Story: Volcanic Plateau places

‘Picket fence’ of anglers

‘Picket fence’ of anglers

Anglers wear chest-high waders that allow them to fish well out into the ‘rip’, where the waters of the Waitahanui Stream meet Lake Taupō. They often form a line or ‘picket fence’ – especially at dawn and dusk, when the fish are feeding.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau places - Lake Taupō', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 25 May 2015