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.

Tongariro River Trout – Fly Bombs on the “Big T” – A Mainland Perspective

By Tom Fraser The Tongariro can be an intimidating river and sitting in the pre-dawn gloom with the frost settling…


Tongariro River Trout Fishing – One of Our Most Heavily Fished Rivers

Tongariro River Trout Fishing - Return Trip Written a few years back but very interesting for those contemplating chasing winter…


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

Tyro on the Tongariro River by Piscator With mixed feelings of nervousness and anticipation, I sat on board flight NM…


Lake Taupo Trout Fishing -Tongariro, Tauranga-Taupo, Waitahanui Rivers

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Lake Taupo trout fishing for wild rainbow trout centred on Lake Taupo, and its tributaries, is…


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