Hello and welcome to the new look Owen River Lodge Blog / Newsletter
Its been an interesting season thus far, the New Zealand bureau of Meteorology have announced that the Nelson and Marlborough regions have had the cloudiest & wettest summer on record. However, despite all the rain and cloudy days our talented group of guides got our guests onto quality fish ! This blog entry (which is very late) is short of words and large on fishing photos ! With this entry being a review of some of the fishing action during December 2011 and January 2012.
Adam, an Englishman had a dream 3 month holiday fly fishing all over New Zealand. He came and stayed/fished with us twice during this time. He had some sensational dry fly action on the Owen River landing 7 browns (mostly on Cicadas) on one very memorable day…..
Australians, Howard (staying with us for his 6th trip) & his mate, famous Australian wine writer Huon Hooke (staying with us for his 2nd trip) fished with us in mid December. Here’s a couple of the many browns they caught !
Tom and Meg from Australia, stayed with us for their 4th visit to ORL during January. In their 4 days of fishing, they hooked 32 browns and landed 23 almost all of them on Cicadas….
Felix, Ryan, Lillyanne, Louise & Amber