About Us

Fishing Outfitters

Your stockist of tackle & fishing supplies

Sporting Life has been owner operated 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 also stock a range of hunting and tramping equipment for visitors of the Tongariro Heritage Park and Kaimanawa Ranges, only a short drive away.

Fishing Gear, Tongariro River, Sporting Life Turangi

Graham and Kathy Whyman

Owner operators of Sporting Life since 1985.

After 28 years with Air New Zealand, Graham decided on a change of life style to pursue his passion of fly fishing and with wife Kathy’s support is checking off his bucket list on the fly fishing scene.

Meet the Team

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