Fishing Regulations

Angling regulations are updated annually.

Each region has specific regulations for individual rivers and lakes within the framework of national angling regulations.

Click here for the Eastern Regions sports fishing regulations for the 2018-19 season.

Eastern Fish & Game Region

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* Note: the Eastern Fish & Game (fishing) Region does NOT take in the Taupo catchment which is managed by the Department of Conservation.


Eastern Fishing Spots