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Small nymphs still working well.
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Small nymphs still working well.
Sun 14th October, 2018


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Although the rain didn't amount to much, Friday nights heavy showers were enough to nudge the flows up a few cumecs. The next day the Tongariro was carrying a hint of color and there have been some good reports from anglers the last few days. Globugs and jelly eggs are still taking fish but the buzz on the river is how effective small nymphs are at the moment. Alan and I started off on the middle river in a howling southeasterly but it was a bit slow. After an hour or so we'd only connected with two fish...losing both of them, so headed back to town to try the Braids. Despite the chilly wind w ...
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Low and Clear.
Wed 10th October, 2018


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Apologies for the late posting but I've been tied up with some friends of mine. All of them have fished the Tongariro before but Rich, Charles and Grant hadn't been on the river for a couple of years and were keen to catch up on the changes. Alan gets over more often than the others and was here just a few months ago so knows his way around without too much input from me. They're a pretty lucky bunch and usually do ok and it was no exception this time because they all caught fish. They did well on the middle and upper river and stretches around Duchess and Big Bend were particularly kind to th ...
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