Lake Mapourika’s calm reflective waters are home to many fish such as Trout and Salmon. Experience the beauty of Lake Mapourika while trolling silently past 900 year old Kahikatea trees and Native Birdsong while you wait for a nibble on the line!
The Hanna-K can seat a large group in the enclosed cabin area, and has space for 4 people to fish off the back of the boat at once. The Skipper provides commentary along the way to keep even the non-fishers engaged and having fun! The mirrored lake water and scenic views leave you in awe while you’re awaiting your first bite…
Trout: Brown Trout can be caught year-round.
Salmon: Lake Mapourika holds many resident and Sea-run Quinnat salmon.
Just under 6000 Quinnat salmon were released in 2015, and are now starting to reach the legal size!
Fishing techniques will include a mixture of trolling, harling and spinning. Different techniques will be used depending on the season, and the target species.
All fishing equipment and full instruction provided, no previous fishing experience is required.
Charters currently run daily at 9 am & 2 pm. Get in touch if you’d like a different Charter time!