Freshwater Fishing Reports

Thanks to DB Export, a number of charter operators, fishing guides and others, we're able to bring you regular updates from many areas around the country. Many of our site visitors post their own reports in our freshwater fishing discussion forum - reports section. Well worth checking out for what's happening right now around the country, and you can post your own reports, pictures and share information with others.

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Latest Reports

Taupo Fishing Report 9 November


Some of the cooler frosty mornings having triggered a run of good numbers of fish into the rivers and there's been good fishing for those that have been on the water. Rivers are a tad lower and very much clearer but fishing to conditions is all that's needed. All rivers are still in fantastic condiiton.

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The Store report Oct 15th -20


It's important to fish to the conditions and fishing a little lighter, sensible leader lengths and smaller naturals has yielded some good fish...

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Taupo fishing report 091015


Rivers have dropped away a little over the past few days with the wind and warmer weather and are significiantly clearer than they have been for a long while. As a consequence fishing been...

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Taupo Fishing Report - Oct 3-10


Fishing has remained steady with huge numbers of fish holding right throughout the fishery in all the rivers. The settled weather has made the fishing...

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The Store Report Sept 17-25


Angler pressure has eased off this past week, however weekends are busy.  For those that have fished over the past few days the easing of pressure has been helpful though some anglers are struggling with the lower clear conditions.....

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The Store report for Sept 4-9th


The weather pattern that has predominant for several months now is delivering plenty of fish and plenty of rain. 

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The Store report August 21-27


Fantastic, another great week with rain, snow, a smiggen of wind but generally the conditions have been perfect. Heavy rain in the earlier part of the week fed the tributaries and they have all come up as a result, slowly receading but not being a problem in doing so. The water table, and lake le

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Taupo Fishing Report August 14-19


Those that were lucky enough to fish prior to the last weekend too were surprised at the run of fish before the weather hit which has been a pattern that we have seen a lot this winter. All the tributaries have had some sort of pressure but with so much water to fish....

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The Store report for July 28-August 6


River mouths have continued to fish well, no pressure and only wind determining where and when you have been able to fish.....

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The Store report for July 21-25


Fishing has been awesome to say the least and the rain that fell over the weekend has dropped away nicely and the fish have moved through the lies and have continued to do so as I write. It has been great fishing with trout being caught in healthy size, numbers and condition....

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