Spin fishing is a great way to get people interested in fishing as it is fun and active.
Nymph fishing is the most common technique used to catch the spawning rainbows in the Lake Taupō tributaries. It is also very effective on some of the smaller lakes.
How to keep safe on our rivers. How to prepare and what to do if you do slip and fall into a river. Essential for anyone starting out into trout fishing.
Fishing a sunken or 'wet' fly is a very effective traditional technique, and remains very popular amongst anglers today.
Dry fly fishing in summer is an increasingly popular way of fishing for trout in the rivers and lakes of Taupō.
Jigging is a common fishing technique used on Lake Taupō. It is very effective when done well, particularly in late summer.
Trolling and harling are two of the most common and effective techniques for fishing the lakes of the Taupō district.
Fishing with a downrigger allows for anglers to fish at very specific depths, and is popular with large comercial party boats on the lake. It can be equally effective for the recreational fishermen.
How to release your unwanted trout catch unharmed.
Understanding how to fit in with other anglers is very important when you visit the Taupō fishery. Here is some information to help you out.