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
Wednesday 17 December 8:28 am
Weather:
Rain
Outlook:
Showers
Air Temp5°C=41°F
Lake Temp15°C=59°F
Hi est15°C=59°F
Lo est5°C=41°F
Wind:8 mph, N
Barometer :1012, falling
Taupo level: sealevel+356.830m
%full~outflow: 70.0%~100m3/s
Tongariro:0.775m~23.7m3/s
34.9% dec
01:46~14:31
Sunrise~set:05:45~20:39
nautical twilight:04:32~21:51
comments:

Thanks to Anders Rodh and Sven Cederberg for the details below.

Anders reported catching rainbows from the Tongariro's Bridge Pool on a size 14

Japanese Beetle

Anders said locals were fishing bitelessly, and that he had the only catches.

Sven Cederberg reported catching 3 good rainbows at the Slip Creek stream mouth on a size 16
March Brown
nymph, fished with a long leader on a floating line.

Thanks to Jason Bleibtreu for working on the

Riverbirches Lodge webcam

superfly.co.nz has 467 patterns of trout flies tied on Kamasan, Mustad, and Tiemco hooks.
The

Tungsten Nickelbead Flashback Pheasant Tail
in size 12,
the
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 RiverMixed quality rainbows were reported landed Monday from middle river pools
Other lakesEvening rise was active Monday at Lake Kuratau, where green beetles were flying

Tongariro River level & flow measured at the Major Jones Pool

Tongariro River Flow

moon & sun calculated for 17 December 8:28 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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