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Monday 30th November 2015

Another nice sunny start to the day today. A light breeze with some cloud building up. ...

Sunday 29th November 2015

Sunday 29th November 2015

Fine and sunny start to the day today with calm conditions. If the last week is anything to go by then the wind should...

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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lamson reel set

Title lamson reel set

Summary The 3-pack is an extreme value; it includes one reel and two spare spools in a nylon carrying case all for the price of one reel and one spool.


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