News from River Haven Lodge

Johnny Part of UK strikes again with enormous 13.5 lb Brown Trout!

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It's shocking, his first day fishing this trip (he comes twice a season!), and he lands this enormous thirteen and a half pound brown trout!  Then he finished his day with a... Read more about 'Johnny Part of UK strikes again with enormous 13.5 lb Brown Trout!'...

Tom Little of Utah Lands this Goregous Five and a Half Pound Brown Trout!

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Tom Little lands this beautiful 5.5 lb brown, first of 10 landed that day, between 4.5 and 7 lbs!  The colourings of this fish are relevant to the back country... Read more about 'Tom Little of Utah Lands this Goregous Five and a Half Pound Brown Trout!'...

Carl Mickels strikes again!

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Carl Mickels of Australia lands this beautiful 5 1/2 lb brown trout on a seven fish day, all landed within 3 1/2 hours, and even better, on the dry fly!... Read more about 'Carl Mickels strikes again! '...

River Haven Lodge standing strong after quake...

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To all our fishy friends, and family, we are all fine here at River Haven Lodge! The quake hit 7.5 not far from here, but we only had a few glasses... Read more about 'River Haven Lodge standing strong after quake...'...

Another successful day with River Haven Lodge Guide, Doug Corbett

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Doug Corbett, River Haven Lodge guide, assists guests in landing five nice browns, in spite of difficult weather conditions and very dirty/fast water!  It's a great feeling to cast into... Read more about 'Another successful day with River Haven Lodge Guide, Doug Corbett'...

Upcoming Fly Fishing Season At River Haven Lodge, New Zealand

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Yes, we enjoy the end of season, who wouldn't! Time to refurbish the cabins, replant the wonderful veggies, gather our fresh eggs, move plants in the gardens, and most importantly,... Read more about 'Upcoming Fly Fishing Season At River Haven Lodge, New Zealand'...

Johnny strikes again! Does it ever stop!!

11.5 lb brown

John Part of London back for a second go this season, and what does he do...just lands THREE DOUBLE DIGITS the very first day!! This beautiful 11.5 lb brown took... Read more about 'Johnny strikes again! Does it ever stop!! '...

River Haven Lodge says farewell to Michael Keaton...

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After an amazing holiday, lots of laughs, heaps of wine and way too much fun, we must say goodbye to Michael Keaton..and his lovely Marni.  Hope to see you two... Read more about 'River Haven Lodge says farewell to Michael Keaton...'...

Michael Keaton lands over 14 brown trout in one day with Head Guide of River Haven Lodge, Scotty!

Mike and scotty with 5lb brown

It's been nearly 10 years since we last saw Mike in New Zealand, but he didn't loose his fishing finesse! After an amazing holiday with his lovely Marni at his... Read more about 'Michael Keaton lands over 14 brown trout in one day with Head Guide of River Haven Lodge, Scotty!'...

Michael Keaton at River Haven Lodge fly fishing with his ole mate, Scott The Trout Murray!

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Michael Keaton, Actor extrordinaire, currently at River Haven Lodge, NZ.  Shown here with one of his first browns, enjoying every minute of it! His lovely Marni cheering him on.. Read more about 'Michael Keaton at River Haven Lodge fly fishing with his ole mate, Scott The Trout Murray!'...