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LATEST REPORT/BLOG

COVID-19 ...giving em fish a break

With the sudden travel restrictions of March 14th putting a halt to my bookings and giving em fish a break. It is with sadness I miss out on reconnecting with some great clients peak season 2020.Read more

Trout caught near and far

The last month has been real busy guiding locally in the Waikato and further away. A wonderful mix of lovely clients from around the globe Switzerland, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, South Africa andRead more

Mixing up your fly fishing experience!

New Zealand not only offers great back country fishing but many other ways to experience a great day out on the water. It was lovely to recently meet Mark from the USA and show him an array ofRead more

Fly Fishing Convert

Another successful round trip for new fly fishing convert Scott from Sydney. Putting in the effort with me to earn these great Central North Island fish. Well done Scott!!Read more

Hand tied flies to catch fish

While shop bought flies are a great source and work well there is nothing more satisfying on catching fish on your own hand made patterns. The 2019-2020 break allowed me some time to re stock on aRead more

Keeping it local

The Waikato and Rotorua region has been experiencing some consistent heat bringing on dry fly fishing. As trout move into cooler water small cdc and elk hair caddis and rubber leg flies come into theRead more

Catching up with fellow guides and mates

The North Island fisheries once again prove to be unrated as many tourists head to South Island. The Central North Island and Rotorua, Waikato has had some exceptional fly fishing and it has been aRead more

Texan Trouter Finds Gold and Rainbow

After a challenging start for my American,Texas client and farmer we finally struck gold and rainbow, super stoked for his patience and persistence all day. An audience among a few of the local hoodsRead more

Good Paddy Tom coached on Czech Nymphing Techniques

A few quality days guiding and coaching my good Paddy Tom, Irishman living in Australia. We worked on Czech Nymphing techniques, line control and some great fish coming on the down stream swing. TomRead more

River fishing at its best!

What a pleasure guiding Kapiti Anglers Club member and funny man Tony J. proud Liverpool scouse, casting extraordinaire and fit on the river. His casting a wonderful site to behold and the results goRead more

Early Season Action for Aussie Client

Finishing off a great few days guiding and teaching Scotty from Sydney. Super fun ticking off the browns and bows during his second fly fishing experience with me. Always good when all goes to planRead more

Hawkes Bay Adventure!

Catching up with my buddy Andrew a newly local Waipawa angler we enjoyed some excellent sight fishing and action over the last few days on one of Hawkes Bays supreme rivers. Most rivers are stillRead more

Rob Vaz, Your Experienced North Island Guide

Previous NZ National Fly Fishing Champion and NZ Rep, Rob Vaz has proven experience as a Central North Island trout fishing guide. Rob grew up locally in the Waikato and has  fished many of the best trout fly fishing locations in New Zealand and abroad. Rob has exclusive knowledge after representing New Zealand competitively using the latest techniques to catch trout ensuring a great fly fishing experience for you. Taupo, Rotorua and the Waikato region offer fly fishing all year round. Rob prides himself on offering a great day out and having the opportunity to teach new skills for your fly fishing journey.

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What Clients Say.....

"Can't wait to get back and have another fish with Rob!"

Scott   Australia

"Thank you for the most amazing day fishing with you, great fishing!"

Olof
Sweden
"Rob was recommended by 3 separate sources and I can, without a doubt, say that Rob is ‘the bucket list’ guide."

Michael
Auckland, (Prev. SA)

"...honestly he taught me more in a few days than I had learned up to that point in my life!"

Will   USA

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