Archive for December, 2008

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 30th of December 2008

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December 30, 2008 /

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Hey All, I spent a bit of time on the water yesterday with Allan, choosing back-country water to fish. We were expecting some rain later in the day but it was hot and muggy when we arrived bright and early for the tramp in. In the first pool and on the first cast Allan hooked […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 28th of December 2008

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December 28, 2008 /

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Hey All. I rafted down the Tongariro yesterday for the very first time. Wow the river is an amazing place up there. The only way to fish this section as I see it would be to raft it. There are some fantastic runs and pools in this section. I don’t think the rafting guide could […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 24th of December 2008

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December 24, 2008 /

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Hey All Readers, It has been a wet 24 hours in the Taupo catchment and some of the rivers are running higher than normal. This can still push a few freshies through. Heaps of Brown Trout in the Tonagriro at the moment, although there have been regular Browns taken all year!! Now is the time […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 18th of December 2008

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December 18, 2008 /

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Hey All, Sorry for the lack of reports of the past week. I have changed web hosting companies as my last one was a total disaster. Getting things changed over has been a headache! There is quite a bit going on fly-fishing wise at the moment and all of it good. Check out the new […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 10th of December 2008

Shane French /

December 10, 2008 /

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Hey All, I packed up a lunch and a heap of water and walked the Tauranga Taupo today, getting onto the water at around 10.30am, there were three other vehicles in the car park when I got there and the river was flowing at around .450, this had come up from yesterdays rain but the […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 9th of December 2008

Shane French /

December 9, 2008 /

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Hey All, I have been lucky enough to take out an amazing character over the past few days from the Kylie Minogue tour. Awesome character and not a bad fisherman either. On Saturday afternoon we fished the upper Hinemaiaia going in at the Water supply and working a good way upstream well into the upper […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 5th of December 2008

Shane French /

December 6, 2008 /

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Hey All, I have just come back from the Hinemaiaia where I had a quick early morning flick, parking just above the bridge and walking up the true right. I was given a 6# Presentation, (Kilwell) to try out and this was the perfect stream to do it on. I used the 8# Presentation when […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 3rd of December 2008

Shane French /

December 3, 2008 /

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Hey all, I went for a stroll up the Waitahanui early this afternoon. Managed to spook a nice Brown in the Lower section that was HUGE!! There a good number of trout in this section, take your time through the water and wear Polaroids. I landed two good fish in the middle section and one […]

Whats up before Christmas Hits

Shane French /

December 2, 2008 /

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Hey All. Well we are into December and the days are hotter. There are so many trout Fishing options in the area at the moment, you have endless rivers to fish. The upper sections of the Taupo Tribs opened up on the 1st of Decemeber. I love the Hinemaiaia and so this will be one […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 01st of December 2008

Shane French /

December 1, 2008 /

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Hey all, Good grief its December 1st! I forgot all about this until I was rung by a client and asked where the best spots on the upper Hine were! All over was the reply but its what you throw at them that counts!. After doing my chores around the place and then begging to […]