Trophy Trout Guide New Zealand

The Bay of Plenty, on New Zealand's North Island, has some of the most spectacular sight fishing to absolutely monstrous browns in small spring creeks. With a reputation as one of the top trophy trout guides on the Planet, Miles Rushmer, hosts international anglers from all over the World for incredible up-close-and-personal sight fishing adventures on the pristine rivers and creeks that abound the region. From day trips to multi-day tours, 4x4 and helicopter access. You can't hang up your hat until you've experienced a fly fishing tour with Miles. Featuring in magazines, books (Trout Bohemia), movies (Leviathan), and numerous You Tube channels, a Google search on Miles Rushmer Guiding will speak volumes for the adventure of a lifetime. Based at NZ's #1 beach resort destination of Mount Maunganui offers the most fantastic stay-and-play holiday you can imagine. Personal guide to stars around the World, and NZ's own Prime Ministers husband, you can rest assured you're in some of the best hands possible Whether its the trophy browns, large numbers of rainbows, beautiful wilderness streams and rivers, or the time of your'll find it right here with Miles Rushmer Guiding.


Check dates with the Operator
We recommend checking dates with the Guide before booking your trip.


Trip Includes
Pick-up service

Trip does NOT Include
Fishing license

Catch & release


Deposit non-refundable.
Deposit non-refundable within 14 days of booking


Brown Trout
Rainbow Trout

Types of Fishing
Backcountry fishing
Some of the finest backcountry flyfishing the World has to offer
Flats fishing
wander about hunting trophy brown trout on the flats
Lake fishing
Huge rainbows from the beach!
River fishing
Gin clear water makes for superb sight fishing
Fly fishing New Zealand's finest freshwater environs.

Fishing Techniques
Fly fishing

Fishing Pole
Rods & Reels



Miles Rushmer

Operator since 1998
Love to share the thrill and beauty of backcountry sight fishing to large wild New Zealand trout in pristine rivers through a guided experience

Miles Rushmer

Operator since 1998

How to get there

Mount Maunganui, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Book with 30% deposit

Once the fishing guide confirms your trip, your credit card will be charged with a 30% deposit to guarantee the reservation.

Pay remaining balance to the guide

The remaining balance will be paid directly to the fishing guide on the trip date. The following payment methods are available: