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John Gendall Fly Fishing

St Arnauds Nelson
John Gendall offers guiding services and lodge accommodation right in the Nelson Lakes National Park, in the centre of New Zealand's most scenic and prolific wild brown trout fisheries.
John, your guide with 25 years guiding experience in NZ has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to spotting and stalking big wild brown trout. John has fly fished all over the world and has also guided in Russia on the Ponoi River and for Westbank Anglers in Jackson Hole USA.\r\nJohn's professional yet fun and relaxed attitude on the river ensures a few laughs with plenty of big trout action.
John Gendall flyfishing is pleased to also offer guided saltwater fly fishing for kingfish in the Golden Bay region.
Premium Trout Fly Fishing and Trout Guiding from Nelson to Fiordland and every river, lake and stream in between in the South Island, New Zealand. Worlds very best sighted Fly Fishing for large Brown Trout and rainbow a speciality.

New Zealand Trout Adventures

Golden Bay Nelson
Join your Nelson fly fishing guide Anton Donaldson for an unforgettable journey. The top of the South Island offers some of the worlds greatest sight fishing opportunities. Anton has been fishing in this area for his entire life and has accumulated nearly 30 years of experiences on the rivers of the region. Capturing large brown and rainbow trout by stalking along the river bank is exhilarating – an experience not to be missed! Come and test your skills against New Zealand’s trout. This is a fishery where missing a cast by an inch can sometimes really be a mile!