Can’t Miss Club Events
Fun Happenings For You
Upcoming club events, come and join us:
Club nights are held on the third Monday of each month at the Tauranga Fish and Dive Club, Keith Allen Drive, Sulphur Point and begin at 7.30pm. Visitors are most welcome. Please note that there is an informal club night in January and should the third Monday fall on a public holiday, Club Night is held the Monday prior.
Regular monthly club nights feature: Guest speakers; New products; Tackle tips & demonstrations; Fly tying demonstrations; Places to fish; Fishing techniques; Social Activities.
In the past year the club has had speakers from Eastern Fish and Game including Field Officers and Hatchery staff, Department of Conservation Officers, Local Fishing Guides, Commercial Fly Tiers, New Zealand Fly Fishing Team Members, Fishing Equipment and Clothing Sale Representatives.
Examples of previous Club Night Happenings
Guest speakers from Dept. of Conservation - Taupo region, Eastern Fish and Game Councillors and Regional Manager, Local Fishing Guides, Coastguard, New Zealand Fly Fishing Team members, hints and tips evenings run by members, quiz evenings and much more.
The Club organises one fishing trip each month to a variety of easily accessible places, usually one or two day weekend events. River excursions naturally favour the fly or spin angler, whilst trips to lakes cater for all types of fishing. Trip location is dependent on members suggestions to Committee and some of the more recent club trips have included Lake Tarawera, Blue Lake, Lake Okareka, and Lake Okataina; Te Awa Campsite Rangitakei River, Ashpit Bay Lake Rerewhakaaitu, Lake Aniwhenua and streams, Ngongotaha Stream, Waioeka River,
Mohaka River and Taupo Rivers.
15th March Speaker - Andrew Burden.
19th April Speaker - Karsten Neben
17th May Speaker - To be organised
21st June Speaker - To be organised
19 - 21st March Rerewhakaaitu - Ashpit Bay
Date TBC Day trip to Taupo before Interclub Competition on 17/18th April
3- 4th April Waihou / Waimakariri Stream trip
17 / 18th April Interclub competition at Lake Taupo
25th April Snapper fishing tirp Coromandel - back up date 24th April
22 / 23rd May Blue Lake Rotorua
26 / 27th June Lake Okataina Rotorua
Fly Tying Courses
The Club holds a fly tying evening periodically, and a full fly tying course is run from time to time.
The club organizes a practical wader safety evening periodically which includes an opportunity for anglers to gain knowledge in wader safety.
Children's Fish-out Days
Held at the Trout Hatchery of Eastern Fish and Game located in Ngongotaha, Rotorua. several days a year . The day is open to members of the public aged 5-14 years of age. For more details please contact Eastern Fish and Game ,Rotorua
For further details please contact Club Captain Stu Vaughan 07 544 0985