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Neil Goldie

Neil Goldie is a professional fishing guide based in Christchurch with an intimate knowledge of the rivers, streams and lakes in the Canterbury and the West Coast region, having fished them for 35 years.
Neil offers guiding to match your ability and your expectations, and is committed to maximizing your opportunities and enjoyment.
Each trip is tailor made to give you the best taste of New Zealand fishing possible no matter what time of year you visit, and no matter what your skill level.
Interested in sight fishing for large wild trout, salmon fishing in the unique braided rivers of Canterbury, or catching a once-in-a-life-time trophy trout in the Mackenzie Hydro Canals? Braided Rivers Fishing Guides can take you off the beaten track to access remote water, whilst experiencing some of New Zealand’s most stunning scenery, to give you an unforgettable fishing experience. Guided fishing trips cater for beginners through to advanced anglers and family groups. Customised packages and multi-day trips are also available.
Let New Zealand Fly Fishing Escapes take you on a truly remote, authentic and memorable fly fishing trip of a lifetime. Sight fish for large wild trout in the many crystal clear streams and rivers found in the Canterbury High Country and West Coast regions of the South Island. Both areas are renowned for their world class fly fishing and breath-taking scenery. As a highly experienced NZ fly fishing guide, Ben Haywood individually tailors every trip to the client’s needs and abilities. He prides himself on providing a once -in-a-lifetime fishing experience and enjoys showcasing New Zealand’s unspoilt wilderness fishing with others.