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
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
Friday 3 April 8:01 pm
Air Temp9°C=48°F
Lake Temp15°C=59°F
Hi est21°C=69°F
Lo est6°C=42°F
Wind:1 mph, E
Barometer :1024, falling
Taupo level: sealevel+356.050m
%full~outflow: 14.3%~100m3/s
22.0% inc
nautical twilight:06:34~20:04

The rainbow shown at right was hooked on my 1st and only cast of a
Woolly Bugger grizzly&black

very early this morning nto the Tongariro River's Bridge Pool.

That was my 1st fishing attempt in a very long time, but the ex-rental waders I bought from a local sports shop, now closed, leaked in the 1st inch of water, and I now have 2 decent looking pairs of chest waders, both with bad right boots.

superfly.co.nz has 466 patterns of trout flies tied on Kamasan, Mustad, and Tiemco hooks.

Tungsten Nickelbead Flashback Pheasant Tail
in size 12,
Tungsten Goldbead Flashback Pheasant Tail
in size 14,
the Royal Wulff fluorogreen
in sizes 12 and 14,
the Mole Fly in sizes 10 and 12,
the Jansen Baby Brook in size 6,
and the
Goldbead Hare Thorax Brassie

in sizes 14 and 16 were added on 04 March 2014.

report by Lee Hinkleman

Specific details:
Tongariro RiverVery few fish could be sighted recently from the Highway One Bridge, but rain showers could help

Tongariro River level & flow measured at the Major Jones Pool

Tongariro River Flow

moon & sun calculated for 3 April 8:01 pm 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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