Fiordland Fishing Guide

Experience fly fishing paradise in the surrounds of Fiordland National Park with Chris Reygaert at Fiordland Fishing Guide. Regarded as one of the world’s best fishing destinations, these waters are also in the heart of incredible, untouched nature. Marvel at the amazing scenery as you make your way to the fishing destination, before rigging up the fly rods and testing your skills on the willy brown and rainbow trout that abound.

Chris has been a passionate angler all of his life and picked up his first fly fishing rod at a young age. It was his Uncle, president of the local fly fishing club in Gent - Belgium that introduced him to the art of fly fishing. Upon heading back down under, he continued his passion and has gained valuable experience and knowledge chasing fish on fly around mainland Australia, Tasmania and now New Zealand. Since arriving in New Zealand Chris has spent every single waking minute exploring and getting to grips with this complex but incredibly rewarding fishery.

Head out with Chris on a half day trip either in the morning or afternoon to fine-tune your skill set or if you’re a newbie use his experience to introduce you to the art of fly fishing. On a full-day trip let Chris show you around his fly fishing playground and immerse yourself in the Wilds of Fiordland. The scenery and the water quality has to be seen to be believed and the opportunity to spot and stalk large trout is just a bonus.

Fly fishing is the name of the game here. Feel free to bring your own gear, however, Chris has access to a wide range of gear including rods/reels/waders/boots/flies, etc. Whether you’re a seasoned angler wanting to fish some of the world’s best waterways, or just want to give it a go Fiordland Fishing Guide has you covered. With his years of experience, Chris will help in whatever way you need. Just grab your New Zealand fishing license and you’re good to go. Come and discover some of the best fly fishing opportunities New Zealand has to offer!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - May 31
    US $765
    Whatever your fishing experience, a full-day trip with a seasoned guide in these stunning waters won't leave you disappointed. Marvel at the beautiful nature and greenery of the national park, as the lakes and rivers dazzle. Cast away from the banks into the productive water and target the bite of tough-fighting Brown and Rainbow Trout. Your guide will even provide lunch, so just make sure to bring your own fishing gear or rent it for $100 and settle in for what promises to be an unforgettable trip.
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FAQs about Fiordland Fishing Guide

Fiordland Fishing Guide offers the following trip to customers:
  • NZ $1,300 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

Trips booked with Fiordland Fishing Guide include:
  • Snacks
  • Lunch (On full-day trips)
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Fiordland Fishing Guide offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Fiordland Fishing Guide offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fiordland Fishing Guide include:
  • Brown Trout
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)

Meet the Captain

Chris Reygaert
Te Anau, New Zealand
1 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since June 2019
Hailing from a long line of fishermen, it was only natural that Chris Reygaert went into the industry too. Fishing in Australia as a boy, he began to develop a passion for the sport, before moving to Belgium. There, his brother runs a fly fishing business, while his uncle is president of the fly fishing club, and so he devloped a penchant for catching fish on the fly. Upon returning to Australia, he continued getting on the water as much as possible, while balancing work, before moving to New Zealand where he fell in love with the Fiordland National Park's rich waters.

About this listing

Targeted species

Brown Trout Brown Trout
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Fly Fishing

Amenities

Trip includes

Snacks
Lunch
On full-day trips
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
No Alcohol
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

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PayPal
Bank Transfer

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Full Day Trip on February 1, 2019
Chris has guided me multiple times now, and I keep returning because of the amazing fishing that he has shown me and the great...
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