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Southern Rivers Fly Fishing

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10 Poppy Lane, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Wow! What an experience. Jake and his team did an exceptional job of putting together fly fishing expeditions for us!

If you are going to the Queenstown, Wanaka area I would highly recommend connecting with Jake and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike V
UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE!

I had never fished in Wanaka or fly fished in my life. Jake arranged for us to have some lessons in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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 expert in sighting trout and prides him self on his ability to spot trout in what can be very challanging water, this is crucial to your success when fly fishing New Zealand waters. Jake’s boundless passion, skill and enthusiasm for fly fishing the South Island’s trout rivers will take you a long way toward your dream New Zealand fly fishing experience.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Thank RobertSFBayArea
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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

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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

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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

Thank Tony D
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I just want to go AGAIN!!! This was my third trip with Jake, and it even surpassed the others. Why? Because, not only did we catch some whopping trout, but we also had an amazing adventure. We arrived in Wanaka, which is an absolutely beautiful...More

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