Advocate 22/4

The AGM The AGM was held Saturday 21 May as advised in our Annual Report. We were pleased to have George Asher as co-chair of Ngati Tuwharetoa and Mike Fransham of the National Trout Centre (NTC)  and a member of AFTR, Thanks for apologies received. We had a frank discussion with George seeking a better […]

Advocate 22/3

Anglers want rain In the last 3 months the Genesis website shows Turangi  recorded as having only 199.6 mm of rain (roughly 8 inches) which is a very dry spell. The rain has fallen in 4 events of uneven size. The river-flow graph shows the largest flow of 130 m3/sec  back in February with 1 […]

Advocate 22/2

Weather We have had a dry first 3 months with less than 120mm. The dry was broken with 106 mm in the last 7 days. The river has risen slightly but is dirty. Fishing I fish less these days and am grateful to receive copy to include in the Blog. Carl Bergstrom gave me the […]

Advocate 22/1

Despite the pandemic we had a good fishing experience (when able to fish) in 2021 and look forward to a continuation of good fishing this year.  Signs look good.  We have had a month long dry spell and I am mindful that we often have a flood at this time of the year. The 2 […]