The Taupo Fishing Club promotes recreational freshwater and saltwater fishing to people of all ages and abilities. It is a great way for beginners to become involved and learn to fish, and for experienced anglers to meet other anglers and find fishing buddies and exchange knowledge, share experiences and fishing stories.

Member Benefits

The Taupo Fishing Club are made up of anglers who are passionate about the art and pleasure of fishing, regardless of age, experience level, or skill. We organise fortnightly club trips, often around and outside of our region.
Once a member, you are welcome to the clubrooms on Thursday night social evening and join us for local around
Taupo and interclub regional social fishing excursions.
Members are welcome to invite and sign in visitors onto our visitor’s log book.

Monthly Newsletters

Information on the area, current fishing trips, members exploits and relevant information.

Learn to Fly-tie

Fly-tying classes and competitions in person and online.

Fly fishing Tuition

Fly fishing tuition hosted by guests and members with extensive expertise.

Family friendly activities

Kids fishing lessons and tuition actively encouraging junior anglers.

Annual Tournament

Discounted entry fee to the Annual Trout Tournament.

B-monthly fishing competitions

Bi-monthly club fishing competition to earn points to win the end of year trophy (see clubrooms for the latest board action)

Availability to club weighmaster to certify your fish catches.



Member resources

Access to Taupo Fishing Club members page with loads of useful information and keeping in touch with other Members.

Sharing knowledge

Experienced Anglers who share their fishing trips and knowledge.

Affliated to other clubs

Affiliation to other NZ fishing clubs, many of which have restaurants and other facilities.

Affiliate Membership

Some tournaments require membership to an affiliated club, your membership fulfils this.


Free Rat Trap

Do our part to keep rodents off our pristine environment.

Discount at Fishing Stores

Up to 10% discount from Hunting & Fishing, Taupo Rod & Tackle, Trev Terry Marine and Sporting Life.

Weekly Social Nights

Thursday nights and 1st Friday of the month get together at clubrooms, have drinks and chat about your fishing week from 5.30-7.30 pm. 

Weekly Raffles

Join us every Thursday at 7 pm for our members’ draw. for exciting spot prizes donated by our sponsors and supporters. Be present to win!

Free Drink

Free drink at Club bar if you sign up a new member.

What we expect from our members in return

Be Part of the Taupo Fishing Club Family!

The Taupo Fishing Club is about sharing the joy of fishing and fostering a vibrant community.
Here are some ways you can be a part of it:

  • Share Your Expertise: Be a mentor! Offer tips to beginners at club events or mentor a new member. Your knowledge is what makes the club strong.

  • Volunteer and Make a Splash: Lend a hand at fun events! Every role is important, from grilling at the sausage sizzle to assisting the weighmaster. It’s a great way to connect with fellow anglers and contribute to the club’s success.

  • Share Your Ideas: The Taupo Fishing Club wants to hear from you! Please fill out our quick member feedback form online or send us an email. Your feedback is what helps us make the club the best it can be!

Join Our Club

Join Date
1st July –   30th June
Includes final month of current season (September) and the next season (1 month free)
  • Junior membership is for those 17 years or under.
  • Family membership includes a partner and any children 17 years or under.
  • Membership is for the duration of the current season and not pro-rated to the month of joining.

Annual Membership

The Taupo Fishing Club Rooms – Where fishing stories and techniques are shared 

Once a member you are welcome to our social evening at our clubrooms every Thursday night and every first Friday of the month – from 5.30pm.   

Lucky members draw prizes up for grabs and BBQ sausages from M21.

We are open all year round – we would love to see you!