Guided Fly Fishing for Brown and Rainbow Trout NZ
Adventures Geared to Client Skills and Requirements
Guided Fly Fishing Adventures in some very special southern New Zealand waters. Experience spectacular New Zealand wilderness locations that many people can only dream of.
Master the art of fly fishing, catch and release is mostly the practice, although a trophy would be the exception, spin-fishing and trolling on request.
Lake Wanaka Fishing Safaris offers excellent flyfishing at lake edges, stream mouths and rivers. fly fishing with nymphs, deeply sunk wet flies and lures. Common rods and lines are 7-8
weight with dry and sinking wet lines. Dry fly size 12-14,
Wanaka Fishing Safaris is a central
destination with easy access to Queenstown, Milford Sound, Southland and west
coast. Lake Wanaka has a large tackle shop / sports store for all requirements. Wanaka is easily accessible by regular coach services,
airport connections hire car etc.
WFS guiding offers the adventure seeking angler a unique New Zealand experience, select remoteness and scenic beauty.
Wanaka is a summer and winter mountain resort, and recognised as offering some of the
best fishing in New Zealand.
The rivers that feed the lakes carry excellent stocks of Brown and Rainbow Trout, Quinnet Salmon.
Clear Alpine rivers and lakes
offer superb sight hunting within pristine wilderness environments.
Expected Seasonal Conditions: ( Latest
Fishing Report ) October: Good lake edge fishing - lure and nymph.
running into lakes closed, running out
are open. November: High country rivers open, good dry fly / nymph
temperatures improving, good PM hatches. December: January, February: Settled weather, rivers tend to
lower with excellent
dry fly fishing. March: Many
fishermen prefer March, weather not too hot,
conditions still ideal for dry and wet fly fishing. April: Temperatures
are coole, dry fly fishing not as rewarding,
excellent, rainbow trout at their
best. May: Dry fly
fishing finished, still good lure fishing.
Tariffs 2011 Season:
1 or 2 persons, fishing with 1 guide, $550.00 per day, $350 half day.
Evening fishing by arrangement - Groups by arrangement.
Courtesy 4WD transport - Lunch provided in daily tariff. Helicopter or fixed wing aircraft by
arrangement. Fishing license is not included in tariff.
Wanaka Fishing Safaris was founded in 1978 by Arthur Gray and Bruce Collie with both becoming life members of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association.
Since 1997, Wanaka Fishing Safari's has been owned and operated by Richard Grimmett who has accumulated notable experiences, and is keen to share.
Richard's knowledge of fly fishing is extremely comprehensive and accumulated through-out the areas of ....
New Zealand Fly Fishing Adventures Lake Wanaka, Hawea, Lake Dunston, Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu, Makarora, Central Otago, Southland Rivers, Mt Aspiring National Park and general southern lakes New Zealand.
Member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Assn.
NZPFGA guides adhere to the highest
ideals, and the sustainable management of New
Zealand fisheries. The NZPFGA mission statement is ... To advocate and protect the interests of members and clients, and to promote professionalism, sportsmanship and conservation in the
interests of angling.
Phone 03 443 7748 offshore 001164 3 443 7748 - Email Mobile 027 2459816 Fax 03 4437798 Visa Bankcard
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St, Wanaka - South Island of New Zealand.
Outdoor Activities: There's something here for everyone, whatever your age, ability or sense of
adventure! From fishing to flight seeing, walking, to
water skiing, tramping to tennis, horse trekking to
heli skiing, gold-panning to golfing. Do everything or
nothing, take time, all year round, to enjoy our unique
Wining and Dinning: Eating out is a highlight in Wanaka with an abundance of
cafe's, licensed and unlicensed restaurants to choose
from. You can dine indoors or outdoors, have meals to-go or sit back and be pampered. Enjoy
quality New Zealand fare and our local fresh fruits with
variety to suit all tastes. Visit the local vineyard and
taste some unique southern wine.
Lake Wanaka has a variety of accommodation, wining, dinning and outdoor activities:
Resorts, motels, home stays,
guest lodge, bed and breakfast, backpackers - vineyards, skiing, climbing, flying, you name it, it's here.
Did you know: Lake Wanaka is central to
area of southern New Zealand, excavated by massive glaciers more than 10,000 years ago, Lakes Wanaka and Hawea lie side by side, joined by a sliver of land known as The Neck,
which is just 1000 metres wide, the glaciers were once joined. Lake Wanaka is the source of New Zealand's largest river, the Clutha River. Ringed by pebbly beaches and magnificent views to the surrounding peaks,
both lakes offer a variety of adventures. There are loads of activities summer and winter,
Lake Wanaka has a favourable climate year round.
Following are some related links .....
Peak Sport Chalet
Certified environmentally friendly accommodation. A small and personal accommodation designed to make your holiday unique. A family owned business welcoming guests.
Alpine Motels Lake Wanaka
Studios from $95 - $145, Family units from $125 -
$245 family / group / corporate rates available on application.