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Since the introduction of brown and rainbow trout to Lake Taupo’s vast, crystal-clear waters from the late 1800s, the region has become renowned as an angler’s paradise, with Turangi as the gold standard for trout fishing in New Zealand and around the world.
There’s great fishing in all seasons, from pristine backcountry fishing on the region's many tributary rivers in summer and autumn, to spring smiling action along the river mouths and beaches, excellent dry fly fishing through summer, and autumn migration runs up the lake tributaries, as well as lake trolling throughout the year.
Junior anglers will enjoy visiting the Tongariro National Trout Centre and hatchery at Turangi, where they can try their luck in the fishing pond. There’s a wealth of experienced guides and charter captains in the area, who are happy to share their favourite spots, flies and techniques with you.
At Central NZ Guiding we love adventure, in fact, we are consumed by it. So if you want to go on an adventure of a lifetime, get in touch today. If you can dream it, we can do it.
All year round fly fishing adventures, for wild Rainbow and Brown Trout, in the world famous waters of the Tongariro River & Lake Taupo area.
Discover a place where the whole family will be entertained for hours on end. Pack a picnic, togs and towel and spend the day exploring, or dine on the edge of the Waikato River at Riverside Restaurant with delicious meals and breathtaking views.
Riverstone Fly Fishing offers guided fly fishing day, multi-day or overnight camp out trips throughout the Taupo, Tongariro and Central North Island. We specialize in tailoring your experience to the adventure you seek and the time you have available
Steve Yerex has twenty five years experience, fly fishing in the Central North Island, this experience translates to an ability to match the client to the river and the best outdoor adventure for you that he can provide.
with the convenience of staying right in Taupo. This 3 night package includes 2 days fishing with Poronui's expert guiding team.from NZD $ 2150
Valid between: 9 Dec 2020 - 30 Apr 2021More info
Access some of the world's best fishing, guided by one of our expert team. Staying at our luxury lodge 40 minutes from Taupo.From NZD $ 3910
Bonus $500 activity credit per room
Valid between: 7 Dec 2020 - 28 Feb 2021More info
4 anglers, GPS positioning Minn Kota electric engine Jigging + trout soft baiting2-hour charter NZD $ 300
awesome for couple, families
Valid between: 31 Dec 2020 - 12 Dec 2021More info
Based at Poronui luxury lodge in the Central Plateau. Includes access by helicopter and expert tuition.Just NZD $ 3995
per person, based on two guests
Valid between: 12 Nov 2020 - 31 May 2021More info