Archive for May, 2007

Report for Thursday the 31st of May 2007

Shane French /

May 31, 2007 /

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Tough in all the fisheries around Taupo. Your best chance is first thing in the morning or in the Tongariro. I am out on the water tomorrow so will have a better picture then. Regards Shane

Report for Wednesday the 30th 2007

Shane French /

May 30, 2007 /

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Happy Birthday Kotuku!! May the rest of your fishing years be filled with double figure fish and very few slabs to kill. Hi all, God Damn good weather is killing my fishing!!! I fished the Hinemaiaia rip yesterday morning from 5.00am through to 7.30am when I dragged my frozen arse out of there to thaw […]

report for Monday the 28th of May 2007

Shane French /

May 28, 2007 /

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Hi all, To start with, a big thanks to all the Taupofishing.co readers. Today we cracked a 1000 unique visitors for the first time, I appreciate your following of my web site. Now back to fishing! I walked the lower and middle section of the Waitahanui this morning picking up a few fish like the […]

Report for 27th May 2007

Shane French /

May 27, 2007 /

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Hi all, Plenty of disgruntled fisherman on the Waitahanui today. The runs have dried up, there are a few dribbling in but it is hard going in all the sections on this river. The water is low and clear! Almost the same scenario on the Hinemaiaia although they are in small groups. We managed to […]

Report for Friday the 25th May 2007

Shane French /

May 25, 2007 /

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Hi all. Lesley and I took the kids up to the Auckland Zoo Wednesday afternoon and have just come home. Man how the hell do you Aucklanders survive in that traffic?!! I shot into the lower Waitahanui for a look see and was dissapointed with the lack of Trout. Not only did I get badly […]

Report for wednesday the 23rd May 2007

Shane French /

May 23, 2007 /

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hi all Just a quick report for today. All the rivers are fishing well at the moment. The good drop in barometric pressure, wind and rain that has drifted across the country has put fish into all the systems. I fished the Waimarino rip early this morning and picked up these two good fish and […]

Report for Tuesday 22nd 2007

Shane French /

May 22, 2007 /

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I have had a great day on the rivers today guiding two Americans staying at the Lodge. First up was the Hinemaiaia and we nailed them in the first pool we stepped into, landing four and being broken off by a further two good fish. We used the size 10 Flame,Fluro orange and Champagne Dot […]

Report for May 21st 2007

Shane French /

May 21, 2007 /

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Hi all, The rain we were meant to get last night and all today has just arrived,(it is 5.00pm), better late than never though in this case. The level on the Tauranga Taupo is starting to come up due to this. All the other rivers need a good flush as well. I fished the Hinemaiaia […]

Report for May 20th 2007

Shane French /

May 20, 2007 /

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Hi all A funny day on the Waitahanui yesterday. I guided a German boy over here for a few months who had never picked up a rod, (of any sort) but who’s uncle wanted him to experience the joy of Fly Fishing. After an hour or so of tuition we slowly moved our way up […]

Report for 18th May 2007

Shane French /

May 18, 2007 /

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I fished all the upper pools on the Waitahanui late this morning, tough going would have to be my report on this section! I dropped one in Reids and then landed one from just above Snag but that was it. I saw one or two and even tried naturals, (shock horror) but they didn’t want […]

Report for Thursday the 17th May 2007

Shane French /

May 17, 2007 /

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Hi all A big day on the water today. I was up early and did all the lower pools of the Waitahanui. I picked up a few fish in the lower section and then moved through into the middle section. I fished from the Crescent down. I picked up fish in Little Cliff and Washerwomans […]

Pistachio-Crusted Trout Fillets

Shane French /

May 17, 2007 /

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1/2 cup unsalted shelled Pistachios 1/3 cup fresh breadcrumbs 2Tbsp grated Parmesan Cheese 1/2 tsp Rock salt 1/2 Tsp Ground Black pepper 2Tbsp Olive oil Trout Fillets to coat 2 Tbsp Dijon Mustard Chop the Pistachios into medium fine pieces . Combine the nuts, breadcrumbs, Parmesan, salt and pepper in a shallow bowl.Drizzle with the […]