Big Game and Light Tackle Sportfishing Safaris in one of the worlds top sportfishing locations New Zealand. Pasador operates out of Tauranga in the Bay of Plenty and fishes the waters surrounding the internationally acclaimed Mayor Island. Pasador is a modern purpose built sportfisher and has been the top Tauranga based charter launch for the last three years. We support Tag and Release and the majority of our billfish catch is released...

Tauranga - Sunfish Charters

http://www.sunfish.co.nz
Sunfish Charters' 12 m purpose-built Sportsfisher is a true blue-water charter boat designed for serious game fishing and offshore deep sea fishing. This modern charter boat, with its 110sq ft cockpit and wide beam offers a safe and stable platform even in relatively rough seas. You can rely on our personalised service on day trips, overnight trips, as well as extended live-aboard charters, where we cater for both novice and experienced anglers...

Tauranga - Tauranga Marine Charters

http://taurangamarinecharters.co.nz
Brett Keller the owner/operator takes great pride in putting his passengers onto the fish - consistently. This is reflected by our regular customer base. The fact is, we try harder. Whether its snapper fishing, tarakihi fishing, hapuka fishing or kingfish jigging, we can help put you on the fish. We take pride in our fishing trips and always aim to make your fishing trip and day on the water, as enjoyable as possible...

Wellington - Westcoast Charters

http://www.wellingtonfishing.co.nz
Full day and half day local fishing trips,snapper evening trips, tarakihi and blue cod fishing, groper fishing,fast catamaran less time travelling more time fishing.group booking or join in...

Whakatane - Diveworks Charters

http://www.diveworks-charters.com
Specialising in fishing, diving, sightseeing and eco tourism in the rich waters surrounding White Island (Whakaari) and Whale Island (Moutohora), active volcanic islands in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. New Zealand...

Whakatane - Enchanter

http://www.fishntrips.co.nz
Based in Whakatane in the Bay of Plenty we are a fulltime charter, operating year round and fishing remote places such as Ranfurly Banks, Three Kings and West Coast, as well as locally the renowned White Island. Enchanter Fishing Charters have a proven catch history and owner operator Lance prides himself on results...

Whakatane - Glistening Waters

Charter
Our vessel operates in the best area in New Zealand for big Blue Marlin, Big Eye Tuna and Yellowfin Tuna. Let us show you that anyone is capable of catching large fish. We provide the vessel, tackle, knowledge and tuition to help you succeed. Winning the battle with a large fish is more about teamwork, technique and determination and less about an anglers own strength. We can cater for both experienced and first-time anglers...

Whakatane - The Gambler Fishing Charters

http://www.charterfish.co.nz
Mick Goodin and Karen VanDer Fits are the owner / operators of The Gambler fishing charters out of the Bay of Plenty port of Whakatane, New Zealand which has been rated by top fishing correspondents as New Zealand's best all round fishing destination. Together they offer a professional service second to none...

Whakatane -The Gambler

http://www.charterfish.co.nz
Mick Goodin and Karen VanDer Fits are the owner / operators of The Gambler fishing charters out of the Bay of Plenty port of Whakatane, New Zealand which has been rated by top fishing correspondents as New Zealand's best all round fishing destination. Together they offer a professional service second to none...

Whangaparaoa - Kiwi Angler

http://www.seriousfishing.co.nz/kiwiangler/index.html
Any way you look at it, the worst day fishing is better than the best day working. Our purpose built 12.8m launch, the "Kiwi Angler" is fast and modern, boasting a spacious fishing area with full walk-around cockpit. With years of commercial charter and fishing experience, Rex & Lynette provide you with a complete experience and most of all, a fun time...

Whangarei - Grand Cru Charters

http://www.grandcrucharters.co.nz
Grand Cru Charters will tailor a charter to your requirements; whether you wish to "catch a big one" or just cruise the many islands along Northland's East Coast from Tutukaka to Whangaroa including the Bay of Islands...

Whangaroa - Fish Santana

http://www.fishsantana.co.nz
MV SANTANA is based out the Whangaroa Harbour, on the East Coast of the North Island of NEW ZEALAND, home of the world famous Kingfish Lodge...

Angler's Passport

http://www.anglerspassport.com
Your New Zealand fishing specialist - If you love to fish and love to travel, then you have come to the right place. Our top priority is connecting fishermen with all the best guides, fishing lodges and accommodations at the lowest prices available. All this with the least amount of effort on your part to ensure your fishing trip will be the ultimate experience possible. We do that by organizing individualized itineraries and sightseeing tours to suit your needs...

Backcountry New Zealand

http://www.backcountry.co.nz
New Zealand is gifted with some of the worlds most eye catching and enchanting scenery. Add a choice of activities from fly fishing to hunting and you have a recipe for an unforgettable experience. Backcountry New Zealand has established itself as one of New Zealand's leading trout fishing and hunt guiding outfitters...

Backcountry New Zealand

http://www.backcountry.co.nz
New Zealand is gifted with some of the worlds most eye catching and enchanting scenery. Add a choice of activities from fly fishing to hunting and you have a recipe for an unforgettable experience. Backcountry New Zealand has established itself as one of New Zealand's leading trout fishing and hunt guiding outfitters...

Dream Trout

http://www.dreamtrout.com
Enjoy a New Zealand trout fishing trip from either Taupo or Rotorua. Located on the Central plateau of the North Island we have access to more than a dozen quality rivers and streams.,,

Epic Adventures

http://www.epicadventures.co.nz
We specialise in affordable fishing charters and guided fishing holidays for one person up, giving you a good opportunity to hook into a decent snapper or New Zealand yellowtail kingfish. Tairua on the Coromandel is renowned for its great fishing, and we have a reputation for putting people on to big New Zealand kingfish...

FishinginNewZealand

http://www.fishinginnewzealand.com
FishinginNewZealand is a New Zealand-based company, owned and operated by New Zealanders who have one goal in mind: To deliver unique and memorable experiences that include and transcend the thrills of New Zealand river fishing...

Fishingpro

http://www.fishingpro.co.nz
All your fishing, guiding and boating requirements are met with a dependable, friendly and professional service...

Four Seasons Safaris

Outfitter
Welcome to Four Seasons Safaris, a professional outdoor guiding service throughout New Zealand. We are based in Terrace Downs, at the base of Mt Hutt and just a one hour drive from Christchurch International Airport. From here it is only 20 minutes to some of the best hunting and salmon and trout fishing that New Zealand has to offer...

Go Bush Wilderness Adventures

http://www.gobush.co.nz
Situated in the Heart of the King Country, Central North Island. The rugged landscape being the last area in New Zealand to be colonized and known for its towering native forests, central plateau lakes and mountains of the Tongariro National Park. We offer a range of activities...

New Zealand Angling Limited

http://www.nzangling.co.nz
New Zealand Angling Limited design and organise a wide range of trips, for the individual independent angler, for couples, families and groups. We have some of New Zealand’s premier fly fishing events for the angler who likes match fishing, we have special incentive trips for corporate and business house, we have exciting fly fishing courses for beginners and special groups, we have adventure trips that truly are ‘a trip of a lifetime’, we can provide ‘add on’ fishing time for business or holiday trips, we are pleased to design special trips or events to suit your requirements...

New Zealand Fishing Safaris

http://www.nzfishingsafaris.co.nz
New Zealand Fishing Safaris & Auckland Sportfishing Charters provide Auckland's top Saltwater Sport fishing Guides, Snapper fishing trips, Auckland charter boat hire or Sports fishing holidays & tours, casual days for Snapper, Kingfish, Kahawai, Trevally & more all from Auckland city in the North Island, New Zealand...

Reel Escapes New Zealand

Fly Fishing Holidays
Our mission is to help all fly fishing adventurers (such as you) to maximise your investment in fly fishing travel. Fly fishing is a local knowledge intensive sport as you would know. Given this, we connect you with people on the ground in the destinations we promote, who are avid fly fisherman, so you can get the best answer to your queries.

Steve Gerard - Fly Fishing Guide

http://www.flyfishingnz.co.nz
Fly Fishing New Zealand? Need a New Zealand Fly Fishing Guide for the North or South Island?

Strike Adventure Fishing

http://www.strikeadventure.com
Strike Adventure Fishing is based in the Northern South Island of New Zealand. We have a number of fishing bases we operate from but most of our anglers fly in through Nelson Airport. Zane Mirfin is one of New Zealand's most experienced fishing guides and heads Strike Adventure Fishing, with 24 years continuous professional operation, since 1985...

Wild Angler

http://www.wildangler.com
Wild Angler is a high-quality, low-impact guide service specializing in one- to ten-day trips to rivers like the legendary Mataura, whose lush Deleatidium hatches and wild free-rising browns make the river a dry-fly mecca; intimate Otago and Southland tributaries with big fish in small water; and classic backcountry rivers of the Southern Alps where trophy rainbows and browns sway in pools as clear as mountain air...

The Fishing Website

Reports
Recent Reports for all Regions...

Bish & Fish

http://www.bishfish.co.nz
Fishing stories, articles, fishing tips and tricks, fishing books, fishing quotes & sayings, on fly-fishing and saltwater fishing...

East Cape Fishing Charters

Charter
Deep Sea Fishing - Ranfurly Banks - New Zealand's premier fishing area...

Fishing Mag

http://www.fishingmag.co.nz
NZs on-line fishing magazine...

Fishing the Tongariro Region

http://www.tongariroriverfishing.co.nz
The life cycle of our Taupo rainbows has remained almost unchanged, as they treat Lake Taupo as a sea, maturing in the lake and running up the rivers only to breed...

New Zealand Fly Fishing for Trout and Salmon

http://www.nzfishing.com
Interactive map for fishing venues...

New Zealand Native Freshwater Life

PDF
Information on native species...

New Zealand Trout Fishing

http://www.trout-fishing-new-zealand.com
This is the premier New Zealand troutfishing information site, provided courtesy of leading New Zealand trout fishing author Ron Giles...

New Zealand's Top Fishing Websites

http://www.nz-top-fishing-sites.com
For New Zealand Owned Fishing-Retail, Fishing-Wholesale, Charter-Fishing & Fishing-Information Websites...

The Fishing Website

http://www.fishing.net.nz
Welcome to The Fishing Website, New Zealand's largest fishing website. Our fishing is spectacular. From the world's best striped marlin and yellowtail kingfish fisheries to superb recreational fishing for snapper, kahawai, terakihi, trevally, blue cod, john dory, gurnard, hapuka & bass, trout & salmon...

Trout Fishing

http://www.troutfly.co.nz
With Ernie Skudder in some of the best fishing locations in the Central North Island of New Zealand...

Alan Campbell - Flyfishing Services

http://www.flyfishinguide.co.nz
40 years fishing means that angling, and especially fly fishing has become ingrained into my life. Our fishing season begins in November and continues through until the end of April (for fishing in rivers) while many lakes and the canals remain open throughout the year. There are over 30 streams and lakes all within 1 hour's drive from Twizel including the Tekapo and Ahuriri rivers. Nearly all waters contain the omnipresent brown trout and many also have a good population of rainbows...

Alan Wilson - Southland Flyfishing Guides

Guiding
...In 1994 I became a member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association and so I have had many happy years working as a Professional Guide. A lot of those years were spent as Guiding Manager with one of the top Fishing Lodges in New Zealand....

Andrew Blake - Taupo Fly Fishing Guide

Guiding
New Zealand fly fishing guide Andrew Blake offers guided New Zealand flyfishing for trout throughout the Lake Taupo and Central North Island areas of New Zealand and is a New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association member...

Barry Perkins - Fly Fish Mataura

http://www.flyfishmataura.co.nz/
Guided brown trout fly fishing on the Mataura River, Gore, Southland, New Zealand. Dry Fly or Nymph fishing, you will not be disappointed. Uncrowded rivers, wild brown trout and some of the best Mayfly Hatches you will experience in New Zealand...

Ben Kemp - Kingfisher Fly Fishing

http://www.fly-fishing-guides-new-zealand.co.nz/guide-to-new-zealand-fly-fishing.htm
...we have some of the most spectacular landscapes and the best fishing for big wild brown trout in the world. Balanced against that, those rewards do not always come easily, and you will need to be a worthy opponent to defeat those wary trout in their own environment. Fly fishing in NZ will not only extend your existing skill set, but force you to learn new ones as well...

Boris Cech - Kehu Guiding

http://www.flyfishboris.com
An established guiding service (est.1990) with a dedicated fishing guide who is passionate about providing an exceptional fly fishing experience...

Brent Beadle - Moana Fishing Safaris

http://www.brentbeadle.com
Fishing for trout on New Zealands West Coast of the South Island is a treat not to be missed. Brent Beadle is based at Moana on the shores of beautiful Lake Brunner where the trout die of old age...

Brett Cameron - Central Plateau Fishing

http://www.cpf.net.nz
"To truly make the most of your fly-fishing experience you need a guide that is passionate, knowledgeable and wants you to feel the exhilaration of finding that perfect run or pool for the first time and catching the 'fish of a lifetime." Brett Cameron is one of the premier Lake Taupo fishing guides - a member of NZPFGA, CD's Pro network team, first aid certified and qualified skipper...

Bryan Wilson - Riverview Angling

http://www.newzealand-flyfishing.com
Bryan Wilson is a native ‘West Coaster’ and an accomplished and experienced bushman. Much of his life has been spent hunting the forests and fishing the streams that surround his hometown of Reefton and neighbouring districts...

Chappie Chapman - Chappie Chapman's Flyfishing Adventures

http://www.chappie.co.nz
Fly fishing guide - Chappie Chapman - New Zealand South Island - As one of New Zealand 's best known fly fishing guides Chappie explains the passion that he has for fishing...

Charming Creek Adventures Fly Fishing Tours

http://fishnz.info/
With Charming Creek Adventures Fly Fishing Tours flyfish with professional fishing guides, in the Wilderness from Hanmer Springs North Canterbury to the pristine and unspoiled West Coast of New Zealands South Island...

Craig Farrar - Dream Trout New Zealand

Guiding
"Hi I'm Craig. I was first introduced to fly fishing at around the age of 10 and have been an avid fly fisherman ever since. I am also a keen fly tyer having learned the basics of tying flies at a young age and more recently had my fly patterns included in the publication New Zealands best trout flies...

Craig Smith - Fly Fishing New Zealand

http://www.hatchfishing.co.nz
We take you guided fly fishing for trout in the picturesque rivers, streams and lakes of the Wanaka and Hawea region. You will be fly fishing around Wanaka for totally wild brown and rainbow trout, employing classic New Zealand South Island fly fishing style in clear water. Your quarry is first spotted, then stalked or ambushed before being presented with a dry fly or nymph. We have had some fantastic fly fishing this season, with plenty of well conditioned fish and smiling anglers...

Daryl Paskell - Southland Flyfishing Guides

http://www.southlandflyfishing.co.nz/daryl-paskell/
Daryl specializes in sight fishing for both Brown and Rainbow Trout using Dry Fly and Nymph patterns created by himself on all Southland, Fiordland and West Otago rivers ranging from the remotest stunning back country streams to the beautiful slower moving lowland rivers. Come to Southland and let Southland Fly Fishing Guides share with you a fly fishing experience second to none.

David Dods - New Zealand Trout Fishing

Listing
New Zealand fly fishing at its best. David Dods is a world renowned professional fly fishing guide, he will guide you to some of the best brown and rainbow trout areas New Zealand has to offer. David has been fishing in the Gisborne Eastland region of the North Island for the last 45 years. His knowledge and skills of fly fishing are comprehensive and he has been a member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association for the last 20 years. David's style is second to none, just wait and see him in action - he never fails to deliver...

Dean Bell - Blue Ribbon Wilderness Guides

http://www.newzealandflyfishingguides.co.nz/dean.htm
Having been a member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association since 1994 I specialize in the exclusive sighting and stalking of oversized Brown and Rainbow trout. I take pride in upskilling all anglers so that not only do they leave having had the greatest fly fishing experience they also depart a fly fisher with the necessary skills to succeed on one of the most demanding stages in fly fishing, that being New Zealand...

Dean Whaanga

http://www.fishotago.co.nz
Hi and welcome to the pinnacle of New Zealand trout fishing, the South Island of New Zealand. As you will discover we have fly fishing that is equal to the best NZ has to offer...

Dennis Ward

http://www.fishingtrout.co.nz
Golfer, hunter, scuba diver, fresh and salt water enthusiast, Dennis Ward's real love is dry fly fishing the clear waters of the Rotorua District. He enjoys stream and river guiding with fly fishing enthusiasts. Dennis also operates and all-weather boat for lake trolling on the many lakes in the Rotorua area and is devoted to the capture of the large trout of Lakes Rotoiti and Tarawera...

Dream Streams

http://www.dreamstreams.co.nz
Dream Streams is based at Roanoke Lodge, located on the edge of Lake Taupo, on the Central Volcanic Plateau and is an easy forty five minute flight or a leisurely four hour drive south from Auckland...

Graeme Eatson - Southland Flyfishing

Guiding
Fly fishing has been a passion ever since my father starting taking me on trips when I was a young boy over 40 years ago. As an environmentally aware farmer and excellent fisherman, he passed onto me a love of the land, particularly the largely untouched rivers, lakes and valleys of Southland, Fiordland and Otago, and a desire to protect, respect and share this spectacular scenery. He also taught me well how to use a split cane rod, the ability to spot and stalk fish, and what flies and tactics to use to catch them....

Graeme Ryder

http://www.troutguides.co.nz
Based at the lodge at Lake Aniwhenua, the Ryders are top anglers who offer professional guiding services including salt water fly fishing and wilderness helicopter fishing...

Green Trout Guiding

http://www.greentroutguiding.co.nz
Green Trout Guiding is a fly-fishing guiding service based in the Rangitikei District of the Central North Island of New Zealand. This guiding business offers fly fishing opportunities to both rainbow and brown trout for anglers with no experience through to competent anglers...

Greg Catley - Greg Catley Fly

http://www.nzflyfish.co.nz
Specialist Fly Fishing Guide New Zealand, Greg Catley, offers fly fishing for Brown and Rainbow Trout in and around Lake Taupo, New Zealand. Wilderness, backcountry stream and river trout fishing packages available, including transport, fishing, equipment and tuition...

Harvey Clark

Guiding
Harvey Clark is a very experienced and knowledgeable angler committed to passing on his love if fishing who provides very reasonably priced fly fishing tuition and charters...

Harvey Maguire - New Zealand Fly-Fishing Adventures

http://www.flyfishing.net.nz
Our goal is "To advocate and protect the interests of clients, and to promote professionalism, sportsmanship and conservation in the interests of angling"...

Ian & Andrew Jenkins

Website
My interest in trout fishing started as boy following my father fishing the Waiongongora River on the farm in Taranaki. This small quick flowing stream off Mt. Egmont was my first introduction to fly fishing. My first experience on the Tongariro River was in 1958, but I didn't return until 1970's & have enjoyed the fishing here ever since...

Ian Cole - Wanaka Fly-Fishing

http://www.wanakaflyfishingacademy.co.nz
Dear fellow angler, prospective fly fisher, and fully fledged fly fisher, my name is Ian Cole and I’d like to introduce you to both my fly fishing school, based here in Wanaka, and my regional guiding service...

Ian Ruthven - Absolutely Angling

http://www.nzflyfish.com/
Ian, your Taupo Fishing Guide, started fly fishing when he was about 9 years old (1964) with his grand father in the South Island of New Zealand. There he learned the skills required to catch some of those very elusive large Southern Browns. He moved to the North Island to gain a Diploma in Emergency Ambulance care and worked for nine years as an Advanced Care Ambulance Paramedic...

Kevin Payne - Back Country Trout

http://www.nzflyfishingguide.com
If you are looking for a fly fishing vacation of a lifetime, you will love the Central South Island of New Zealand. Allow Kevin Payne, a registered New Zealand professional fishing guide to take you on a guided experience specializing in sighted flyfishing for wild brown and rainbow trout. You will love the combination of large trout, un-crowded rivers and striking scenery...

Lindsay White - Buller Trout Guiding

http://bullertroutguiding.co.nz
My name is Lindsay White , I have been a full time professional trout-fishing guide since 1985 in this region. I am a registered member of the NZPFGA New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association. I am situated near Murchison in the nothern third of New Zealands South Island, 120 kilometres south west of the city of Nelson. This region has the reputation of being one of the finest Brown Trout fisheries of the world...

Mark Walter - Flyfishing Tours

http://www.mwflyfishing.com
Hi! I'm Mark Walter. I'm a member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association, with 30 years experience "stalking" Brown and Rainbow Trout. As a "roving" South Island fishing guide I can take you (and 2 mates max) to all the best rivers, spring creeks, feeder streams, burns, lakes and tarns the South Island has to offer...

Michael Vetters - Flyfish the South

http://www.flyfishthesouth.co.nz
Hello! I'm Michael Vetters, a fly fishing guide with a base in Te Anau the gate way to Fiordland as well as still keeping a semi base in Gore, I grew up on the banks of the Mataura River and in one of the world's best trout fishing areas. I've recently set up a base in Te Anau to bring you my valued clients a wider range of unique water ways to fish. Fiordland has some of the most beautiful scenery in the world and fly fishing amongst the unspoiled native New Zealand bush can be an exhilarating and rewarding experience second to none...

Mike Kirkpatrick - Latitude Guiding

http://www.latitudeguiding.co.nz
It’s a fly-fishing paradise for anglers. The sheer abundance of pristine rivers, and waterways in this region provide literally hundreds of miles of plentiful fly fishing water ~ all within a couple of hours drive...

Murray Downie

http://www.murraydownie.com
Murray Downie takes both novices and experts to his top fishing spots.Hhe offers a variety of services from salt water fly fishing to helicopter or raft into remote and inaccessible waters to catch trophy trout...

Neil Goldie - Neil Goldie Guided Trout and Salmon Fishing

http://www.guidedfishingnewzealand.com
Hi, my name is Neil Goldie, I am a professional fishing guide based in Christchurch New Zealand. Having fished for trout and salmon for 35 years throughout Canterbury and the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand I have an intimate knowledge of the rivers, streams and lakes that are found in this region...

New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides' Association

http://www.nzpfga.com
New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides' Association is the national body representing fishing guides throughout New Zealand....

NZ Fishing Guides

http://www.flyfishingnz.co.nz
My name is Steve Gerard. I've been involved in fishing for most of my life having been raised on the banks of the Rakaia River. I have guided from Methven for about 12 seasons, develop a very successful small business, however I have now 'retired' for the time being to run my fly fishing shop. The guides on this site have been chosen for there skill, expertise and commitment to providing a superior level of guiding and are some of the best NZ has available...

Paddy Clark - New Zealand Fly Fishing

http://www.nzflyfishing.co.nz
Fish secluded streams in New Zealand’s North island with top NZ fly fishing guide Paddy Clark. Paddy is a professional guide based in Taupo in the central North Island...

Pete Fordham - All Fly

http://www.allfly.co.nz
Pete knows New Zealand's Central Plateau streams and rivers like few others. A professional fishing guide for the last 15 years, he is always exploring new and exciting wilderness and backcountry streams in the mountains that surround Lake Taupo in order to introduce his clients to some of the most exciting and intoxicating brown and rainbow trout fishing adventures possible...

Ric Gorgeson - River Tours

Guiding
Ric Gorgeson of River Tours offers anglers both unguided salmon fishing and guided fly-fishing trips on the Rakaia River and surrounding waters, with access by jet boat, helicopter, 4WD or foot...

Serge Bonnafoux - Fly Fish New Zealand

http://www.fishnewzealand.com
Welcome to fly fishing the South Island of New Zealand ~ the legendary land of trophy brown trout and stunning vistas. Fly fishers around the world dream of fly fishing our enchanting waters, and we offer you exceptional fly fishing trips for trophy brown trout...

Shane French - Dragonfly River Guides

http://www.nzfishing.com/Accommodation/TPAccom/WindsorLodge/WindsorLodge.htm
...experienced local guide Shane French of Dragonfly River Guides is available to take you fishing...

Simon Wilkinson - Fly Fishing Expeditions

http://www.flyfishingexpeditions.co.nz/about/simon-wilkinson/
I grew up in the North Island of New Zealand on the banks of a famous Hawkes Bay river, the Ngaruroro River. I spent a great deal of time fishing and exploring the Hawkes Bay, Taupo and Central North Island. I worked in The Central Plateau for 10yrs before moving down to base in the myself in Queenstown, New Zealand in 1995. All my time in the South Island has been involved with working in the outdoors as a fishing guide, jet boat captain, heli ski guide and ski instructor. Combining my various skills has helped put me in a position of having an intimate knowledge of New Zealand and it’s fabulous fishing waters while also giving me the patience that a high level background as an instructor/guide provides...

Somethingfishy - Trout Fly Fishing Guides

http://www.troutfishingnz.com
We are located in Turangi on the Central Plateau of the North Island of New Zealand. Turangi is a small town on the banks of the world famous Tongariro river, with rugged mountains and volcanic vistas, just a stones throw away from the southern shore of Lake Taupo...

Southern Trout

http://www.southerntrout.co.nz
Welcome to Southern Trout, professional fly fishing guides in Queenstown, New Zealand. We offer guided day trips and overnight expeditions. We'll listen to what exactly you're looking for in your New Zealand fly fishing vacation, and then use our extensive experience and knowledge of the Queenstown area to custom tailor the perfect trip, whether that means hiking through beautiful country to secret spots or flying by helicopter into fly fishing paradise...

Southland Fly Fishing Guides

http://www.southlandflyfishing.co.nz
Welcome to Southland New Zealand - southern New Zealand's home of fly-fishing, where you will find the three key components (and many more!) to fulfilling your angling dreams - location, experience and professionalism...

Steve Carey - New Zealand Fly Fishing Guide

http://www.flyfishingguides.co.nz
Kia ora (welcome) to my web pages on New Zealand guided flyfishing. I have been a dedicated fly fisherman for nearly 30 years and full time guide for 18yrs. Apart from the world class fly fishing and spectacular unspoiled alpine scenery, several reasons prompted me to choose fly fishing and guiding in the Mt. Cook/Mackenzie area over other regions. First and foremost, for any visiting overseas angler, this area has one of New Zealand’s most reliable climates throughout the November-April fishing season ... with bright sunny days and low rainfall being the norm and no sandflies. Angling pressure is much lower than in regions such as Rotorua, Taupo and Queenstown...

Steve Gerard - Fly Fishing Guides New Zealand

http://www.flyfishingnz.co.nz/fly_fishing_methven.htm
I'm a fifth generation New Zealander. I was lucky enough to be raised in a fishing family and lived right on the banks of the Rakaia River here in the central South Island so have literally been fishing all my life. Sight fishing is the favoured style of fly fishing in the South Island where crystal clear waters makes spotting the individual fish possible...

Steve Perry - Fly Fishing Guide

http://www.guidedflyfishing.co.nz/fly_fishing_guide.htm
Hi, my name is Steve Perry. I am a local from New Zealand's Nelson region and have been guiding trout fishing adventures for the last 12 years...

Tony Hildesheim - River Fishing New Zealand

http://www.riverfishing.co.nz
Tony Hildesheim of River Fishing New Zealand shares his huge passion for stalking and catching trout in the rivers of Hawkes Bay. New Zealand provides wounderful trout fishing locations, with many rivers full of good conditioned rainbow & brown trout. All of our rivers are ideal for sighted nymph fishing during the day and dry fly fishing in the evenings. My speciality is guiding trout fishing expeditions throughout New Zealand’s famous North Island Central Plateau and East Coast regions...

Wayne Grafton - Fly Fish Omarama

http://www.holidayhomes.co.nz/new-zealand/south-island/southern-lakes-otago-southland/omarama/things-to-do-listing/12058.html
Wayne Grafton is a well-established member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association and this ensures that clients receive a top quality guiding experience. He has been flyfishing from the age of eight, and a lifelong love of fishing has given Wayne over 40 years of freshwater angling expertise throughout the South Island...

Windhawk River Guides

http://www.windhawkhelicopters.com/site/windhawkriverguides
Windhawk Helicopters offer guided Fly Fishing with one of New Zealand's leading guides...

Winston Hustlet - Motu Trout Fishing

http://www.motufishing.co.nz
Fish the tranquil waters of the Motu River - Pit your wits against the wiley Brown Trout in one of New Zealand's best Dry Fly Fishing rivers, claimed as the best in the North Island...

Zane Mirfin - Strike Adventure Fishing

http://www.strikeadventure.com
Zane Mirfin is one of New Zealand's most experienced fishing guides and heads Strike Adventure Fishing, with 24 years continuous professional operation, since 1985...

Canterbury High Country Rainbow Trout Fishing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VO6bMt_icPM

Tasmanian Devil Trout Fishing Lure

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84oGrQ5MVeA

Ultimate Fly-fishing DVDs

http://www.fishingvideo.co.nz
A series of videos...

Whitebait Drag Netting

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gU0zRIWitl0

Yellow Lady Salmon Lure

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-aMm-T5SAs

Museum of New Zealand - Te Papa Tongarewa

Fish Team
Te Papa holds New Zealand’s national reference collection of fishes. There, three fish scientists look after, study, and add to the collection of 150,000 alcohol-preserved fish specimens in jars, buckets and tanks, some collected over seventy years ago. This is the repository where New Zealand’s marine and freshwater are scientifically described and classified...