About Mathew McHugh

Mathew is founder of Fly Odyssey a UK based fly fishing travel agency specialising in unique fly fishing adventures throughout the world. A trained aquatic biologist Mathew has spent years fly fishing the fresh and saltwaters of New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific and is now combining his passions for fly fishing, travel and conservation by helping fly anglers find their ideal fly fishing destinations.


New Zealand’s Lake Runners


As the first showers send a good flush of fresh water down New Zealand lake feeder streams the resident brown and rainbow trout start their spawning migrations. When many anglers are gearing down for winter this is just the time to seize on a prime opportunity Continue reading