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Murray Downie: Fly Fishing in New Zealand
Murray with sucessful angling son, Jon and
Cookie the dog
takes both novices and experts to his top fishing spots. He offers
a variety of services from salt water fly fishing to helicopter
or raft into remote and inaccessible waters to catch trophy trout.
Murray will take you fly fishing in streams, lakes, and rivers such
as the famous Rangitaiki,
He even offers to capture your experience on video with pictures,
sound and a music track added.
RD1 Golf Road
Bay of Plenty
Phone: +64 7 366 5827
Fax: +64 7 366 5827
Murray's guiding services
cover many rivers, streams and lakes including:
Your guide Murray Downie
- A member of the Rotorua Professional Fishing
- New Zealand's Pro Staff Representative for
Scott Fly Rods
- A a fly fishing instructor
- Vastly experience in this area (over 35 years)
and willing to share some of his special fishing secrets
- Committed to make your fishing adventure
successful and enjoyable
- Involved in Environmental and Conservation
issues along with his wife, Lynette
Year round fishing
Start of the fishing season. The most productive and very best
time for nymph fishing during the day and dry flying in the evening.
Great nymph fishing during the day with some fish coming to the
Both good dry fly and nymph fishing opportunities.
Nymph fishing still going well with fish starting to concentrate
more on the waters surface to the dry fly.
One of the better months for dry fly fishing.
Still a great time for dry fly with nymph fishing starting to
come back towards the end of the month.
Back to nymph fishing with still some good dry fly opportunities
in certain areas.
Early spawning season. Nymph fishing working very well with some
great sight fishing opportunities for both well conditioned rainbow
and brown trout.
Target rainbow trout in their very best condition during this
Great fly fishing opportunities during these mid winter months.
Saltwater fly fishing
Head out on a specialised charter boat to White
Island out from Whakatane where you can fish for Albacore, Skipjack,
Yellowfin Tuna, Kingfish, Kahawai just to mention a few.
Capture the action and excitement of your fishing
adventure on video with pictures, sound and a music track added
by Ron Michael, who has been in the television industry for over
|What to bring
- Rod number 5 and 6 recommended
- GoreTex for summer or wet wading
- Neoprene or GoreTex for winter
|Indicative cost as at 1 October 2013
||Phone or email
Murray with your preferred fishing option to receive a costing.
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