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The Trout Man

Harvey Clarke

Harvey Clark, known as the Trout Man, offers fishing for beginners, backpackers and budget travelers, families and senior citizens at at very affordable rates. Harvey is a very experienced and knowledgeable angler committed to passing on his love of fishing.

The Trout Man is based at Waiteti Trout Stream Holiday Park which has direct access by water or pathway to Lake Rotorua just 200 metres away.

All tackle is provided but you need to purchase a fishing licence.

Contact Details

Harvey Clark

14 Okona Crescent


Rotorua 3010

Ph: (+64) 021 951 174

email: [email protected]


Indicative tariff as at 1 June 2020

Getting Started

Flycasting tuition and fishing on tranquil stream and lake-edge learning the basics. Lessons are for 3 - 4 hours and are a great inexpensive way for those new to fly fishing to learn the skills as well as for anyone who would like to learn more about the art of angling.

3 hours:

  • $90 for 1 person

4 hours:

  • $120 for 1 person
  • $140 for 2 people

Summer special

A day out for seven hours at peak season around the local fishing spots. This will include instruction and how to "read the water" to gain an understanding of where the best places are to target for success and the best flies and lures to use for the time of the year.

  • $210 for 1 person
  • $230 for 2  people
Fishing waters

Some of the waters in the Rotorua Region covered are: