Taupo, Tongariro & Turangi Trout Fishing Report

Map of trout fishing lakes and streams in the Taupo, New Zealand, fishing district

Tongariro River 7 day flow graph
Tauranga-Taupo River level

Taupo & Turangi trout fishing streams & lakes:
1. Tongariro River
2. Tokaanu Tailrace
3. Lake Rotoaira
4. Lake Otamangakau
5. Omori Stream
6. Kuratau Lake
7. Kuratau River
8. Whareroa River
9. Whanganui Stream
10. Waihaha River
11. Waihora River
12. Omoho Stream
13. Otaketake Stream
14. Whangamata Stm
15. Mapara Stream
16. Waikato River
17. Waitahanui River
18. Lake Rotongaio
19. Hinemaiaia River
20. Waipehi Stream
21. Waitetoko Stream
22. Tauranga-Taupo R
23. Waimarino River
24. Waiotaka River
Other links
River Motel report
John Baker report
Tim's report
sporting report
fly and gun report
Sun&Moon calculator
Tauranga-Taupo Fishing Report
trout condition calculator
superfly.co.nz trout flies
Taupo and Turangi fishing
location maps are linked from list
Weather | comments | Specific details | Previous 5 reports, big page
7 February 9:25 am
Air Temp12°C=53°F
Lake Temp15°C=59°F
Hi est19°C=66°F
Lo est9°C=48°F
Wind:1 mph, E
Barometer :1020, stable
Taupo level: sealevel+356.955m
%full~outflow: 78.9%~100m3/s
55.7% dec
nautical twilight:05:29~21:32

Thanks to Geoff Watson for the Waitahanui details below.

Checkout is temporarily closed at superfly.co.nz, with 513 trout fly patterns, tied on Mustad, Kamasan, and Tiemco hooks.

report by Lee Hinkleman

Specific details:
Tongariro DeltaSlow, but some anglers have caught fish in the shallow water at the Main Mouth
Tongariro RiverBest chances could be for browns in the lower reaches, but one 7 lb brown was landed from the Cicada Pool
WaitahanuiMixed quality rainbows were caught last week at the river mouth
Other lakesOtamankakau produced rainbows up to 9 pounds last week.

Tongariro River level & flow measured at the Major Jones Pool

Tongariro River Flow

moon & sun calculated for 7 February 9:25 am at 39° 0 minutes S latitude 175° 54 minutes E longitude

Lake Taupo temperature measured at 38 50 minutes S latitude 175 48 minutes E longitude, 2 meter depth
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