Trout fishing and other fly fishing resources from New Zealand


The websites below may be of interest to some viewers who want to read more about trout fishing and other fly fishing in New Zealand and around the world.  There is also information and resources about the trout fishery and other relevant information such as weather conditions. 

In addition we have listed some good general information websites about New Zealand that may help if you are planning a trip to New Zealand that will incorporate other tourism, leisure or even business activities as well as some great flyfishing with our guides.

The New Zealand Fly fishing Company does not have a relationship with any of these sites and takes no responsibility for their content or any outcomes arising from visiting them. 

New Zealand Information

The sites below can help if you are planning a trip to New Zealand and want to research more information.

Department of Conservation - information on national parks, walking tracks and more.

Tongariro National Trout Centre - information about the wild trout fishery education centre at Turangi.

NZ Metservice - national weather forecasts by location.

Great New Zealand Travel & Tourism Guide - Travel, tourism and other information for travellers to New Zealand.  Accomodation, activities, attractions, general information and more links easily searchable. 

FlyfishersInc Magazine - New Zealand’s leading online Fly Fishing magazine published by the crew at Manic Tackle Project

New Zealand Fishing Outfitters

We provide all the gear you need on guided flyfishing trips, apart from fishing licences which we would buy from one of the shops below.  If you are coming to Taupo or Turangi flyfishing without a guide, and need any gear for hire or purchase, as well as good advice then visit the two shops below in person or the Manic website.

Fly and Gun Shop Hunting and Fishing New Zealand Taupo - the best tackle shop in Taupo with lots of local knowledge about a wide range of fishing and hunting in the area.  Mike has been a fishing guide for years and really knows his stuff.

Sporting Life Turangi - the best source of information and gear for fishing the world famous Tongariro River and other spots in the Southern Lake Taupo area.  Graeme can almost remember when trout were first introduced here and Jared's Tongariro fishing reports have a cult following.

Manic Tackle Project - run by New Zealand fishing legend Rene Vaz and supplying only the best quality fly fishing gear for serious anglers.