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 […]

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, […]

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 – a Superb Fishing Lodge

Deep in the heart of the volcanic Central Plateau on New Zealand’s North Island, Poronui is a well kept secret. Probably better known outside of New Zealand than in it, this superb lodge offers a true wilderness fishing experience and attracts avid fly fishermen from around the world. This part of the wild back country […]