New Zealand Fishing Flies


How to tie 81 New Zealand Fishing Flies. Currently photographs and tying instructions for 81 New Zealand fly patterns. Dry Flies, Nymphs, Wet Flies, and Feathered Lures (also known as streamers) – for trout and salmon fishing.
Jack’s Sprat Trout Fly

Jack’s Sprat Trout Fly

Jack's Sprat Trout Fly - An old favourite for targeting rainbow trout in the lakes and rivers of the central…

21/05/2024

Little Wet Fly for Fussy Trout

Little Wet Fly for Fussy Trout By Tony Orman Old habits can die hard with anglers and one ancient method…

07/03/2024

Boobie Fly UV Straggle Chenille – Excellent for fishing the Twizel Canals

Boobie Fly UV Straggle Chenille Trout Lure - Boobie or Booby trout fly The boobie fly is a good imitation…

01/02/2024

Wet Fly Fishing – An Old But Proven Method

Wet Fly Fishing - An Old But Proven Method By Tony Orman Wet Fly Fishing is one of the best…

10/12/2023

Black Gnat Trout Dry Fly – New Zealand Version

Black Gnat Trout Dry Fly as tied by Keith Draper and Hugh McDowell By Allan Burgess The Black Gnat pattern…

25/07/2023

Salmon Flies and Sea-Run Trout Flies – 14 Patterns for Kiwi Fly Tyers

By Allan Burgess Very few New Zealand anglers fish for salmon with salmon flies and true fly fishing tackle. The…

09/10/2022

Black Phantom Trout Night Fly tied using feathers from the Pukeko

Black Phantom Trout Fly is one of the old-style Kilwell Killer Patterns By Allan Burgess The Black Phantom is the…

06/10/2022

Fuzzy Wuzzy Trout Lure by Fred Fletcher, Waitahanui Lodge

Fuzzy Wuzzy is a trout egg imitation fly By Allan Burgess The late Fred Fletcher created the Fuzzy Wuzzy to imitate…

04/10/2022

Black and Green Marabou Fly – Trout Streamer Fly – Gary Kemsley

Black and Green Marabou Marabou style flies are now sold in just about every colour imaginable. Tied to imitate a…

22/09/2022

Dragonfly, Creedon’s Creeper, Mud-eye, Bragg’s Dragonfly Nymph

Dragonfly By Martin Langlands The adult dragonfly is a reminder of summer days in the high country. The sheer size…

30/08/2022