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Dragonfly River Guides - Day Tours

Address: 77 Birch Street, Taupo 7770, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07 3767312
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Owner description: Professional Trout Fishing Guide for the central part of the North Island New Zealand.Fly Fishing...
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Owner description: Professional Trout Fishing Guide for the central part of the North Island New Zealand.Fly Fishing specialist for Rainbow and Brown Trout. Wilderness fly fishing at its best. All terrain vehicle trips into the best trout waters available. Winter fly fishing for Steel head, in all of the Taupo Rivers.

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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

I have visited the Taupo area of New Zealand a number of times now from my home base in Sydney. As I go purely to fish and my time is precious I of course do what I can to get the best I can with the days I have available. I was introduced to Shane French by another angling buddy... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

I have just finished 4 days of guided fishing with Shane French, at the time the north island was suffering with some difficult weather which had made some of the rivers in the area unfishable. Shane was on top of it all and always had options of where to find large hard fighting trout. We hooked into fish everyday, fishing... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

Having fished all over New Zealand with fishing guides for a number of years, I recently had the privilege of spending a day with Shane French of "Dragonfly River Guides" on the famed Tongariro River in the Taupo area. This gentleman knows his craft like no one I have fished with, superlatives don't do him justice. He is the consummate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

While vacationing in the Taupo area, my husband and I spent a day on the Whanganui River flyfishing with Shane. Traveling from North America, we chose to leave our gear at home. This was no problem as Shane can supply all the gear and equipment needed. After getting us into our boots and waders, Malcolm from Tongariro Quads set each... More 

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