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Ladies Tournament

Tongariro anglers can now return to the river in safety – the Ladies Tournament is over. Top prize went to Kathy from Lower Hutt who won the big accommodation package at TRM plus $500 voucher from Sporting Life, Shirley from somewhere north of Taupo received the prize for heaviest trout, the local team Renee, Deanna & Ratapu caught the most…

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2019 Lower Waikato River Trout Contest

The full contest this year is the 10th since we started in 2009, and we’re looking forward to it! A fantastic array of over $5,500 prizes are sorted, and Bob Gamble from Taupiri Tavern has offered a $500 draw prize for adult’s entry competitors. As long as you’re entered you’re in, but you must be at the prize-giving to collect…

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I have fished alongside John for over 40 years. Reflecting on these times and chatting to his fishing sidekick, Noel Osborne, we both agreed John was a very special person.  His unrivalled passion for fishing led him to motivate and lead others, through his energy and drive and his natural leadership talent ensuring his innovative ideas were actioned.  This is…

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