Fishing Reports

The latest fishing reports for Lake Taupo, the Tauranga-Taupo river, the picket-fence. Up to date information on lures, fish movement, what’s hot and where’s not.

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 01 of June 2017

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June 1, 2017 /

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  Hey all. What a great month May was. We had the weather that made the trout Run and the condition and numbers of trout that entered all the Taupo tribs was fantastic. I see that Ross from the Tongariro river motel has posted up about the new conditions for the 2017 regulations. One of […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 4th Of May 2017

Shane French /

May 4, 2017 /

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      Hey All. If you haven’t dusted off your winter gear and had a flick in one of the Taupo rivers yet, then you need to. It has been a fantastic start to the winter season, I am a very pleased angler. The Rips have fired for me and I have landed some […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For 26/03/2017

Shane French /

March 26, 2017 /

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    Hey all. I’ll get straight into it. The Waitahanui took ages to get some Browns in there but hey it happened so lets be happy. The rip has been strong for months now, coming straight out from the Bridge pool. This is great as it means no fish will be taken from the […]

Time On The Water.

Shane French /

November 7, 2016 /

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    Hey All. It has been a very long time in between posts, I apologize to all those who rely on posts, to keep them tuned into what is happening and for enthusiasm in general. This is my last chance at this guiding, selling, on the internet thing. I hit a major bump in […]

Lake Taupo River Fishing Report, Update, For The 24th Of July 2016

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July 24, 2016 /

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  Hey all. Wow what an interesting season this is turning out to be. It is certain;y a far cry from last years bumper season, numbers wise, however to be positive about something, the quality is there, for the most part. Some nice trout are coming out of all the rivers and the lake itself. […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 24th of June 2016

Shane French /

June 24, 2016 /

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      Hey all. Wow!!! Another month almost gone, July is looming, where are the fish? They have been moving into most of the rivers in dribs and drabs, when we get an increase in water flow then bigger numbers are entering but certainly not in the numbers like last year. They are moving […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 16th Of June 2016

Shane French /

June 16, 2016 /

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  Hey all. The trout are coming into the river with increasing numbers as the season kicks off. It may have been the warm Autumn we had in Taupo that made the Runs a wee bit later or it may be that we were just really spoilt last season and that is still fresh in […]

Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Report For The 29th Of May 2016

Shane French /

May 29, 2016 /

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  Oh Wow!! Man there better be some trout in all the rivers when they finally drop, as the lead up to the high un-fishable levels of the past few days, was in short… Crap! Very few trout in all the rivers with the fish moving through going like bats out hell. If you got […]

Taupo Trout Fishing Report For 17/ May 2016

Shane French /

May 17, 2016 /

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    Hey all. Bloody hell its well into May. This time last year we were slaying them in all the rivers!! This year it is different, we just haven’t had the rain and the cold, together. The trout have been stacking up out the front of all Rips going into our Lake. If you […]

Slackers Report For The 02nd Of May 2016

Shane French /

May 2, 2016 /

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  Yes sorry for the horrific lack of reports, will try harder to provide more Intel! What a calm spell we are having in Taupo. Really warm still days, with perfect blue sky’s. That means low rivers and spooky trout! The Waitahanui had some good fish go through last week and the amount of Brown […]