Testimonial: Mike Smith – Canada

“My full day of fly fishing for rainbow trout with Ben Haywood was a dream fulfilled. Ben has superlative guiding skills as well as being incredibly patient and helpful. This allowed me to catch some large trout along one of his favourite streams. His uncanny knack of spotting fish in the water, and telling you…

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Testimonial – Steve Lorack, USA

“I chose to fish with Ben because of his specialisation in salmon fishing. He knows the Rakaia River very well, having scouted the best spots in advance and making sure we were in position at first light. I had a nice sea run Brown Trout in the ice box before breakfast. It was a very…

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Testimonial – Mark Vidler

“We met in the dark hours of the morning with a good drive ahead of us. Ben’s an easy guy to get on with, but talk soon turned to the Salmon with some great background information discussed on our way to the Rakaia Gorge. As we were setting up the fish began to jump and…

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Brand-new Website!

Great to see you on my new website! After over 20 years’ fishing and many guided fishing trips I decided to finally cast my lines in the web. On this site you can browse my profile, find out more about the fly fishing, salmon angling and trout fishing tours I offer and get a feel…

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