A-Z Fishing School

A to Z Fly Fishing Course 

 Equipment  – Knots & Rigs – Casting – Fly Tying  – Habitat – Locations & More. 

The A to Z fl­y fishing course offered by the Rotorua Anglers Association will teach you all the basics and give you a solid foundation of knowledge and skill that will quickly transform you from a novice angler to a confident fisherman.

All the gear and equipment needed for the duration of the course can be supplied free of charge, or you can bring your own fishing gear if you prefer.

The course consists of five indoor classes, and concludes with an outdoor session fishing one of the local waterways.

Session 1. Understanding the different types of rod, reel and ­fly line combinations and the basic equipment needed to begin your ­fly fishing adventure.

Session 2. Basic ­fly casting, theory and practice and the three most useful knots for ­fly fishing.

Session 3. Fly Tying. Learn how to tie the simple but successful patterns used for Rotorua fishing

Session 4. The trouts diet. An understanding of what a trout feeds on in lakes and streams the tactics for catching trout. Fishing a Nymph, dry ­fly, wet fl­y , or streamer.

Session 5. Putting it all together . A fishing trip to one of the local waterways with close quarter tuition from an experienced fisherman

A to Z Course fee.

Adult                                             $120.00

Junior [10 to 16 years]               $ 25.00

Annual Club Membership

Adult                                             $ 45.00

Junior                                            $ 15.00

Family                                            $ 55.00


“NEXT COURSE COMMENCING – 10th & 11th February 2018”

Contact.  Gavin Corbett  0212263978  or email Rotoruaanglers@gmail.com





Kauaka Stream September 2009

Kauaka stream planting 27/09/2009

Our people doing our bit for our lakes

Members of the Rotorua Anglers Association take part in tree planting  and maintance of the Kauaka Stream twice a year.  The Kauaka stream flows into Lake Rotorua and has been cleared,  and planted  over the last 15 years by Joe Fleet.