Fly Fish the Deep South with Michael Vetters

The Brown Trout Capital of the World

Numerous Rivers and Streams to choose from

Accommodation Options

Ask Michael about options in Te Anua, there are many choice in this picturesque town

For trips from Gore; (Check for current Pricing)

Crichton Lodge

  • Relax in the the tranquil privacy of our modern attractive home and enjoy the panoramic views of Eastern Southland farmlands and the distant mountains.
  • Watch glorious sunsets over the nearby bush covered Hokonui Hills.
  • Take a stroll to the shops, galleries, parks, the museum and even the complimentary golf course. All are within easy walking distance.
  • Ask us to arrange a visit to Crichton Park Farm, our fifth generation family property.
  • Use Crichton Lodge as a base to explore the wonderful Southland region of southern New Zealand.
  • Enjoy high grade bed and breakfast (b&b) homestay accommodation in an exclusive setting.

Prices are;
Double: NZ$120.00 per night
Single: NZ$90.00 per night

Heartland Hotel Croydon
Stands among 13 acres of park-like surrounds on the edge of Gore, Southland's second largest town. Enjoy the serenity of a true Southland escape as you look out upon the green surrounds towards the Hokonui Hills that dominate the skyline.

Tariff: Standard Room - Single/Twin $185.65 Extra Person $28.15

Oakleigh Motel
Takes great pride in offering a high standard of comfort, quality and fully self contained accommodation, situated on a quiet rear site in a mature garden setting centrally located.

Esplanade Motel,
We have for your comfort spacious modern warm self-contained ground floor one and two bedroom units.
We are situated within walking distance of the town centre, two trout fishing rivers, a large park and a tavern
Tariff: $80 - $95 (1-2 persons)

Mainholm Lodge(Tapanui)
Mainholm Lodge is a great place to stay and enjoy fine accommodation, superb dining, aromatherapy baths, sauna and the library
Rates are: NZ$85.00 per person or NZ$135.00 a double per night and this includes a continental style breakfast.


Contact Michael;

Flyfish the South
13 Waverly Street
Gore 9710
New Zealand 

Phone: (03) 208 1804 
Intl: +64 3 208 1804
Cell: 027 226 5831



Gore - Southland
The Brown Trout Capital of the World!