Trout Fishing

Lake Taupo and the rivers in the Great Lake Taupo region are a trout fishing mecca. The town of Turangi is known as the 'Trout Fishing Capital of New Zealand' and is a great place to base yourself to experience the best that New Zealand trout and fly fishing has to offer.

Fishing in Lake Taupo, New Zealand

Fishing the Tongariro River

The Tongariro River runs through Turangi and is the largest and most important spawning river in the Great Lake Taupo fishing region. The Tongariro River has gained a reputation as a world-class river to fish for prime rainbow and brown trout.

Fly-fishing the Tongariro River, New Zealand

There are many ways to explore this wonderful area including hiring a fishing charter or fly fishing guide.

Find out more about trout fishing in Great Lake Taupo here.