Archive for March, 2008

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 30th 2008

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March 30, 2008 /

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Hey all, well it seems we are about to get a little of the wet stuff for our fishery. I am allowed out to play this afternoon as I did my babysitting duties all yesterday, so will report back soon, untill then please read the following. The Rock Wall, (part two) It seems that I […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 26th Of March 2008

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March 26, 2008 /

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Hey all, It is a little early in the season to be saying this but wow do we need some rain in the Taupo catchment, even if it is for the poor old farmers out there. Rivers like the Tauranga Taupo have almost dried up- well not really but damn low. It is currently running […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 11th Of March 2008

Shane French /

March 11, 2008 /

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Hey all, It’s getting colder down here and Winter is making itself felt. We have a strong South Westerly blowing in at the moment and because of these conditions Trout are trickling into the Waitahanui and The Hinemaiaia. Today I did a section of the Hinemaiaia that I have not fished for a while. It […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 09th Of March 2008

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March 9, 2008 /

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Hey all, I have been having a blast in the Waitahanui and the Hinemaiaia over the past few days. There are some very fresh rainbows in both these rivers and plenty of Browns to chuck small nymphs at, every so often these brutes of the fresh water take them! I have been using a dry […]

Lake Taupo trout Fishing Reports For The 05th Of March 2008

Shane French /

March 5, 2008 /

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Hey all, The American guys I guided a few days ago came back last night and wanted another go at the New Zealand Trout We planed to go out early this morning but after a phone call made it a little later due to the heavy rain in Taupo, (thank god). We did two rivers […]

Pan Fried Trout with a Paw Paw Chilli and Corriander Salsa

Shane French /

March 4, 2008 /

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Fillet and bone your Trout, cut into Darn’s. Take the skin off the Paw Paw and de seed, cut into small dice. Add chopped coriander and the juice of one Lime. Add one finely diced Chili, and one Tablespoon of Finley diced Red Onion. Stand the Salsa in a fridge for no less than two […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 04th Of March 2008

Shane French /

March 4, 2008 /

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Hey all I fished the Hinemaiaia with my son Saturday, just before the rain started. He picked up this great little two pounder that gave one of the best fights pound for pound for a Trout that I have ever seen. Steven did a fantastic job of keeping the rod tip high and letting the […]

Whats going on in the Taupo Fishery

Shane French /

March 1, 2008 /

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Hey all, Thought I’d get in quickly this month before my Dad had to remind me to change my home page. February was a dry month but overall temperatures have been down a little on past years. The lake level is the lowest i have ever seen it and due to this all the rips […]