Dean Bell Fly Fishing Guide

Fly Fishing Guide - Dean Bell, Te Anau, NZ. "Dean Bell has earned a reputation as one of New Zealand's best, if not the best, guides. His fishing advice defines the sport." - John Randolph, Editor-Emeritus , Fly Fisherman magazine.

20+ years experience


  • Guided fishing in Fiordland National Park
  • Day trips and multi day wilderness adventure


Best time of Year

Jan - May & Oct - Dec

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Come and explore the vast fly fishing opportunities on offer in and around the Fiordland area with guide Dean Bell. Dean featured in the acclaimed Dead Drift DVD and is a leading New Zealand's fly fishing guide. Discerning anglers demand the best out of themselves, their equipment and most importantly their guide.

Dean prides himself in maximising the angling opportunity for those he guides in an area he has an intimate knowledge of. Whether it be chasing trophy brown trout locally or spending multiple days in New Zealand's largest expanse of wilderness area, Fiordland National Park, any fly fishing itinerary to New Zealand would not be complete without time spent with Dean Bell. Making fishing dreams a reality since 1994.


  • Courtesy 4WD
  • Charter boat
  • Charter helicopter

Your Guide

  • A member of New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association sicne 1994
  • Dean features in the highling acclaimed fly fishing movie - "The Dead Drift"

Where to Stay

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Physical address

Dean Bell Fly Fishing Guide, 11 Patience Bay Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland, 9640, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am - 6pm
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov, Dec

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
160km from Queenstown airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
Coach drops off at Accommodation
Proximity to town:
Pick up from all accommodations in Te Anau

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $515.00 - $805.00
Further pricing information:
A 25% deposit is required to secure any booking. Remaining  balance  paid upon completion of guiding. 

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