Waiongana and Mangaoraka Streams

Waiongana and Mangaoraka Streams

Both the Waiongana and Mangaoraka streams offer good fishing for brown trout. The odd larger fish is present and has a few excellent access points.

Local Knowledge

Like a system of siblings, these two streams support a common unique gene pool of brown trout. While fish numbers are not as high as other waters in the region, quality fishing can be had by a competent angler.  To help sustain the fishery, catch and release is recommended so that the next generation can experience good angling for years to come.

Find river flow info HERE

Fishing tips by Richard Mowforth

Autumn / March

  • Dry fly fishing can be excellent in summer especially when cicada's are about, try a stimulator pattern with rubber legs for good results.

  • Take good care of yourself, keep well hydrated and take breaks. Resting a pool as well as resting yourself can produce good results.

  • Take good care of any trout caught, minimise handling and release them as quickly as possible.

  • Taranaki rivers can be technical to fish, to maximise your results spend some time with an experienced guide. With http://www.twomountainstroutgu...You'll increase your knowledge of the fishery which will give you the best chance of success..

Pro Guides

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Lodges

Tackle Shops

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Experiences

New Zealand Surfing Adventures

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Nau Mai New Plymouth Tours

Discover the best of what Taranaki has to offer with one of our incredible tour packages, or mix and match to create your own customised tour. Cruise the Coastal Walkway, Get ready for Surf Highway 45, Glorious Gardens of Taranaki, Hill Country Horse Trek, The Highlights Day Tour or Have It your Way – Custom Day Tours Nau Mai New Plymouth Tours will organise everything for you, with an itemised itinerary of what to expect.

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