New Zealand Fly Fishing
Guide Service - Lake Brunner region
fishing guides provides all-inclusive
fly fishing trips & tours for trophy wild
brown trout in the Lake
Brunner region of New Zealand. Features include sight-fishing, wading or drift boat,
and accommodation, meals, and equipment can be included in
our packages. Freestone rivers,
& still-waters. Contact
Us to book a 100% NZ flyfishing experience!
early March, 2004, my
friend and I spent 3 wonderful days fishing with Ben
Kemp as our guide (and host) on Lake Brunner and on the
nearby Lake Poerua. Be forewarned, if you fish with him,
you will be spoiled for fishing anywhere else or with
anyone else forever;
First of all, the fly fishing for
brown trout in
Lake Brunner is incredible - in my case
19 trout in one day, all over 2 lbs.
Second, he is the
hardest working and most personable guide imaginable.
stayed with him and his wife in their home and we could
not imagine a more friendly atmosphere (including great
food and wine). Oh, to be back!
Meier, Midland, Michigan, USA"
We've provided a detailed
information guide on this site to help you prepare
for your trip to New Zealand. Items covered include; -
fly fishing equipment,
sight-fishing techniques (trout-spotting and stalking),
line to leader connections. We also provide information
history, and the legendary West
Coast explorer Thomas
and much, much more!
The odds are, its going to be
a good one, and here are three good reasons why
The long term weather
forecast predicts it will be generally
drier in the West and that is always
a positive indicator!
We are overdue for a good
Last summer's beech
seed production was much higher than
previous years. For those who don't understand
the implications of that - think mice...
big fat mice, falling into streams... and
that's why our brown trout quickly grow
to such a huge size!
“Don’t move, don’t even twitch” Treebeard
murmured. Eight feet away, in about twelve inches of
water, a three and a half pound brown trout warily eyed
the two unfamiliar lumps on the horizon of its small
backwater. After several hundred subjective years, or a
few objective minutes, it slowly resumed its elliptical patrol of the 100 foot long 80
foot wide, slowly moving, backwater on a New Zealand
West Coast river....
Click HERE for
(A story from the summer of
by Ed Kelliher ©.)
Going Wild In
The Land Of The Long White Cloud
“You’ll never catch fish in New Zealand by
yourself.” Repeatedly, this was the message I received when
doing my exhaustive homework before setting out Down
Under for the trip of a lifetime. The internet was trawled. I
wanted browns, I wanted the majestic scenery of the
South Island, and I wanted to know how on earth to go
Click HERE for more...
story from the summer of 2003/2004
by Alistair Eykyn ©)