Tom McAuliffe Guided Fly Fishing

Professional, experienced, local – expect the best. Tom McAuliffe Guided Fly Fishing welcomes you to Mosgiel for a memorable day on the water. Skipper Tom McAuliffe is your fly fishing guide in the lower South Island of New Zealand. An expert in the local fishery, he’ll guide you onto stalking wild Trout on some of the finest waters in the world.

The lower South Island is considered the anglers’ "El Dorado" and is an absolute must-do for fly fishers all over the world. The fish are large, the water gin-clear, and the scenery is mind-blowing. It’s a challenging, but incredibly rewarding fishery.

Up to 3 guests can join a trip. Your group and Skipper Tom will be chasing Brown and Rainbow Trout in rivers, lakes, or backcountry waters. You’ll be attracting the fish by fly fishing on light tackle. All the fish you catch will have to be released back into the water.

The skipper provides fly fishing equipment along with drinks. Lunch is provided on full-day trips. Before you start your adventure, you should pack some nibble food to stay energized and bring your fishing licences.

Tom McAuliffe Guided Fly Fishing is looking forward to introducing you to the beautiful and rich fishery of New Zealand.

Make your dreams a reality and have the fly fishing experience of a lifetime.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - May 31
    $409
    Spend a morning fishing the charming waters of the South Island. You and the skipper will be light tackle fly fishing for Rainbow and Brown Trout. The trip starts at 8:00 a.m. and lasts for 4 hours. Bring some food and fishing licenses, the skipper will take care of the rest.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - May 31
    $409
    If you'd like a later start to your fly fishing adventure, then this is the trip for you. You and the skipper will start the trip at 12:30 p.m. and get back at 4:30 p.m. You'll have a great time fly fishing for Rainbow and Brown Trout. All the gear is included in the price.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - May 31
    $535
    A trip for anglers who'd like to experience the rich local fishery to the fullest. You and Skipper Tom will fish for as much as 8 hours, starting at 8:00 a.m. Your targets are Brown and Rainbow Trout. Bring nothing but your favorite nibble food and your fishing licences.

About the Captain

Tom McAuliffe
Mosgiel, New Zealand
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2022
Tom McAuliffe offers fly fishing trips in the lower South Island in New Zealand. Join him and discover beautiful natural scenery and a world-class fishery.

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
Fly Fishing

Amenities

Trip includes

Drinks
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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Mosgiel to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
No Alcohol
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:

Cash
PayPal
Bank Transfer

FAQs about Tom McAuliffe Guided Fly Fishing

Tom McAuliffe Guided Fly Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • NZ $650 per group, additional NZ $100 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • NZ $650 per group, additional NZ $100 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • NZ $850 per group, additional NZ $100 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

Trips booked with Tom McAuliffe Guided Fly Fishing include:
  • Drinks
  • Lunch (On full day trips)
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Tom McAuliffe Guided Fly Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Tom McAuliffe Guided Fly Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Tom McAuliffe Guided Fly Fishing include:
  • Brown Trout
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)