Story: Volcanic Plateau region

Fish from Lake Tarawera (2nd of 2)

Fish from Lake Tarawera

Don Stafford, who later became Rotorua’s historian, holds two fish he caught in Lake Tarawera in 1954. Anglers were most unlikely to see, let alone catch, fish of this size 50 years later.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - The lure of trout', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15165/fish-from-lake-tarawera (accessed 14 July 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015