Clients and Guides equal Teamwork

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Fly Fishing Queenstown early season

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Fly fishing Queenstown in the heat of New Zealand summer

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Spotting NZ Trout

Spotting NZ trout is a bit of an art form in a funny way and some anglers become very adept at it, others do not. I often get asked how on earth More »

Fly Fishing Queenstown be ready for the 2011/12 season!

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Chris Dore

I’d like to introduce my friend and guiding buddy, Chris Dore.

Based in Queenstown, Chris is my ‘go to’ guy whom I confidently refer inquiries to in the case that I am already booked on the dates you wish to fish.

Chris is a battle tested guide, and is an excellent fly casting instructor. Lets see what Chris is all about …

Chris Dore is a Queenstown based fly fishing guide and instructional columnist for the New Zealand Troutfisher magazine. He is a Federation of Fly Fishers Certified Casting Instructor and member of the FFF Guides Association. Chris specialises in fly fishing tuition, and guided sight fishing opportunities upon the unparalelled trout streams of the lower South Island of New Zealand.

Chris Dore runs Trout Safaris

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