Fly Fishing with Chris Dore

Your FFF Certified Fly Casting Professional, and Member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association

            Small Streams, Big Trout, Dry Fly

Guided Fly Fishing and Fly Casting Tuition, Queenstown, New Zealand


Chris Dore is a Queenstown based fly fishing guide and well known New Zealand fly fishing personality. He is a member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association and in 2006 became one of the first New Zealanders to successfully pass the internationally recognised, Federation of Fly Fishers Certified Casting Instructors examination. Chris specialises in fly fishing tuition, and guided sight fishing opportunities upon the unparalleled trout streams of the lower South Island of New Zealand. He believes that "life's too short to not catch fish", and takes a highly instructional, and fun-filled approach to fly fishing.

 Chris' guiding area encompasses the Otago, Southland and the Mackenzie country regions including Queenstown, Gore, Lumsden, Twizel, Te Anau, and Haast.


Welcome to Southland, the essence of fly fishing in New Zealand


There are some cracking fish about this winter. Contact Chris now to learn how to get onto them with single, or double handed techniques

WINTER 2020 - Check out Chris Queenstown winter fly fishing options here!

Chris' Lockdown Lesson Video Casting Tutorials can all now be found here!


Contact chris NOW to find out what dates are still available for the 2020 / 21 Trout Fishing Season

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April 2020... At present my site is going through a revamp so please excuse the font, layout and format on pages other than the main buttons above. This work is ongoing, however near completion. Thank you and enjoy my site. Chris.