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Rotorua Trout Guide

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Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 27 339 7468
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Awesome fishing with Julian Danby

I came to New Zealand in January 2017 and desperately wanted to do some fly fishing in some of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
abbottom
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Johannesburg, South Africa
What a day!!

My wife and i wanted to say thanks to Julian for an awesome days fishing out of Taupo. Julian is a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tom H
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Welcome to Rotorua Trout Guide. Based in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand. We offer guiding fly fishing and boat fishing trips throughout the Rotorua District. We also offer saltwater fly fishing in the nearby harbours in the Bay of Plenty predominantly chasing kingfish. One of the most popular options we offer is Heli-fishing, gaining access to remote wilderness rivers that only see fisherman a couple of times at the most each year. We also offer boat fishing on many lakes in the region. Expect good catch rates of top quality trout. The world famous and highly regarded fisheries of Rotorua is a necessary part of any serious fisherman's travel itinerary to New Zealand. Trips range in length from half day to multi day trips for all ages, fitness levels and ability. Get in contact with your Rotorua trout fishing guide Julian Danby for a fantastic fishing adventure catered around your needs and requirements.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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+64 27 339 7468

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I came to New Zealand in January 2017 and desperately wanted to do some fly fishing in some of the world's most pristine water. I found myself quickly becoming a target of commercial operations and hotel packages. Luckily I found Julian through recommendation. He set...More

Thank abbottom
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and i wanted to say thanks to Julian for an awesome days fishing out of Taupo. Julian is a top notch guide who took us straight to the fish. Although my skill level was not high enough to land all of the fish...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an incredible trip! Fishing my way through New Zealand on a working holiday visa I fished all over the country especially the South Island, when I came up North i didn't know what my plan was. After consulting a few friends I was given...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Julian definitely knows some great spots that you can always find some big trouts. He knows everything you need to know about fly fishing that makes an experience of to be remembered for ever!!! Thanks heaps Julian.

Thank Soroush I
JulianDanby, Owner at Rotorua Trout Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Soroush! Thanks for your review. I really enjoyed showing you around one of our fisheries of the Rotorua District. . Hopefully you pick up the fly rod and try some of your local fisheries in Aussie!! Thanks again!! regards Julian

Reviewed 1 week ago

A 50th birthday present. Great day on the Whirinaki with Julian - not only caught some nice fish but picked up some key tips which resulted in a much better strike rate whilst out on my own - even landed (and released) my first 10lber...More

Thank Andrew S
JulianDanby, Owner at Rotorua Trout Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Andrew. Appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Congrats on catching a 10lb fish. It's a special moment. Regards Julian

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Never fly fished before, but Julian took two of us on short notice for the half day trip. Really professional, had all the top quality gear and taught us the basics and got us fishing in no time. Caught 3 good sized Rainbows and missed...More

Thank James W
JulianDanby, Owner at Rotorua Trout Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks for your review! See you next time fly fishing in Rotorua. Best Regards Julian

Reviewed 12 January 2017

Father and two sons spent two perfect days fishing with one of the best guides in New Zealand. Julian improved our fishing skills in a couple of hours, and we caught fish and had an amazing experience. Heli fishing with Julian is one of the...More

Thank Kristoffer S
JulianDanby, Owner at Rotorua Trout Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Great trip Lads!! See you next time in Rotorua for a fly fishing adventure. Regards Julian

Reviewed 6 November 2016

My wife and I spent a day with Julian in the streams around Rotorua - many fish were caught, much fun was had, and we owe it all to him. Highly recommended, and we will definitely go back next time we are in NZ.

Thank jstear2016
JulianDanby, Owner at Rotorua Trout Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Appreciate the kind review. Look forward to seeing you for another fly fishing trip in Rotorua. Regards Julian

Reviewed 18 June 2016

I fished with Julian a few months ago, and I couldn't recommend a guide any more. We caught fish, and attempted to catch fish that I would never have considered possible to even go for. It was a remarkable learning experience, and I simply had...More

Thank Mark G
JulianDanby, Owner at Rotorua Trout Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks For your kind comments. Hopefully you got heaps of tips out of the trip. See you next time for another fly fishing adventure.

Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Had two fantastic days with Julian and Shane on the central North Island with many amazing fish and experiences. The stuff i've learnt from you guys definitly helped me a lot on the following time i spent in NZ to be more successful. Everything was...More

Thank riprizer
JulianDanby, Owner at Rotorua Trout Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks for your kind comments. Look forward to hosting you on another trout fishing trip in and around Rotorua.

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Greetings. 1/2 day- NZD400 . Full day NZD700. Thanks Julian
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