Lake Taupo Fishing Tips & Local Secrets

Hooked on fly-fishing? Then you're in the right place, the mecca in fact. The Tongariro and Tauranga-Taupo Rivers which feed Lake Taupo provide world class year-round fishing.

Catch a big one!


Head to Turangi - heralded as the Trout Fishing Capital of New Zealand and home to the Tongariro National Trout Centre and hatchery and flick your line.

If venturing out on the great lake is more your thing, explore one of the many charter boat options available that can provide all you'll need for a fun day out on the lake or you may want take out your own boat and try your luck.

Want some tips on the local conditions and best places to fish? Get updates from the latest Taupo trout fishing report from The New Zealand Fly Fishing Company.

Before heading out ensure you have your Lake Taupo Fishing License - available at either the Taupo or Turangi i-SITE.

Feel like catching the big one today?

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