Important Links

Fly Fishing

New Zealand A handy guide to planning a trout fishing trip in New Zealand
New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association
Stu Tripney – Fishing Guide, Queenstown
Chris Dore – Fishing Guide, Queenstown
Ian Ruthven – Lake Taupo region Fishing Guide
Barry Perkins – Southland Fishing guide
Christchurch’s premier specialist fly fishing tackle store
Casey Cravens – Otago and Southland fishing guide
Flyshop NZ – Fly Fishing Shop
Fishing lodge located on the Tongariro, near Lake Taupo
New Zealand based online Fly Fishing Shop
Dean Bell – Fishing Guide, Te Anau
Simon Wilkinson – Queenstown/Fiordland based fishing guide
Nigel Birt, Fishing Guide located in Methven
Tongariro River fishing accommodation
Mark Aspinall, Taupo based fishing guide

United States

Barry & Cathy Beck – Fly Fishing, Hosted Travel, Outdoor & Wildlife Photography
Sage – Fly Fishing Products
Simms – FlyFishing Equipment
Gallatin River Lodge, Montana, USA
Free Fly tying videos


Millbrook Lakes Lodge & The Trout School
Fly life – Australasia’s Leading Fly Fishing Magazine
Fly Fishing in Tasmania with Peter Hayes
Guiding service in North East region of Victoria
Jarbu Lodge, Salt water fishing lodge, Northern Territory Australia
Brett Wolf, Saltwater Fishing Guide located in Exmouth, Western Australia
Riverview Lodge, Upper Murray Region, Victoria, Australia
FlyStream Online Magazine & Blog


North Island

Kerikeri Bed of Roses
Coromandel Colleith Lodge
Rotorua Nicara Lakeside Lodge
Palmerston North Hiwinui Country Estate
Kaeo Cavalli Beach House
Wairarapa Summit Lodge
Napier Breckenridge Lodge
Katikati Waipoua Lodge
Kauri Coast Kaimai Country Lodge

South Island

Picton McCormick House
Picton Kippilaw House
Blenheim The Peppertree
Abel Tasman The Resurgence
Nelson Shelbourne Villa
Nelson / Tasman Tasman Luxury B&B
Ruby Bay Clifftops Retreat
Christchurch Clearview Lodge
Kaikoura Fyffe Country Lodge
Akaroa Matua Gardens Retreat Accommodation
Hokitika Rimu lodge
Oamaru Pen y Bryn Lodge
Queenstown Pencarrow
Wanaka Wanaka – Riverrun, a stunning 5 star Lodge
Gore Southland B & B
Dunedin Fletcher Lodge

Recommended Accommodation Groups

Other Important NZ Sites

New Zealand directory and search engine.
Official Tourism New Zealand Site
Lord of the Rings – Location Guide
New Zealand
New Zealand info

Nelson Regional Guide – New Zealand travel guide
Blue Castle – New Zealand Accommodation Guide
Blackenbrook Wines
Nelson based Rental Car company
Yonder Star Yacht charter in Nelson
NZ Classic Motorcycles collection in Nelson
Personalised Private Luxury Touring in Marlborough

Tiraumea Sport Horses
Scheduled and private tours of the Marlborough wine region
New Zealand’s extraordinary HOT spot… burning in Murchison since 1922!

Contact us

Jan 28 2014

My family and I toured New Zealand’s North Island as well as the South Island for several weeks over the Christmas holidays experiencing many highlights. After my family returned… Read more

Gary Y, Centennial, Colorado, USA - TripAdvisor

Jan 29 2015

What a lodge, what a catch! Three nights at the Owen River Lodge was just not enough time to be in the place I’d love to be forever. It WAS enough time however to explore some… Read more

Ella W Perth Australia : TripAdvisor

Awards & acknowledgements

Owen River Lodge NZ: “Fly fishing at its very best”

Ph: +64 3 523 9075 Address: Owen Valley East Road, Murchison, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand