Friday 6th of January 2023

Friday 6th of January 2023

Tongariro River Flow: 28.9m3/sec

Weather: rain/cloud

Day 2 of the rain in Turangi and it is good to see that the river remains stable at present, but we encourage everyone to keep an eye on the flow which you can find following the link: Tongariro at Turangi river flow | Genesis NZ ( 

Lake Taupo appeared to be calm this morning, especially along the eastern bays and there were quite a few folks out on kayaks and boat. Jigging has been the most popular form of boat angling and we have been very busy getting rigs set up for everyone. 

Neil's on his days off and yesterday we bumped into him en route to collect his takeaway dinner order. We asked him if he was heading out for night mission and while he seemed reluctant at the time, we had a fair idea that Shop Dad would eventually make the wander down and here is the result:

Night time fly of choice for the Sporting Life crew

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