The Nelson region, at the top of the South Island, provides some of New Zealand’s best trout fishing
Pristine gin-clear waters of the upper South Island
It’s a fly-fishing paradise for anglers. The sheer abundance of pristine rivers, and waterways in this region provide literally hundreds of miles of plentiful fly fishing water - all within a couple of hours drive.
The quality of these waterways is amazing, no two rivers are the same; from the slightly tannin stained West Coast, to the gin clear headwaters of Kahurangi National Park
A sunny day out fishing with Cam Reid on a big brawling river at the top of the South Island. Fish came to the dry and nymph giving more signs of a good season ahead...