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 […]

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 […]

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 for trout

New Stay-Fish Special at Tongariro Lodge

TONGARIRO LODGE SUMMER SPECIAL Reserve by December 15 and Receive One Night’s Room and Meals Free Tongariro Lodge is one of New Zealand’s premier fishing lodges, providing avid fly fishermen with a world-class fly-fishing stay – the trout fishing is excellent. If you book to stay for four or more nights between 1 Nov 2014 – […]

Around the North Island Fishing Lodges

I’ve just returned from a tour of some of the beautiful fishing lodges in the central North Island. Maybe not at their best in mid-winter it was still really good to visit each one and see first-hand what they offer to the fishing traveller. The great thing about the central North Island is that you […]

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 […]

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 […]