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Southern Latitude Guides

Southern Latitude Guides
Southern Latitude Guides covers the entire South Island and offers premium trout fly fishing and guiding from Nelson to Fiordland. Where-ever you choose to fish and whatever your aim is, Southern Latitude Guides offer the world's very best sighted fly fishing for large brown and rainbow trout. The highly experienced guides can assist you turn your angling dreams into reality.
Name Southern Latitude Guides

Nans Kirkpatrick-Stolk

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Contact details

Phone (in NZ)  03 545 9115 or 022 468 8578

Phone (from overseas) +64 3 545 9115 or  +64 22 468 8578

Email: nans@southernlatitudeguides.com

Web: www.southernlatitudeguides.co.nz

Please mention nzfishing.com when you make an enquiry or booking.

Fishing waters

Southern Latitude Guides cover the whole of the South Island of New Zealand offering an unparalleled range of fly fishing opportunities.

The sheer abundance of pristine rivers and waterways in New Zealand’s Southern Latitudes provide hundreds of miles of beautiful fly fishing water. The quality of these waterways is amazing with no two rivers the same. This is the land of the large trophy brown and rainbow trout.

Fishing options


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Southern Latitude Guides are ready to get you out and into it. Simply pick your favored location, or leave it to Nans to find a place to suit to make your angling dreams a reality. You decide what you want to achieve and let Nans know. The following are just a few ideas of what is possible:

  • Single day trips
  • Helicopter fly-ins
  • Back country camp-out
  • Epic road trips
  • 4x4 trips into the backcountry
  • Boat trips into seldom fished waters


You can choose from the Nelson/Marlborough region, boasting its range of ambling lowland rivers and pristine wilderness streams, to wild waters holding large brown and rainbow trout in the remote Fiordland region. And in between there are hundreds of other lakes and rivers to choose from.

You will be spoilt for choice of the range of locations available. And Southern Latitude Guides will provide you with an expert guide who specialises in the area you choose.

About your guides


All the Southern Latitude Guides are NZPFGA members. They actively promote catch and release, are environmentally responsible and uphold all laws and regulations. You can be assured that you will be treated to the highest professional standards.

All the members of Southern Latitude Guides provide the following:

  • Many years of experience with expert local knowledge
  • Audited Health & Safety Plan
  • Current first aid certificate
  • DOC Concession to guide on the DOC estate
  • Public liability insurance
  • All specialist fishing equipment
Indicative costs
as at 1 March 2018

An indication of the costs for a fishing day for 1- 2 people will be between NZ $800 and $895 depending on the particular fishing guide and the region you wish to visit. Our guides will take a maximum of two anglers out for safety and logistical reasons.

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