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Monday 19th March 2018

Monday 19th March 2018

Wow! Where is this month disappearing to? A cloudy start to the day here in Turangi today. This may burn off later in...

High Tongariro River Flows 19-24th March 2018

High Tongariro River Flows 19-24th March 2018...

Saturday 17th March 2018

Saturday 17th March 2018

Overcast but fine. A slight SE breeze here in Turangi this morning. The Tongariro River is clear and fishable. ...

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 Heritage 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 Heritage Park and Kaimanawa Ranges which are only a short drive away.

Whether Walking, Tramping, Mountain Biking, Rafting, Hunting, Fishing, or 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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