Trout Fishing on Lake Taupo, New Zealand

Fish and catch trout with Taupo’s most experienced charter boat operator, Richard Staines . He has 30 years of charter experience on Lake Taupo.

Richard’s professional and friendly manner will ensure that you have a very memorable and enjoyable trout fishing experience on Lake Taupo.

Richard Staines

Richard has the ability to catch fish when others can't!

Richard Staines

Richard is Taupo born and bred and been catching trout on lake Taupo for over 50 years and operating charter boats on Lake Taupo for 30 years. Try to find anyone else with that much experience.

Richard is a true professional and can show you everything that fishing on lake Taupo has to offer.

He’ll go that extra mile to make sure you have a great time.

  • Taupo’s best selection of boats
  • No experience necessary.
  • The boats are designed so you can fish in all weather conditions in total comfort.
  • White Striker IV and Nautilus have fully equipped galleys and we can even cook your trout aboard.
  • Catering can be provided or you are welcome to bring your own food and refreshments.
  • All boats have on-board toilets.
  • Top quality fishing tackle supplied at no extra charge.
  • Fishing licences can be arranged.
  • Your catch is cleaned and bagged for you and we can arrange to have your trout smoked.
  • There is a 2 hour minimum but we recommend at least 3 hours or more. Sightseeing 1 hour minimum.