Resources

Here you’ll find a comprehensive list of resources and information about fly fishing in New Zealand.

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NZPFGA-LogoOther guides I know, have worked with, or can otherwise recommend, all members of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association. Not all NZ guides belong to the association but hiring one who is a member of the NZPFGA is an assurance of standards and quality


Tony Entwistle
– Fly Fishing Guide – Nelson
Zane Mirfin
– Fly Fishing Guide – Nelson
Mike Kirkpatrick – Fly Fishing Guide – Nelson
Peter Carty – Fly Fishing Guide – Murchison
Bryan Wilson – Fly Fishing Guide – Reefton
Serge Bonnafoux – Fly Fishing Guide – Hanmer Springs
Neil Goldie – Fly Fishing Guide – Christchurch
Deano Harrison – Fly Fishing Guide – Christchurch
Nigel Birt – Fly Fishing Guide – Methven
Kevin Payne – Fly Fishing Guide – Mackenzie Country
Ian Cole – Fly Fishing Guide – Wanaka
Gerald Telford – Fly Fishing Guide – Wanaka
Paul MacAndrew – Fly Fishing Guide – Wanaka
Chris Dore – Fly Fishing Guide – Queenstown
Simon Wilkinson – Fly Fishing Guide – Queenstown
Ayato Otsubo – Fly Fishing Guide – Queenstown
Stu Tripney – Fly Fishing Guide – Athol
Brendan Shields – Fly Fishing Guide – Gore
Dean Bell
 – Fly Fishing Guide – Te Anau
Garth Oakden – Fly Fishing Guide – Turangi
Dave Wood – Fly Fishing Guide – Turangi
Grant Petherick – Fly Fishing Guide – Hawkes Bay
Bryan Colman – Fly Fishing Guide – Rotorua

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TACKLE STORES

LOOP Tackle NZ & Australia – Specialized tackle store – Taupo
SWIFT Fly Fishing – Stroft, Epic and more – Wanaka
Fisherman’s Loft – Tackle Store – Christchurch
Rod & Reel Fishing Specialists – Tackle Store – Auckland
Stu’s Fly Shop – Tackle Store – Athol

 

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TRIP PLANNING

100% Pure New Zealand – Official site of New Zealand Tourism
New Zealand Tourism Guide – Gateway to NZ Tourism, Travel and Holidays
Nelson Tourism Guide –  Official Site of Nelson Tasman Tourism
NZ Pages – NZ business directory

NEW ZEALAND TROUT FISHING

New Zealand Fishing and Game – New Zealand’s Sports Fisheries Managers
Department of Conservation – Guide to NZ’s National Parks and Special Conservation Areas
nzfishing.com – Valuable website on all things New Zealand fishing