Steve with Taupo backcountry rainbow trout caught with best fly fishing guides

Taupo fly fishing report 13 August 2018

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Around Taupo and Turangi all the anglers are waiting for rain, with reports of trout stacked at the river-mouths waiting to run. Most people agree it’s a late season, yet there are still plenty of fish up our local rivers and great sport to be had. This six and a half pounder was caught on a 4/5 weight rod and …

Tongariro summer trophy brown trout fishing guides

Taupo fly fishing report 5 July 2018

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Winter is here on the Central Plateau but with the warmer temperature and not enough rain, the big fish runs haven’t truly kicked in yet. The Tongariro River saw some good early rains bringing big Brownies through the Turangi pools, but the Rainbows haven’t followed in numbers. Your traditional winter nymphs will be the most productive way to catch them as of …

Erwin Taupo backcountry monster rainbow trout

Taupo fly fishing report 6 May 2018

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April’s been a great month in the Taupo region for catching big Brown Trout. Earlier in the month, we had clients landing brownies up to 6lbs in the Waitahanui (and losing bigger ones), while last weekend with the heavy rain anglers were catching even bigger ones in the Tongariro with a couple over 10 lbs reported. The Waitahanui is holding a lot …