Tongariro Lodge - Tony Hayes

Fishing at Tongariro Lodge this Year

We recently received an update from Tony Hayes, founding owner of Tongariro Lodge, about the fantastic trout fishing they’ve had this year to date. At Tongariro Lodge the seasons run back to back because the lodge is open all year round, with great fishing for most of that time. Right now they are eagerly jumping in […]

Heli-fishing at Poronui, luxury fishing lodge, New Zealand

Winter Fly Fishing in New Zealand

Yes, it’s true – winter is on its way. But unlike northern climes where snow, ice and freezing temperatures can make winter fly fishing an ordeal, New Zealand’s North Island is blessed with a true maritime climate that moderates the weather and the temperatures through the cold season. So much so that the fly fishing […]

Fishing group at Huka Lodge

Huka Lodge Fishing Package

Huka Lodge is one of New Zealand’s finest, and oldest, fly fishing lodges. Over the years it has gathered an excellent reputation as a top trout fishing lodge, and has hosted keen fishermen from around the world since the 1920s. If you’re new to fly fishing and looking for an introductory experience, or you only […]

Minaret Station New Zealand

Minaret Station for Great Fly Fishing

We flew in to Minaret Station, as everyone does, by helicopter. It was cloudy in the hills, with little showers skulking up the gullies and wisping over the ridge tops. Leaving the clear skies above Lake Wanaka, the chopper flew low up the gorge, giving us a superb view of the passing mountainsides and wild, […]

Guest House - Wildwood Lodge

Where to Stay and Fly Fish in New Zealand

We thought it might be helpful to have this selection of New Zealand Fishing Lodges on hand. New Zealand is well known for having some of the best trout fishing in the world and there is no better way to enjoy it than from a beautiful lodge. We represent many of the best lodges in […]

How to Book Your Fishing Stay in New Zealand

The new trout fishing season in New Zealand opened last weekend so for the next seven months fishing lodges and guides all around the country will be flat out. If you’re planning to be part of the action you’ll want to know the best way to book your fishing stay. Obviously, some of the lodges […]

Poronui - Blake House accommodation

Fly Fishing and Horse Riding at Poronui

Poronui is synonymous with world-class fishing for trout. Ask anyone who has been there. It has a loyal following of international fishing folk who travel there year after year – and for good reason. It is also a rising horse-riding destination. It’s an easy 40 minute drive from Taupo to Poronui, on the edge of […]

Huka Lodge, luxury fishing lodge, New Zealand

Why Book Your Fishing Lodge Stay Through A Travel Specialist?

Why, in this online world, would you use a bespoke travel agent like us to book your fishing travel when you can go to a lodge’s own website and book direct? Here’s a few reasons why: first and foremost we are specialists in what we do we are researching fishing lodge stays in New Zealand for […]

Trout fishing New Zealand

Another Great Trout Fishing Year Coming Up in New Zealand

We’re rapidly approaching the start of another fabulous fly fishing season here in New Zealand. With just over two months to go it’s already looking promising. We’ve had this report in from one of our guides who works the rivers of the central South Island. He’s heard from a few sources that, “The signs look good […]

Blanket Bay - fly fishing lodge

Our Top 5 New Zealand Fly Fishing Lodges

  It’s a hard call but here’s our Top 5 New Zealand Fly Fishing Lodges for the Coming Season Although in no particular order (because they are all fabulous) these five beautiful lodges are our picks for the coming season in New Zealand, which opens on 1 October. And already the pace is heating up […]