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Very few anglers ... but plenty of fish.
This weeks update ... time flies.
Ready Steady...Ouch !

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Very few anglers ... but plenty of fish.
Thu 16th October, 2014


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For once the forecast was right, and we've had summer like temperatures in Turangi for most of the week. With the school holidays over, angling pressure has been light and some parts of the river have been almost deserted. This has had a positive affect and fish that aren't busy spawning are settled and feeding. I spent Wednesday on the upper river and couldn't put a foot wrong ... by the time I headed back in the early afternoon the tally was well into double figures. There was evidence of spawning just about everywhere there was suitable gravel, and the tail-outs of most of the pools had fis ...
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This weeks update ... time flies.
Wed 8th October, 2014


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With a brief let up for the rest of this week there's more damp weather to come but the wind eases. The unsettled west to southwest flows are expected to continue throughout October, accompanied by below average temperatures. But they are forecasting a generally improving picture through the middle of the month as some patchy high pressure moves in from the Tasman. We had three big freshes in as many weeks this time last year but this October rainfall is predicted to be below average. After the heavy weekend showers the fishing seems to have picked up again with good reports right through the ...
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Ready Steady...Ouch !
Fri 3rd October, 2014


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I think the fishing this week is best described as "steady". I've been on the river most days and the small runs that were noticeable last weekend have continued. There are definitely more fish around and the spread of fish is also better. Although when I fished with Grant from Creel Tackle for a few hours on Tuesday we struggled to find them. The next day I met up with Bruce and Craig both originally from Zimbabwe who despite sharing the same surname {Henderson} aren't related. We concentrated on the town and middle river but unlike the day before things couldn't have been more different and ...
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