Challenging trout fishing
River is the fastest flowing of any New Zealand river with a
large population of brown and rainbow trout in the upper reaches.
While offering excellent fishing, its sheer size can be daunting
for inexperienced anglers.
Fishing near world-class tourist facilities
Wakatipu is a well-stocked deep glacial lake surrounded by soaring
mountains and fed by a number of rivers that are important fisheries
in their own right. The resort town of Queenstown is situated on
Wanaka is special holiday destination
close to the township of Wanaka. The lake offers challenging and
unpredictable fishing for self–sustaining populations of salmon
and trout. It is best fished by boat.
Fishing in beautiful settings
Hawea is located in a very beautiful valley amidst mountains
and some of the very best scenery in the Otago region. A good population
of trout and salmon provides excellent fishing amongst the extensive
aquatic weed beds.
River is easy to access and heavily fished. The strong-flowing
upper reaches provide exciting, unpredictable angling in a beautiful
Trout fishing for all skill levels
River is a large river that holds a good stock of brown trout
throughout its length. It offers a wide diversity of terrain and
waters that make it suitable for all angling methods and skill levels.
Onslow is one of Otago’s best lake fisheries for brown
trout offering excellent fishing for all skill levels and all methods.
Dam is a quiet exposed water in Central Otago amidst some beautiful
scenery. It's islands provide the habitat for a good population
of brown trout. Spin and fly fishing are the best methods, though
bait fishing with worms is popular with younger anglers.
Manorburn Dam is a large, deep dam containing rainbow trout
only and is a secluded spinning and fly fishing waterway with a
good catch rate.