Personally guided fly fishing, Wanaka, New Zealand

Hi – I’m Craig Smith, owner and guide at Hatch Fly Fishing, based in the South Island fly fishing mecca of Wanaka. I know this fly fishery well – the weather patterns, water levels, fish movements, feeding habits, and have a good relationship with land owners to get access to those special places. Member NZPFGA. FFF certified instruction.



I want to thank you again for the fine fishing experience you showed me two weeks ago (March 4). I’ve never had a guide put me onto so many hungry fish in one area! You’re tops in my book, and I’m passing your name to friends in NZ and the US who might find their way to your part of the South Island.
Best of luck to you and your family.

John C, USA more

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