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Whiskery Mike's Turangi Trout Connection

46 Paekiri Street, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
+64 7-386 6166
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A MUST DO! affordable and enjoyable

Hands down the best fishing experience we've had. Myself and 4 other friends set off onto the Lake... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jordan M
Melbourne, Australia
Fantastic Experience

We had a blast with Mike. He got us on the water bright and early so we could watch the sun rise... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
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Whiskery Mike's Turangi Trout Connection offers trout fishing charters on the southern end of world renowned trout fishery of lake taupo. We use a custom build fishing vessel with the highest safety standards in mind. We can cater for anywhere up to 4 anglers/people on board excluding the skipper. We offer an exciting experience for people of all skill level and ages.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
46 Paekiri Street, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
+64 7-386 6166

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Reviewed yesterday

Hands down the best fishing experience we've had. Myself and 4 other friends set off onto the Lake with Mike to catch the sunrise and begin our fishing trip. Mike was very helpful, setting up at the first location, explaining everything we need to know...More

Thank Jordan M
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Salem, Oregon
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

We had a blast with Mike. He got us on the water bright and early so we could watch the sun rise and then proceeded to take us around till we found the best spot. We had a blast and caught six fish. Thanks Mike!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Book now and you won't be disappointed. I joined my husband on a half day tour. We had an awesome day on the lake . Mike was funny and very knowledgeable about history , lake life and of course fishing . No experience necessary. Mike...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

Do it! Mike's a really nice character who we were lucky enough to spend an afternoon with fishing. He pulled up in his wee boat right on the wharf of Braxmere where we were staying & dropped us back there, after we caught 3 large...More

Thank paula h
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Awesome few hours with friends and the very personable and knowledgable Mike. Highly recommend his fishing charter. Helpful and really wants you to succeed. Came back with plenty of trout some of which Mike is smoking for us.

Thank Northland-Kim
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

An early start on a beautiful morning. Nothing was promised but everything was delivered. Mike gave us some history of the area and was more than willing to share his experience. We caught plenty of fish and had an awesome time. He was recommended to...More

Thank Grahemy
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Very knowlegable skipper, good laughs and lots of fish! Could not be better.A great commentary on local culture and history as well!

Thank Diane C
Reviewed April 18, 2017

We have been fly fishing the rivers around Turangi for 20 years and finally gave some new techniques a try with Whiskery Mike. Had a great time jigging and slow trolling with lures "harling" on Lake Taupo. We caught 20 excellent conditioned fish to 7lb...More

Thank SteveTongariro
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

After looking around for various fishing tours we decided on Mike! He was highly recommended by the girls at the info centre and we were not disappointed. It was just my husband and my self and we left first thing in the morning. Mike is...More

Thank KataMay2014
Reviewed March 28, 2017

We had a great morning fishing with Whiskery Mike on beautiful Lake Taupo. The fishing was great! We caught 6-7 HUGE trout in a few hours--Mike is a great guide and a great teacher and a wonderful wealth of knowledge about the area, New Zealand...More

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