Many fishing locations are within 1 ½
hours drive, some as close as 10 minutes.
Fishing the tributaries of Lake
Taupo when the trout are spawning is best between May and September.
Catch rainbows and browns, commonly weighing 4-6lb but with larger
also fish present.
Back country rivers
Enjoy a full days fishing in remote locations,
on pristine rivers set amid stunning scenery for rainbows and browns,
some of trophy size (for example, the upper Tauranga-Taupo
and Okupata Stream, a tributary of the Whanganui
Drive/4X4 quad bike
Some excellent wilderness fishing is accessible
by quad bike.
Charter boat fishing
Fish the stunning Western Bays of Lake Taupo
using the method(s) of your choice from Maverick, CPF's 7-metre
Haines Hunter with a 225 Yamaha 4 stroke motor and an 8 HP 4 stroke
auxilary motor. The boat is fitted with two down-riggers and is
also suitable for harling, jigging and sightseeing.
Flying by helicopter in to remote backcountry
streams and rivers is the ultimate all round fishing experience.
October to April are the best months.
Multi-day guided fishing trips can be arranged
with overnight camping or hut accommodation available.