|Thursday 19 January 6:34 pm|
|Wind:||12 mph, SW|
|Barometer :||1020, rising|
|sea level +|
No anglers could be seen within 1000 meters of the Tongariro River's Crescent Reserve at 6 pm, when the photograph above was taken, and when wind seemed reduced, after this morning's gusty, rain-clearing condition.
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report by Lee Hinkleman
Tongariro River Crescent Reserve Pool, 6 pm Thursday 17 January 2017
Tongariro River level & flow measured at the Major Jones Pool
|Jigging||Reportedly good in Stump Bay and Tokaanu Bay, among other Lake Taupo waters|
|Tongariro River||Large browns were reported sighted in the middle river this week; some decent looking rainbows were seen kept from the Bridge Pool last week, with light angling pressure seen|
|Other lakes||Otamangakau last week produced a 5 kilogram rainbow, only 25 inches long, but most cathces there have been ~2 kilograms or less;Rotoaira has produced consistent rainbows closer to 40 centimeters, and trolling with Green Tobies in the Rotoaira Inlet Canal has produced when the lake water has been uncomfortably rough; Kuratau Lake also produced decent rainbows last week|
Tongariro River Flow
moon & sun calculated for 19 January 6:34 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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