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Ian Gibbs, Bay of Plenty Fly Fishing Guide
Gibbs is a top fly fisherman who has been guiding for trout for
over 15 years and genuinely delights in being able to pass on fly
fishing skills and local knowledge to others.
Ian and Kay also offer homestay accommodation
for anglers wanting the full New Zealand experience in their Katikati
home which is only twenty minutes from the Ohinemuri
Ian has represented New Zealand in Oceania, Commonwealth
and World Championships. He has also guided the winning team in
the Nelson One Fly Competition.
He has served as president of the Auckland freshwater
anglers club and is on the board of SSFNZ.
||Ian and Kay Gibbs
Bay of Plenty
Phone: +64 7 549 4277
|Making an enquiry or booking
Please contact Ian to organize
your fly fishing adventure and provide the following details:
- Your name
- Email address
- Home address
- Number of days guiding
- Number of anglers
Please mention nzfishing.com when you make an
enquiry or booking.
|About your guide
Trout guide Ian Gibbs:
- Has been a fly fisherman since his father
first took him fishing at the age of eight
- Began guiding 15 years ago on the Maruia
River and around Murchison in the South Island, working for a
- Has guided the winning team in the Nelson
One Fly Competition.
- Has fished every national fly fishing championship
- Has represented New Zealand on seven different
occasions since 2002, in competition with other fly fishing countries.
- Finished 35th in the World Champs
in Spain in 2003 and 21st in the Commonwealth Champs in 2004,
and 16th in the Oceania Champs in 2007
- Was a member of the team that won gold at
the 2005 Oceania championships at Rotorua.
- Has served as treasurer and then president
of the Auckland freshwater anglers club.
Ian is happy to supply all
the fly fishing equipment you may need.
What to bring
The minimum to bring is:
- Warm clothing
- Rain jacket
- Polaroid sun glasses
Bringing your own gear?
If you would like to bring your own gear
recommended items are:
- Rod 4 to 6 weight
- Lines to suit: floating and sinking
- Breathable waders (No felt-soled boots)
as at 1 June 2014
Full day: NZ $500
Half day: NZ $300
Guiding plus home stay (including meals): NZ
$650 per day
Extar non fishing person: NZ $30 per night
Your guide Ian Gibbs
A happy customer
Relax at the end of a day
2007 Oceania Champs
Ian Gibbs centre front
2008 Commonwealth Champs
NZ Black Team
Ian Gibbs front left