Fishing update Tongariro River

November, no significant rain this month even these past few days, slabs around but equally some very nice fish as well. Fished a day or so ago landed several ok fish, hooked another which jumped it was very nice lost it, hooked into another which felt like a large...

Tongariro fishing report 27th August

Looking back over the past week fishing has been good from the main road bridge down stream, the upper river has seen a mixed bag with what appears to still be fish moving quickly and in “pods”. This past Saturday saw big numbers of anglers on the river...
Euro Nymphing , some thoughts

Euro Nymphing , some thoughts

I am Euro nymphing 90% of the time I fish wherever that might be, for me I like the challenge of close fishing, presenting small flies, using a very light rod 3 or 4 weight, the ability to fish fast water and pockets typical Nymph rigs do not generally work as...

Tongariro Fishing report August 19th

Tongariro Fishing Report August 19th, a very strange winter on the Tongariro ? the lower river has fished very well the last couple of weeks, sadly the upper river not as good, there are fish there but harder to locate. The fish do not appear to be either heading...
Tongariro Fishing Report

Tongariro Fishing Report

From a recent discussion, if there were no fishing reports, as anglers regardless we would be looking forward to a fishing trip with anticipation, get the gear out, check it all, pack the clothes, food, set off, settle in the accommodation, prepare the tackle, finally...