Minaret Station at night - Dark Sky

Minaret Station Wins Best Sporting Resort

Minaret Station, high in the mountains between Lakes Wakatipu and Wanaka, in the south of the South Island, has recently been named the Best Sporting Resort in the World for 2019 by American Airlines. And justifiably so. We flew in to Minaret Station last year by helicopter (it’s the only way in unless you’re a […]

A Laid-Back Stay at River Haven Lodge

  River Haven Lodge sits near the confluence of the Mangles and Buller Rivers near the small town of Murchison at the top end of the South Island. Just a 90 minute drive from Nelson airport, it is one of several lodges offering stay and fish packages in the heart of New Zealand’s wild brown […]

Poronui spring fishing

Winter Fishing in the Central North Island

Did you know that it’s quite possible to fly fish for trout in New Zealand throughout the year? While the northern hemisphere basks in summer it is a little cooler down here in New Zealand, but certainly not unpleasant. And you can be assured that a frosty morning will usually unfold into a crisp clear […]

Fly fishing Minaret Station

Talk about the 2017-18 NZ Fishing Season

It’s that time year again, when social media hums with the promise of exciting spring fishing, warm muffins from the lodge kitchen and hazy golden sunrises over silent rivers. Yes, the New Zealand fly fishing season opens this Sunday, October 1. So what will this season bring? Last year brought record numbers of people from […]

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 […]

Blanket Bay - fly fishing lodge

Our Top 5 New Zealand Fly Fishing Lodges in 2020

  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 opened on 1 October. And already the pace is heating up […]

Fantastic fishing from Owen River Lodge

Early Season Specials

Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to start looking at the specials coming through for the early part of this new fishing season. With the New Zealand dollar back down closer to where it used to be New Zealand is once more looking like a favourable destination for travellers from around the […]

Tongariro Lodge fishing

New Zealand Fishing Lodges newsletter – January 2014

  Check out the latest issue of our New Zealand Fishing Lodges newsletter News and reviews from around the country – new lodge listings, local updates, fishing spots This month we talk about heli-fishing in Fiordland, introduce the beautiful Resurgence wilderness lodge and update on Lake Rotoroa Lodge, Poronui and Owen River Lodge Check it […]

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

A 14 day Fly Fishing Trip to New Zealand

Are you looking for a refreshing two week break fishing for trout in New Zealand? Is your preferred style of accommodation in very comfortable fishing lodges sitting in idyllic river and lakeside settings, surrounded by verdant native forest or overlooking the lofty vistas of a national park? This 14 Day North South Fishing Trio will […]

Fly fishing at Poronui

December newsletter – Where Will You be Fishing this Christmas?

Our December newsletter for New Zealand Fishing Lodges has just been sent to inboxes today. We talk about Christmas, summer fishing in New Zealand and pavlovas. The featured lodge is Poronui in the North Island – a world-class fishing destination in its own right. We introduce one of our latest listings – Riverview Lodge in […]