Book an experienced salmon/trout fishing guide for the trip of a lifetime!
Ben Haywood is your expert NZ fly fishing guide in the South Island. Based in Christchurch, he is the owner and highly experienced salmon guide of Braided Rivers Fishing Guides and also operates sister company New Zealand Fly Fishing Escapes. He is dedicated, energetic and has 25+ years’ experience catching Chinook Salmon in the braided rivers of Canterbury, and fly fishing for trout in pristine rivers of the Canterbury High Country and West Coast regions. Ben uses this vast local knowledge to customise each trip. By booking Ben as your salmon/trout fishing guide, you’re guaranteed the ultimate New Zealand fishing experience.
Ben operates a well-maintained 4WD vehicle to get off the beaten track and access more remote water. He carries all commercial insurances and holds a current First Aid Certificate.
Whether you are a novice, recreational or experienced angler, Ben Haywood looks forward to sharing his knowledge and expertise with you. With this Christchurch fly fishing guide, you will maximise your time stalking NZ’s large trout, casting to wild salmon, and creating life-long memories.
Book with Ben and you don’t have to bring a thing … He supplies high-quality fishing gear including Sage fly rods, Lamson reels & Simms waders/boots.