Regional Fishing Reports


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Lower North Lowdown - 4 April 2024

Signing Off For The Season  This is our last report for the season and we're happy to be signing off with another great forecast for anglers!     A south-west to southerly flow…

  • Wellington Taranaki
  • 4/04/2024
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Lower North Lowdown - 14 March 2024

Target Smaller Streams This Weekend   A cool southerly front is going to roll over the Wellington and Taranaki Fish & Game regions on Friday evening.

  • Wellington Taranaki
  • 14/03/2024
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Lower North Lowdown - 29 February 2024

Switch to Autumn Angling   Daylight hours are dwindling and the recent run of cooler temperatures are right on time to signal the arrival of autumn.

  • Taranaki Wellington
  • 29/02/2024
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Lower North Lowdown - 22 February 2024

Sunday Rain Welcome Relief For Rivers   Fishing conditions look great across the Wellington and Taranaki Fish & Game regions until Sunday when a band of weather will bring showers to some…

  • Wellington Taranaki
  • 22/02/2024
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Lower North Lowdown - 15 February 2024

Fine Run Of Angling Continues   We've got a truncated report this week while staff are making the most of the stunning run of weather and drift diving.

  • Wellington Taranaki
  • 15/02/2024
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Lower North Lowdown - 8 February 2024

Southerly Will Keep The Fishing Firing The sweltering temperatures haven’t seen the fishing action fall away – in fact it just keeps getting better.

  • Wellington Taranaki
  • 8/02/2024
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Lower North Lowdown Weekly Fishing Report - 1 February 2024

Pictured above: Jason Perrett with a beautifully conditioned Taranaki Ringplain brownie. Credit Jarad Mason.

  • Wellington Taranaki
  • 1/02/2024
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Lower North Lowdown Weekly Fishing Report - 18 January 2024

Picture: Caleb Hibbard with a lovely 4lb rainbow from a Manawatu River trib (Credit: Kerry Hibbard).

  • Wellington Taranaki
  • 16/01/2024
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Lower North Lowdown Weekly Fishing Report - 4 January 2024

Summer Fishing in Full Swing    Pictured - A beautiful big and healthy brown released to fight another day (Credit: Nick King)  Happy New Year! Hopefully you've kicked off 2024 with some awesome…

  • Wellington Taranaki Eastern
  • 4/01/2024
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Lower North Lowdown Weekly Fishing Report - 21 December 2023

Christmas Comes Early For Anglers A cracker lower North Island backcountry rainbow on a stunning summer day earlier this week.  Credit: Kerry Hibbard.

  • Wellington Taranaki
  • 21/12/2023
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