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Braided Rivers Fishing Guides - Day Trips

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Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 22 323 3966
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Trout fishing trip in NZ

Ben was an awesome guide and person to go fishing during my honeymoon in NZ. He is a guide who is... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Emmer T
Highlight of my 3 week vacation to New Zealand

My husband and Neil just returned from our vacation in New Zealand. Neil states about Braided... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Susan S
Grand River, Iowa, United States
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With the rugged Southern Alps of the South Island as a magnificent backdrop, enjoy catching wild Chinook (King) Salmon averaging 8kg. Christchurch is the ultimate NZ salmon fishing destination with the top 4 plentiful rivers less than 90mins from the airport. Your guide is a member of the prestigious NZPFGA and prides himself on delivering an authentic fishing experience to remember.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 22 323 3966
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Ben was an awesome guide and person to go fishing during my honeymoon in NZ. He is a guide who is passionate about his work and his knowledge about the area and techniques was top notch. Everything was taken care of from start to finish....More

Thank Emmer T
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My husband and Neil just returned from our vacation in New Zealand. Neil states about Braided Rivers Fishing Guides - Day Trips "Was the highlight of my 3 week trip to New Zealand. Ben was there 20 minutes early to pick me up. It was...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I have never fished with anyone who is able to spot fish better than my guide Ben Haywood. He put me on multiple large rainbows in only a half day fishing trip! It was a first class experience and a fly fishing trip of a...More

Thank AdamBorg
Reviewed 1 February 2016

My full day of fly fishing for rainbow trout with Ben Haywood was a dream fulfilled. I came with none of the required food and fishing equipment, but all was provided. Ben has superlative guiding skills as well as being incredibly patience and helpful. This...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Our day fly fishing for trout with Ben Haywood was absolutely wonderful. As novice fly fishers we were a little concerned we wouldn't be up to the task but with Ben's advice and assistance we soon felt comfortable and relaxed, and we were onto the...More

Thank Trish P
Reviewed 30 December 2015

2 dads n 3 teens boys had an awesome time with Braided Rivers fishing guides today, they really took care of them as they have not done any fishing in the river before. It's different from deep sea fishing but the boys loved it ,...More

Thank Mui519
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I have never worked with a guide more dedicated than Ben. He was willing to start early and fish until late evening in order to give the best fishing experience ever! He really knows the rivers and how to put you on the fish. I...More

Thank vividus
Reviewed 7 December 2015

I have been traveling to New Zealand for 10 years on business and have been trying to get out fly fishing for trout a couple of times with my last attempt interrupted but the earthquake in Christchurch so I was pretty excited when I was...More

Thank ScottSkib
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