Wow sorry for the total lack of reports on my site. The last two weeks have been crazy for me!
The rain that we received once again pushed fresh trout up all the rivers. It also managed to bring a few of the older ones back down and so anglers are now picking up spawned out fish. These will probably have a go at anything you throw in front of them but are very partial to Glow bugs! From what I have been told today and from the emails received, the Tongariro has a few of these spent trout swimming around. Hell I thought the Tongariro was full of them all the time. I can hear Ross puff out his chest from here!
Once again the Tauranga Taupo river mouth fired before the rain and so I am sure this river had a few go up. It may pay to have a look at the upper section to Rangers now, I am sure it will have plenty of trout in there.
The Hinemaiaia has not had the pressure of other rivers. I drove over it on Saturday morning and was surprised to see only one car by the bridge and the water looked “”perfect””.
No reports on the Waitahanui, I will have to have a look for myself there, oh what a shame.
Now for a little bit of news……
I applied for a job with Hunting and Fishing here in Taupo a few weeks ago and managed to get it. I started today. My hours are week days only which at this stage leaves me to guide in the weekends. Although the decision to move into retail did not come lightly, I still get to keep a firm foot in the fishing industry and keep you guys happy with these reports. I would like to thank all my regular clients and the one offs, who regularly read my reports and who have gone out with me. I look forward to seeing you in Mike Stents great shop and to seeing you on the water.