Archive for October, 2007

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 31 October 2007

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October 31, 2007 /

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Hey all, I fished the Hinemaiaia river late yesterday afternoon with my Dad. There were no cars in the car park at 2.30 pm and we had the whole stretch of river to ourselves. Dad managed to pull one fresh Hen out of the steps pool and I dropped another very good fish as well. […]

Lake Taupo trout fishing report for The 29th Of October 2007

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October 29, 2007 /

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Hey all I have been busy guiding over the past couple of days both in the Taupo fishery and the wider district. It was the first time I had ventured outside of Taupo for the season, it was great fun! I did a special for four guys on Sunday, giving them training on the Waitahanui. […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 26th Of October 2007

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October 26, 2007 /

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Hey all, Man that wind just does not want to let up, it has been howling in here for the past two weeks with no let up what so ever. I took a client into the Waitahanui yesterday morning. The lower pools didn’t seem to have much going for them, only hooking one fish from […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing report For The 24th Of October 2007

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October 24, 2007 /

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Hey all, The crowds have gone off the rivers and there are plenty of Trout in all the tributaries of lake Taupo. The wind hasn’t really let up for the past three days and we have more on the way, with a little rain thrown in for good measure. I walked the lower reaches of […]

Lake Taupo Trout fishing reports For The 22 Of October 2007

Shane French /

October 22, 2007 /

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Hey all Wow the rivers were busy Sunday. As I passed the Tauranga Taupo at 8.30 am I counted 11 cars. The water conditions were perfect though with the flow showing .550 and slowly dropping. Like all the rivers down this way the wind would have been horrific on here. I fished the Waimarino and […]

Lake Taupo Trout fishing report For The 20th Of October 2007

Shane French /

October 20, 2007 /

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Hey all, I very busy weekend ahead of us at the lodge. We have a wedding that I am catering for, guiding and the shop has been ballistic over the past two days, all good stuff. Apparently the weather is going to turn nasty agin later today with strong South Westerlies and rain. So what […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 18 October 2007

Shane French /

October 18, 2007 /

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Hey All Man did we get some rain last night! I personally have never heard it come down that hard in my life. If you check the Tauranga Taupo river level on the links page you will see it rose alarmingly to just under 1.400, this is just under the flood mark. Although it has […]

Lake Taupo trout fishing report for The 15th Of October 2007

Shane French /

October 15, 2007 /

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Hey all, Wow winter has arrived at last! We have had severe South Westerlies accompanied by heavy rain for the past three days. Apparently today is going to be worse! It is extremely cold when in the wind. So what has this meant for the Taupo Winter Fishery. I guided all Saturday and managed to […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 12th Of October 2007

Shane French /

October 12, 2007 /

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Hey all I fished the Tauranga Taupo this morning for a few hours with two clients from Wellington. We crossed over onto the True Right of the river at a good place to do some training and stayed there for about an hour. I noticed the colour change in the water and so decided to […]

Lake Taupo Trout fishing report for The 11th Of October 2007

Shane French /

October 11, 2007 /

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Hey All, I fished the Tongariro with a friend this morning for a few hours. As we crossed the Hinemaiaia bridge there was no one there at 7.00 am, the Tauranga Taupo also had no cars in it. The Tongariro water was up and had quite a bit of colour in it. We manged to […]

Lake Taupo trout Fishing report For The 10th Of October 2007

Shane French /

October 10, 2007 /

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Hey all, I have been very busy around the Lodge over the past week and have been trying to get out on the water as much as possible as well. The weather has been mild but there has been a fair bit of cloud cover in the afternoon which has kept the fish on the […]

Looking back at September and forward to October

Shane French /

October 6, 2007 /

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Hey all, I spent most of September sick ,so my own personal trips on the Taupo Rivers were limited. The times that I did get out, I was not that impressed. Fish numbers were still there but the quality at times was appalling. I would not be surprised if next years trout are as bad […]