News from River Haven Lodge

Pier Comes Up Trumps!

Pier Oct 2018 comp

Pier, our wonderful surgeon from Auckland, lands this gorgeous 6 lb brown trout on local waters! Pier likes to give it a go twice a season, and was our very... Read more about 'Pier Comes Up Trumps! '...

John Part of the UK back to New Zealand for another double digit!! Unbelievable!

John with 10.25 brown trout

John Part of the UK comes to NZ every year, twice a year fly fishing! He's become a large fish magnet, currently holds the record of over 68 double digit... Read more about 'John Part of the UK back to New Zealand for another double digit!! Unbelievable! '...

Helen & Bruce Bennett of Texas have a double hook up!

Helen bruce with double hook up 2018

Helen Bennett lands a nice 5 lb brown trout, and her father, Bruce, doubles it with a 4 lber! The Father/Daughter combo is magic! They fish together twice a year,... Read more about 'Helen & Bruce Bennett of Texas have a double hook up!'...

River Haven Lodge Team, Simply The Best!

RHL Team comp

At River Haven Lodge, we go the extra mile to make your holiday one that will remain in your memory for years to come! Our Team from left to right,... Read more about 'River Haven Lodge Team, Simply The Best!'...

John & Sarah Hodgkin of Wales Land 7 1/2 pound Brown Trout!

John Doug with 7.5 lb brown comp

John Hodgkin of Wales, on his first day out with Doug Corbett, Head Guide for River Haven Lodge, land this beautifully coloured seven and a half pound brown trout, after... Read more about 'John & Sarah Hodgkin of Wales Land 7 1/2 pound Brown Trout!'...

We have a RAPPER FROM FINLAND staying at River Haven this week, Samuli Huhtala!

Finish Rap comp

Fly fishing brings all varieties of wonderful guests, we have a lovely young man from Finland, Samuli Huhtala, with his gorgeous partner, Emelie, staying with us this week! He has... Read more about 'We have a RAPPER FROM FINLAND staying at River Haven this week, Samuli Huhtala! '...

What a Beauty, this TEN & A HALF POUND BROWN TROUT landed by John Part of the UK!

John w 10.5 lb brown first day out compressed

Johnny Part of the UK, has just finished his 11th day fishing for his Spring visit. Read more about 'What a Beauty, this TEN & A HALF POUND BROWN TROUT landed by John Part of the UK!'...

The Infamous Johnny Part returns to River Haven Lodge after more brown trout!

John Scotty with 6 lb brown comp

John Part of London, long time client, but more so friend, has returned for the 22nd time since River Haven Lodge opened April, 2007! John has earned a reputation for... Read more about 'The Infamous Johnny Part returns to River Haven Lodge after more brown trout!'...

Aawwhh, Springtime at River Haven Lodge, Let The Season Begin!

yard and gardens comp

Glorious time of the year, Spring Time! It's so beautiful here at River Haven Lodge, flowers are starting to bloom, trees have new buds, actually had to mow the lawns!... Read more about 'Aawwhh, Springtime at River Haven Lodge, Let The Season Begin!'...

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

John w 13.5 lb brown comp

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!'...