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Stu's Fly Shop

2 Albion Street | Athol, Queenstown 9749, New Zealand
+64 3-248 8890
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Great Shop!

I thought he was going to be a real Athol... But alas I didn't get to meet him in person... But the... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2014
thepleasureelite
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Santa Barbara, California
GO BIONIC

Stu are best. Stu guided me and my wife for two days, our best fishing days ever. He has a great... read more

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Reviewed 1 December 2014
Flugfiske2014
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Kalmar, Sweden
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good2%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
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2 Albion Street | Athol, Queenstown 9749, New Zealand
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+64 3-248 8890
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

I thought he was going to be a real Athol... But alas I didn't get to meet him in person... But the shop has everything you need for fishing and tying in New Zealand and if you are even remotely thinking of bringing any fly...More

1  Thank thepleasureelite
Stuart T, Manager at Stu's Fly Shop, responded to this review

A pity you didn't get to meet Stu - he is one of a kind! The easiest way to catch up with him is to book a days guiding as he doesn't spend a lot of time in the shop - as you said he...More

Reviewed 1 December 2014

Stu are best. Stu guided me and my wife for two days, our best fishing days ever. He has a great shop, and the best flies in the world. So we are coming back for sure. Tight Lines ERIK from Sweden. life is short. fish

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Stuart T, Manager at Stu's Fly Shop, responded to this review

Thanks Erik - we are looking forward to Dec 2015!

Reviewed 1 December 2014

Best flies for South Island trout & rainbow. Nice and friendly shop with all fishing equipment you can imagine, and then some more ... Do not trespass, though ;)

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Thank Ulf58
Stuart T, Manager at Stu's Fly Shop, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review - we have flies to catch fish anywhere!

Reviewed 30 November 2014

If you are a fly fisher, or even if you are not but know one. This is the place to visit from the shop packed full of fly fishing gear,art, gifts, collectables and all things fish. To the website and online store with stories of...More

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Stuart T, Manager at Stu's Fly Shop, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review John - we do have something here for everyone.

Reviewed 29 November 2014

Great flies and the best fishing tips in the South Island! Stu is such a great guy. Highly recommended stop.

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Stuart T, Manager at Stu's Fly Shop, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review!

Reviewed 29 November 2014

Great shop to purchase your choice of flies,great info given on whats catching,and advise on where to go. There is also usually some nice young lady to assist so always spend a fair amount of time browsing and chatting. Cautionary tale do not tell Stu...More

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Stuart T, Manager at Stu's Fly Shop, responded to this review

how could anyone ever mistake Stu's Scottish burr for irish! That's made me smile - along with the nice young lady comment. thanks pleased you like what we do!

Reviewed 29 November 2014

Being guided by Stu Tripnie Flu fishing on the rivers around Queenstown is a must for anyone interested in fishing. There is something to be learnt by all anglers from beginners to seasoned veterans and as far as enjoying a day on the water with...More

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Stuart T, Manager at Stu's Fly Shop, responded to this review

Fantastic that you rate a day out with Stu as one of the best - he is definitely passionate about all things fly fishing and I am pleased that it has reinvigorated you. Thanks for the great review. Rebecca

Reviewed 29 November 2014

Fly shops don't get better than Stu's. You can tell that a real passion for fly fishing runs through Stu and his unique shop as well as his one of a kind fly designs, there's no faking it, he's a real 'fly fisherman's fly fisherman'...More

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Stuart T, Manager at Stu's Fly Shop, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review John

Reviewed 29 November 2014

Those Stu patterns using man made materials may look like a caricature of a seriously tied classic imitation but our Pacific NW trout take them even more serious. The two most exciting things I took from the South Island in Feb of 2011 was a...More

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Stuart T, Manager at Stu's Fly Shop, responded to this review

Mike, you do have some amazing memories from your visits to the South Island - am more than happy to replace flies - just not earthquakes! Thanks for the fantastic review

Reviewed 29 November 2014

My time spent with stu was one of the best fishing trips I have ever been on , his tuition was always a great help the places he took me were breath taking . I have fish around the world this was up there with...More

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Thank plenko
Stuart T, Manager at Stu's Fly Shop, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review - look forward to having you back!

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