Welcome to the home of the Auckland Freshwater Anglers Club Inc (AFAC).

Our beautiful country offers some of the best very fishing in the world. We strive to make your fly fishing experience memorable and worth talking about. We are committed to providing you with great …. and sometimes guided ….. fishing trips to all parts of the North Island, and all the tips you need to know about fly fishing in this great country of New Zealand.

Why our club.?

We have been meeting on a regular basis for 40 years now. We are the largest fly-fishing club in New Zealand with 130 plus active members. Over recent months we have been growing and gaining great support from business partners, other clubs and environmental groups.


The focus of our club is on river and lake fishing for trout and salmon; in order to provide a greater experience for all those involved.

We are currently working with other clubs within New Zealand so we can all mutually benefit and share our resources.
Our club website and monthly newsletters gain interest from anglers all over the world.

Enjoy our monthly magazine Riffles with great reports by the members and sponsors.

Since 1972 the Auckland Freshwater Anglers Club has supported freshwater fly fishing in Auckland.
The focus is on river and lake fishing for trout. With over 100 active members and 1000’s of viewers and contributors the club enjoys a strong social, knowledge sharing and activities in the fly fishing arena.
Interested but never quite known how to get started?

Have a look at our membership section; whether you’re a complete beginner or a Silver Fly we have over 400 years of experience and tales to share.

mission statement

As a club we are here to support trout fishing predominately throughout the North Island of New Zealand. To support and promote trout fishing as a sport and as a lifestyle across the country. We help the beginners and the experienced members of our club become proficient fishermen and encourage the camaraderie commonly found in the angling fraternity. We are also very conscious of the environment and encourage all our members to fish sustainably and to protect this lifestyle for future generations of anglers.

AFAC calendar of events

Click on the image to the left and you will be presented with a pdf file of all club events during 2018.
The initial text size is very small, though you will notice a zoom option at the bottom of the table.
We suggest you set the zoom to 200% and then just click and hold your mouse anywhere on the screen and the image will move to display all content.

Alternatively you can download the file by clicking on the icon with the downward pointing arrow, enlarge it to a full screen image by clicking on the icon with the four outward pointing arrows.