Braided Rivers Fishing Guides, Christchurch

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Braided Rivers Fishing Guides, Canterbury

Salmon, Trout & Fly Fishing Guide NZ – Ben Haywood

Ben Haywood is a member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association (NZPFGA) with over 25 years' salmon and trout fishing experience. Ben has a vast knowledge of local rivers, weather patterns and stream entomology. He individually plans each fishing trip, showcasing the best of New Zealand's wild and largely unspoilt wilderness fishing. With Ben you will get a once-in-a-lifetime fishing experience whether you choose a daytrip or multi-day adventure.

Trout Fishing - World Class Fly Fishing and Spectacular Scenery

The city of Christchurch is centrally located to access some of the most exciting fly fishing available in the Canterbury and New Zealand region. Let Braided Rivers Fishing Guides take you on an unforgettable fishing adventure and take you off the beaten track. Experience some of New Zealand’s most stunning locations where you can sight fish to magnificent large wild trout in remote and crystal-clear spring creeks and pristine streams and rivers. This is the most rewarding and enjoyable form of fly fishing upon which New Zealand’s fishing reputation is built. Your trout fishing trip with Braided Rivers Fishing Guides takes you to fly fish the rivers of the West Coast and/or Canterbury High Country. Both regions are reknowned for their world-class large Brown and Rainbow Trout. Ben is dedicated to providing a once in a life time fly fishing experience.

Each trip is tailored to meet your goals, abilities and fitness. With just a small amount of tuition, first-time fly fishermen can be casting and deceiving trout in the 3- to 8-lb size range!

Salmon fishing - Salmon Fish in Canterbury’s unique and scenic braided rivers

Fish at some of New Zealand's best salmon producing rivers, all less than 90 minutes from Christchurch International Airport. With the rugged Southern Alps of New Zealand's South Island as a magnificent backdrop,
Canterbury's rivers are second to none. Enjoy catching wild Chinook (King) Salmon between 5kg (12lb) and 11kg (25lb) in unique and scenic braided river systems. Your fishing guide, Ben Haywood, specialises in catching Chinook Salmon on both light spin tackle and fly. Guided day trips cater for beginners through to advanced anglers and family groups. Customised packages and multi- day trips are also available.

Pricing (rates quoted in NZ$, subject to change)

All of the following full day guided salmon and trout fishing rates include transportation to and from your accommodation (in or near to Christchurch), the use of top-quality fishing equipment and a hearty lunch, snacks and drinks.

Daily Rate -  NZ$675 for 1 angler, NZ$725 for 2 anglers, NZ$775 for 3 anglers.

Access to a helicopter and jet boat can be arranged at client’s expense.

Accommodation, visits to wineries and activities for non-fishing partners can be arranged on request.

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