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Monday 23rd of May 2022

Posted by Theresa Beilby on

🔆🎣 13°C and Sunny 🎣🔆 It's a crisp day in Turangi! The sun is out and the gales experienced over the weekend have since passed. The Tongariro river is flowing clear at 21.6m3/sec and there's been...

Saturday 21st May 2022

Posted by Connor Andrew on

The icy bite of winter has made itself known in Turangi over the past couple of days with some rather frigid conditions leading to the warm winter jackets and socks flying out the door! The...

Thursday 19th May 2022

Posted by Connor Andrew on

A perfect day for fishing in Turangi today with the river looking absolutely stunning this morning. The small lift in flow coloured the river right up and for those who were keen enough to have...

Tuesday 17th May 2022

Posted by Connor Andrew on

The rain continues to fall here in Turangi this morning with a consistent drizzle falling since the shop doors opened. No heavy showers as of yet however it appears there is some forecast so we...

Monday 16th of May 2022

Posted by Theresa Beilby on

🌧🌧 Rain as Day! 🌧🌧    Finally, some rain for the Central Plateau! Steadily increasing river levels including the Tongariro which is currently flowing at 23.3m3/sec and has a nice green/blue colouration - which is just...

Friday 13th May 2022

Posted by Neil Cunnington on

Winter has been knocking on the door the last few days with some frosty mornings greeting the keen early risers. Some superb Rainbows have been the reward for boaters parked up at the delta and...

Thursday 12th May 2022

Posted by Connor Andrew on

The first proper frost of the year has shown itself with a heavy covering of ice on the windscreen this morning! The fishing is starting to kick into gear now with the rips really starting...

Tuesday 10th of May 2022

Posted by Theresa Beilby on

It's rather windy out there so hold on to your hats!  Rainfall was received as expected but that has been and gone as the sun is seen piercing through the clouds. The Tongariro river remains...

Saturday 7th of May 2022

Posted by Theresa Beilby on

🧤🧶 Winter Woolies 🧶🧤 It's that time of the year again when the sun remains low in the sky and igniting the wood burner becomes a daily ritual. We have recently stocked up on Simms...

Thursday 5th May 2022

Posted by Connor Andrew on

We're in for a beautiful day here on the central plateau, with no wind and blue skies greeting us this morning through the fog! We shot out to the delta for a look before work...

Sunday 1st May 2022

Posted by Neil Cunnington on

The last couple of weeks have been a blur with many taking the opportunity to butt the Easter Holidays up to the ANZAC weekend and now that we have made it to the end of...

Thursday the 28th of April 2022

Posted by Pat Nepia on

Afternoon, Pat Nepia the Turangi Troutcast reporting. I am helping out around the store for the next couple afternoons with AB putting me in the hot seat for todays report. Following on from Neil`s report...

Tuesday 26th April 2022

Posted by Neil Cunnington on

There is a recreation release coming this weekend -  Anglers may be interested in an upcoming recreational water release that will increase flow rates in sections of the Tongariro River this weekend. Genesis informed us...

Sunday 24th April 2022

Posted by Neil Cunnington on

If you need a top up from the fly trays or want to get some warm clothing to beat off the chills then Sporting Life will be open for you on Monday 25th from 1pm...

Eggs, Buggers, Boobies!

Posted by Theresa Beilby on

It's been one busy week here at Sporting Life and a common theme has been eggs, buggers & booby flies! It's time to have a few of these at the ready as things have been...