Fishing Update – Rotoiti

We were down at Lake Rotoiti for opening day/weekend and managed to hook into a few fish despite the dismal reports and not so great weather. We were jigging out by the 5 knot marker at Gisborne Point on opening morning for an hour and managed to get a 6.4 pound trout. We spent some more time out there over the next couple of days and managed to catch one more fish a nice condition 4 pounder further out into the lake this time. The fly which was most successful was a Jack Sprat fished as the top fly in a three fly jigging rig. On opening day because of a horrible wind blowing straight into the outlet into the Ohau Channel last year’s catch was unfortunately not repeated with very few if any fish caught. For my other fishing post please see: .


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