Makarewa River Fly Fishing

The 8th most popular fly fishing river in New Zealand.

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Northwest of Invercargill, the Makarewa River is known for its brown trout fly fishing

Note: Make sure to purchase a seasonal fishing license.

Overall, Makarewa River is the 8th most popular fly fishing river of all 8 fly fishing spots in New Zealand.


Local Contact(s):  NZ Fish And Game 07-357-5501; Stu Fly Shop +64-3-248-8890

Recommended Book:  "Rough Guide To New Zealand" from

Recommended Map:  "New Zealand Adventure Map" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Jan - Apr

Base Camp:  Heartland Hotel Corydon, Gore +64-3-357-1919; Brentleigh Homestead, Gore +64-3-201-6166

Luxury Loding:  Lodge At Tikana, Winton +64-3-236-4117

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Makarewa River Fly Fishing Review

GPS:  -46.331632, 168.29411

Date Published:  12/26/2015

Date Updated:  7/20/2016

ID:  22294

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