Our Offer

– New Zealand Fishing Guide – Tongariro River Fishing Guide –
– Lake Taupo Fishing Guide – New Zealand Fly Fishing –
Shamus Fly Fishing Adventures Offers:

  • All year round fishing
  • No experience needed (patient and understanding fly casting and fly fishing tuition)
  • Competitive rates
  • Winter discounts
  • A genuine New Zealand guided fly fishing adventure
  • Half, full or multi-day guided fishing adventures (dawn, day, evening rise or night fishing)
  • Honesty – we don’t exaggerate our 95% catch rate
  • All fishing tackle, wet weather clothes and safety equipment supplied
  • Pick up/drop off from local Turangi accommodation
  • Wader hire arranged. Fishing licences available
  • Coffee/tea/snacks/lunch (full day trip)


Shamus Guarantees:

  • A sense of humour and the ability to teach you fly fishing, regardless of your language, fitness or experience
  • Patient tuition in fly casting, fly fishing and safe wading and river crossing
  • A hardworking guide that:
    • can swim
    • has up-to-date on-water knowledge of Lake Taupo, Tongariro River and backcountry fisheries
    • has over 30 years trout and salmon fishing experience
    • has a Masters in Regional and Resource Planning (M.R.R.P.) (fisheries specialist)
    • has first aid training

Please book early to avoid disappointment