Waioeka River Fly Fishing

The 5th most popular fly fishing river in New Zealand.

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South of Opotiki, the Waioeka River is well known for its fly fishing opportunities. The middle Waioeka River has riffles and deep pools that are ideal trout habitat, and this section is easily accessed from Highway 2.

Overall, Waioeka River is the 5th most popular fly fishing river of all 8 fly fishing spots in New Zealand. Several of the better fly fishing rivers are nearby Waioeka River including Waikato River, Rangitaiki River and Tongariro River.


Local Contact(s):  NZ Fish And Game 07-357-5501; i-Site Tourism Taupo 64-7-376-0027; Hamill Adventures Fly Fishing Guides (64) 021-951-959.

Recommended Book:  "Rough Guide To New Zealand" from

Recommended Map:  "New Zealand Adventure Map" from National Geographic

Breakfast Restaurant:  Coffee Plus, Taupo

Reference Source:  click here https://fishandgame.org.nz/

Article Source:   Best Waioeka River Fly Fishing Review https://www.myriverguide.com/?id=22123

GPS:  -38.204296, 177.300239

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  8/14/2016

ID:  22123

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