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Canterbury Fishing Guides

Canterbury Fly Fishing Guides

Gary at Canterbury Fishing Guides offers day and overnight trips fly fishing in remote rivers and lakes, or kayak, raft or boat fishing. He also offers surf-casting and fishing for cod and kawhai, and going after paua mussels and whitebait in season.

Canterbury Fishing Guides operates 12 months a year. Your specific wishes and needs are catered for to make your ultimate dream trip a reality.

Name Canterbury Fishing Guides
Contact Gary Worthington
Location

Christchurch, New Zealand

Contact details

Ph +64 3 342 8950
Mobile 021 529 022

Email: enquiries@canterburyfishingguides.co.nz

Web: www.canterburyfishingguides.co.nz

Fishing videos

Fishing Canterbury has its own YouTube channel with a wide selection of video clips including:

Fly fishing Canterbury's small creek and streams

Colorado tourist catches salmon

Where to catch big trout in the Central South Island

Fishing Canterbury for big salmon

About your guide

Gary is passionate about all types of fishing in the Canterbury region and knows all the best fishing spots. He's been fishing there for over 40 years fishing, ever since he was able to ride his bike!

Gary

Fishing options

Fishing options include:

  • High country fly fishing
  • Salmon fishing: fly, spinner or lure fishing
  • Kayak fishing: river and off-shore
  • Boat fishing: lake, river or off-shore
  • Eel fishing, whitebaiting
  • Mussel and paua gathering
  • Fly-casting and fly-tying lessons are available
Overnight excursions

For overnight excursions, Gary can arrange a comfortable cabin at a nearby camping ground, or if you prefer a cabin or motel. Campervan and tents can also be provided.

Indicative costs
as at 1 Sept 2014

Contact Gary on +64 3 342 8950 or email him for an accurate cost for your fishing trip. Costs include all fishing gear and transport from your accommodation but exclude fishing licence cost.

Option 1 person 2 people
Trout night fishing NZ $300 NZ $400
Whole day on river NZ $500 NZ $600
Two day/overnight excursion NZ $1000 NZ $1200
Three day/two night wilderness river excursion NZ $1500 NZ $1600
Helicopter fly-in or multi-day Please enquire
Conditions
  • All trips are weather permitting
  • Although every care is taken, Canterbury Fishing Guides does not take responsibility for injuries.
  • For trout or salmon fishing, you will need a sportsfishing license
  • Bring warm clothes and a change of clothing.

 

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