Located in the Central North Island region
Find out about fishing with kids - there are many opportunities around the Taupō Trout Fishery to help get children started in fishing.
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These releases occur at the Rangipo, Poutu and Whakapapa power schemes. For dates see Tongariro Power Scheme recreational releases.
Motutaiko Island is 3.4 km off the shore of Lake Taupō. Access without the consent of the Motutaiko Island Trustees is forbidden - see maps and access.
If you see any illegal fishing activity, phone the Taupō Fishery duty ranger on +64 27 290 7758. This number can also be found on the back of your fishing licence. In the event of an emergency, call 111.
Something fishy is going on here, but you’ll have to drop in to see! Step into our freshwater paradise and frolic with our fascinating friends - native fish, trout and even whio.
Learn the easy steps of Check Clean Dry to stop the spread of invasive exotic plants and fish species which pose a huge threat to the Taupō fishery.
This advisory group assists communication between anglers and the Taupō Fishery.