Fly Fishing with Chris Dore

Guided Fly Fishing with FFF Certified Casting Instructor, and well known New Zealand fly fishing personality based in Queenstown, Chris Dore.

25 years experience


  • Queenstown based
  • Easy access to many water in Otago region
  • Guiding on streams, lakes & rivers


Best time of Year

Oct - May

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Join internationally recognized fly fishing guide and writer, Chris Dore for an experience on some of the world’s finest trout streams, where he will introduce you to the superbly conditioned brown and rainbow trout which abound in Southland's unparalleled waters.

The rivers you have dreamt about are Chris's home waters, and his much sought after local knowledge and many years of exploration will ensure that your visit is a memorable one.

As an FFF Certified Casting Instructor and member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association, Chris is the obvious choice for an unforgettable foray into the worlds premier fly fishing destination.


  • 4WD

Your Guide

  • Chris Dore is a well known NZ Fly fishing identity
  • Member of the NZ Professional Fishing Guides Association
  • One of the first New Zelanders to sit and pass the FFF Certified Casting Instructors Examination in 2005

Pricing and what it includes:

NZD $850 per day. Maximum 2 anglers for safety and logistical reasons. A New Zealand freshwater fishing license can be arranged by your guide, but is not included in the fee.

A full days professional guiding and FFF Certified tuition with a licensed New Zealand Professional Guide (around 10 hours from pick up to drop off)

A nutritious lunch, bottled water and refreshments throughout the day

Qualified casting analysis and tuition

Digital, high resolution photographs of your adventure loaded to personalised CD Rom

DOC concessions, and applicable insurances for enhanced access to national parks and public lands

Quality fly rods, reels, flies and associated equipment as required

An unbeatable learning experience upon some of the worlds finest trout stream

Where to Stay

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Physical address

Fly Fishing with Chris Dore, 16 Wye Place, Queenstown Central, Queenstown, 9330, New Zealand.

Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $895.00
Other charges:
A NZ freshwater fishing licence is required, but not included in the above guide fee.
Further pricing information:
Chris Dore reserves the right to cut short, cancel or postpone any trip if he considers conditions to be unsafe. Whilst we are guides, we are not gods and thus cannot control the weather. It is very rare for us to cancel a day due to inclement weather, and we pride ourselves on our knowledge of our waters, and a variety of cutting edge techniques to give you the best opportunities on the day. Fishing in New Zealand can take anglers into some of the worlds most wild and isolated terrain, and w

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