The weather has been pretty rough over the last couple of weeks near Queenstown NZ with many storms fronts coming thru delivering plenty of wind, rain and snow. However the last few days have been pretty nice and brought plenty of welcome relief for fly fisherman to hit the water. Good thing is as we are near the end of season the waters are not seeing so much pressure. In fact there have been plenty of times I have not seen a vehicle at many of the popular access points and have been able to stand almost square to many a fish with out spooking them while they continue feeding oblivious to the fact they are about to get a rude awakening.
Targeting rocky riffles and runs with nymphs have been the name of our game and this has been producing great results with plenty of trout moving into these areas to feed like this 9.5lb beauty