With 15 fishable lakes, Rotorua is the place to go when looking for a weekend fishing trip.
Brown and Rainbow Trout abound in plentiful amounts throughout the year, making Rotorua an excellent destination to guarantee catching some fish. If you are lucky you may even land yourself a Brook or Tiger Trout.
If you are arriving at the airport for your weekend fishing trip, you can take advantage of Rotorua airport car rentals. Vehicle hire provides you will the freedom, flexibility and independence to go about your weekend fishing expedition as you please. With some 15 lakes to make your way around, you will appreciate being able to suss out various spots from your car rental, rather than relying on public transportation or your accommodation provider.
As expected, some lakes are more popular with anglers than others. Rotorua, Rotoiti, Tarawera, Okataina and Rotoma are very popular trout fishing lakes for wading and flyfishing. All these lakes are easily accessible with your Rotorua airport rental car too.
If you are new to trout fishing and are looking at spending a weekend in Rotorua, you will have no problem finding a tour guide to take you out and about, showing you the correct techniques to use, plus providing you with interesting background information about the area in general.
If you fit into this category, you may like to check out the following tour guides:
Clark Gregor Trout Fishing – Not only can you book in a weekend of fishing with Clark Gregor, but you can also arrange accommodation at their lakeside trout fishing lodge. Check out their website for more information about their rates and make your reservation.
Rotorua Trout Safaris Ltd – Choose from a half day or full day tour with Rotorua Trout Safaris Ltd. Likewise, you can also have accommodation arranged and stay at the Wildwood, which offers exceptional lakeside lodging.
Dream Trout New Zealand – For a truly unique trout fishing experience take part in an overnight or multiday backcountry trip with Dream Trout New Zealand.
Trout Fishing with Ernie Skudder – Take part in either boat based or land based fishing with Ernie Skudder. Explore some of Rotorua’s more remote wilderness locations with their Toyota Prado 4WD.
Even experienced anglers can enjoy taking part in guided trout fishing tours like those mentioned above. There are always new techniques to learn, undiscovered areas to fish and the satisfaction gained from spending time with others whom are passionate about trout fishing.