Archive for August, 2007

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 31st Of August 2007

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August 31, 2007 /

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Hey All With all the wind that we had last night it was not surprising a few fish entered the Waitahanui River, some of them very good fish. I have had a string of anglers in the shop today saying it has been the best day all season on this great piece of water. We […]

Lake Taupo trout fishing report for the 30th of August 2007

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August 30, 2007 /

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Hey all, Yesterday I fished with Ellen and Bob from America. The plan was to teach them the basics of fly fishing and show them some Taupo river sights. We started at Totara Bridge where they got a good hour and a half of tuition, learning to get their line downstream ready for the next […]

Lake taupo Trout fishing report for the 28th of August 2007

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August 28, 2007 /

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Hey all, I guided Bob, an Englishman living in Australia today. The plan was to have a relaxing day away from the crowds, fishing a piece of water he hadn’t fished before. With this in mind we headed to the Waimarino. It was low and clear but i new a few fish had gone through,(like […]

Lake taupo Trout Fishing report for The 27th Of August 2007

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August 27, 2007 /

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Hey All, The Waitahanui rip fished well this morning from a number of reports in today. It certainly was perfect conditions for the rip with a slight breeze and high cloud cover all day. The fish that came out were not huge but were in excellent condition and fought well. So with this in mind […]

Lake taupo Trout Fishing report for The 26th August 2007

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August 26, 2007 /

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Hey all Well the Kinlock Fishing contest was a success as far as entries and how it was run but the quality of fish and the weather over the weekend where both crap! I never got out into any of the rips yesterday due to the wind and again this morning. It is now still […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 24th August 2007

Shane French /

August 24, 2007 /

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Hey All Well thats the sickness out of the way for the next ten years or so!!!! Ok the fishing has slowed down from a week ago when all the rivers were running high and the wind was blowing, but there are still good numbers of fresh fish in all the Taupo rivers. Yesterday I […]

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Shane French /

August 21, 2007 /

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Sorry there have been no reports of late. Shane is currently not well and is having a couple of days in bed. He will be mortified to find out I have written in his precious website!! I have been talking to a few anglers over the last fews days and had mixed reports, one gentleman […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report for the 19th August 2007

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August 19, 2007 /

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Hey all What a fantastic day in Taupo we have had weather wise. Blue skies and very little wind. The Waitahanui Rip has fished very well when the wind has let up. It is strong and deep. The river is fishing well because of this, with trout being attracted to the cold strong flow. The […]

Lake Taupo Trout fishing report for The 18th August 2007

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August 18, 2007 /

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Hey all, A good day on all the Taupo tributaries today. Reports in from all the rivers saw fish being landed or busted off. The Tauranga Taupo was a hot spot today, although the quality was not great. Most of the Trout were in that 3 to 3.5 pound range mark. The Tongariro seemed to […]

Lake Taupo Trout fishing report for the 17th August 2007

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August 17, 2007 /

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Hey all, Sorry for the lack of reports I have been unwell and have not been near the water! I have got a very busy week ahead of me now guiding and so will be out every day from now on. There are plenty of trout moving through all the rivers at the moment. Some […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 14th August 2007

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August 14, 2007 /

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Hey all, I didn’t get out today for a fish but managed to receive a few decent reports from fisherman who had. The Tauranga Taupo is the river to be on at the moment, with trout holding all the way through. Straight red Glo Bugs did it for one angler today who reported the best […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 12th August 2007

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August 13, 2007 /

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Hey all What a beautiful day we have had, very little breeze and clear blue skies, a massive contrast from the weekend. There are good numbers of Trout in the Waitahanui at the moment. The rip looked awesome this morning as well. I am a little under the weather at the moment and so didn’t […]