Canterbury Fly Fishing Club

Canterbury Fly Fishing Club CANTAFLY

The Canterbury Fly Fishing Club (CFFC) is located in Christchurch which is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand. The Canterbury region extends along the eastern side of the island and is home to a multitude of waterways of varying character, of which some offer world-renowned fly fishing for brown trout.


We meet on the first Tuesday of every month (except January). Visitors are most welcome to join us for the evening, which includes:

- Tip of the Month

- Fly of the Month

- Guest Speakers (National and International)

- Monthly Raffles

Join us at: Shirley Community Centre, cnr Shirley Road and Slater Street at 7:30pm

Membership Benefits

Membership with CFFC includes access to club meetings and seminars, the monthly newsletter (Cantafly), access to an extensive book and video library and an opportunity to attend club trips and workshops.

Well apart from the great social interaction, we offer the following benefits:

  • Extensive Video,DVD and Book Library
  • Casting Clinics
  • Fly Tying Clinics
  • Renowned Guest Speakers
  • Monthly Raffles
  • Monthly Club Trips
  • Two Annual 'Flagship' Trips
  • Online Club Forum
  • 'Cantafly' our regular Club Newsletter
  • Mentoring of New Fisherfolk
  • Discounts on Gear from our generous sponsors
  • New Members receive welcome packs
  • Local Fishing information


The Canetrbury Fly Fishers Club has an exceptional website and the contents of the photography is testament to the quality of the anglers and fishermen in the region, check it out at