Trout Fishing NZ – World-Class Fly Fishing Trips Amid Spectacular Scenery

The Canterbury High Country and West Coast of the South Island are renowned for world-class wild brown and rainbow trout fishing, large fish and magnificent scenery. Trout guide Ben introduces you to NZ trout fishing at its best! 

The city of Christchurch is centrally located to access some of the most exciting fly fishing trips available in Canterbury and New Zealand. Let experienced trout guide Ben introduce you to unforgettable trout fishing, NZ scenery and off-the-beaten-track adventures. Experience some of New Zealand’s most stunning locations where you can spot, stalk and cast to magnificent large wild trout in remote and crystal-clear spring creeks, pristine streams and rivers. This is the most rewarding and enjoyable form of fly fishing upon which New Zealand’s fishing reputation is built.

Your trout guide Ben has vast local knowledge of Canterbury’s rivers and surrounding areas, weather patterns and stream entomology. He uses this knowledge to individually plan each trout fishing trip, showcasing the best of our wild and largely unspoilt wilderness fishing. Ben is dedicated to providing a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Each fly fishing trip is tailored to meet your goals, abilities and fitness. With just a small amount of tuition, first-time fly fishermen can be casting and deceiving trout in the 3- to 8-lb size range!

“Great trip with a great guy, perfect organisation. Everything was planned to make the trip perfect, spare equipment, spare guide, contingency plans … Plenty of fish and lots of laughs. Even the weather was at the party! I had a blast and will definitely come back if I can.” Eric Hanssen – Australia”

Fishing in New Zealand’s South Island means you’re spoiled with the fantastic fly fishing rivers of the West Coast and Canterbury High Country. Each river or stream is unique in its striking and breathtaking scenery. Overnight NZ trout fishing trips and multi-day adventures can be arranged. Of course you can also combine your New Zealand trout fishing experience with salmon fishing.

As an experienced New Zealand trout guide Ben only uses top-quality fishing tackle, including Loop fly rods and reels, Simms waders and boots. All fishing equipment for your fly fishing trips will be provided.

The South Island trout fishing season commences on 1 October each year and runs until the end of April. What are you waiting for? Let Braided Rivers Fishing Guides take you on an unforgettable fishing adventure.