Matching the hatch on the famous Mataura river can be challenging to say the least, and for this you can't beat the knowledge of a true local guide. The selective feeding wild brown trout rise readily to the day time mayfly, midge and evening caddis hatches. However, the Mataura river, although sometimes frustrating, can offer a most enjoyable days fishing and I will show you how to leave with a smile on your face.
Sight fishing for wild rainbow and brown trout in the gin clear backcountry rivers can be an exhilarating experience during summer. Spring creeks offer even more of a challenge with accurate casting and very long leaders required for success.