South Island Professional Fishing Guides

South Island Professional Fishing Guides

To help you contact a South Island Trout Fishing Guide, Select a listed Pro Guide profile or select an icon on the interactive map

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The team at NZ Trout app firmly believes hiring a local Pro Guide is essential in securing the best possible experience. Secret spots still exist and hiring a Pro Guide will take you there. 

Where to fish… which fly to cast… how to approach water...

Pro Guides

Latitude Guiding

Mike Kirkpatrick

Nelson/ Marlborough Nelson/ Marlborough
Latitude Guiding offers premium Trout Fly Fishing and Trout Guiding in Nelson, South Island, New Zealand. Sighted Fly Fishing for large Brown Trout a specialty. Mike Kirkpatrick, independent guide and CEO of Latitude Guiding, provides anglers an epic time fishing big brown trout & rainbow. Supreme film making, story writing and photography also available.

New Zealand Trout Adventures

Anton Donaldson

Sight fishing for large brown trout in some of New Zealand's most scenic and remote wilderness regions. We can arrange day and multi-day trips for people of all abilities and requirements. Access to these remote locations is either by 4x4 vehicle or Helicopter. Overnight camp-outs are an excellent option for those who like to case trophy size fish and who like to be surrounded by nature. Fishing packages can be tailored to suit anyone, so don't hesitate and give us a call. We look forward to hearing from you soon. Tight Lines Anton

Martin L.

Martin Langlands

North Canterbury North Canterbury
Martin Langlands offers some of the most experienced Fly Fishing Guiding in New Zealand's South Island for all levels of anglers. A NZPFGA member and master fly tier, over 2800 pro guide days since 1991. Fly fishing tuition for all level including Fly casting - Stream craft and much more. Book your next fishing trip with Martin today

Chris D.

Chris Dore

Otago Otago
Chris Dore is a Queenstown based fly fishing guide and well known New Zealand fly fishing personality. He is a member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association and in 2006 became one of the first New Zealanders to successfully pass the internationally recognised, Federation of Fly Fishers Certified Casting Instructors examination. Chris specialises in fly fishing tuition, and guided sight fishing opportunities upon the unparalleled trout streams of the lower South Island of New Zealand. He believes that "life's too short to not catch fish", and takes a highly instructional, and fun-filled approach to fly fishing. Chris' guiding area encompasses the Otago, Southland and the Mackenzie country regions including Queenstown, Gore, Lumsden, Twizel, Te Anau, and Haast.

Paul M.

Paul Macandrew

Otago Otago
Aspiring Fly Fishing New Zealand is the ultimate trout fishing experience, Paul Macandrew, head guide and member of the NZPFGA, can help you discover the fantastic fly fishing that's available in our back yard here in New Zealand. He offers guided New Zealand trout fishing adventures fishing for wild brown and rainbow trout in some of the most pristine rivers, streams and still waters found in New Zealand, using dry flies, nymphs and streamers. Learn the secrets of just where and how to catch large Brown and Rainbow trout from me, an experienced New Zealand fly fishing guide. l will share with you those secret secluded places that only a local could know about.

Southern Latitude Guides

Southern Latitude Guides

Welcome to the fly-fishing paradise for anglers. While our guides are out exploring the rivers for you; it is my pleasure to assist you with your booking. Feel free to drop me a line.... The sheer abundance of pristine rivers and waterways in New Zealand's Southern Latitudes, provide literally hundreds of miles of plentiful fly fishing water. The quality of these waterways is amazing with no two rivers the same. You can choose from the Nelson/Marlborough region, boasting its range of ambling lowland rivers and pristine wilderness streams, to the often wild waters holding large brown and rainbow trout in remote Fiordland region, and anything in between... You will be spoilt for choice of the locations available with each guide.

Fiordland Fishing Guide

Chris Raygaert

Considered as one of the worlds best places to fly fish, New Zealand offers a dynamic experience for the traveling angler. It's been said if you could build a perfect place to fly fish for trout/salmon the South Island of New Zealand would have to be it. The Fiordland region situated on the South West Coast is as diverse as anywhere. World class fly fishing for Brown and Rainbow trout is at your finger tips. Head out with Chris on a half day trip either in the morning or afternoon to fine tune your skill set or if your a newby use his knowledge and experience to introduce you to the art of fly fishing. On a full-day trip let Chris show you around his fly fishing playground and immerse yourself in the wilds of Fiordland. You’ll get to experience the National Park in all its glory. The scenery and the water quality has to be seen to be believed and the opportunity to spot and stalk large trout is just a bonus.


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