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Southern Rivers Fly Fishing

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Get the most from your precious time in this fly fishing paradise that surrounds Wanaka and the lower South Island. Guide Jake at Southern Rivers Fly Fishing has vast local knowledge of the lower South Island rivers and lakes. Jake is known as an...more
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10 Poppy Lane, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 6941
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

I spent a day fishing with Jake and had a GREAT time. I can't recommend him highly enough - amazing ability to spot trout, tremendous knowledge of area, what flies to use and patience to coach angler as needed. I am a complete novice trout...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 28 March 2018

If you are going to the Queenstown, Wanaka area I would highly recommend connecting with Jake and Southern Rivers Fly Fishing. He put together an exceptional week for us, fly fishing, snorkeling, hunting, eating and drinking. As a beginner to fly fishing, they did a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mike V
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I had never fished in Wanaka or fly fished in my life. Jake arranged for us to have some lessons in the park prior to starting out on five days of unforgettable experiences. I credit Jake’s uncanny ability to sight fish and patience for me...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BobHoward13
Reviewed 15 February 2018

I have had the pleasure and privilege of fishing with Jake Berry for seven years now and recently enjoyed a couple of great days with him. He is a hawk-eyed trout spotter, a master of tactics, and there is no doubt that he vastly increases...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank MaureenandDavid... J
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Nov 2017 The best fly fishing guide in the NSouthern Hemisphere in my opinion Jake will custom all your preferences to make sure you have the best fly fishing experience possible. Jake has the most incredible sight fishing skills along with his unique fishing tactics...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Shelline
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Our group of four anglers joined Jake and Jeff for an unforgettable day of fishing while touring the South Island of NZ. We had a wide range of experience with fly fishing in our group, with one of us never having been out before, and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank kytarheel
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Had an epic day with Jake on Wednesday 15/11/17, fishing with my buddy Jamie from Northern CA. Took an Air Wanaka helicopter (highly recommended) to a pristine river and battled large rainbows and browns for 8 hours. Gin-clear water, snow-capped backdrop, and healthy fish. Truly...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 416robertm
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I had never fished around Wanaka. Usually I fish around the top of the South Island so when I asked one of the top guides in NZ who I should fish with, he immediately without hesitation said, Jake Berry. He took me to some remote...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank dg808dg
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We had the pleasure of fishing with Jake for three days at the end of our two week fishing trip. Having fished several days by ourselves and a couple days with other guides, we can comparatively say that our fishing experience with Jake was top...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

I have had the pleasure of using Jake's services on six trips to NZ. Jake is a thorough professional and well organised leaving nothing to chance in the pursuit of a great client experience. Jake works hard from dawn to dusk meeting client needs, including...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Tony D
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4 June 2018|
Response from Jake-SRFlyFishing | Property representative |
Hi Jan U how are you going? I am sorry that your message was not replied to. I don't know why but I was not alerted to the message and have only just seen it now. I hope you were able to get out on the water and experience... More