Tongariro Lodge winter fishing

Fly fishing in May, June & July in New Zealand

  Have you thought of coming to New Zealand to fish in the shoulder season of May, June and July? There is always a rush of people in to the country to fish through the summer. So the lodges are often full, guides are in high demand and high season pricing applies. But once the […]

Poronui fly fishing

Learning to Fly Fish at Poronui

I’ve been to Poronui before and remembered it as one of those perfect places – no little glitches with the hospitality, the experience or even in getting there. But that was mid-winter, when the fishing season was quiet and the guests were there for other reasons like hunting, horse-riding or just for some time out. […]

Guided Trout Fishing in Canterbury – Video

  This fabulous video was sent to us by Ben, one of the guides we use in the Canterbury area of the South Island. The trout fishing in this area is excellent and there is good accommodation on the featured property. Or we can get you a luxury stay closer to Christchurch, especially if you […]

Fly fishing at Poronui

Fish at Poronui Almost All Year Round

  Poronui is one of New Zealand’s premier fly fishing lodges. It is remote, offers an excellent stay and world-class fly fishing, and is set on a vast estate of farmed land and wilderness country. What makes it stand out for many is that it is open all year round. So you can add a […]

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 […]