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.
Forgotten Trout Flies – Orange Witch, Lord’s Killer, Bragg’s Dragonfly

Forgotten Trout Flies – Orange Witch, Lord’s Killer, Bragg’s Dragonfly

Forgotten Trout Flies By Martin Langlands During recent years many fly patterns of foreign origin have been added to our…

20/10/2021

Hare and Copper Nymph – probably our most popular nymph pattern

Hare and Copper Nymph The Hare and Copper nymph is probably the most popular nymph pattern used to fish for…

15/10/2021

Perla Nymph with Renowned Fly Tyer and Fishing Guide Martin Langlands

Perla Nymph By Martin Langlands Fish after fish both Peter and I presented dry and nymph patterns also changing sizes…

08/10/2021

Creedons Creeper Modified Version with John Hey – How to Tie

Creedon's Creeper - Modified Version with John Hey November has arrived! This is my favourite time of the year with…

06/10/2021

Horn Cased Caddis Nymph – for spring creeks and river headwaters

Horn Cased Caddis Nymph Cast upstream, allow to sink, dead drift close to the bottom Caddisflies come in many different…

05/10/2021

Chamberlains Trout Lure – One of the Old Canterbury Patterns

Chamberlains Lure is a bully imitation ideal for night fishing Lake Ellesmere's tributary streams Chamberlains trout lure is another of…

16/08/2021

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…

04/04/2021

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…

09/10/2020

Fuzzy Wuzzy Trout Lure by Fred Fletcher, Waitahanui Lodge, Lake Taupo

Fuzzy Wuzzy is a trout egg imitation fly The Fuzzy Wuzzy was created by the late Fred Fletcher to imitate freshwater crayfish…

01/09/2020

Black Phantom Trout Night Fly is tied using feathers from the Pukeko

Black Phantom Trout Fly The Black Phantom is the most handsome of night flies, particularly when finished with an expensive…

01/09/2020