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Fiordland River Guides

Have you dreamed of fly fishing in the fabulous Fiordland National Park with its unsurpassed opportunities for real wilderness trophy trout fishing?

With Ian Murray of Fiordland River Guides you have the opportunity to go fishing with a professional guide who knows the territory and where to find the best trout fishing in the region.

Name Fiordland River Guides
Contact Ian Murray

51 Bligh St
Te Anau

Contact details

Phone: +64 3 249 7656
Fax: +64 3 249 7663

Moble: 0274 329 687

Email: fishntrips@paradise.net.nz

Web: www.fiordland-flyfishing.co.nz

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


Fiordland River Guides is based in Te Anau, Fiordland's holiday resort town. The apartment is marked on the Lake Te Anau map.

Fishing waters

Local fishing waters where Ian can take you include:

Lake Te Anau

Mavora Lakes

Waiau River

And some of the wilderness waters west of Lake Te Anau fished by Fiordland River Guides include the:
- Glaisnock River

- Worsley  River

- Clinton River

About the fishing
  • Access via boat to wilderness rivers where you can fish in unspoilt, crystal clear waters holding good stocks of trophy brown and rainbow trout
  • Wilderness fly fishing, sight fishing, walking and stalking trout using dry flies and nymphs
  • Fly fishing from a McKenzie River Drift Boat
  • Ample opportunities for spin fishing with more than twenty rivers within a short drive or boat trip of Te Anau
  • Top quality fly fishing and spinning tackle can be provided or you may wish to bring your own.
Vehicles & water craft

Fiordland River Guides operate:

  • An all-weather 23 foot launch
  • Hamilton HJ32 jetboat
  • A 4WD vehicle
About your guide

Ian is a:

  • A member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association (NZPFGA)
  • A professional guide who knows the territory and where to find the best trout fishing in the region.
  • Has expert local knowledge of all the rivers, lakes and some "secret" locations
Accommodation Fiordland River Guides has available a fully self-contained 1-2 bedroom apartment.
Indicative costs
as at 1 February 2012

Guided fishing

Full day: NZ$600

Half day: NZ$350

Fly fishing: Maximum 2 anglers.

Spin fishing: Maximum 3 anglers

Tackle, lunch and transportation provided.


$90 per night for 1-2 people
Extra adults $20 per night




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