Bryan Wilson – West Coast Fly Fishing Guide

BW_40Reefton, South Island, New Zealand

Serious about trout fishing?

Then welcome to a paradise …

The West Coast is a pristine environment of rugged mountains, evergreen forests and the most magic rivers on earth …  home also to the healthiest brown trout in the world.

Fly Fishing with Bryan 

Bryan Wilson is a native ‘Coaster’ based in Reefton. Most of his life has been spent fishing and hunting the rugged streams and forests of the West Coast. He’s worked as a helicopter hunter, saw-miller and coal miner, but since 1997  has developed an excellent reputation for his guided trout fishing abilities. An ardent angler himself, Bryan’s expertise is your key to finding the best fly fishing in this unique part of New Zealand’s South Island.

Bryan is a member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association and assists anglers from all over the world to share in the adventure, excitement and achievement of tackling the fantastic fishing available on his doorstep.


Here’s a fantastic opportunity for early season anglers looking for a great guiding deal … first in – first served … so don’t miss it!

Fish the Reefton area for 4 days with me 
on premium local rivers for NZD$2800.00

Week One: October 10 – 13 inclusive

Week One: October 17 – 20 inclusive

(N.B. Accommodation, meals and any helicopter charters are additional cost. If you would like to add a day before or after I am flexible. Normal conditions of booking and payment apply.)

Client Testimonial

“Not only is Bryan Wilson a first class guide, but he is also a world class young man. A personable, bright and engaging companion, Bryan took a keen personal interest in making sure our fishing met our expectations, without hovering or pressuring us. His knowledge of the waters and accesses in his area is astonishing. He consistently put us in front of lifetime fish day after day, always in beautiful, pristine surroundings. In short, it was Bryan Wilson who made our trip of a lifetime, the trip of a lifetime!
– Steve Woodring, Louisville (USA)

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