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Southland Guides

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Professional guide and fly-tier David Murray-Orr will take you fishing using custom tied trout flies on the world\'s best dry fly brown trout fishing river, the Mataura River.\r\n\r\nDavid and Bev offer a complete fishing experience: sharing their home, fishing the legendary Mataura and Southland\'s small streams, fly tying and exploring an extensive trout fishing library in the evening.

Flyfish the South

Gore Southland
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A true local guide Michael was born and raised and still living in Gore, the Southland town known as the brown trout capital of the world. Much of his fishing knowledge was passed down through the generations, with both his father and grandfather being experienced fishermen. Michael received his first rod for Christmas when he was just 8 years old. With the help of his grandfather he started to tie flies and use a fly rod at the age of 11.
Ever since that first rod, he has been hooked. He has spent many hours fishing the local the rivers within three hours of Gore. The more than 35+ years fishing these waters has resulted in Michael's very considerable knowledge and intimate understanding of the area that few others can offer.

Fly Fish Mataura

Gore Southland
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Guided brown trout fly fishing on the Mataura River, Gore, Southland, New Zealand. Dry Fly or Nymph fishing, you will not be disappointed. Uncrowded rivers, wild brown trout and some of the best Mayfly Hatches you will experience in New Zealand.
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Looking for a New Zealand trout fishing experience that stands out from the rest? Travel to the remote and stunningly beautiful Fiordland region and enjoy an extraordinary fishing experience with expert guide Mark Wallace.
Distinctive Fishing Adventure trips are designed for people with fishing experience. While Mark loves to help people improve their fishing technique, Distinctive Flyfishing Adventures are not designed to be a fishing tutorial. If you are a novice yet still want great fishing, check out Mark's Fish Jet trips.