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Monday 6th July 2015

Monday 6th July 2015

Overcast today with a little bit of wind at this stage. The Tongariro is highly fishable. ...

Sunday 5th July 2015

Sunday 5th July 2015

A nice sunny day today but the wind has picked up once again. Most anglers through the shop over the last three or four...

Welcome to Sporting Life

Sporting Life is situated in the township of Turangi on the banks of the Blue Ribbon Fishery on the Tongariro River. The river is a mecca for trout anglers worldwide and a source of The Great Lake Taupo, as well as being 'The Gateway to the World Heritage National Park' of Tongariro.

Sporting Life has been an owner operated store since opening in 1968. We are a stockist of tackle for fly fishing the local and backcountry, as well as boat fishing on the Lakes. We have diversifed with a range of hunting and tramping equipment to supply basic need to visitors of the Tongariro National Park and Kaimanawa Ranges which are only a short drive away.

Whether Walking, Tramping, Mountain Biking, Rafting, Hunting, Fishing, Boating or just enjoying the great outdoors - Sporting Life is there to make it more enjoyable.

Check out our Taupo/ Tongariro Fishing Report, and current weather conditions, then top up your tackle from our online store.


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Ridgeline Mid Winta Madness

Title Ridgeline Mid Winta Madness

Summary A great sale on Ridgeline stock. From winter warm clothes to slingshots and bow and arrows to keep the kids entertained these holidays. Come into the shop and check out the great deals.

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