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Friday 27th March 2015

Friday 27th March 2015

Wow! A fantastic sunny day with no wind ! It would be a cracker day to be out fishing. ...

Thursday 26th March 2015

Thursday 26th March 2015

The days seem to be getting really short now. The leaves on trees have started turning colour and some have already...

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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Goretex Jacket- Simms Guide

Title Goretex Jacket- Simms Guide

Summary The RAIN will happen and you will need one of Simms’s staple Guide Jackets. It's a no-frills 3-layer GORE-TEX® fortress engineered for high-energy pursuits that require warmth, breathability, and hydrophobic excellence.

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