Fishing Report May 20th

Have not bothered updating our fishing report for a while as the Tongariro has been a little slow. However I am pleased to say “things” are happening, it seems there are Rainbows out there, over the past couple of days. There is a cold front approaching...

Fishing Report March 18th

Fishing report March 18th There has not been a lot to report these past few weeks, however we are now seeing/hearing that Rainbows are heading back into the Tongariro and other eastern side rivers. Good size Browns in the shallows and backwaters on the Tongariro,...

Fishing Report March 4 2018

Tongariro River March 4th, Currently, fishing is proving a little challenging, there are good browns in the river, finding them is the issue. Rainbows are present but one needs to move about to find them also. Small natural patterns more successful, wet lining at...

Fishing Report Feb 12th

Heavy rain over night, Tongariro running at 289 cumecs, high and dirty, more rain forecast Wed Thurs this week. When it does clear we should see more Browns in the River, prior to this weather, fishing required a little more stealth than normal as is the case for this...

December 11th Fishing Report The River is holding a lot of fish, in all sorts of condition ?, some recovering, some recovered, a few silver bullets in the lower reaches, they are hungry taking almost anything cast to them dry flies, nymphs, dry and dropper, look for...

Fishing Report Oct 8th

Rain is still here of course, river level not to high in fact 37 cumecs, fresh fish are still coming thru, at this time of year of course there are spent fish. Southern end of the Lake is fishing well. Lake Otamanakau has produced some good fish for the hardy souls...