Category Archives: Central North Island

The Central North Island fishery is centered on Lake Taupo, and its tributaries, where the main catch is rainbow trout. There are also brown trout. The Central North island fishery is unusual in that it the only region that is managed by the Department of Conservation.

Tyro on the Tongariro River – The Judges, Major Jones and Breakaway Pools

Tyro on the Tongariro River by Piscator Tongariro River Double hauling in the Cliff Pool. With mixed feelings of nervousness and anticipation, I sat on board flight NM 26 to Taupo on a frosty Christchurch morning. I am going for the first time to fish the world famous Tongariro River. How will this angler measure up to the task of double-hauling More...

by Allan Burgess | Published 4 months ago
Lake Taupo Trout Fly Fishing
By Allan Burgess On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Lake Taupo Trout Fishing -Tongariro, Tauranga-Taupo, Waitahanui Rivers

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Lake Taupo trout fishing for wild rainbow trout centered on Lake Taupo, and its tributaries, is justly famous the world over for being one of the most productive anywhere. Many visiting More...