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A slightly better week.
Its tough out there.

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A slightly better week.
Sat 17th June, 2017


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Its still far from easy out there but a slightly better week on the Tongariro now that things have returned to normal after the holiday weekend. The river remains low and clear but fish are sneaking through. I stood above Admirals and watched a pod of about a dozen or so move up before I lost sight of them in the turbulence at the head of the pool. Summer or winter I make a point of fishing the town pools at least once a week. In summer its a great place to chase browns and during the winter runs its a popular stretch for anglers targeting rainbows on their way upriver. But my favorite stretch ...
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Its tough out there.
Thu 8th June, 2017


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Another very busy holiday weekend in Turangi and with cold but settled weather the river got its fair share of attention. The "fishing" had already become a lot more challenging since the last report and with so many anglers out and about it was inevitable that some went away disappointed. Although fish have been dribbling through, the Tongariro is low and clear and with no big runs yet, fish numbers are still low. If you look back at reports for the same period over the last couple of years its the"same ole same ole" but things will change by the end of the month ... particularly if we get so ...
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