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Lake Mangamahoe Trout and Fly Fishing

Lake Mangamahoe is the most popular lake fishery in the Taranaki region. Only shoreline fly fishing is permitted.

 

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Fish type, number and size Brown trout up to 2.6kg
Rainbow trout up to 2.25kg
Situation Lake Mangamahoe is located midway between New Plymouth and Inglewood on SH3.
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Description Trout often cruise the lake margin in shallow water and a number of bays provide good fishing.
Access Turn off SH3 Between New Plymouth and Inglewood onto a gravel road that runs along the western shoreline. See the Lake Mangamahoe access map.
Methods and recommended lures Lake Mangamahoe is designated fly-fishing only with fly rod and fly line. Small (#16) waterboatman, damsel, midge or snail imitations suspended below a bushy dry fly are effective, as are Hamills Killer, Rabbit, Fuzzy-wuzzy and Red Setter patterns in sizes 8-12. Booby flies on a sinking line and short leader will also take fish.
Regulations (1)
Applicable to Lake Mangamahoe excluding the Waiwhakaiho inlet and tributaries
Region Taranaki region regulations
Season 1 Oct-30 Sept
Methods Flyfishing only.
No fishing from a boat.
Bag limit Trout: 2
Size limit (cm) None
Regulations (2)
Applicable to The Waiwhakaiho inlet of Lake Mangamaho
Region Taranaki region regulations
Season 1 Oct-30 Apr
Methods Flyfishing only.
No fishing from a boat.
Bag limit Trout: 2
Size limit (cm) None

 

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