Friday 5th May 2017


Fine and sunny here in Turangi today.  A light SW breeze, cool. The Tongariro is highly fishable today. 

Wow!!! Yesterday turned out to be foul !!!  The light breeze in the morning turned gusty and blustery and it got COLD !!! A shock to the body compared to the 19/20 degree celcius days of the week before ..... roll on Summer !!  We aren't that far off the shortest day of the year .... then things will get really cold.

A little bit of delayed coverage from the other day.  I received this email thanks to Wayne who writes:


Hi Jared &  Crew at Sporting Life,
Got back last week from another great trip to Turangi.  Caught some great fish, others were released, not by choice. I only got a couple subway fish all week and all fish caught were in great condition and put up a good fight.  I have sent some photos of some that were landed.  The bright coloured jack was a little under 6lb.
Tight lines, and keep up the reports.
See you on my next trip.
Regards Wayne.

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Wayne also writes:

I caught a fish with an earring.  Anyone who can identify it, may have it but they cant have the fish.
The fly was well hooked in the gill plate.
Regards Wayne

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