9 lb wild rainbow

Wilderness silver beauty

Large ‘R’ Strain Jack

Retreat grounds

Andrew Searle (Australia) in middle reaches

Retreat bedroom

Sight fishing for brownies

7 lb brown for Neeve

3 pretty girls

Glenn Hamblin (Australia) with a silver beauty

Brent with a trophy rainbow

Glenn Hamblin (Australia) with a large rainbow

Retreat river frontage

Lance Zivec with a 9 lb rainbow from the headwaters

The Retreat

Fish on!

Brent Zacharias (Canada) with a fat rainbow

Upper river rainbow

Pristine fish in pristine water

Happy days in the middle reaches

Perfectly conditioned brown trout

Strong water…. Strong fish!

Cameron (Australia) in the middle reaches

Cole from Canada with a great brownie

Derek from Calgary in the upper Ruakituri

The ‘Never Fail Rock Pool’

Stunning fish… stunning scenery

Trophy Waters

River on the Retreat grounds

View of Retreat from the river below

Ruakituri traffic jam

Middle reaches

Rugged upper reaches

Waitangi Falls

Retreat bathroom

View from the Retreat veranda

Teemu (Finland) with solid rainbow

Neeve Whittaker (age 10) with large headwaters rainbow

Karam Kostner (Brisbane) with
8lb brownie

Contact Info

P. +61 418 700576 (Australia number)

E. lesterhamblin@westnet.com.au