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Pre-Christmas Fly Fishing in New Zealand is Some of the Best

Find Out More About Early Season Fishing and Specials Have you thought of fly fishing in New Zealand before Christmas? From opening day on 1 October through to mid-December there is a fabulous window of opportunity for some excellent fly fishing for trout in New Zealand, without the pressure of too many people around. We […]

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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. […]

New Zealand Fishing Lodges October Newsletter

What’s Happening This Month The big news of course is that the fly fishing season throughout New Zealand is now open. And from October 1 through to April 30 the thought of dark green river banks, overhung with drooping native punga ferns, delicate yellow-flowering kowhai trees and glistening native beech trees will be occupying many […]

Brown Trout Fishing at Lake Rotoroa Lodge

  Fishing for Brown Trout at a Top New Zealand Spot For anglers with a passion, nowhere is too far to go for the perfect trout. That fleeting shimmer on the water as a fish nudges the surface, the streak of a shadow as it glides away downstream, the gentle hiss of the line as […]

Summer at Tongariro Lodge

Here’s an update from Tongariro Lodge on their upcoming summer season. Tongariro Lodge Providing The Best Summer Fly Fishing For 30 Years The New Zealand summer months Oct-April represent a special time at Tongariro and for the last 30 summers Tongariro Lodge has provided many Fly Fisherman the world over with their trout fishing experience of a […]

Poronui Pics

  Poronui is a vast estate in the central North Island of New Zealand. Set in the rugged Kaimanawa country south-east of Lake Taupo, it has high conservation and ecological value and is managed in a way that preserves and enhances those values. Seeing is believing in this case, so this blog lays it out […]

Owen River Lodge is now a Sage dealer

  Owen River Lodge, at the northern end of the South Island, has become one of just a handful of fishing lodges in the world to be a Sage dealer. Owner, Felix Borenstein, has been welcoming keen fishing folk to the lodge for around 8 years now and is well known for providing a quality […]

Blanket Bay makes Luxury Travel Magazine Gold List

  Blanket Bay  is one of the New Zealand’s superior lodges, and a favourite with fishermen (and women) from around the world. They recently made it on to Luxury Travel Magazine’s Gold List as a finalist. Their media release follows. ‘Blanket Bay continues to amass accolades – the latest being a finalist in this year’s […]

Ski and Fly Fish at Tongariro Lodge, New Zealand

    Outdoor Adventure In Style Tongariro Lodge has provided world class lodge facilities, outdoor adventure and extraordinary flyfishing for 30 years. SAVE 25% FROM JULY-OCT 2012 Winter and spring are fabulous times to enjoy Tongariro Lodge. The snow is falling on the mountains The fires are burning in the grates The trout are running […]

Tony Hayes – Tongariro Lodge

    Tony Hayes, lodge founder and internationally renowned angler and guide, gives a quick rundown on the Fishing opportunities from Tongariro Lodge. The name New Zealand raises the pulse of trout fishermen and women the world over, and wild rainbow and brown trout have thrived better in the Lake Taupo system than anywhere else […]