What the Customers are Saying and more pictures;

"I am very happy to recommend Casey Cravens as a fly fishing guide out of the ordinary. His friendly outgoing nature and his impressive knowledge in matching the hatch on the mighty Mataura ensured that my wife Sue and I had a most pleasurable and productive day's fishing. Contact him now!"
Tony Kiesanowski, Consultant Lawyer, Christchurch, New Zealand

Andy with something that didn't come from the Mataura!!


"Casey is enthusiasm personified! He's a good keen angler with focus and determination to go that extra distance in pursuit of fish. Amiable, personable and certainly knowledgeable, Casey's great company for a day on the river."
Andy Altman, Dunedin, NZ.


Mike with a good fish

"It is my pleasure to recommend Casey Cravens to guide you through your New Zealand fly fishing experience. I have known Casey for more than a decade, fished with him more times than you can shake a stick at, and enjoyed them all. His experience with local and distant rivers, his knowledge of all things fish, and his great personality are all part of the package. Whether it be reading the water, or the thrill of seeing a fish rise to a carefully chosen dry fly, Casey will give you a memorable fishing experience."
Associate Professor Mike Colombo, New Jersey, USA





Gerard on the river


"It was a real pleasure to fish New Zealand's beautiful rivers with you, Casey. Visitors unfamiliar with your guiding service can be assured they will be fishing with one of the most knowledgeable anglers of South Island trout streams and their entomology. This is reflected in Casey's innovative fly tying and matching-the-hatch ability. I wish Casey and his future clients every success. You won't be disappointed with the opportunity to fish with the Wild Angler."
Dr. Gerard Prendergrast



"I've enjoyed fishing with Casey every season for over a dozen years. He is one of the finest and most dedicated anglers I have known. When I first met him I wondered if he was just lucky. But I soon realized his ability to catch larger fish and more fish than anyone else on a stretch of water on any given day is due to something more than just skill--his ability to think like a fish, a trout to be precise. Couple this with a warm and generous nature and a wicked sense of humor, and you've got the perfect recipe for an excellent fishing expedition."
Dr. Steve Kerr, North Carolina, USA


"I have fished the rivers of Southern New Zealand for 50 years. The delicate streams of South Canterbury have yielded trout with spirit and size, up to 34 pounds in my lifetime. The peat waters of inland Otago share their shy trout with reluctance, and the cold lakes of the South offer the finest fighting rainbows. For the last dozen years I have enjoyed Casey's collegiality on a dozen streams, all in different moods and styles. Casey is a man for all waters. He's an enthusiast, widely knowledgeable about the New Zealand waters, an expert with the dry fly, a wonderful guide and companion. His knowledge and guidance about fly fishing New Zealand is complemented by his companionship and his conversation about literature, art, current affairs, sport and music. A compleat angler's guide!
Professor Geoff White,
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Otago University
Dunedin, NZ.


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