About your guide and the Glendeer team

Fly Fishing New Zealand with Paul & Jude McLauchlan

Owners & operators of Glendeer Fly-fishing and Hunting Guides New Zealand. Guiding Since 2000

Fly Fishing for Wild Brown and Rainbow Trout in New Zealand’s South Island with a Professional Fly-Fishing Guide is your guarantee to exceptional fly fishing in New Zealand.

Glendeer Guides is owned and operated by Paul & Jude McLauchlan  – Jude is the backbone to this hard-working successful team. Paul,  born and raised in this region known as the Central South Island of New Zealand and world renown for being a hunters and fly fishers utopia.

– yes I have been truly blessed, a huge thanks to our parents for there passion for nature and the outdoors, for introducing us to trout fishing and hunting, to be giving the opportunity and freedom to explore New Zealand’s fishing and hunting paradise is something along with family I treasure to the very heart.

With years of hunting and fishing the South Islands expansive river valley systems the remote wilderness Alpine Country comes an immense depth of knowledge of these incredible fly fishing locations and amazing wild trout fisheries. The time spent hiking these picturesque valleys and spectacular rugged mountain ranges has given us incredible passion for New Zealand’s greater out doors, sharing these off the beaten track world treasures with clients is extremely rewarding.

The guides intimate knowledge of these epic fly-fishing rivers and their ever-changing environments, weather conditions and fishing moods will help ensure your time on the river is enjoyable, informative, and ultimately very rewarding.

The high status that New Zealand holds as one of the best trout fly fishing destinations in the world does truly come down to many key components all of which contribute towards producing the complete New Zealand fly fishing experience. The approachable friendly locals, fantastic local foods and wines, exceptional accommodation variety at all levels, well-tuned hardworking professional fly fishing guides, spectacular ever-changing scenic surrounds and yes the large wild Brown and Rainbow trout that inhabit New Zealand’s sensational rivers, streams and crystal clear spring waters – this is the best of New Zealand Fly-fishing.

The Central South Island fishing region is located in the very heart of New Zealand’s South Island.