Guided fly fishing from Queenstown with experienced fly fishing guides. New Zealand fly fishing in the spectacular Central Otago countryside.
Welcome to Southern Trout, professional fly fishing guides in Queenstown, New Zealand. We offer guided day trips and overnight expeditions. We'll listen to what exactly you're looking for in your New Zealand fly fishing vacation, and then use our extensive experience and knowledge of the Queenstown area to custom tailor the perfect trip, whether that means hiking through beautiful country to secret spots or flying by helicopter into fly fishing paradise.
Our fly fishing trips will introduce you to some of the best and most remote New Zealand fly fishing waters. We'll take you into areas of magnificent scenery, majestic mountains, beech forest, crystal clear mountain rivers and streams. Amongst all this, you'll stalk and cast to sighted brown or rainbow trout.
Imagine yourself walking through wide open river valleys for mile after mile without another angler in sight. With our in-depth knowledge of 19 rivers in and around Queenstown and Central Otago, New Zealand, you'll have the supreme fly fishing experience – casting to fish that you have sighted and stalked with the skill of a hunter. Take the time to savour the beauty and drama of the environment while indulging in your primal instincts. You can be sure that upon your return to civilization, you'll have lasting memories of a true wilderness experience.
Southern Trout's fly fishing guides create New Zealand fly fishing packages that dreams are made of. Every effort is made to tailor individual packages to suit your needs. We are Queenstown's longest-serving flyfishing-only guides. Our vast knowledge and experience coupled with our reputation and association standards enable us to offer you the trip of a lifetime.
Southern Trout owner/operators Nick Clark and Ken Cochrane have been registered members of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association for 12 years.
Nick and Ken are fly-fishing-only specialists with 75 years' combined experienced, based in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Guided day trips into some of New Zealand's most remote and scenic fly fishing waters. Sparkling streams and mountain rivers surrounded by the spectacular countryside of the Queenstown and Central Otago region. Rely on the special knowledge of your guides to lead you to special locations that allow you to maximise the success of your New Zealand fishing experience.
SEASON - October through April.
WATERS - Crystal clear mountain rivers and streams.
RIVERS - We have nineteen beautiful rivers on which to fish in our area.
TRANSPORT - By modern 4WD, boat or helicopter (optional)