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Address: 10 Poppy Lane, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-443 6941
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Fly fishing with experienced Wanaka fly fishing guides. Get the most from...

Fly fishing with experienced Wanaka fly fishing guides. Get the most from your precious time in the fly fishing paradise that surrounds Wanaka. The guides at Southern Rivers Fly Fishing have vast local knowledge of the lower South Island rivers and lakes along with boundless enthusiasm that will take you a long way toward your dream fly fishing experience. Pristine fly fishing rivers, unique fly fishing experiences.

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'Come on Down'!

For many this catchphrase is associated with the TV Game Show - The Price is Right. For me the phrase causes an adrenalin rush, a feeling of imminent excitement and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
riopicasso
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UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

For many this catchphrase is associated with the TV Game Show - The Price is Right. For me the phrase causes an adrenalin rush, a feeling of imminent excitement and challenge. During my guided fishing trip with Jake (Berry) this utterance was exactly what I was waiting for. With exceptional vision Jake is able to see a 'smudge' sitting on... More 

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Armidale, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were complete novices to fly fishing, not only was Jake knowledgeable and patient, his enthusiasm for fly fishing was infectious. My wife and I had a wonderful day out and can't wait to hone our skills and fish with Jake again next year( I suspect he's shaking in his boots at the thought). That he managed to put us... More 

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Jake-SRFlyFishing, Owner at Southern Rivers Fly Fishing, responded to this review

Good times Geoff, I loved showing you both around and getting you onto some NZ trout. I look forward to your return next season and even the possibility of showing you around on one of my multi day wilderness adventures. Thanks again for the great company and well done. Cheers Jake. More 

Augusta, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough great things about Jake Berry. He's so much more than a fishing guide and was an invaluable resource for our recent trip to the South Island. My wife and I spent two days fishing with Jake. His local knowledge of the region and NZ fishing tactics is simply indispensable. He's the best guide that I've ever used,... More 

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Jake-SRFlyFishing, Owner at Southern Rivers Fly Fishing, responded to this review

Right back at you Adam. It was an absolute pleasure and I really look forward to your return soon. You and Whit did awesome even if Whit wasn't fishing, she was awesome company and the riverside chats were a great way to make a great trip that much better. Take it easy and get saving for your next ultimate NZ... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had a great time out fly fishing. She never went before and we had a very windy and cold day but it was super successful. My wife not only caught the bug of fly fishing. We both hooked two big brown trout even though visibility was almost 0.

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Thank Adam A
Jake-SRFlyFishing, Owner at Southern Rivers Fly Fishing, responded to this review

Thanks Adam. You both did amazing especially given the conditions. I really hope you both keep following your passion and having an interest in the world of fly fishing together. I hope that one day I see you both back here to tackle some more large NZ brown trout. Cheers Adam take care. More 

San Clemente, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I've been out fly fishing with Jake as my guide during two different trips to NZ. Jake is a real professional and knows his craft. He works hard to provide good fishing opportunities. He's always gotten me into great fish and we've done some cool trips into the bush. Everything I wanted out of NZ trout and always leaving me... More 

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Thank Rick P
Jake-SRFlyFishing, Owner at Southern Rivers Fly Fishing, responded to this review

Rick you are the man mate! I love our trips and can't wait for next season when you return. There are endless rivers here that I want to show you through and many more wilderness adventures. Thanks for the great feedback mate I really appreciate it. Here's to more top days on the water. Cheers Rick. Jake More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Jake Berry Will put you in the picture you've always wanted to take. Stunning scenery and large trout....This is the scenario where Jake operates daily. I have rarely met a more dedicated and knowledgable guide. He is a delightful host and a true trout whisperer. Top game in the south island if you wish to experience the quintessential flyfishing experience... More 

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Moscow, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

I had the extreme pleasure of having Jake for my guide for 4 days. I never expected such clear water nor a fishing approach that was totally foreign to me: spotting; a 'real hunt' vs just casting blind & hoping something hits.....and all in such gorgeous surroundings. While I came to the adventure with clearly less than proficient skills, a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

What a great trip. We came back to fish with Jake for a second time. We booked airfares and that was it. Jake looked after all the details large and small. Accommodation was great, food excellent and fishing even better. The only other thing I can say is that we have already booked another week for 2017. We highly recommend... More 

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Albury, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

7 days, 6 rivers and 64 fish to the net with the average being 5 pound all due to 1 well organised and experienced guide who's passion for this sport rivals my own. Thanks Jake for another unforgettable fly fishing mission, see you next season.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

My second fishing trip with southern rivers fly fishing and I will be back again. Spent three days with jake fishing a couple of different rivers in the back country. I have not done much fly fishing but with jakes guiding i caught some amazing fish in breathtaking areas of South Island New Zealand All I did was booked the... More 

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