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Tackle Shop and Guiding business is the only remaining commercial survivor from the original sleepy little village.
From the good old days on Taupahi Rd.
The tackle shop and guiding business was established in the early 1920s by Joe Frost a famous guide who operated out of Taylors camp, he operated the store for some thirty years 1920 to about 1950 when he sold out to Geoff (pop) Sanderson..
We are the proud new owners of the Creel Tackle House and Café. We are both looking forward to meeting regular and new customers.Jason has lived in the Taupo district on and of for over 30 years, farming, fishing and hunting. I grew up in Taranaki with a farming family, and all our holidays were spent at Lake Rotoaira. So, for Jason and I, it is very much a case of coming home. Jason and I owned Troutbeck fishing lodge for eight years, so we are happy to be back in Turangi. Jason has been guiding for 11 years in the Central North Island area.