Fly fishing for trout in New Zealand is as good as it gets, and as hard as it gets. Many anglers unaccustomed to sight-fishing, and to the clarity of water that we have here, often struggle to catch New Zealand trout, many go home empty-handed and frustrated. This is a common and universal occurrence and there are two ways around it.
A guide is not so much a shortcut to success – you still need to travel the road to it – be he can significantly speed up the journey: take you to the right places at the right time, put you in to feeding fish, show you what to do, and what NOT to do. An experienced fly fishing guide. like myself, can also help you refine your skills and fishing finesse to the level required in New Zealand.