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Mataura Valley Trout Safaris

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Friendly guided trout fishing South Island New Zealand Fly fishing Sight fishing Heli fishing
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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44 Gorton Street, Gore 9710, New Zealand
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+64 27 617 3559
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

I booked Jullian for a one day fishing trip while docked on our cruise ship. One of us was a beginner the other an experienced fly fisher who has a severe hearing loss. Julian spent a lot of time with the beginner who ended the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Julian P, Owner at Mataura Valley Trout Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Hi guys Thankyou for your kind words dealing with clients who have a range of disabilities is a regular occurrence and Making your guide aware of it will help to make both the fishing and the experience with the guide a lot more successful and...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018

Guiding is not an easy job - not only is intimate local river knowledge required but also an ability to read the clients and understand what they want out of a given day of fishing; Julian has both. By far one of my best guided...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Julian P, Owner at Mataura Valley Trout Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thanks M It was a Stirling effort from the both of you boys . I am hoping the TSA will let you bring that bottle of makers for toasting the trout next time 😈 See you then J

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

I was on the trip with Rickbooby and would refer you to his review, which is on the mark. Julian’s expertise as an angler combined with a cheerful disposition make him an ideal guide/companion on these magnificent trout rivers.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Julian P, Owner at Mataura Valley Trout Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Hey G Thanks , you guys made my job easy and a whole lot of fun . Really enjoyed our time on the water See you all again soon J

Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Two friends and I fished with Julian for seven days over a two week period in late January and early February. The Southland had been experiencing hot and dry weather for several weeks leading up to our trip making the fishing extremely challenging. But Julian...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Julian P, Owner at Mataura Valley Trout Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Thanks Rick! We had some grand fun over those 6 days Guiding is a 2 way exchange and you guys brought positivity and excitement in spades. A willingness to engage in the total experience of trout fishing sure make for a great time Ps. Loved...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018

I booked a guide trip through a friend of Julians out of Dunedin, when the original guide couldn't take me he contacted Julian who came over to Dunedin and took my wife and I fishing. Was a bit challenging getting used to the high wall...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Julian P, Owner at Mataura Valley Trout Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you Felipe It's lovely fishing with couples. You guys were a lot of fun to spend a day on the water with. Looking forward to spending more time with you ! J

Reviewed 7 April 2017

I recently spent a day with Julian Peters fly fishing in the Mataura Valley. Julian is a first rate guide, with amazing knowledge of the local rivers. He put me on to many beautiful brown trout, and offered helpful casting tips without being over-bearing. We...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Julian P, Owner at Mataura Valley Trout Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Thanks Joe It was wonderful spending time fishing with you . Look forward to seeing you again Julian

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